The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 117 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 9 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.89% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 13
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1657 2126 2049
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.45% 97.43% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1663 1686
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,875 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 6 £45,307 -13.70% 1
Senior Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) OOP
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
6 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Internet of Things
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (19.05%) MySQL

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 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) Cocoa
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) OAuth
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) WebSockets
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
3 4 (19.05%) Internet of Things
4 2 (9.52%) Smart Home
5 1 (4.76%) Fintech
5 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Development
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.52%) Product Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 5 (23.81%) C
4 5 (23.81%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Apple
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