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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 89 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.48% 1.13% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.18% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 36
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
1433 1445 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.24% 95.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1264 1477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 59 (92.19%) Software Engineering
2 36 (56.25%) C++
3 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 25 (39.06%) Python
5 21 (32.81%) Windows
5 21 (32.81%) C
5 21 (32.81%) Degree
6 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.00%) Internet
8 15 (23.44%) C#
8 15 (23.44%) Java
8 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
9 14 (21.88%) .NET
10 13 (20.31%) UNIX
11 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
12 11 (17.19%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (17.19%) Perl
12 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.63%) HTML
13 10 (15.63%) Wireless
14 9 (14.06%) SQL
14 9 (14.06%) OO
14 9 (14.06%) Device Driver
14 9 (14.06%) Scrum
15 8 (12.50%) TDD
15 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.94%) NoSQL

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (4.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (15.63%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.25%) SMPP
3 4 (6.25%) SMS
3 4 (6.25%) NFC
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.13%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) 4G
6 1 (1.56%) LTE
6 1 (1.56%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) DNS
6 1 (1.56%) SSL
6 1 (1.56%) 3G
6 1 (1.56%) 2G
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) NUnit
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.25%) Hudson
1 4 (6.25%) WiX
1 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
1 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.25%) MSTest
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Electronics
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) HTML
3 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
4 6 (9.38%) XML
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.81%) WCF
5 5 (7.81%) WPF
5 5 (7.81%) LINQ
6 4 (6.25%) Java ME
6 4 (6.25%) XSLT
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.69%) Qt
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.13%) Web Services
8 2 (3.13%) Flash
9 1 (1.56%) CSS3
9 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.56%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (23.44%) Mathematics
3 11 (17.19%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (14.06%) Device Driver
5 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
5 6 (9.38%) User Experience
6 5 (7.81%) Internet of Things
6 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (6.25%) Open Source
8 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.69%) PKI
9 2 (3.13%) Smartcard
9 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
9 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.56%) DTV
10 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.56%) Physics
10 1 (1.56%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (32.81%) Windows
3 13 (20.31%) UNIX
4 6 (9.38%) Android
5 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.06%) OO
4 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.38%) OOP
8 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.81%) UML
8 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Information Security
9 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Web Development
9 4 (6.25%) MVC
9 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) C++
2 25 (39.06%) Python
3 21 (32.81%) C
4 15 (23.44%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) Perl
6 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (6.25%) XAML
8 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.13%) Tcl
11 1 (1.56%) Erlang
11 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) ISO 9000
2 4 (6.25%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) Ceph
2 1 (1.56%) KVM
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Google
2 4 (6.25%) Telerik
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
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