The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -44 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 85 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.57% 6.14% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 6.34% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 82
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  

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 1318 1341 1446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.84% 96.89% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1088 1219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
2 37 (50.68%) C#
3 35 (47.95%) AngularJS
4 33 (45.21%) .NET
5 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (36.99%) HTML
6 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (35.62%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (35.62%) MVC
8 24 (32.88%) Web Services
9 23 (31.51%) Selenium
10 22 (30.14%) CSS
11 20 (27.40%) Lucene
11 20 (27.40%) RESTful
12 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (24.66%) HTML5
12 18 (24.66%) Docker
12 18 (24.66%) Degree
12 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
13 17 (23.29%) Node.js
14 16 (21.92%) Angular 2
15 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
15 15 (20.55%) REST
15 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (19.18%) Windows
16 14 (19.18%) Linux
16 14 (19.18%) Java
16 14 (19.18%) SQL
16 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (17.81%) CSS3

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 26 (35.62%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (16.44%) Apache Solr
3 8 (10.96%) nginx
4 7 (9.59%) Drupal
5 6 (8.22%) Confluence
5 6 (8.22%) NServiceBus
5 6 (8.22%) OpenStack
6 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
6 5 (6.85%) Moodle
6 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.11%) WordPress
8 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 2 (2.74%) WildFly
9 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.33%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (10.96%) Loggly
4 6 (8.22%) GitHub
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) InfluxDB
2 8 (10.96%) Redis
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) Text Mining
5 3 (4.11%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Selenium
2 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) JIRA
4 9 (12.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (10.96%) PHPUnit
5 8 (10.96%) Vagrant
6 5 (6.85%) Moq
6 5 (6.85%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.48%) AppVeyor
7 4 (5.48%) CircleCI
7 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.48%) RSpec
7 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.11%) Subversion
9 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.74%) Maven
General
1 4 (5.48%) Electronics
1 4 (5.48%) Law
1 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) AngularJS
2 33 (45.21%) .NET
3 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (36.99%) HTML
4 24 (32.88%) Web Services
5 22 (30.14%) CSS
6 20 (27.40%) Lucene
6 20 (27.40%) RESTful
7 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
7 18 (24.66%) HTML5
8 17 (23.29%) Node.js
9 16 (21.92%) Angular 2
10 15 (20.55%) REST
11 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (17.81%) CSS3
12 13 (17.81%) jQuery
13 12 (16.44%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (16.44%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
15 9 (12.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Life Science
2 10 (13.70%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Learning Management System
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.85%) VLE
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.37%) ASIC
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.74%) Debian
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) MVC
3 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (17.81%) DevOps
4 13 (17.81%) TDD
5 12 (16.44%) Front End Development
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.33%) Microservices
7 9 (12.33%) Open Source
7 9 (12.33%) SDLC
7 9 (12.33%) Web Development
8 8 (10.96%) BDD
8 8 (10.96%) Bioinformatics
8 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.22%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) JavaScript
2 37 (50.68%) C#
3 14 (19.18%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) Ruby
5 9 (12.33%) PHP
5 9 (12.33%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) Scala
9 2 (2.74%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Grafana
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) New Relic
1 8 (10.96%) SaltStack
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Blackboard
3 5 (6.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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