The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 406 498 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.64% 33.54% 33.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.20% 34.46% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 347 436 444
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cambridge

Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Developer in Cambridge

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 332 (42.46%) Java
2 314 (40.15%) C#
3 309 (39.51%) JavaScript
4 282 (36.06%) Degree
5 280 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
6 249 (31.84%) .NET
7 246 (31.46%) HTML
8 224 (28.64%) CSS
9 203 (25.96%) Python
10 197 (25.19%) Computer Science
11 179 (22.89%) Software Engineering
12 177 (22.63%) SQL
13 173 (22.12%) MVC
14 172 (21.99%) ASP.NET
15 160 (20.46%) HTML5
16 158 (20.20%) C++
17 145 (18.54%) Linux
18 135 (17.26%) jQuery
19 132 (16.88%) Web Services
20 130 (16.62%) Web Development
21 128 (16.37%) SQL Server
22 120 (15.35%) NoSQL
23 117 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
23 117 (14.96%) CSS3
24 114 (14.58%) AngularJS
25 109 (13.94%) RESTful
26 108 (13.81%) OO
27 106 (13.55%) Windows
28 102 (13.04%) Mathematics
29 100 (12.79%) Amazon AWS

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 57 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (3.45%) WordPress
3 24 (3.07%) CMS
4 23 (2.94%) Apache
4 23 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.81%) Drupal
6 18 (2.30%) Moodle
7 15 (1.92%) JBoss
7 15 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.66%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.15%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.77%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.51%) Jetty
13 4 (0.51%) nginx
14 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
Applications
1 41 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.53%) MS Office
3 12 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.15%) Camtasia
4 9 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.15%) Snagit
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 100 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.92%) GitHub
5 8 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.77%) Google Play
7 5 (0.64%) SaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.51%) Loggly
8 4 (0.51%) Route 53
8 4 (0.51%) Twilio
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.96%) Internet
2 17 (2.17%) HTTP
3 10 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.90%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.77%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.64%) Wireless
7 4 (0.51%) Intranet
7 4 (0.51%) SSL
8 3 (0.38%) DNS
9 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 120 (15.35%) NoSQL
3 72 (9.21%) MySQL
4 50 (6.39%) Big Data
5 48 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (4.09%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.30%) HBase
8 18 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.41%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.15%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.02%) Text Mining
14 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.64%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.51%) Redis
17 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.99%) Maven
3 35 (4.48%) NUnit
4 33 (4.22%) Selenium
5 31 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 26 (3.32%) Gradle
6 26 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.32%) Subversion
7 19 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.92%) Grunt
9 14 (1.79%) JIRA
10 13 (1.66%) Moq
10 13 (1.66%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.28%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.15%) JUnit
14 7 (0.90%) GoogleTest
14 7 (0.90%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 78 (9.97%) Finance
2 17 (2.17%) Banking
3 12 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.41%) Marketing
4 11 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.15%) Automotive
6 9 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.02%) Electronics
8 7 (0.90%) Games
9 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (31.84%) .NET
2 246 (31.46%) HTML
3 224 (28.64%) CSS
4 172 (21.99%) ASP.NET
5 160 (20.46%) HTML5
6 135 (17.26%) jQuery
7 132 (16.88%) Web Services
8 117 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 117 (14.96%) CSS3
9 114 (14.58%) AngularJS
10 109 (13.94%) RESTful
11 100 (12.79%) Node.js
12 97 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 79 (10.10%) Spring
14 77 (9.85%) WCF
15 71 (9.08%) XML
16 61 (7.80%) .NET Framework
17 59 (7.54%) REST
18 55 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 51 (6.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 197 (25.19%) Computer Science
2 96 (12.28%) Algorithms
3 46 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (4.73%) Data Structures
5 36 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.60%) User Experience
6 31 (3.96%) Fintech
7 26 (3.32%) Internet of Things
8 24 (3.07%) Grid Computing
9 14 (1.79%) NHS
10 13 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.28%) e-Learning
12 10 (1.28%) Life Science
13 9 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.15%) VLE
14 8 (1.02%) Smart Home
15 7 (0.90%) Social Media
16 6 (0.77%) Learning Management System
17 5 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 145 (18.54%) Linux
2 106 (13.55%) Windows
3 48 (6.14%) Android
4 29 (3.71%) Unix
5 25 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Debian
9 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (22.89%) Software Engineering
3 173 (22.12%) MVC
4 130 (16.62%) Web Development
5 108 (13.81%) OO
6 102 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 93 (11.89%) TDD
8 80 (10.23%) Scrum
9 79 (10.10%) SDLC
10 64 (8.18%) Physics
11 52 (6.65%) Web Application Development
12 50 (6.39%) Visualisation
13 46 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 44 (5.63%) BDD
14 44 (5.63%) Multithreading
15 43 (5.50%) Data Visualisation
15 43 (5.50%) Machine Learning
15 43 (5.50%) OOP
16 42 (5.37%) Bioinformatics
17 41 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 332 (42.46%) Java
2 314 (40.15%) C#
3 309 (39.51%) JavaScript
4 203 (25.96%) Python
5 177 (22.63%) SQL
6 158 (20.20%) C++
7 79 (10.10%) PHP
8 72 (9.21%) C
9 49 (6.27%) Perl
10 38 (4.86%) Ruby
11 19 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.28%) Lua
12 10 (1.28%) Scala
13 9 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.02%) Groovy
15 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.64%) XAML
18 4 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 282 (36.06%) Degree
2 43 (5.50%) PhD
3 4 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) WAI
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (4.73%) Docker
2 11 (1.41%) Firmware
3 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.51%) Grafana
Vendors
1 87 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.09%) Oracle
3 18 (2.30%) Google
4 15 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.15%) Blackboard
5 9 (1.15%) VMware
5 9 (1.15%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.64%) Serena
7 5 (0.64%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.51%) Facebook
8 4 (0.51%) New Relic
8 4 (0.51%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.51%) SAP
9 3 (0.38%) Intel
9 3 (0.38%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.38%) Software AG
9 3 (0.38%) Twitter
9 3 (0.38%) webMethods
10 2 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
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