Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

Senior Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 64 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 195 158 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.61% 4.39% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 4.56% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 134 145 205
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £42,474 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 4,071 3,464 3,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.36% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 2,642 3,155
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 +2 116 £52,500 - 23
Peterborough -3 52 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Huntingdon -4 2 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 112 (57.44%) JavaScript
2 106 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (44.62%) SQL
4 85 (43.59%) .NET
5 70 (35.90%) C#
6 62 (31.79%) TDD
7 59 (30.26%) Java
7 59 (30.26%) Git (software)
8 55 (28.21%) RESTful
9 53 (27.18%) HTML
10 51 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (25.64%) CSS
12 49 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
12 49 (25.13%) Software Engineering
13 48 (24.62%) Degree
14 46 (23.59%) Computer Science
14 46 (23.59%) Docker
15 45 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (22.05%) Python
16 43 (22.05%) AngularJS
17 42 (21.54%) OO
17 42 (21.54%) Unit Testing
18 41 (21.03%) Finance
19 40 (20.51%) NoSQL
20 37 (18.97%) GitHub
21 36 (18.46%) jQuery
22 35 (17.95%) Linux
23 34 (17.44%) Web Services
23 34 (17.44%) .NET Framework
24 33 (16.92%) DevOps

Senior Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.56%) Apache
2 5 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.05%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (11.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (18.97%) GitHub
3 26 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (11.79%) OpenShift
5 7 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.05%) SaaS
8 3 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.03%) Office 365
10 1 (0.51%) IaaS
10 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.79%) HTTP
2 5 (2.56%) Wireless
3 3 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) Broadband
4 2 (1.03%) OpenFlow
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.03%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) 802.15
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) SMS
5 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 30 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 24 (12.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.62%) Big Data
6 9 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.62%) MySQL
6 9 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.62%) Power BI
7 6 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.51%) Informix
11 1 (0.51%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.79%) Cucumber
3 23 (11.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (5.64%) JIRA
5 8 (4.10%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.10%) webpack
6 7 (3.59%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.56%) JUnit
7 5 (2.56%) Mocha
7 5 (2.56%) NUnit
8 4 (2.05%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.05%) Maven
9 3 (1.54%) Selenium
10 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.51%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.51%) gulp
11 1 (0.51%) PostCSS
General
1 41 (21.03%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Games
3 9 (4.62%) Law
4 6 (3.08%) Marketing
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (43.59%) .NET
2 55 (28.21%) RESTful
3 53 (27.18%) HTML
4 50 (25.64%) CSS
5 43 (22.05%) AngularJS
6 36 (18.46%) jQuery
7 34 (17.44%) .NET Framework
7 34 (17.44%) Web Services
8 32 (16.41%) Spring
9 26 (13.33%) XML
10 24 (12.31%) HTML5
11 23 (11.79%) Ajax
11 23 (11.79%) Akka
11 23 (11.79%) React
12 21 (10.77%) ASP.NET
13 20 (10.26%) Node.js
14 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (7.18%) WPF
16 13 (6.67%) REST
16 13 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.59%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.36%) Private Cloud
3 23 (11.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (11.79%) Fintech
3 23 (11.79%) Online Games
4 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.64%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.13%) User Experience
7 8 (4.10%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.05%) LIMS
9 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.05%) Xbox
10 3 (1.54%) iPad
11 2 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.03%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.03%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.51%) Bitcoin
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.95%) Linux
2 26 (13.33%) Android
3 23 (11.79%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.67%) Unix
5 5 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.79%) TDD
3 51 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (25.13%) Software Engineering
5 45 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 42 (21.54%) OO
6 42 (21.54%) Unit Testing
7 33 (16.92%) DevOps
8 32 (16.41%) Mathematics
8 32 (16.41%) Test Automation
9 30 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 30 (15.38%) Microservices
10 26 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (13.33%) Scrum
11 25 (12.82%) Software Architecture
12 24 (12.31%) Integration Testing
12 24 (12.31%) MVC
13 23 (11.79%) Cryptography
13 23 (11.79%) DDoS Mitigation
13 23 (11.79%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 112 (57.44%) JavaScript
2 87 (44.62%) SQL
3 70 (35.90%) C#
4 59 (30.26%) Java
5 43 (22.05%) Python
6 31 (15.90%) C++
7 30 (15.38%) Scala
8 28 (14.36%) Ruby
9 10 (5.13%) C
10 8 (4.10%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.59%) ES6
11 7 (3.59%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.56%) PHP
12 5 (2.56%) R
13 3 (1.54%) sed
13 3 (1.54%) VBA
14 2 (1.03%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.03%) Julia
14 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (24.62%) Degree
2 16 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.03%) MCPD
3 2 (1.03%) MCSD
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.79%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 46 (23.59%) Docker
2 5 (2.56%) LXC
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (15.38%) WorldPay
2 21 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.69%) Oracle
4 6 (3.08%) Tableau
5 4 (2.05%) Google
6 2 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.03%) Capita
6 2 (1.03%) RedGate
6 2 (1.03%) Sun
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) Xamarin