Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 150 152
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 57 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.35% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.90% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 36
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £51,925
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +8.33% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,050 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,375 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -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 4084 3340 3972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.18% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3140 2776 3429
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%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 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 -1 46 £47,500 -18.10% 4
Ely - 7 £47,500 -
Peterborough -6 2 £58,750 +20.51% 2
Senior Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Software Developer 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 Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 39 (68.42%) C#
2 38 (66.67%) .NET
3 36 (63.16%) Software Engineering
4 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (59.65%) OO
5 29 (50.88%) MVC
6 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 23 (40.35%) Web Services
8 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (35.09%) SQL
9 20 (35.09%) OOD
9 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.33%) HTML
10 19 (33.33%) WCF
11 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
11 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
11 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
11 18 (31.58%) CSS
11 18 (31.58%) TDD
11 18 (31.58%) NUnit
12 17 (29.82%) HTML5
13 16 (28.07%) REST
13 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (28.07%) Degree
14 15 (26.32%) JSON
14 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
14 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing

Senior Software 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 6 (10.53%) Kentico
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (31.58%) NUnit
4 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 14 (24.56%) Moq
5 14 (24.56%) MSBuild
5 14 (24.56%) Subversion
5 14 (24.56%) TeamCity
6 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.51%) WebSharper
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (66.67%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (40.35%) Web Services
4 19 (33.33%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) WCF
5 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 18 (31.58%) CSS
6 17 (29.82%) HTML5
7 16 (28.07%) REST
7 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (26.32%) JSON
9 14 (24.56%) Ajax
9 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 14 (24.56%) CSS3
9 14 (24.56%) jQuery
10 8 (14.04%) RESTful
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (8.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.26%) LIMS
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 2 (3.51%) Social Network
6 1 (1.75%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.75%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.75%) Handset
6 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) OO
3 29 (50.88%) MVC
4 20 (35.09%) OOD
5 18 (31.58%) TDD
6 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (24.56%) Mathematics
7 14 (24.56%) Release Management
7 14 (24.56%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (24.56%) Waterfall
8 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
9 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (14.04%) SDLC
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) C#
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) C++
4 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.04%) Python
6 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Java
8 5 (8.77%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) Perl
10 3 (5.26%) C
11 2 (3.51%) F#
11 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.75%) Ruby
12 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin