Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 86 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 81 145 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.07% 3.38% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.50% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 60 118 49
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,400
90th Percentile £69,125 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -2.65% +10.24% +2.50%

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 2,541 4,145 3,403
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 96.49% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,822 2,772 2,636
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,260 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 0 71 £55,000 -4.35% 51
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, Senior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (50.62%) Linux
4 35 (43.21%) Java
5 34 (41.98%) C++
6 33 (40.74%) C#
7 32 (39.51%) Oracle
8 26 (32.10%) Web Services
8 26 (32.10%) Python
9 25 (30.86%) .NET
9 25 (30.86%) TDD
10 22 (27.16%) Degree
10 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
11 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
12 19 (23.46%) C
12 19 (23.46%) MVC
12 19 (23.46%) Scrum
12 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
13 18 (22.22%) SQL
14 17 (20.99%) Spring
15 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
15 16 (19.75%) Banking
15 16 (19.75%) Kanban
15 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
15 16 (19.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (19.75%) WorldPay
15 16 (19.75%) PSD2
15 16 (19.75%) Technical Leadership
16 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
16 15 (18.52%) Windows

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 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) Wireless
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.41%) GCC
3 2 (2.47%) NUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) GitLab
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) PyCharm
General
1 16 (19.75%) Banking
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Automotive
4 3 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) Web Services
2 25 (30.86%) .NET
3 17 (20.99%) Spring
4 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET
5 11 (13.58%) RESTful
6 10 (12.35%) JSON
7 9 (11.11%) CSS
7 9 (11.11%) HTML
7 9 (11.11%) jQuery
8 7 (8.64%) OpenGL
8 7 (8.64%) Qt
8 7 (8.64%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (4.94%) WPF
10 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.70%) React
10 3 (3.70%) WCF
11 2 (2.47%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.64%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.17%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.47%) Life Science
7 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.23%) IPTV
7 1 (1.23%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.23%) STB
7 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (97.53%) Software Engineering
2 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.86%) TDD
4 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
5 19 (23.46%) MVC
5 19 (23.46%) Scrum
6 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
6 16 (19.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (19.75%) Kanban
6 16 (19.75%) Technical Leadership
7 11 (13.58%) Analytics
7 11 (13.58%) Front End Development
8 10 (12.35%) Mathematics
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.11%) DevOps
10 8 (9.88%) OO
11 7 (8.64%) Chemistry
11 7 (8.64%) Physics
12 6 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (7.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) Java
2 34 (41.98%) C++
3 33 (40.74%) C#
4 26 (32.10%) Python
5 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 19 (23.46%) C
7 18 (22.22%) SQL
8 7 (8.64%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.23%) Go
10 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Oracle
2 16 (19.75%) WorldPay
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) Perforce