Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 177 186
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Engineer 39 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.92% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.030% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 38 0 1
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 - £34,500
10th Percentile £36,750 - £33,250
90th Percentile £65,000 - £35,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +71.43% -30.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4122 3362 3942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.20% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 2796 3408
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Lead Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Lead Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Lead Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Lead Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 39 £60,000 - 3
Lead Software Engineer
East of England

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Lead 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Lead Software Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 25 (64.10%) Multithreading
3 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 23 (58.97%) C
4 22 (56.41%) Wireless
4 22 (56.41%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (23.08%) C++
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 8 (20.51%) .NET
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
6 8 (20.51%) Refactoring
6 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
6 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.82%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Electronics
8 4 (10.26%) Electronic Design Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
10 1 (2.56%) Line Management
10 1 (2.56%) Machine Learning

Lead Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 22 (56.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
1 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
1 8 (20.51%) CSS
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (64.10%) Multithreading
3 22 (56.41%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (20.51%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
5 5 (12.82%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Electronic Design Automation
6 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 3 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C
2 9 (23.08%) C++
3 8 (20.51%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) PhD