The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 108 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 19 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.92% 0.53% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.56% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 42
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,644 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%
Senior Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1998 2320 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.38% 95.04% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1934 2219
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +35 18 £47,500 - 8
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Degree
3 18 (54.55%) OO
4 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
5 15 (45.45%) QA
6 14 (42.42%) Python
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
7 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
7 13 (39.39%) Statistics
7 13 (39.39%) Algorithms
8 12 (36.36%) C#
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) .NET
9 11 (33.33%) Java
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) WPF
9 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Perl
10 9 (27.27%) C
10 9 (27.27%) HTML
10 9 (27.27%) OOD
10 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (24.24%) User Stories
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
11 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) TOWER Software
11 8 (24.24%) C++
11 8 (24.24%) Financial Modelling

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
1 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (15.15%) CouchDB
4 5 (15.15%) Neo4j
4 5 (15.15%) MariaDB
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) NUnit
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.03%) FishEye
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) WPF
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 5 (15.15%) POSIX
5 5 (15.15%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.09%) LINQ
6 3 (9.09%) WCF
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (9.09%) STL
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) Java EE
8 1 (3.03%) Spring
8 1 (3.03%) Qt
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (39.39%) Mathematics
2 13 (39.39%) Statistics
2 13 (39.39%) Algorithms
3 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (18.18%) Physics
4 6 (18.18%) Informatics
5 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
7 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 1 (3.03%) Wiki
8 1 (3.03%) LIMS
8 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Android
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) OO
3 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 9 (27.27%) OOD
4 8 (24.24%) User Stories
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
4 8 (24.24%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 6 (18.18%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Memory Management
6 5 (15.15%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (15.15%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (15.15%) Game Theory
6 5 (15.15%) Gibbs Sampling
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 9 (27.27%) C
5 8 (24.24%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) Haskell
6 5 (15.15%) R
6 5 (15.15%) Go
7 3 (9.09%) XAML
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) XQuery
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Xen
1 5 (15.15%) KVM
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
1 5 (15.15%) LXC
1 5 (15.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Mesos
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
1 8 (24.24%) TOWER Software
2 5 (15.15%) Pegasus
3 3 (9.09%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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