The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 96 89 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 41 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 2.00% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.08% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 31
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
Senior Software Engineer
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
2312 2162 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.21% 95.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 1853 2527
Average salary £40,800 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 -8 33 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Peterborough 0 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 70 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 38 (47.50%) C#
3 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (41.25%) C++
5 32 (40.00%) C
6 29 (36.25%) .NET
7 28 (35.00%) Degree
8 27 (33.75%) Python
9 26 (32.50%) Linux
10 24 (30.00%) Windows
11 22 (27.50%) UNIX
12 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
13 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
13 18 (22.50%) Internet
14 17 (21.25%) TDD
14 17 (21.25%) Mathematics
15 16 (20.00%) Multithreading
16 14 (17.50%) HTML
16 14 (17.50%) Java
16 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
16 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
17 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
17 13 (16.25%) Information Security
18 12 (15.00%) Electronics
18 12 (15.00%) CSS
19 11 (13.75%) jQuery
20 10 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
20 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
20 10 (12.50%) OO
20 10 (12.50%) Perl

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) Internet
2 8 (10.00%) Wireless
3 5 (6.25%) HTTP
4 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (3.75%) DSL
6 2 (2.50%) SMS
6 2 (2.50%) SMPP
6 2 (2.50%) RTSP
6 2 (2.50%) IGMP
6 2 (2.50%) NFC
6 2 (2.50%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.25%) SSL
7 1 (1.25%) GPRS
7 1 (1.25%) GSM
7 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) OLAP
3 3 (3.75%) OLTP
3 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Hudson
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) NUnit
3 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.50%) WiX
3 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.00%) Electronics
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Military
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) HTML
3 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.00%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) XML
7 6 (7.50%) WCF
8 5 (6.25%) HTML5
8 5 (6.25%) CSS3
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.00%) LINQ
10 3 (3.75%) WPF
11 2 (2.50%) Web Services
11 2 (2.50%) XSLT
11 2 (2.50%) Ajax
11 2 (2.50%) Java ME
11 2 (2.50%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.50%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
2 17 (21.25%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (12.50%) PKI
3 10 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.25%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.75%) DTV
8 2 (2.50%) MPEG
8 2 (2.50%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.25%) Open Source
9 1 (1.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 24 (30.00%) Windows
3 22 (27.50%) UNIX
4 9 (11.25%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Android
5 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) TDD
4 16 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.25%) Information Security
7 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 10 (12.50%) OO
8 6 (7.50%) OOP
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Product Management
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.00%) UML
10 4 (5.00%) MVC
10 4 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) C#
2 33 (41.25%) C++
3 32 (40.00%) C
4 27 (33.75%) Python
5 14 (17.50%) Java
5 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 8 (10.00%) SQL
8 7 (8.75%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.50%) XAML
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.25%) GIAC
3 1 (1.25%) HND
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Firmware
2 3 (3.75%) HDFS
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Telerik
2 2 (2.50%) Facebook
3 1 (1.25%) Lumension
3 1 (1.25%) Perforce
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) ESRI
3 1 (1.25%) Sophos
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix
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