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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 101 84 114
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 42 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 2.37% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.51% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 40
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
2360 2151 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.35% 94.30% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 1850 2486
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -13 35 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Peterborough +5 5 £40,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 34 (47.22%) C
2 34 (47.22%) C#
2 34 (47.22%) C++
3 25 (34.72%) .NET
4 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Degree
5 23 (31.94%) Python
6 22 (30.56%) Windows
7 21 (29.17%) Linux
8 19 (26.39%) UNIX
9 18 (25.00%) Internet
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
11 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 15 (20.83%) HTML
12 15 (20.83%) Firmware
12 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
13 14 (19.44%) TDD
13 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
14 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
14 13 (18.06%) jQuery
14 13 (18.06%) Information Security
14 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
15 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 12 (16.67%) Electronics
16 11 (15.28%) HTTP
16 11 (15.28%) Java
16 11 (15.28%) OO
16 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 4 (5.56%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Internet
2 11 (15.28%) HTTP
3 6 (8.33%) Wireless
3 6 (8.33%) IGMP
3 6 (8.33%) RTSP
4 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (4.17%) DSL
6 2 (2.78%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) SSL
7 1 (1.39%) GPRS
7 1 (1.39%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.17%) Big Data
4 3 (4.17%) OLAP
4 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.17%) OLTP
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.56%) Hudson
1 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
2 3 (4.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (16.67%) Electronics
2 6 (8.33%) Military
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 13 (18.06%) jQuery
4 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.72%) XML
5 7 (9.72%) HTML5
5 7 (9.72%) CSS3
6 5 (6.94%) WCF
7 4 (5.56%) Ajax
7 4 (5.56%) JSON
7 4 (5.56%) Web Services
7 4 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.17%) Flash
9 2 (2.78%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.39%) .NET Remoting
10 1 (1.39%) LINQ
10 1 (1.39%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Firmware
1 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
3 10 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (13.89%) Cryptography
3 10 (13.89%) PKI
4 7 (9.72%) Device Driver
5 6 (8.33%) Streaming Video
5 6 (8.33%) MPEG
5 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.94%) DTV
7 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (4.17%) IPTV
8 3 (4.17%) STB
9 1 (1.39%) Handset
9 1 (1.39%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Linux
3 19 (26.39%) UNIX
4 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (90.28%) Software Engineering
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) Information Security
4 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
4 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.28%) OO
6 8 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) OOP
8 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Security Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Product Management
9 4 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.56%) SOA
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
10 3 (4.17%) ETL
10 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) C
1 34 (47.22%) C#
1 34 (47.22%) C++
2 23 (31.94%) Python
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Java
5 10 (13.89%) SQL
6 8 (11.11%) Perl
7 7 (9.72%) Embedded C
8 6 (8.33%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.39%) HND
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) ISO 9000
2 6 (8.33%) JTAG
3 5 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) Citrix
2 1 (1.39%) Perforce
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