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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 89 83 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 49 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.95% 2.40% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.48% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 30
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
2383 2093 2648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.90% 96.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 1674 2273
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +6 44 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Peterborough -11 1 - -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 72 (82.76%) Software Engineering
2 39 (44.83%) C++
3 35 (40.23%) Linux
4 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (35.63%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) Python
7 29 (33.33%) C
8 27 (31.03%) Windows
9 26 (29.89%) Degree
10 25 (28.74%) .NET
11 22 (25.29%) Internet
11 22 (25.29%) Computer Science
12 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
12 19 (21.84%) Java
13 18 (20.69%) UNIX
14 17 (19.54%) TDD
14 17 (19.54%) Multithreading
15 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
16 15 (17.24%) Perl
16 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
17 13 (14.94%) HTML
17 13 (14.94%) Wireless
17 13 (14.94%) Finance
18 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
19 11 (12.64%) Embedded Systems
20 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
20 10 (11.49%) OO
20 10 (11.49%) CSS
20 10 (11.49%) Information Security
21 9 (10.34%) Device Driver

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (2.30%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) Internet
2 13 (14.94%) Wireless
3 6 (6.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.60%) SMPP
4 4 (4.60%) SMS
4 4 (4.60%) NFC
5 3 (3.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (3.45%) DSL
5 3 (3.45%) ZigBee
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
7 1 (1.15%) 3G
7 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.15%) 2G
7 1 (1.15%) GPRS
7 1 (1.15%) GSM
7 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) OLTP
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Hudson
2 5 (5.75%) LabVIEW
3 4 (4.60%) NUnit
3 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.60%) WiX
3 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) MSTest
4 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Electronics
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) HTML
3 10 (11.49%) CSS
4 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.20%) jQuery
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.90%) XML
8 5 (5.75%) LINQ
8 5 (5.75%) WCF
8 5 (5.75%) WPF
9 4 (4.60%) Java ME
9 4 (4.60%) XSLT
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.45%) HTML5
10 3 (3.45%) CSS3
10 3 (3.45%) Qt
11 2 (2.30%) Flash
11 2 (2.30%) Web Services
11 2 (2.30%) GTK+
12 1 (1.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.64%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (10.34%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.05%) Cryptography
5 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.75%) Internet of Things
7 4 (4.60%) User Experience
7 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
7 4 (4.60%) PKI
8 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.45%) Open Source
8 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.15%) Blog
10 1 (1.15%) Streaming Media
10 1 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 27 (31.03%) Windows
3 18 (20.69%) UNIX
4 7 (8.05%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (6.90%) Android
6 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (82.76%) Software Engineering
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) TDD
3 17 (19.54%) Multithreading
4 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.49%) OO
5 10 (11.49%) Information Security
5 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
6 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.20%) Scrum
7 7 (8.05%) OOP
7 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (5.75%) OOD
8 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.60%) MVC
9 4 (4.60%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (4.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) C++
2 31 (35.63%) C#
3 30 (34.48%) Python
4 29 (33.33%) C
5 19 (21.84%) Java
6 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.24%) Perl
8 9 (10.34%) SQL
9 6 (6.90%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.60%) XAML
11 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.45%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.30%) Tcl
12 2 (2.30%) PHP
13 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) ISO 9000
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 8583
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Firmware
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
2 4 (4.60%) Facebook
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Telerik
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Sophos
3 2 (2.30%) ESRI
3 2 (2.30%) Lumension
4 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
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