The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 464 471 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.45% 39.88% 34.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.27% 41.03% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 398 430 452
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -0.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £31,325
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
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%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 415 (48.37%) C#
2 323 (37.65%) Java
3 316 (36.83%) JavaScript
4 303 (35.31%) .NET
5 300 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
6 281 (32.75%) Degree
7 247 (28.79%) HTML
7 247 (28.79%) Python
8 246 (28.67%) CSS
9 233 (27.16%) Software Engineering
10 218 (25.41%) ASP.NET
11 199 (23.19%) MVC
12 193 (22.49%) C++
13 181 (21.10%) Computer Science
14 165 (19.23%) SQL Server
15 162 (18.88%) HTML5
16 155 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 148 (17.25%) Linux
18 144 (16.78%) AngularJS
18 144 (16.78%) Algorithms
19 138 (16.08%) Web Services
20 133 (15.50%) Mathematics
21 132 (15.38%) CSS3
22 131 (15.27%) OO
23 123 (14.34%) SQL
23 123 (14.34%) NoSQL
24 120 (13.99%) Web Development
25 119 (13.87%) TDD
26 113 (13.17%) Finance
26 113 (13.17%) jQuery

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 71 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.21%) CMS
3 17 (1.98%) Drupal
4 16 (1.86%) WordPress
5 14 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 13 (1.52%) nginx
7 12 (1.40%) Moodle
7 12 (1.40%) NServiceBus
7 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.17%) Apache
8 10 (1.17%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.82%) Confluence
12 6 (0.70%) JBoss
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.35%) Jetty
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.05%) Camtasia
2 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.05%) Snagit
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.12%) Simulink
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
2 3 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.61%) GitHub
4 30 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.28%) SaaS
6 8 (0.93%) Loggly
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.47%) Route 53
7 4 (0.47%) Twilio
8 2 (0.23%) Google Play
8 2 (0.23%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) G Suite
9 1 (0.12%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.78%) Internet
2 15 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (1.05%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.35%) HTTP
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
6 3 (0.35%) Wireless
7 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 123 (14.34%) NoSQL
3 68 (7.93%) MySQL
4 56 (6.53%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 48 (5.59%) Big Data
6 48 (5.59%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.80%) RavenDB
8 22 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.56%) Text Mining
9 21 (2.45%) HBase
10 13 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.17%) Geospatial Data
11 10 (1.17%) Neo4j
11 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.05%) GIS
12 9 (1.05%) Redis
12 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 95 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 65 (7.58%) NUnit
3 39 (4.55%) Selenium
4 35 (4.08%) JIRA
5 34 (3.96%) Jenkins
5 34 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (3.50%) Visual Studio
8 22 (2.56%) Maven
8 22 (2.56%) Subversion
9 18 (2.10%) Grunt
9 18 (2.10%) Moq
9 18 (2.10%) MSBuild
10 17 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.98%) Gradle
11 16 (1.86%) MSTest
12 13 (1.52%) Mercurial
13 11 (1.28%) GoogleTest
13 11 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 113 (13.17%) Finance
2 36 (4.20%) Marketing
3 34 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.91%) Electronics
6 14 (1.63%) Banking
7 12 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.58%) Law
9 5 (0.58%) Publishing
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
10 4 (0.47%) Local Government
11 3 (0.35%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (35.31%) .NET
2 247 (28.79%) HTML
3 246 (28.67%) CSS
4 218 (25.41%) ASP.NET
5 162 (18.88%) HTML5
6 155 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 144 (16.78%) AngularJS
8 138 (16.08%) Web Services
9 132 (15.38%) CSS3
10 113 (13.17%) jQuery
11 110 (12.82%) Node.js
12 107 (12.47%) RESTful
13 99 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (10.37%) WCF
15 71 (8.28%) .NET Framework
16 66 (7.69%) Spring
17 62 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 52 (6.06%) JSON
19 51 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 51 (5.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 181 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 144 (16.78%) Algorithms
3 53 (6.18%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 38 (4.43%) Data Structures
6 30 (3.50%) Internet of Things
7 29 (3.38%) Fintech
8 25 (2.91%) Smart City
9 24 (2.80%) User Experience
10 22 (2.56%) Grid Computing
11 20 (2.33%) Life Science
12 18 (2.10%) 3D Printing
13 13 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.40%) Social Network
15 11 (1.28%) iPad
16 10 (1.17%) e-Learning
16 10 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
16 10 (1.17%) NHS
17 9 (1.05%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 148 (17.25%) Linux
2 102 (11.89%) Windows
3 49 (5.71%) Android
4 20 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.40%) Unix
6 11 (1.28%) Debian
7 9 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (27.16%) Software Engineering
3 199 (23.19%) MVC
4 133 (15.50%) Mathematics
5 131 (15.27%) OO
6 120 (13.99%) Web Development
7 119 (13.87%) TDD
8 100 (11.66%) SDLC
9 99 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 94 (10.96%) Physics
11 91 (10.61%) Machine Learning
12 70 (8.16%) Scrum
13 66 (7.69%) Web Application Development
14 59 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (6.29%) BDD
15 54 (6.29%) Unit Testing
16 53 (6.18%) Artificial Intelligence
17 50 (5.83%) OOP
18 37 (4.31%) Release Management
19 36 (4.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 415 (48.37%) C#
2 323 (37.65%) Java
3 316 (36.83%) JavaScript
4 247 (28.79%) Python
5 193 (22.49%) C++
6 123 (14.34%) SQL
7 90 (10.49%) C
8 85 (9.91%) PHP
9 60 (6.99%) Ruby
10 20 (2.33%) Perl
11 15 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 11 (1.28%) Scala
12 11 (1.28%) XAML
13 9 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.82%) Groovy
16 6 (0.70%) F#
17 4 (0.47%) Lua
17 4 (0.47%) VB
17 4 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 281 (32.75%) Degree
2 72 (8.39%) PhD
3 69 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (6.18%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.70%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.58%) MCP
8 5 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.58%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (6.41%) Docker
2 13 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.05%) Ansible
3 8 (0.93%) Grafana
4 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 100 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.68%) Google
2 23 (2.68%) Oracle
2 23 (2.68%) SAP
3 13 (1.52%) Facebook
4 12 (1.40%) Twitter
5 11 (1.28%) Orchard
6 10 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.93%) New Relic
8 8 (0.93%) SaltStack
9 7 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.58%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.58%) VMware
11 4 (0.47%) Tableau
11 4 (0.47%) Zend
12 3 (0.35%) Blackboard
12 3 (0.35%) Serena
12 3 (0.35%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.35%) webMethods
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including bonuses)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Top Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Pension Healthcare,Full Package+Top Prospects B
Posted: 18 hours ago
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set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40K (negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits plus superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Java Source
Salary: £55k-£70k DOE + Pension, Healthcare, Stock Options, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
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SoCode Limited
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus bonus, benefits and superb pension (12% n
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Empiric
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago