The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 88 119
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 24 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 2.21% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.28% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 13
Median salary £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% -0.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 1773 2020 2099
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.15% 97.12% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1642 1735
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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 -23 20 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £61,250 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 61 (93.85%) Software Engineering
2 51 (78.46%) C++
3 33 (50.77%) Python
4 30 (46.15%) Linux
5 28 (43.08%) Degree
6 27 (41.54%) Java
7 26 (40.00%) C
8 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
9 19 (29.23%) Electronics
9 19 (29.23%) Perl
9 19 (29.23%) Windows
10 18 (27.69%) Wireless
11 17 (26.15%) Android Development
11 17 (26.15%) Android
11 17 (26.15%) Mathematics
12 15 (23.08%) 802.1X
12 15 (23.08%) 802.11
12 15 (23.08%) Bluetooth
12 15 (23.08%) Embedded C
12 15 (23.08%) Cross-Platform Development
13 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
13 12 (18.46%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (16.92%) HP
14 11 (16.92%) Dell
14 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
15 10 (15.38%) Multimedia
15 10 (15.38%) Embedded C++
15 10 (15.38%) C#
15 10 (15.38%) Computer Science

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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Wireless
2 15 (23.08%) 802.11
2 15 (23.08%) Bluetooth
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) SSL
5 1 (1.54%) SNMP
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 19 (29.23%) Electronics
2 10 (15.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 6 (9.23%) CSS
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.08%) JSP
6 2 (3.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.08%) OAuth
6 2 (3.08%) REST
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.08%) Spring
6 2 (3.08%) WebSockets
6 2 (3.08%) WPF
7 1 (1.54%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.54%) Django
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 17 (26.15%) Android
4 4 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (93.85%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.15%) Android Development
2 17 (26.15%) Mathematics
3 15 (23.08%) Cross-Platform Development
4 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.77%) Video Processing
6 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
6 4 (6.15%) Refactoring
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) SDLC
8 2 (3.08%) Analytics
8 2 (3.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.08%) OO
8 2 (3.08%) Product Management
8 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.08%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.54%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) C++
2 33 (50.77%) Python
3 27 (41.54%) Java
4 26 (40.00%) C
5 19 (29.23%) Perl
6 15 (23.08%) Embedded C
7 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.38%) C#
8 10 (15.38%) Embedded C++
9 9 (13.85%) Assembly Language
10 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.15%) SQL
11 3 (4.62%) Ruby
12 2 (3.08%) PHP
13 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Dell
1 11 (16.92%) HP
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Apple
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