The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Application Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 88 94
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 1.54% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.58% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 13
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1343 1136 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.60% 97.26% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 961 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Cambridge

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Applications 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Release Management
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) Web Development
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (30.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) PHP
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) Spring
10 4 (20.00%) RESTful
10 4 (20.00%) BDD
10 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (20.00%) Java

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Web Development
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) UML
10 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 1 (5.00%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin