Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 - 160
Rank change year-on-year - +160 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 14 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.52% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 - £52,500
10th Percentile £39,500 - £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 - £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 - £52,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2626 2493 2828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.44% 97.12% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2030 2376
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridge

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 9 (64.29%) Wireless
4 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) PhD
7 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
7 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 2 (14.29%) Big Data
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Multithreaded Programming
2 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
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