Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 114 146
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 91 78 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 1.95% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.01% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 75 63 34
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,000 £52,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +6.67% -7.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 3651 3871 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.92% 96.94% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2787 3160 3485
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,410
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -2 67 £52,500 -4.55% 16
Peterborough +13 13 £50,500 +1.00% 5
Ely - 6 £47,500 - 1
Huntingdon - 2 £62,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (58.24%) C++
3 42 (46.15%) C
4 40 (43.96%) Linux
5 35 (38.46%) Degree
6 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (32.97%) Multithreading
8 26 (28.57%) C#
9 25 (27.47%) Embedded C
10 23 (25.27%) Windows
11 22 (24.18%) Assembly Language
11 22 (24.18%) SQL
11 22 (24.18%) OO
11 22 (24.18%) Multimedia
12 21 (23.08%) Scrum
12 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.98%) Video Processing
13 20 (21.98%) Embedded C++
14 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
15 17 (18.68%) Marketing
15 17 (18.68%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (18.68%) Electronics
15 17 (18.68%) Wireless
16 15 (16.48%) Finance
16 15 (16.48%) TDD
17 14 (15.38%) Cryptography
17 14 (15.38%) Python
18 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
18 13 (14.29%) SOLID

Senior Software Engineer 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 (6.59%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) SaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Wireless
2 5 (5.49%) Bluetooth
3 4 (4.40%) 802.11
4 2 (2.20%) 3G
4 2 (2.20%) 4G
4 2 (2.20%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) SNMP
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 22 (24.18%) Multimedia
2 17 (18.68%) Electronics
2 17 (18.68%) Marketing
3 15 (16.48%) Finance
4 12 (13.19%) Manufacturing
4 12 (13.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Autofac
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (4.40%) 802.1X
6 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 3 (3.30%) Web Services
7 2 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.20%) Ehcache
7 2 (2.20%) HTML5
7 2 (2.20%) POSIX
7 2 (2.20%) Qt
7 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 2 (2.20%) STL
7 2 (2.20%) WPF
7 2 (2.20%) Yocto
8 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.10%) Node.js
8 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.10%) Handset
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) Multithreading
4 22 (24.18%) OO
5 21 (23.08%) Scrum
6 20 (21.98%) Video Processing
7 17 (18.68%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (16.48%) TDD
9 14 (15.38%) Cryptography
10 13 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (14.29%) SOLID
11 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.19%) Multithreaded Programming
11 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
13 6 (6.59%) MVC
14 5 (5.49%) Android Development
14 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
14 5 (5.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) C++
2 42 (46.15%) C
3 26 (28.57%) C#
4 25 (27.47%) Embedded C
5 22 (24.18%) Assembly Language
5 22 (24.18%) SQL
6 20 (21.98%) Embedded C++
7 19 (20.88%) T-SQL
8 14 (15.38%) Python
9 10 (10.99%) Java
10 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.49%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Ansible
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.19%) SAP
3 2 (2.20%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
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