The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 83 72 95
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.66% 3.10% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.19% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 10
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -3.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 1148 1444 1416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.51% 97.37% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1129 1165
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (77.19%) C++
3 33 (57.89%) Python
4 30 (52.63%) Linux
5 26 (45.61%) Degree
6 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
7 20 (35.09%) Java
8 19 (33.33%) C
8 19 (33.33%) Electronics
9 18 (31.58%) Wireless
9 18 (31.58%) Mathematics
10 17 (29.82%) Android
10 17 (29.82%) Android Development
11 16 (28.07%) Perl
11 16 (28.07%) Windows
11 16 (28.07%) HP
11 16 (28.07%) Dell
11 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.32%) 802.11
12 15 (26.32%) Bluetooth
12 15 (26.32%) 802.1X
12 15 (26.32%) Cross-Platform Development
13 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
14 12 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (15.79%) Embedded C++
17 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
17 7 (12.28%) HTML
17 7 (12.28%) Multimedia
18 6 (10.53%) JavaScript

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Wireless
2 15 (26.32%) 802.11
2 15 (26.32%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) SNMP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (33.33%) Electronics
2 7 (12.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) 802.1X
2 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.26%) JSP
6 3 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.51%) Node.js
7 2 (3.51%) OAuth
7 2 (3.51%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.51%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.75%) Django
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
8 1 (1.75%) Qt
8 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Android
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 17 (29.82%) Android Development
4 15 (26.32%) Cross-Platform Development
5 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.77%) Cryptography
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
7 4 (7.02%) Video Processing
8 3 (5.26%) SDLC
9 2 (3.51%) Analytics
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.51%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.51%) Product Management
9 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.51%) Scrum
9 2 (3.51%) Signal Processing
9 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.75%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) C++
2 33 (57.89%) Python
3 20 (35.09%) Java
4 19 (33.33%) C
5 16 (28.07%) Perl
6 14 (24.56%) Embedded C
7 9 (15.79%) Embedded C++
8 6 (10.53%) Assembly Language
8 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.77%) C#
10 3 (5.26%) PHP
10 3 (5.26%) Ruby
11 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) PhD
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Dell
1 16 (28.07%) HP
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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