Period
to 23 July 2017

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

Senior Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 43 49
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 97 153 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.60% 5.96% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 6.14% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 86 140 177
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £80,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 61 (62.89%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) .NET
3 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
4 45 (46.39%) AngularJS
5 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (38.14%) MVC
6 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
7 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
8 35 (36.08%) Web Services
9 31 (31.96%) HTML
9 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (30.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (30.93%) CSS
11 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
11 28 (28.87%) RESTful
12 27 (27.84%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (27.84%) TDD
12 27 (27.84%) OO
13 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
14 24 (24.74%) Docker
15 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
15 22 (22.68%) SDLC
16 21 (21.65%) Finance
16 21 (21.65%) Lucene
17 20 (20.62%) Selenium
18 19 (19.59%) TeamCity
18 19 (19.59%) Node.js
19 18 (18.56%) NUnit
19 18 (18.56%) Python
20 16 (16.49%) Java

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 27 (27.84%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (13.40%) Apache Solr
3 8 (8.25%) nginx
4 7 (7.22%) NServiceBus
5 6 (6.19%) Apache Spark
6 5 (5.15%) Confluence
7 4 (4.12%) Drupal
8 3 (3.09%) CMS
8 3 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.03%) Apache
9 1 (1.03%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) GitHub
3 8 (8.25%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (8.25%) Loggly
4 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) InfluxDB
3 8 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.25%) Redis
4 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.12%) Text Mining
7 3 (3.09%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.62%) Selenium
3 19 (19.59%) TeamCity
4 18 (18.56%) NUnit
5 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
6 12 (12.37%) JIRA
6 12 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (11.34%) Moq
7 11 (11.34%) MSBuild
7 11 (11.34%) Subversion
8 8 (8.25%) AppVeyor
8 8 (8.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (8.25%) PHPUnit
8 8 (8.25%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.12%) CircleCI
9 4 (4.12%) RSpec
10 2 (2.06%) Maven
10 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.03%) Gradle
11 1 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Marketing
3 9 (9.28%) Electronics
4 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.12%) Law
7 2 (2.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.55%) .NET
2 45 (46.39%) AngularJS
3 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET
4 35 (36.08%) Web Services
5 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (31.96%) HTML
6 30 (30.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (30.93%) CSS
7 28 (28.87%) RESTful
8 21 (21.65%) Lucene
9 19 (19.59%) Node.js
10 15 (15.46%) Angular 2
11 13 (13.40%) HTML5
11 13 (13.40%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (13.40%) WCF
12 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (12.37%) CSS3
12 12 (12.37%) REST
13 11 (11.34%) jQuery
13 11 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Life Science
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.25%) iPad
5 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.12%) Blog
8 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
8 4 (4.12%) User Experience
9 1 (1.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) MVC
2 37 (38.14%) Test Automation
3 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
4 27 (27.84%) OO
4 27 (27.84%) TDD
5 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
5 22 (22.68%) SDLC
6 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.43%) DevOps
8 13 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (13.40%) Open Source
9 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.37%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (12.37%) OOD
10 11 (11.34%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (11.34%) Release Management
10 11 (11.34%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (11.34%) UML
10 11 (11.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) C#
2 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.56%) Python
4 16 (16.49%) Java
5 15 (15.46%) PHP
6 12 (12.37%) C++
7 10 (10.31%) Ruby
8 5 (5.15%) SQL
9 2 (2.06%) Perl
10 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.03%) C
10 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) New Relic
2 8 (8.25%) SaltStack
3 7 (7.22%) SAP
4 5 (5.15%) Google
5 4 (4.12%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.03%) Terracotta
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