The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £35,614 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 99 96 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.32% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 7
Median salary £35,614 £52,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.16% +28.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

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 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Cambridge

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) OAuth
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) WebSockets

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Smart Home
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (41.67%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Apple