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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 60 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 43 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.10% 1.88% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.99% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 35
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1312 1712 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.46% 94.80% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1333 1300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (95.52%) Software Engineering
2 41 (61.19%) Degree
3 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (50.75%) Linux
5 26 (38.81%) C++
6 25 (37.31%) .NET
7 24 (35.82%) Python
7 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
8 22 (32.84%) C#
9 18 (26.87%) SDLC
10 17 (25.37%) C
10 17 (25.37%) SQL
11 16 (23.88%) Perl
12 14 (20.90%) HTML
13 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
14 12 (17.91%) Java
15 11 (16.42%) QA
15 11 (16.42%) JIRA
16 10 (14.93%) XML
17 9 (13.43%) Web Services
17 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
18 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
18 8 (11.94%) Internet
18 8 (11.94%) Perforce
18 8 (11.94%) Scrum
19 7 (10.45%) Windows
19 7 (10.45%) OO
19 7 (10.45%) MySQL
19 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
19 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.48%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) Moq
4 3 (4.48%) Hudson
4 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.48%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.97%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 6 (8.96%) WPF
6 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.97%) LINQ
7 4 (5.97%) JSP
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.48%) CSS
8 3 (4.48%) jQuery
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.48%) HTML5
8 3 (4.48%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.99%) WF
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.99%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) STB
4 1 (1.49%) IPTV
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Android
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.49%) Symbian OS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Software Engineering
2 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.87%) SDLC
4 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
5 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.45%) OO
7 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.46%) OOP
8 5 (7.46%) TDD
9 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.48%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.48%) Open Source
10 3 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (4.48%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C++
2 24 (35.82%) Python
3 22 (32.84%) C#
4 17 (25.37%) C
4 17 (25.37%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) Perl
6 12 (17.91%) Java
7 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 5 (7.46%) PHP
8 5 (7.46%) Fortran
9 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Perforce
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) QNX
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