The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 95 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 44 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.80% 2.14% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.30% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 47
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2333 2221 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.26% 93.40% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1916 2318
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
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
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -10 36 £50,000 +8.10% 8
Peterborough +4 5 £40,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (89.33%) Software Engineering
2 36 (48.00%) C#
3 34 (45.33%) C
4 32 (42.67%) C++
5 28 (37.33%) .NET
6 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (29.33%) Degree
8 21 (28.00%) Python
9 20 (26.67%) Windows
9 20 (26.67%) Linux
9 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 19 (25.33%) HTML
10 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.67%) CSS
11 17 (22.67%) jQuery
12 16 (21.33%) TDD
12 16 (21.33%) UNIX
12 16 (21.33%) HTTP
12 16 (21.33%) Firmware
12 16 (21.33%) Internet
13 15 (20.00%) OO
13 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 15 (20.00%) SQL
14 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
14 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
15 12 (16.00%) Mathematics
15 12 (16.00%) XML
15 12 (16.00%) Electronics
16 11 (14.67%) Scrum

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.33%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.33%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) HTTP
1 16 (21.33%) Internet
2 7 (9.33%) Wireless
3 6 (8.00%) IGMP
3 6 (8.00%) RTSP
4 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (4.00%) DSL
6 2 (2.67%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.33%) Modbus
7 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) GPRS
7 1 (1.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) OLAP
4 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.00%) OLTP
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.33%) Jasmine
2 3 (4.00%) Hudson
2 3 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.00%) Electronics
2 5 (6.67%) Military
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) HTML
3 17 (22.67%) CSS
3 17 (22.67%) jQuery
4 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.00%) XML
6 11 (14.67%) HTML5
7 10 (13.33%) WCF
8 9 (12.00%) Ajax
8 9 (12.00%) CSS3
9 7 (9.33%) Backbone.js
9 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (9.33%) JSON
9 7 (9.33%) Web Services
10 3 (4.00%) Flash
11 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.33%) .NET Remoting
12 1 (1.33%) LINQ
12 1 (1.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Firmware
2 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (12.00%) Cryptography
4 9 (12.00%) PKI
5 8 (10.67%) Device Driver
6 6 (8.00%) Streaming Video
6 6 (8.00%) MPEG
7 5 (6.67%) DTV
7 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (4.00%) STB
8 3 (4.00%) IPTV
8 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.33%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) UNIX
3 11 (14.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) TDD
4 15 (20.00%) OO
4 15 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
6 11 (14.67%) Information Security
6 11 (14.67%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) SOA
8 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
9 7 (9.33%) MVC
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.67%) OOP
11 4 (5.33%) Product Management
11 4 (5.33%) Requirements Engineering
12 3 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) C
3 32 (42.67%) C++
4 21 (28.00%) Python
5 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (20.00%) SQL
7 10 (13.33%) Java
8 7 (9.33%) Perl
8 7 (9.33%) Embedded C
8 7 (9.33%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) GIAC
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO 9000
2 6 (8.00%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) Citrix
2 1 (1.33%) Perforce
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