Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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

Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 646 897 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.80% 32.88% 36.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.06% 33.58% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 557 755 780
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,080 2,671 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.91% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 2,088 1,867
Cambridge median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Developer 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 Cambridge region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 313 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (39.01%) JavaScript
3 216 (33.44%) C#
4 213 (32.97%) Python
5 185 (28.64%) Java
6 167 (25.85%) Software Engineering
7 153 (23.68%) .NET
8 152 (23.53%) C++
9 148 (22.91%) SQL
10 132 (20.43%) AngularJS
11 131 (20.28%) HTML
11 131 (20.28%) CSS
12 103 (15.94%) Mathematics
13 98 (15.17%) Web Services
14 96 (14.86%) Degree
15 93 (14.40%) Multithreading
16 92 (14.24%) SQL Server
17 90 (13.93%) Computer Science
17 90 (13.93%) Algorithms
18 88 (13.62%) C
19 85 (13.16%) Linux
19 85 (13.16%) OO
20 84 (13.00%) Git (software)
21 82 (12.69%) Machine Learning
22 80 (12.38%) RESTful
23 78 (12.07%) TDD
24 75 (11.61%) Front End Development
25 72 (11.15%) Scrum
26 68 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
26 68 (10.53%) React

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 18 (2.79%) OpenStack
2 16 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.08%) WordPress
5 5 (0.77%) Drupal
5 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.62%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.62%) nginx
7 3 (0.46%) IIS
7 3 (0.46%) Kentico
8 2 (0.31%) Apache
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) HipChat
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.01%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.62%) Magento
2 4 (0.62%) Odoo
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (4.33%) GitHub
4 13 (2.01%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (0.77%) SaaS
7 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.31%) Office 365
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.70%) Internet
1 11 (1.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.24%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.08%) HTTP
3 7 (1.08%) Wireless
4 6 (0.93%) SMS
5 5 (0.77%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.62%) IPv6
7 2 (0.31%) Broadband
7 2 (0.31%) Intranet
7 2 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.15%) 3G
8 1 (0.15%) 4G
8 1 (0.15%) MQTT
8 1 (0.15%) TETRA
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.59%) Big Data
3 35 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.11%) MySQL
5 32 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.72%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.94%) Blockchain
9 19 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.39%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.24%) Sqoop
16 7 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.08%) Data Lake
16 7 (1.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 84 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.64%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.18%) JIRA
4 17 (2.63%) Selenium
4 17 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.48%) NUnit
6 15 (2.32%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.39%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.24%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.08%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.93%) Maven
10 6 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.77%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.77%) webpack
12 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.62%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.62%) Mocha
12 4 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 57 (8.82%) Finance
2 28 (4.33%) Games
3 23 (3.56%) Retail
4 18 (2.79%) Marketing
5 16 (2.48%) Automotive
5 16 (2.48%) Law
6 14 (2.17%) Publishing
7 10 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.24%) Advertising
8 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (23.68%) .NET
2 132 (20.43%) AngularJS
3 131 (20.28%) CSS
3 131 (20.28%) HTML
4 98 (15.17%) Web Services
5 80 (12.38%) RESTful
6 68 (10.53%) React
7 67 (10.37%) Node.js
8 58 (8.98%) ASP.NET
9 57 (8.82%) WPF
10 47 (7.28%) HTML5
11 45 (6.97%) jQuery
12 43 (6.66%) CSS3
13 40 (6.19%) REST
13 40 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 39 (6.04%) WinForms
15 37 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (5.11%) WCF
18 32 (4.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.93%) Algorithms
1 90 (13.93%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.59%) User Experience
3 31 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (3.56%) Life Science
5 18 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.63%) Fintech
7 14 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.86%) Robotics
9 12 (1.86%) Smart City
10 10 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.39%) NHS
11 9 (1.39%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.24%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.24%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.08%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.16%) Linux
2 61 (9.44%) Windows
3 37 (5.73%) Android
4 30 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.55%) Unix
6 4 (0.62%) Debian
6 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (25.85%) Software Engineering
3 103 (15.94%) Mathematics
4 93 (14.40%) Multithreading
5 85 (13.16%) OO
6 82 (12.69%) Machine Learning
7 78 (12.07%) TDD
8 75 (11.61%) Front End Development
9 72 (11.15%) Scrum
10 66 (10.22%) Web Development
11 64 (9.91%) Unit Testing
12 61 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (9.13%) Test Automation
14 56 (8.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 56 (8.67%) MVC
15 54 (8.36%) SDLC
16 46 (7.12%) Mentoring
17 44 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (6.35%) DevOps
19 40 (6.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 252 (39.01%) JavaScript
2 216 (33.44%) C#
3 213 (32.97%) Python
4 185 (28.64%) Java
5 152 (23.53%) C++
6 148 (22.91%) SQL
7 88 (13.62%) C
8 43 (6.66%) PHP
9 33 (5.11%) Ruby
10 28 (4.33%) TypeScript
11 24 (3.72%) Scala
11 24 (3.72%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.79%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.48%) Java 8
14 13 (2.01%) Go
15 9 (1.39%) ES6
15 9 (1.39%) F#
15 9 (1.39%) R
16 8 (1.24%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (14.86%) Degree
2 48 (7.43%) PhD
3 23 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (2.63%) MPhil
5 8 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.73%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (7.12%) Docker
2 12 (1.86%) Firmware
3 10 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.39%) HDFS
4 9 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (5.26%) Ansible
2 23 (3.56%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.63%) Terraform
4 9 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 9 (1.39%) Kibana
4 9 (1.39%) WSUS
5 8 (1.24%) Consul
5 8 (1.24%) Oozie
5 8 (1.24%) Packer
6 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.02%) WorldPay
3 14 (2.17%) Oracle
4 13 (2.01%) CA
4 13 (2.01%) Hortonworks
5 12 (1.86%) Google
6 11 (1.70%) VMware
7 10 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.62%) Databricks
8 4 (0.62%) Samsung
8 4 (0.62%) Tableau
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe
10 2 (0.31%) Facebook
10 2 (0.31%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.31%) Perforce
10 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.15%) EMC
11 1 (0.15%) Sitecore