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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 96 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 9 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 1.65% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.70% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 1
Median salary £40,307 £58,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.50% -3.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
1099 1415 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.00% 97.18% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1131 1257
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
4 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) IPv6
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Buildbot
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) Django
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) OAuth
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) WebSockets
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) LINQ
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (35.71%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) DRM
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Apple