The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 90 86 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.46% 1.70% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.74% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 8
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,100
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1203 1378 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.49% 97.59% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1167 1536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 35 (94.59%) SQL
2 33 (89.19%) QA
3 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (81.08%) C#
4 30 (81.08%) .NET
5 25 (67.57%) XML
5 25 (67.57%) HTML
6 22 (59.46%) SDLC
7 20 (54.05%) Entity Framework
7 20 (54.05%) REST
7 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (54.05%) LINQ
7 20 (54.05%) WCF
7 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
7 20 (54.05%) JSON
7 20 (54.05%) MVC
7 20 (54.05%) VB.NET
7 20 (54.05%) CSS
8 19 (51.35%) XSLT
8 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
8 19 (51.35%) Selenium
8 19 (51.35%) Ajax
8 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
8 19 (51.35%) jQuery
8 19 (51.35%) Razor View Engine
8 19 (51.35%) Front End Development
9 18 (48.65%) User Stories
10 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
10 17 (45.95%) Degree
11 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Selenium
2 15 (40.54%) JIRA
3 10 (27.03%) NUnit
3 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 25 (67.57%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) XML
3 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
3 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 20 (54.05%) Entity Framework
3 20 (54.05%) JSON
3 20 (54.05%) LINQ
3 20 (54.05%) REST
3 20 (54.05%) WCF
4 19 (51.35%) Ajax
4 19 (51.35%) jQuery
4 19 (51.35%) Razor View Engine
4 19 (51.35%) XSLT
5 10 (27.03%) WPF
6 8 (21.62%) ADO
6 8 (21.62%) CSS3
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Algorithms
1 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
1 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
1 10 (27.03%) Statistics
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) SDLC
3 20 (54.05%) MVC
4 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
4 19 (51.35%) Front End Development
5 18 (48.65%) User Stories
6 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
7 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
8 12 (32.43%) Kanban
9 10 (27.03%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (27.03%) OO
9 10 (27.03%) Software Architecture
9 10 (27.03%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) Code Coverage
10 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
10 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
10 7 (18.92%) DevOps
10 7 (18.92%) High Availability
10 7 (18.92%) Line Management
10 7 (18.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) SQL
2 30 (81.08%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) VB.NET
4 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (89.19%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) TOWER Software
3 3 (8.11%) Perforce
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