Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 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.

Senior Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 81 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 146 73 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.65% 3.29% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 3.38% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 122 70 153
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.26% +9.00% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,125 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cambridge

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Senior 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 Developer in the job title.

1 69 (47.26%) C#
2 64 (43.84%) JavaScript
3 60 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (40.41%) Software Engineering
5 56 (38.36%) AngularJS
6 53 (36.30%) Python
7 52 (35.62%) C++
8 46 (31.51%) .NET
9 44 (30.14%) OO
10 41 (28.08%) HTML
11 39 (26.71%) Web Services
12 38 (26.03%) Relational Database
13 35 (23.97%) SDLC
14 33 (22.60%) SQL
14 33 (22.60%) Web Application Development
15 32 (21.92%) Computer Science
15 32 (21.92%) Java
15 32 (21.92%) React
16 31 (21.23%) Degree
16 31 (21.23%) RESTful
17 30 (20.55%) WCF
17 30 (20.55%) MVC
18 29 (19.86%) Finance
19 28 (19.18%) Microsoft
19 28 (19.18%) Mentoring
20 27 (18.49%) CSS
20 27 (18.49%) Mathematics
21 26 (17.81%) Web Development
21 26 (17.81%) WPF
21 26 (17.81%) HTML5

Senior Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.68%) IIS
1 1 (0.68%) JBoss
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.96%) SaaS
3 11 (7.53%) GitHub
4 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.11%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Wireless
2 6 (4.11%) HTTP
3 2 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.03%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.53%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.42%) MySQL
5 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.27%) Visual Studio
3 14 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.85%) gulp
5 9 (6.16%) NUnit
6 7 (4.79%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.42%) Moq
8 5 (3.42%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.42%) Subversion
8 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.74%) JIRA
10 2 (1.37%) Maven
10 2 (1.37%) webpack
10 2 (1.37%) WebSharper
11 1 (0.68%) Mockito
11 1 (0.68%) PostCSS
11 1 (0.68%) Selenium
11 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Games
3 5 (3.42%) Legal
4 3 (2.05%) Advertising
4 3 (2.05%) Law
4 3 (2.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.36%) AngularJS
2 46 (31.51%) .NET
3 41 (28.08%) HTML
4 39 (26.71%) Web Services
5 32 (21.92%) React
6 31 (21.23%) RESTful
7 30 (20.55%) WCF
8 27 (18.49%) CSS
9 26 (17.81%) HTML5
9 26 (17.81%) WPF
10 22 (15.07%) Django
11 19 (13.01%) jQuery
12 18 (12.33%) CSS3
13 17 (11.64%) Node.js
14 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
14 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (9.59%) Flask
15 12 (8.22%) REST
16 10 (6.85%) Spring
16 10 (6.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (10.96%) Mobile App
4 15 (10.27%) Algorithms
5 14 (9.59%) Client/Server
6 10 (6.85%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (5.48%) Fintech
8 6 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (4.11%) Online Games
8 6 (4.11%) Private Cloud
8 6 (4.11%) User Experience
9 3 (2.05%) Life Science
9 3 (2.05%) LIMS
10 2 (1.37%) Social Network
11 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.75%) Linux
2 20 (13.70%) Windows
3 15 (10.27%) Unix
4 7 (4.79%) Android
5 6 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.41%) Software Engineering
3 44 (30.14%) OO
4 35 (23.97%) SDLC
5 33 (22.60%) Web Application Development
6 30 (20.55%) MVC
7 28 (19.18%) Mentoring
8 27 (18.49%) Mathematics
9 26 (17.81%) Web Development
10 25 (17.12%) Unit Testing
11 20 (13.70%) Configuration Management
11 20 (13.70%) Test Automation
12 19 (13.01%) Scrum
13 18 (12.33%) OOD
14 17 (11.64%) Bioinformatics
15 16 (10.96%) Open Source
15 16 (10.96%) TDD
15 16 (10.96%) Wireframes
16 14 (9.59%) Mobile Application Development
16 14 (9.59%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.26%) C#
2 64 (43.84%) JavaScript
3 53 (36.30%) Python
4 52 (35.62%) C++
5 33 (22.60%) SQL
6 32 (21.92%) Java
7 16 (10.96%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.79%) Ruby
8 7 (4.79%) Scala
9 5 (3.42%) PHP
10 3 (2.05%) C
10 3 (2.05%) Perl
10 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.37%) F#
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (21.23%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) PhD
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.59%) Google
3 6 (4.11%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle
4 2 (1.37%) Terracotta
4 2 (1.37%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Intel
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin