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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 78 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 48 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 1.68% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.76% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 47
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
1999 2382 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.28% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1896 1828
Average salary £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +23 43 £50,000 - 10
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 42 (57.53%) Degree
3 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (50.68%) Linux
5 29 (39.73%) C++
6 25 (34.25%) .NET
6 25 (34.25%) Python
7 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
8 22 (30.14%) C
8 22 (30.14%) C#
9 18 (24.66%) SDLC
10 17 (23.29%) SQL
11 15 (20.55%) Perl
11 15 (20.55%) HTML
12 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
13 12 (16.44%) Java
14 11 (15.07%) QA
14 11 (15.07%) JIRA
15 10 (13.70%) XML
16 9 (12.33%) Web Services
16 9 (12.33%) Windows
16 9 (12.33%) Scrum
16 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
17 8 (10.96%) Perforce
17 8 (10.96%) OO
17 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
17 8 (10.96%) Internet
18 7 (9.59%) Embedded C
18 7 (9.59%) MySQL
18 7 (9.59%) SQL Server

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) IGMP
2 1 (1.37%) RTSP
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.48%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Moq
4 3 (4.11%) Hudson
4 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Selenium
4 3 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) Xcode
6 1 (1.37%) Subversion
6 1 (1.37%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (5.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) HTML
3 10 (13.70%) XML
4 9 (12.33%) Web Services
5 6 (8.22%) WPF
6 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.48%) LINQ
7 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 4 (5.48%) JSP
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.11%) jQuery
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.74%) WF
9 2 (2.74%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.74%) STB
3 2 (2.74%) IPTV
3 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.74%) Physics
4 1 (1.37%) MPEG
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.11%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.74%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.37%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (95.89%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) SDLC
4 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.33%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.96%) OO
7 7 (9.59%) TDD
7 7 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Software Architecture
8 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.85%) OOP
9 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.11%) DSDM
10 3 (4.11%) MVC
10 3 (4.11%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (4.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C++
2 25 (34.25%) Python
3 22 (30.14%) C
3 22 (30.14%) C#
4 17 (23.29%) SQL
5 15 (20.55%) Perl
6 12 (16.44%) Java
7 7 (9.59%) Embedded C
8 6 (8.22%) PHP
8 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.85%) Fortran
10 4 (5.48%) Embedded C++
11 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 6 (8.22%) TickIT
3 1 (1.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Perforce
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) QNX
4 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.37%) Symbian
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
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