Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 53 52
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 119 217 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.44% 5.69% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 5.84% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 97 191 164
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,150 £42,500 £40,575
90th Percentile £63,000 £61,250 £65,875
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 3,333 3,716 3,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.51% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,309 2,883 2,886
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -1 76 £49,676 -0.65% 33
Peterborough -54 28 £55,000 +11.11% 2
Huntingdon +11 2 £47,500 -
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (55.46%) JavaScript
3 40 (33.61%) SQL
4 39 (32.77%) C#
5 38 (31.93%) Java
6 36 (30.25%) .NET
7 32 (26.89%) TDD
8 31 (26.05%) Git (software)
9 30 (25.21%) HTML
10 27 (22.69%) CSS
11 26 (21.85%) RESTful
12 23 (19.33%) AngularJS
12 23 (19.33%) Python
13 21 (17.65%) OO
14 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing
15 19 (15.97%) Web Services
15 19 (15.97%) React
16 18 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (14.29%) MVC
17 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 17 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (13.45%) User Experience
18 16 (13.45%) REST
18 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
18 16 (13.45%) Finance
18 16 (13.45%) MySQL
19 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
19 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET

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 14 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.36%) Drupal
4 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) Mule
5 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.61%) GitHub
3 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) 802.15
3 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) MySQL
2 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.56%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.72%) Big Data
6 8 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.20%) Power BI
9 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.68%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.72%) JIRA
3 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.88%) Mocha
4 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.04%) JUnit
5 5 (4.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (4.20%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.36%) Selenium
7 3 (2.52%) webpack
8 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.84%) Ant
9 1 (0.84%) Maven
9 1 (0.84%) NUnit
9 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.84%) Subversion
9 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Law
3 10 (8.40%) Games
4 3 (2.52%) Back Office
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.25%) .NET
2 30 (25.21%) HTML
3 27 (22.69%) CSS
4 26 (21.85%) RESTful
5 23 (19.33%) AngularJS
6 19 (15.97%) React
6 19 (15.97%) Web Services
7 16 (13.45%) .NET Framework
7 16 (13.45%) REST
8 15 (12.61%) ASP.NET
9 14 (11.76%) jQuery
9 14 (11.76%) Vue.js
10 13 (10.92%) Node.js
11 12 (10.08%) Spring
12 11 (9.24%) XML
13 10 (8.40%) Ajax
14 8 (6.72%) Symfony
14 8 (6.72%) WPF
15 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.40%) Private Cloud
5 9 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.20%) Fintech
6 5 (4.20%) Online Games
7 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.36%) LIMS
8 3 (2.52%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.84%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Android
3 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.89%) TDD
3 21 (17.65%) OO
4 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing
6 18 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (14.29%) MVC
7 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.61%) Web Development
9 14 (11.76%) DevOps
9 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.76%) Scrum
10 13 (10.92%) Microservices
10 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.56%) Biology
12 9 (7.56%) Front End Development
13 8 (6.72%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) JavaScript
2 40 (33.61%) SQL
3 39 (32.77%) C#
4 38 (31.93%) Java
5 23 (19.33%) Python
6 14 (11.76%) Scala
7 12 (10.08%) PHP
8 9 (7.56%) Ruby
8 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.20%) ES6
11 3 (2.52%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.52%) C
11 3 (2.52%) Go
11 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.68%) C++
12 2 (1.68%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.68%) sed
13 1 (0.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Ansible
2 5 (4.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.36%) Terraform
4 3 (2.52%) Consul
4 3 (2.52%) Packer
5 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) WorldPay
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) Tableau
4 3 (2.52%) Google
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Sun
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter