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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 84 73 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 34 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.91% 2.35% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.45% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 19
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1701 1467 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.72% 95.63% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1256 1767
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 2 October 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 61 (92.42%) Software Engineering
2 31 (46.97%) C#
2 31 (46.97%) C++
3 30 (45.45%) C
4 26 (39.39%) Python
4 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) Degree
5 23 (34.85%) Linux
6 22 (33.33%) Windows
7 21 (31.82%) .NET
8 20 (30.30%) UNIX
9 18 (27.27%) Internet
9 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
11 14 (21.21%) Java
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.70%) TDD
12 13 (19.70%) Information Security
12 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
13 12 (18.18%) Electronics
13 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 12 (18.18%) HTML
14 10 (15.15%) CSS
14 10 (15.15%) ISO 9000
14 10 (15.15%) Firmware
14 10 (15.15%) Cryptography
14 10 (15.15%) PKI
14 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (15.15%) Mentoring

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.06%) CloudStack
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) Internet
2 5 (7.58%) Wireless
3 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (4.55%) SMS
4 3 (4.55%) NFC
4 3 (4.55%) SMPP
5 2 (3.03%) IGMP
5 2 (3.03%) HTTP
5 2 (3.03%) RTSP
6 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.52%) GPRS
6 1 (1.52%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.06%) Hudson
2 3 (4.55%) WiX
2 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 3 (4.55%) NUnit
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) MSTest
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (18.18%) Electronics
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Military
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 12 (18.18%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) CSS
4 9 (13.64%) jQuery
5 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.09%) XML
6 5 (7.58%) WCF
6 5 (7.58%) LINQ
7 4 (6.06%) WPF
8 3 (4.55%) Java ME
8 3 (4.55%) XSLT
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 2 (3.03%) GTK+
9 2 (3.03%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.52%) Qt
10 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 17 (25.76%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (15.15%) Cryptography
3 10 (15.15%) PKI
4 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.58%) Device Driver
7 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.55%) DTV
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.03%) MPEG
8 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.52%) STB
9 1 (1.52%) IPTV
9 1 (1.52%) Handset
9 1 (1.52%) Open Source
9 1 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Linux
2 22 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) UNIX
4 9 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (9.09%) Android
5 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Software Engineering
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) TDD
3 13 (19.70%) Information Security
3 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
4 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.09%) OOP
6 6 (9.09%) Product Management
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) UML
8 4 (6.06%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.55%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) C#
1 31 (46.97%) C++
2 30 (45.45%) C
3 26 (39.39%) Python
4 14 (21.21%) Java
5 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.64%) Perl
7 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.55%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.55%) XAML
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) ISO 9000
2 5 (7.58%) QA
3 3 (4.55%) ISO 8583
4 2 (3.03%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Telerik
2 3 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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