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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 67 73 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 44 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.52% 2.44% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.53% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 9
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
1664 1423 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.14% 96.34% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1139 1496
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 22 December 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 66 (89.19%) Software Engineering
2 38 (51.35%) C++
3 33 (44.59%) Linux
4 29 (39.19%) Python
5 27 (36.49%) C
6 26 (35.14%) C#
7 25 (33.78%) Windows
7 25 (33.78%) Degree
8 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
9 22 (29.73%) Internet
10 20 (27.03%) .NET
11 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
12 18 (24.32%) Java
12 18 (24.32%) UNIX
13 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.27%) Perl
15 13 (17.57%) HTML
15 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
15 13 (17.57%) TDD
15 13 (17.57%) Finance
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.86%) Embedded Systems
18 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
18 10 (13.51%) CSS
18 10 (13.51%) OO
18 10 (13.51%) Wireless
18 10 (13.51%) Information Security
19 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
19 9 (12.16%) Device Driver

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) Internet
2 10 (13.51%) Wireless
3 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.41%) SMPP
4 4 (5.41%) SMS
4 4 (5.41%) NFC
5 3 (4.05%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.70%) HTTP
6 2 (2.70%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) LTE
7 1 (1.35%) 4G
7 1 (1.35%) 3G
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.35%) 2G
7 1 (1.35%) GPRS
7 1 (1.35%) GSM
7 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Hudson
2 4 (5.41%) WiX
2 4 (5.41%) MSBuild
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) MSTest
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) NUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Electronics
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) HTML
3 10 (13.51%) CSS
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.81%) jQuery
6 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.11%) XML
8 5 (6.76%) LINQ
8 5 (6.76%) WCF
8 5 (6.76%) WPF
9 4 (5.41%) Java ME
9 4 (5.41%) XSLT
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.05%) HTML5
10 3 (4.05%) CSS3
10 3 (4.05%) Qt
11 2 (2.70%) Flash
11 2 (2.70%) Web Services
11 2 (2.70%) GTK+
12 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 19 (25.68%) Mathematics
3 11 (14.86%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (12.16%) Device Driver
5 7 (9.46%) Cryptography
5 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
7 4 (5.41%) User Experience
7 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (5.41%) PKI
8 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.35%) Streaming Media
10 1 (1.35%) IPTV
10 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Linux
2 25 (33.78%) Windows
3 18 (24.32%) UNIX
4 7 (9.46%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (8.11%) Android
6 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (89.19%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) TDD
3 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
4 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 10 (13.51%) Information Security
4 10 (13.51%) OO
5 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.46%) OOP
5 7 (9.46%) Scrum
5 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.41%) MVC
7 4 (5.41%) UML
7 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Web Development
7 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) C++
2 29 (39.19%) Python
3 27 (36.49%) C
4 26 (35.14%) C#
5 18 (24.32%) Java
6 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) Perl
8 8 (10.81%) SQL
9 6 (8.11%) Ruby
10 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.41%) XAML
11 3 (4.05%) Assembly Language
11 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.70%) Tcl
12 2 (2.70%) PHP
13 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO 9000
2 4 (5.41%) ISO 8583
3 3 (4.05%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Google
2 4 (5.41%) Facebook
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Telerik
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
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