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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 97 86 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 39 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.61% 2.14% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.24% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 32
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
2331 2143 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.97% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1860 2517
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -16 31 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Peterborough +3 7 £40,000 - 3
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (46.67%) C#
3 34 (45.33%) C
4 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (42.67%) C++
6 28 (37.33%) Degree
7 26 (34.67%) .NET
7 26 (34.67%) Python
8 25 (33.33%) Linux
9 23 (30.67%) Windows
10 20 (26.67%) UNIX
11 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
12 18 (24.00%) Internet
13 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
14 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
14 15 (20.00%) TDD
14 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
15 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
16 13 (17.33%) HTML
16 13 (17.33%) Java
16 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
16 13 (17.33%) Information Security
16 13 (17.33%) Firmware
17 12 (16.00%) Electronics
18 11 (14.67%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
18 11 (14.67%) CSS
18 11 (14.67%) jQuery
19 10 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
19 10 (13.33%) OO

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Internet
2 8 (10.67%) Wireless
3 7 (9.33%) HTTP
4 4 (5.33%) IGMP
4 4 (5.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (5.33%) RTSP
4 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.00%) DSL
6 2 (2.67%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.33%) NFC
7 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) GPRS
7 1 (1.33%) GSM
7 1 (1.33%) SMS
7 1 (1.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) OLAP
3 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.00%) OLTP
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.33%) Hudson
2 3 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) WiX
4 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.33%) NUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) MSTest
General
1 12 (16.00%) Electronics
2 6 (8.00%) Military
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.67%) CSS
3 11 (14.67%) jQuery
4 6 (8.00%) XML
5 5 (6.67%) HTML5
5 5 (6.67%) CSS3
6 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.33%) WCF
7 3 (4.00%) Flash
8 2 (2.67%) Ajax
8 2 (2.67%) JSON
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.67%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.67%) LINQ
8 2 (2.67%) GTK+
9 1 (1.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (17.33%) Firmware
4 10 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 10 (13.33%) PKI
4 10 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (9.33%) Device Driver
7 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.67%) DTV
9 4 (5.33%) MPEG
9 4 (5.33%) Streaming Video
10 3 (4.00%) STB
10 3 (4.00%) IPTV
10 3 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.33%) CAN bus
12 1 (1.33%) Open Source
12 1 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Linux
2 23 (30.67%) Windows
3 20 (26.67%) UNIX
4 11 (14.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Android
5 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Software Engineering
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) TDD
3 15 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.33%) Information Security
5 10 (13.33%) OO
6 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.00%) OOP
7 6 (8.00%) Product Management
8 5 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (5.33%) Coaching
9 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (4.00%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) C
3 32 (42.67%) C++
4 26 (34.67%) Python
5 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.33%) Java
7 9 (12.00%) Perl
8 8 (10.67%) SQL
9 7 (9.33%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.33%) Assembly Language
11 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.00%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) ISO 9000
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 4 (5.33%) JTAG
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.33%) Citrix
2 1 (1.33%) Sophos
2 1 (1.33%) ESRI
2 1 (1.33%) Perforce
2 1 (1.33%) Telerik
2 1 (1.33%) Lumension
2 1 (1.33%) Facebook
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 per Annum + Ben
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago