The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 92 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 21 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.51% 1.35% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.39% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 21
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.69%  

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 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (66.67%) OO
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
3 16 (59.26%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) .NET
4 15 (55.56%) NUnit
5 13 (48.15%) Degree
6 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
7 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
7 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (33.33%) REST
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 9 (33.33%) WCF
8 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) Subversion
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) JSON
9 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (29.63%) Ajax
9 8 (29.63%) OOD
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
9 8 (29.63%) HTML
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery

Senior Software 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 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) NUnit
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (29.63%) Moq
3 8 (29.63%) MSBuild
3 8 (29.63%) Subversion
3 8 (29.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (33.33%) REST
3 9 (33.33%) WCF
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
4 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) CSS3
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (18.52%) Velocity
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) OO
2 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (29.63%) OOD
6 8 (29.63%) Release Management
6 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
7 7 (25.93%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) Refactoring
7 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) SDLC
8 6 (22.22%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago