The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 84 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 36 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 2.61% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.80% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 45
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1707 1535 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.47% 93.03% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1349 1534
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (92.73%) Software Engineering
2 31 (56.36%) C
3 29 (52.73%) C++
4 24 (43.64%) C#
5 20 (36.36%) Python
5 20 (36.36%) Degree
6 19 (34.55%) Windows
7 17 (30.91%) Linux
7 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.09%) Internet
9 15 (27.27%) Firmware
9 15 (27.27%) .NET
10 14 (25.45%) UNIX
11 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
11 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
12 11 (20.00%) Information Security
12 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 11 (20.00%) Electronics
12 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.18%) HTML
13 10 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (16.36%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (16.36%) Java
14 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.36%) ISO 9000
14 9 (16.36%) TDD
14 9 (16.36%) PKI
14 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
15 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
15 8 (14.55%) CSS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.27%) CloudStack
1 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Internet
2 6 (10.91%) IGMP
2 6 (10.91%) RTSP
2 6 (10.91%) HTTP
3 4 (7.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.82%) GPRS
5 1 (1.82%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Hudson
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (9.09%) Military
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
4 3 (5.45%) Flash
4 3 (5.45%) XML
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.82%) Qt
6 1 (1.82%) WCF
6 1 (1.82%) LINQ
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Firmware
2 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
2 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (16.36%) PKI
3 9 (16.36%) Cryptography
4 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
5 6 (10.91%) Streaming Video
5 6 (10.91%) MPEG
6 5 (9.09%) DTV
6 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.45%) IPTV
7 3 (5.45%) STB
8 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Linux
3 14 (25.45%) UNIX
4 10 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Information Security
3 11 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.36%) TDD
5 6 (10.91%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) OOP
6 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) Product Management
7 4 (7.27%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) C
2 29 (52.73%) C++
3 24 (43.64%) C#
4 20 (36.36%) Python
5 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.36%) Java
7 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
8 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
8 6 (10.91%) Perl
9 3 (5.45%) SQL
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO 9000
2 6 (10.91%) QA
2 6 (10.91%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Perforce
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