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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 95 108 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 19 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 1.05% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.11% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 49
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1450 1715 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.12% 95.01% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1491 1649
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 30 (61.22%) C++
3 24 (48.98%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) Python
5 21 (42.86%) Degree
6 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
6 16 (32.65%) Windows
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.53%) C
8 13 (26.53%) Perl
9 12 (24.49%) HTML
10 10 (20.41%) C#
10 10 (20.41%) Internet
11 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 9 (18.37%) .NET
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) UNIX
12 8 (16.33%) Wireless
12 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
12 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
13 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.29%) Java
14 6 (12.24%) OO
14 6 (12.24%) Marketing
14 6 (12.24%) Google
14 6 (12.24%) Electronics
14 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (6.12%) Node.js
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 8 (16.33%) Wireless
3 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Bluetooth
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.04%) 4G
6 1 (2.04%) LTE
6 1 (2.04%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.04%) 3G
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Hudson
1 3 (6.12%) Moq
1 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
1 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 9 (18.37%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.08%) Flash
5 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.08%) Qt
6 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.04%) OpenVG
6 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.04%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Device Driver
2 8 (16.33%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.24%) User Experience
5 5 (10.20%) Internet of Things
6 3 (6.12%) Open Source
6 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.08%) Physics
7 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
8 1 (2.04%) DTV
8 1 (2.04%) PKI
8 1 (2.04%) Streaming Media
8 1 (2.04%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.24%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) DSDM
7 3 (6.12%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) OOP
7 3 (6.12%) MVC
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) C++
2 22 (44.90%) Python
3 13 (26.53%) C
3 13 (26.53%) Perl
4 10 (20.41%) C#
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby
7 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.08%) Tcl
10 1 (2.04%) Rust
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.04%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) Ceph
2 1 (2.04%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.08%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) QNX
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