The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 75 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 38 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.52% 1.63% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.68% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 20
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £42,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (93.42%) Software Engineering
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.74%) C#
4 33 (43.42%) .NET
5 29 (38.16%) Linux
6 22 (28.95%) SQL
7 20 (26.32%) C++
7 20 (26.32%) Java
8 18 (23.68%) C
9 17 (22.37%) LINQ
10 15 (19.74%) Degree
10 15 (19.74%) Python
11 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
11 14 (18.42%) WPF
12 13 (17.11%) MVC
12 13 (17.11%) CSS
12 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
12 13 (17.11%) HTML
13 12 (15.79%) OO
13 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
14 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.47%) Scrum
15 10 (13.16%) Wireless
15 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
15 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
15 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
16 9 (11.84%) QA
16 9 (11.84%) Windows
16 9 (11.84%) Perl
17 8 (10.53%) Oracle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Wireless
2 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 3 (3.95%) AMQP
3 3 (3.95%) MQTT
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
1 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) JIRA
3 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.32%) Hudson
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) LINQ
3 14 (18.42%) WPF
4 13 (17.11%) CSS
4 13 (17.11%) HTML
5 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (9.21%) XML
8 6 (7.89%) ADO
8 6 (7.89%) WCF
9 5 (6.58%) Apache Flex
9 5 (6.58%) REST
9 5 (6.58%) SOAP
9 5 (6.58%) XSD
10 4 (5.26%) HTML5
11 3 (3.95%) JMS
11 3 (3.95%) Middleware
12 2 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.32%) IPTV
5 1 (1.32%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Android
4 6 (7.89%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.32%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (93.42%) Software Engineering
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 13 (17.11%) MVC
5 12 (15.79%) OO
5 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
7 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.53%) Software Architecture
9 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.21%) SDLC
9 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Code Coverage
10 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.89%) TDD
10 6 (7.89%) UML
11 5 (6.58%) OOP
11 5 (6.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) C#
2 22 (28.95%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) Java
4 18 (23.68%) C
5 15 (19.74%) Python
6 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.84%) Perl
8 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.26%) Fortran
9 4 (5.26%) XAML
10 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) PhD
2 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Lauterbach
3 2 (2.63%) WorldPay
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