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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 83 91 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 49 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.99% 1.95% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.03% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 33
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,250 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
2352 2066 2914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 96.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1743 2531
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 October 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 23 October 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 +1 41 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Peterborough -5 4 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 77 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.25%) C#
3 40 (43.96%) C++
4 35 (38.46%) C
5 34 (37.36%) .NET
6 33 (36.26%) Degree
7 32 (35.16%) Windows
8 29 (31.87%) Linux
8 29 (31.87%) Python
9 25 (27.47%) Computer Science
10 24 (26.37%) Mathematics
10 24 (26.37%) UNIX
10 24 (26.37%) Internet
11 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 20 (21.98%) Java
12 20 (21.98%) TDD
13 16 (17.58%) Information Security
13 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
13 16 (17.58%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (16.48%) Multithreading
15 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.38%) HTML
16 13 (14.29%) ISO 9000
16 13 (14.29%) Electronics
16 13 (14.29%) Cryptography
16 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.19%) PKI
17 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
17 12 (13.19%) CSS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.40%) OpenStack
1 4 (4.40%) CloudStack
2 2 (2.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Internet
2 9 (9.89%) Wireless
3 4 (4.40%) SMPP
3 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.40%) SMS
3 4 (4.40%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (4.40%) NFC
4 3 (3.30%) DSL
5 2 (2.20%) SSL
5 2 (2.20%) HTTP
5 2 (2.20%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.10%) VLAN
6 1 (1.10%) GPRS
6 1 (1.10%) GSM
6 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) OLAP
4 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.30%) OLTP
4 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Hudson
2 4 (4.40%) WiX
2 4 (4.40%) MSTest
2 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.40%) MSBuild
2 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) NUnit
3 3 (3.30%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (14.29%) Electronics
2 11 (12.09%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Military
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) .NET
2 14 (15.38%) HTML
3 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.19%) CSS
4 11 (12.09%) jQuery
5 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.59%) XML
6 6 (6.59%) WCF
6 6 (6.59%) LINQ
7 5 (5.49%) WPF
8 4 (4.40%) CSS3
8 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.40%) HTML5
8 4 (4.40%) XSLT
8 4 (4.40%) Java ME
9 2 (2.20%) GTK+
9 2 (2.20%) Qt
10 1 (1.10%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.47%) Computer Science
2 24 (26.37%) Mathematics
3 16 (17.58%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 12 (13.19%) PKI
6 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.49%) Device Driver
9 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
10 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
11 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
12 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
12 1 (1.10%) CAN bus
12 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Linux
3 24 (26.37%) UNIX
4 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.69%) Android
5 6 (6.59%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) TDD
4 16 (17.58%) Information Security
4 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.48%) Multithreading
6 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.09%) OO
8 9 (9.89%) OOP
9 6 (6.59%) Product Management
9 6 (6.59%) Scrum
9 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.49%) UML
10 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.49%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.40%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) C#
2 40 (43.96%) C++
3 35 (38.46%) C
4 29 (31.87%) Python
5 20 (21.98%) Java
6 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.89%) Perl
8 7 (7.69%) SQL
9 6 (6.59%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.40%) XAML
11 3 (3.30%) Ruby
11 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 33 (36.26%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) GIAC
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) ISO 9000
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 4 (4.40%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Firmware
2 3 (3.30%) HDFS
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Facebook
2 4 (4.40%) Telerik
3 2 (2.20%) Lumension
3 2 (2.20%) ESRI
3 2 (2.20%) Sophos
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix
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