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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 99 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 30 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 2.46% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.55% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 35
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
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
2170 2043 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.09% 96.46% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1693 2121
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +2 29 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (88.61%) Software Engineering
2 39 (49.37%) C++
3 36 (45.57%) Linux
4 28 (35.44%) Python
5 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (31.65%) C
7 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 23 (29.11%) C#
8 23 (29.11%) Degree
9 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
10 21 (26.58%) .NET
11 19 (24.05%) UNIX
12 18 (22.78%) Internet
12 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
12 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
13 16 (20.25%) Java
14 13 (16.46%) Perl
14 13 (16.46%) TDD
14 13 (16.46%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) Wireless
16 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.92%) HTML
16 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.92%) OO
16 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
16 11 (13.92%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
17 9 (11.39%) SQL
17 9 (11.39%) Device Driver
17 9 (11.39%) Information Security

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (3.80%) Node.js
2 2 (2.53%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Internet
2 12 (15.19%) Wireless
3 4 (5.06%) NFC
3 4 (5.06%) SMPP
3 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.06%) SMS
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.27%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) 2G
6 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.27%) 3G
6 1 (1.27%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) DSL
6 1 (1.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Hudson
2 4 (5.06%) WiX
2 4 (5.06%) MSBuild
2 4 (5.06%) MSTest
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) NUnit
3 3 (3.80%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Electronics
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Banking
5 4 (5.06%) Retail
6 3 (3.80%) Military
7 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) HTML
3 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.86%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) XML
6 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.33%) WCF
6 5 (6.33%) WPF
6 5 (6.33%) LINQ
6 5 (6.33%) jQuery
7 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.06%) XSLT
7 4 (5.06%) Java ME
8 2 (2.53%) CSS3
8 2 (2.53%) GTK+
8 2 (2.53%) Qt
8 2 (2.53%) HTML5
8 2 (2.53%) Web Services
8 2 (2.53%) Flash
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.92%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (11.39%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
5 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 5 (6.33%) Internet of Things
7 4 (5.06%) Open Source
7 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
7 4 (5.06%) PKI
8 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.27%) Blog
10 1 (1.27%) Streaming Media
10 1 (1.27%) IPTV
10 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 19 (24.05%) UNIX
4 6 (7.59%) Android
4 6 (7.59%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (88.61%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
4 13 (16.46%) TDD
5 11 (13.92%) OO
5 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.39%) Information Security
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.86%) OOP
9 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.59%) UML
9 6 (7.59%) OOD
10 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (5.06%) MVC
11 4 (5.06%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) C++
2 28 (35.44%) Python
3 25 (31.65%) C
4 23 (29.11%) C#
5 16 (20.25%) Java
6 13 (16.46%) Perl
7 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.39%) SQL
9 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) XAML
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby
10 3 (3.80%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.53%) Tcl
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) PhD
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO 9000
2 4 (5.06%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Google
2 4 (5.06%) Facebook
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Telerik
3 2 (2.53%) Lumension
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Sophos
3 2 (2.53%) ESRI
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £58000 per annum - Bonus, Private healthcare, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£60,000 + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago