Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++/Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

C++ Java Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 130 149
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 18 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 1.05% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.09% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 10
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% -2.78% -10.00%

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 2657 2488 2823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.43% 97.11% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 2028 2375
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

C++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C++/Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C++/Java Developer in Cambridge

C++/Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for C++/Java Developer in Cambridge

C++/Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for C++/Java Developer in Cambridge

C++/Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, C++/Java 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 C++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
5 11 (61.11%) Degree
6 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
6 10 (55.56%) SQL
6 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (50.00%) User Stories
7 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (50.00%) Validation
7 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Workflow
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
7 9 (50.00%) Code Coverage
7 9 (50.00%) Workflow Management
7 9 (50.00%) NUnit
7 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (38.89%) Artificial Intelligence

C++/Java 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) NUnit
1 9 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
2 7 (38.89%) Smart City
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 9 (50.00%) Code Coverage
4 9 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
4 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (50.00%) User Stories
4 9 (50.00%) Validation
4 9 (50.00%) Workflow
4 9 (50.00%) Workflow Management
5 7 (38.89%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
5 7 (38.89%) Smart City Simulations
6 4 (22.22%) Distributed Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (22.22%) PhD
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft