Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1005 780 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.10% 33.96% 32.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.99% 34.87% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 833 742 879
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 458 (45.57%) C#
2 413 (41.09%) Software Engineering
3 408 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
4 402 (40.00%) Degree
5 395 (39.30%) JavaScript
6 367 (36.52%) Java
7 336 (33.43%) C++
8 314 (31.24%) Python
8 314 (31.24%) Computer Science
9 266 (26.47%) .NET
10 255 (25.37%) HTML
11 244 (24.28%) CSS
12 225 (22.39%) OO
13 217 (21.59%) Mathematics
14 208 (20.70%) AngularJS
15 198 (19.70%) Web Development
16 193 (19.20%) SQL
17 192 (19.10%) Linux
18 181 (18.01%) SDLC
19 172 (17.11%) Test Automation
20 161 (16.02%) Finance
21 155 (15.42%) TDD
22 147 (14.63%) MVC
23 146 (14.53%) C
24 144 (14.33%) Windows
25 142 (14.13%) Algorithms
26 137 (13.63%) Microsoft
27 136 (13.53%) ASP.NET
27 136 (13.53%) React
28 127 (12.64%) Relational Database

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 59 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (0.70%) nginx
3 5 (0.50%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.30%) Jetty
5 3 (0.30%) MediaWiki
5 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.20%) Kentico
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.20%) WordPress
7 1 (0.100%) Drupal
7 1 (0.100%) IIS
7 1 (0.100%) JBoss
7 1 (0.100%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.100%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.30%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.100%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 114 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (7.46%) GitHub
3 61 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.89%) SaaS
5 19 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.50%) Office 365
7 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.100%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.100%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.100%) Google Play
8 1 (0.100%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.78%) Internet
2 35 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.79%) Wireless
4 9 (0.90%) HTTP
5 8 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.60%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.40%) SAN
8 2 (0.20%) SMS
8 2 (0.20%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.100%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.100%) SSL
9 1 (0.100%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (12.64%) Relational Database
2 119 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 83 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.27%) MongoDB
5 61 (6.07%) MySQL
6 58 (5.77%) Big Data
7 35 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 27 (2.69%) Geospatial Data
10 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (1.79%) Text Mining
11 16 (1.59%) GIS
12 14 (1.39%) HBase
13 11 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.90%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.50%) Redis
18 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (7.96%) TeamCity
2 76 (7.56%) NUnit
3 69 (6.87%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 31 (3.08%) JIRA
6 30 (2.99%) Mercurial
7 27 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (2.59%) Selenium
9 23 (2.29%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.09%) Bitbucket
10 21 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 21 (2.09%) JUnit
11 15 (1.49%) gulp
12 14 (1.39%) Maven
12 14 (1.39%) Moq
12 14 (1.39%) MSBuild
12 14 (1.39%) Subversion
13 12 (1.19%) JBehave
14 10 (1.00%) JMeter
14 10 (1.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 161 (16.02%) Finance
2 44 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (2.29%) Games
4 22 (2.19%) Electronics
5 19 (1.89%) Marketing
6 14 (1.39%) Advertising
7 13 (1.29%) Retail
7 13 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.60%) Interactive Media
9 4 (0.40%) Automotive
9 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.30%) Law
10 3 (0.30%) Legal
10 3 (0.30%) Local Government
11 2 (0.20%) Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.100%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.100%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (26.47%) .NET
2 255 (25.37%) HTML
3 244 (24.28%) CSS
4 208 (20.70%) AngularJS
5 136 (13.53%) ASP.NET
5 136 (13.53%) React
6 117 (11.64%) Web Services
7 113 (11.24%) Node.js
8 105 (10.45%) RESTful
9 104 (10.35%) jQuery
10 100 (9.95%) WPF
11 98 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 97 (9.65%) HTML5
13 76 (7.56%) CSS3
14 70 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 68 (6.77%) WCF
16 59 (5.87%) Spring
17 56 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 48 (4.78%) REST
19 46 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 314 (31.24%) Computer Science
2 142 (14.13%) Algorithms
3 69 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 47 (4.68%) User Experience
6 30 (2.99%) 3D Printing
7 27 (2.69%) Life Science
8 25 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.49%) Internet of Things
9 22 (2.19%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.09%) Blog
10 21 (2.09%) Smart Energy
11 19 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.69%) Smartphone
13 16 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.59%) Fintech
13 16 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (1.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 192 (19.10%) Linux
2 144 (14.33%) Windows
3 59 (5.87%) Android
4 32 (3.18%) Unix
5 27 (2.69%) Debian
6 23 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (41.09%) Software Engineering
2 408 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (22.39%) OO
4 217 (21.59%) Mathematics
5 198 (19.70%) Web Development
6 181 (18.01%) SDLC
7 172 (17.11%) Test Automation
8 155 (15.42%) TDD
9 147 (14.63%) MVC
10 106 (10.55%) Physics
11 105 (10.45%) Machine Learning
12 104 (10.35%) Scrum
13 95 (9.45%) Unit Testing
14 82 (8.16%) Multithreading
15 80 (7.96%) OOP
16 77 (7.66%) Web Application Development
17 73 (7.26%) Mentoring
18 71 (7.06%) Open Source
19 68 (6.77%) Artificial Intelligence
20 64 (6.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 458 (45.57%) C#
2 395 (39.30%) JavaScript
3 367 (36.52%) Java
4 336 (33.43%) C++
5 314 (31.24%) Python
6 193 (19.20%) SQL
7 146 (14.53%) C
8 80 (7.96%) Ruby
9 64 (6.37%) PHP
10 49 (4.88%) F#
11 35 (3.48%) MATLAB
12 27 (2.69%) Objective-C
13 25 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 21 (2.09%) VB
14 21 (2.09%) VB6
15 15 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.39%) Embedded C
17 13 (1.29%) Perl
17 13 (1.29%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.19%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 402 (40.00%) Degree
2 106 (10.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (6.77%) PhD
4 35 (3.48%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.50%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.30%) MCP
10 2 (0.20%) ISEB
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.100%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.100%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (4.08%) Docker
2 4 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (2.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 23 (2.29%) Kibana
1 23 (2.29%) WSUS
2 11 (1.09%) Ansible
3 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.100%) Mesos
Vendors
1 137 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.78%) Google
3 32 (3.18%) Oracle
4 19 (1.89%) Cisco
4 19 (1.89%) Symantec
5 17 (1.69%) Samsung
6 15 (1.49%) Twitter
7 13 (1.29%) Facebook
8 9 (0.90%) Intel
9 8 (0.80%) NVIDIA
10 7 (0.70%) IBM
10 7 (0.70%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.60%) VMware
12 5 (0.50%) Adobe
12 5 (0.50%) Sony
13 4 (0.40%) SAP
13 4 (0.40%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.30%) Plumtree
15 2 (0.20%) Orchard
15 2 (0.20%) Terracotta