Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 56 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 152 204 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.94% 5.41% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 5.56% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 182 182
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 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £64,625
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +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 3,705 3,669 3,674
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 97.24% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,364 2,821 3,049
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +6 92 £50,000 - 36
Peterborough -38 36 £47,500 -4.04% 4
Huntingdon +8 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 19 August 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 92 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (58.55%) JavaScript
3 62 (40.79%) .NET
4 58 (38.16%) SQL
5 50 (32.89%) C#
6 48 (31.58%) TDD
7 47 (30.92%) Java
8 46 (30.26%) RESTful
9 43 (28.29%) HTML
10 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
11 41 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (25.66%) CSS
13 36 (23.68%) Python
13 36 (23.68%) AngularJS
14 34 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
16 31 (20.39%) Web Services
17 30 (19.74%) Unit Testing
18 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
18 29 (19.08%) Docker
19 28 (18.42%) DevOps
19 28 (18.42%) Test Automation
20 27 (17.76%) Finance
20 27 (17.76%) Degree
21 26 (17.11%) .NET Framework
21 26 (17.11%) jQuery
21 26 (17.11%) Scala
21 26 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (17.11%) GitHub

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 11 (7.24%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (17.11%) GitHub
3 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (11.18%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Broadband
3 2 (1.32%) OpenFlow
3 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) 802.15
4 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.66%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) NoSQL
2 20 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.21%) MySQL
5 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.92%) Big Data
6 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.92%) Power BI
7 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (7.24%) JIRA
4 7 (4.61%) webpack
5 6 (3.95%) JUnit
5 6 (3.95%) Mocha
6 5 (3.29%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.97%) Selenium
8 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.66%) gulp
9 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Games
3 8 (5.26%) Law
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
5 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (40.79%) .NET
2 46 (30.26%) RESTful
3 43 (28.29%) HTML
4 39 (25.66%) CSS
5 36 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 31 (20.39%) Web Services
7 26 (17.11%) .NET Framework
7 26 (17.11%) jQuery
8 21 (13.82%) React
8 21 (13.82%) Spring
9 20 (13.16%) XML
10 19 (12.50%) Ajax
11 17 (11.18%) Akka
12 16 (10.53%) Node.js
12 16 (10.53%) Vue.js
13 15 (9.87%) ASP.NET
13 15 (9.87%) HTML5
13 15 (9.87%) REST
14 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.84%) Private Cloud
3 16 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (10.53%) Fintech
3 16 (10.53%) Online Games
4 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.92%) User Experience
6 8 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.63%) LIMS
9 3 (1.97%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.66%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.13%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Android
3 16 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.58%) TDD
3 41 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 33 (21.71%) Software Engineering
6 30 (19.74%) Unit Testing
7 28 (18.42%) DevOps
7 28 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 26 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (16.45%) Microservices
10 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
11 22 (14.47%) MVC
11 22 (14.47%) OO
12 20 (13.16%) Scrum
13 19 (12.50%) Integration Testing
14 18 (11.84%) Mathematics
14 18 (11.84%) Software Architecture
15 16 (10.53%) Cryptography
15 16 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
15 16 (10.53%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 89 (58.55%) JavaScript
2 58 (38.16%) SQL
3 50 (32.89%) C#
4 47 (30.92%) Java
5 36 (23.68%) Python
6 26 (17.11%) Scala
7 20 (13.16%) Ruby
8 15 (9.87%) C++
9 9 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 8 (5.26%) PHP
11 7 (4.61%) ES6
12 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.97%) Go
13 3 (1.97%) sed
14 2 (1.32%) C
14 2 (1.32%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.32%) VBA
15 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) MCPD
3 2 (1.32%) MCSD
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PhD
4 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 29 (19.08%) Docker
2 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Ansible
2 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.63%) Terraform
3 3 (1.97%) Consul
3 3 (1.97%) Packer
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) WorldPay
2 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle
4 6 (3.95%) Tableau
5 4 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.32%) Capita
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) RedGate
8 1 (0.66%) Sun
8 1 (0.66%) Twitter
8 1 (0.66%) Xamarin