Period
to 24 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 66 126
Rank change year-on-year +7 +60 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 81 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.53% 3.91% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 4.09% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 47
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,500 £46,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £97,750 £68,750 £90,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 693 1,980 3,021
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 95.61% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 560 1,291 2,214
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 -3 15 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) AWS
2 13 (72.22%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Node.js
6 7 (38.89%) Docker
7 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (33.33%) Azure
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) Electronics
8 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (27.78%) GCP
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Slack
9 4 (22.22%) Rust
9 4 (22.22%) Ansible
9 4 (22.22%) Go
9 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
9 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
9 4 (22.22%) CAD
9 4 (22.22%) Autodesk
9 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) 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 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Azure
3 5 (27.78%) GCP
4 4 (22.22%) Slack
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
2 4 (22.22%) CMake
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Node.js
2 4 (22.22%) REST
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Wiki
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Music Streaming
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) CAD
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Product Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Data Science
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Go
5 4 (22.22%) Rust
5 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 3 (16.67%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) F#
8 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Autodesk
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft