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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 75 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 35 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.52% 2.06% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.18% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 34
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 37 (67.27%) Degree
3 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (49.09%) Linux
5 23 (41.82%) C++
5 23 (41.82%) Computer Science
6 22 (40.00%) Python
7 21 (38.18%) .NET
8 20 (36.36%) C#
9 17 (30.91%) SDLC
10 14 (25.45%) SQL
11 13 (23.64%) C
11 13 (23.64%) Perl
12 12 (21.82%) Java
12 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
13 11 (20.00%) HTML
14 10 (18.18%) Windows
15 9 (16.36%) Internet
16 8 (14.55%) Scrum
16 8 (14.55%) Web Services
16 8 (14.55%) XML
17 7 (12.73%) JIRA
17 7 (12.73%) QA
17 7 (12.73%) MySQL
17 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
17 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
18 6 (10.91%) TickIT
18 6 (10.91%) Perforce
18 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
18 6 (10.91%) OO

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) Moq
3 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.64%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.64%) Electronics
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 8 (14.55%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.27%) JSP
5 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.64%) CSS
7 2 (3.64%) Spring
7 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.64%) WF
7 2 (3.64%) LINQ
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.45%) Physics
5 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.82%) Symbian OS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) SDLC
4 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.91%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
8 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (5.45%) DSDM
9 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 3 (5.45%) TDD
9 3 (5.45%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C++
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) Perl
5 13 (23.64%) C
6 12 (21.82%) Java
7 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
8 5 (9.09%) PHP
9 4 (7.27%) Fortran
10 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (67.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) PhD
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) KVM
1 1 (1.82%) Ceph
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Perforce
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.82%) QNX
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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