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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 92 116 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 41 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.95% 1.17% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.21% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 32
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2027 2226 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.52% 96.82% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1796 1677
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +11 40 £49,000 -10.90% 3
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 75 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (42.50%) C#
4 33 (41.25%) .NET
5 32 (40.00%) Linux
6 22 (27.50%) SQL
6 22 (27.50%) C
7 21 (26.25%) C++
8 20 (25.00%) Java
9 17 (21.25%) LINQ
10 16 (20.00%) Python
11 15 (18.75%) Degree
12 14 (17.50%) WPF
12 14 (17.50%) Configuration Management
13 13 (16.25%) MVC
13 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.25%) HTML
13 13 (16.25%) CSS
14 12 (15.00%) OO
14 12 (15.00%) Windows
14 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
15 11 (13.75%) Scrum
16 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
16 10 (12.50%) Wireless
16 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 9 (11.25%) Perl
17 9 (11.25%) QA
18 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (2.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Wireless
2 5 (6.25%) HTTP
3 3 (3.75%) AMQP
3 3 (3.75%) MQTT
4 2 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
1 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) .NET
2 17 (21.25%) LINQ
3 14 (17.50%) WPF
4 13 (16.25%) CSS
4 13 (16.25%) HTML
5 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.75%) XML
8 6 (7.50%) ADO
8 6 (7.50%) WCF
9 5 (6.25%) Apache Flex
9 5 (6.25%) REST
9 5 (6.25%) SOAP
9 5 (6.25%) XSD
10 4 (5.00%) HTML5
11 3 (3.75%) JMS
11 3 (3.75%) Middleware
12 2 (2.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
5 1 (1.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Android
4 6 (7.50%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.50%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.25%) MVC
5 12 (15.00%) OO
5 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Scrum
7 10 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (10.00%) Software Architecture
9 7 (8.75%) SDLC
9 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.50%) Code Coverage
10 6 (7.50%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.50%) TDD
10 6 (7.50%) UML
11 5 (6.25%) OOP
11 5 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) C#
2 22 (27.50%) C
2 22 (27.50%) SQL
3 21 (26.25%) C++
4 20 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (20.00%) Python
6 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.25%) Perl
8 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.00%) Fortran
9 4 (5.00%) XAML
10 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) PhD
2 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Lauterbach
3 3 (3.75%) QNX
4 2 (2.50%) WorldPay
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