Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 149 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +163
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 45 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.43% 0.045% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.046% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 0 0
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,041 2,159 2,821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.34% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,263 1,832 2,377
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Lead Software Engineer 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 Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) Degree
3 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
4 21 (46.67%) Linux
5 20 (44.44%) Wireless
5 20 (44.44%) C
5 20 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
6 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
7 15 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 15 (33.33%) CSS
7 15 (33.33%) C#
7 15 (33.33%) HTML
7 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.00%) C++
9 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.11%) OO
10 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
11 4 (8.89%) OOP
11 4 (8.89%) Electronics
11 4 (8.89%) Electronic Design Automation
12 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
12 3 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
13 1 (2.22%) Redux
13 1 (2.22%) Line Management

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
1 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 15 (33.33%) CSS
1 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) Redux
2 1 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
3 20 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
4 15 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Electronic Design Automation
6 4 (8.89%) OOP
7 3 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Line Management
8 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) C
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PhD