Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 650 949 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.74% 30.18% 33.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.73% 31.11% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 551 810 729
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,075 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -

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 1,986 3,050 2,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.01% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 2,269 1,821
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,400 £29,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 340 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 194 (29.85%) Python
4 191 (29.38%) Java
5 184 (28.31%) C#
6 182 (28.00%) HTML
7 181 (27.85%) SQL
8 165 (25.38%) CSS
9 159 (24.46%) Software Engineering
10 140 (21.54%) .NET
11 132 (20.31%) C++
12 129 (19.85%) Degree
13 125 (19.23%) Computer Science
14 112 (17.23%) Scrum
15 110 (16.92%) Git (software)
15 110 (16.92%) AngularJS
16 105 (16.15%) Linux
17 98 (15.08%) Mathematics
18 97 (14.92%) React
19 88 (13.54%) OO
20 84 (12.92%) Multithreading
21 79 (12.15%) SQL Server
21 79 (12.15%) Front End Development
22 78 (12.00%) Web Services
22 78 (12.00%) Node.js
23 76 (11.69%) C
23 76 (11.69%) Test Automation
24 74 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (11.08%) HTML5
26 70 (10.77%) Machine Learning

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 22 (3.38%) OpenStack
2 18 (2.77%) Drupal
3 13 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.92%) JBoss
6 5 (0.77%) CMS
6 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.62%) Apache
7 4 (0.62%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.62%) WordPress
8 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.46%) Jetty
8 3 (0.46%) nginx
9 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Odoo
2 3 (0.46%) CiviCRM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.46%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.31%) GitHub
4 9 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (1.08%) SaaS
6 6 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.77%) Office 365
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) npm
9 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.69%) Internet
2 7 (1.08%) HTTP
3 5 (0.77%) Intranet
4 4 (0.62%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.62%) Wireless
5 3 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (6.77%) Big Data
4 36 (5.54%) NoSQL
5 34 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.15%) MySQL
7 23 (3.54%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.46%) Blockchain
9 15 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.00%) Power BI
11 10 (1.54%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
12 9 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (1.23%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.08%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 110 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.00%) JIRA
3 38 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 35 (5.38%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.31%) NUnit
6 26 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 25 (3.85%) Hudson
8 23 (3.54%) Maven
9 20 (3.08%) Gradle
10 15 (2.31%) Selenium
11 13 (2.00%) Mercurial
12 12 (1.85%) Subversion
13 9 (1.38%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.23%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.08%) HP UFT
16 6 (0.92%) JUnit
17 5 (0.77%) Jasmine
18 4 (0.62%) Mocha
18 4 (0.62%) QUnit
18 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (10.62%) Finance
2 33 (5.08%) Games
3 28 (4.31%) Retail
4 24 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.46%) Publishing
6 14 (2.15%) Law
6 14 (2.15%) Marketing
7 12 (1.85%) Automotive
7 12 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.08%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Billing
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (28.00%) HTML
2 165 (25.38%) CSS
3 140 (21.54%) .NET
4 110 (16.92%) AngularJS
5 97 (14.92%) React
6 78 (12.00%) Node.js
6 78 (12.00%) Web Services
7 72 (11.08%) HTML5
8 55 (8.46%) jQuery
8 55 (8.46%) RESTful
9 54 (8.31%) CSS3
10 51 (7.85%) ASP.NET
11 48 (7.38%) WPF
12 47 (7.23%) REST
13 43 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 37 (5.69%) Spring
15 35 (5.38%) Django
16 33 (5.08%) WCF
17 32 (4.92%) Vue.js
18 31 (4.77%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.62%) Algorithms
2 65 (10.00%) User Experience
3 22 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.62%) Life Science
5 16 (2.46%) Robotics
5 16 (2.46%) Smart City
6 15 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.54%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.23%) Blog
10 8 (1.23%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.08%) Animation
11 7 (1.08%) Photography
12 6 (0.92%) Fintech
12 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.15%) Linux
2 47 (7.23%) Android
3 46 (7.08%) Windows
4 36 (5.54%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.69%) Unix
6 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (24.46%) Software Engineering
3 125 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 112 (17.23%) Scrum
5 98 (15.08%) Mathematics
6 88 (13.54%) OO
7 84 (12.92%) Multithreading
8 79 (12.15%) Front End Development
9 76 (11.69%) Test Automation
10 74 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (10.77%) Machine Learning
12 69 (10.62%) TDD
13 67 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
14 66 (10.15%) Artificial Intelligence
15 63 (9.69%) Unit Testing
16 61 (9.38%) Web Development
17 60 (9.23%) MVC
18 47 (7.23%) Open Source
19 44 (6.77%) Analytics
20 40 (6.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 270 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 194 (29.85%) Python
3 191 (29.38%) Java
4 184 (28.31%) C#
5 181 (27.85%) SQL
6 132 (20.31%) C++
7 76 (11.69%) C
8 51 (7.85%) PHP
9 22 (3.38%) TypeScript
10 21 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.08%) ES6
12 17 (2.62%) Java 8
13 16 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.46%) Ruby
14 14 (2.15%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.54%) Scala
17 9 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 8 (1.23%) Go
19 7 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (19.85%) Degree
2 54 (8.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (3.69%) PhD
4 17 (2.62%) MPhil
5 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.15%) HNC
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.46%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) WAI
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (8.00%) Docker
2 19 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.23%) Firmware
3 8 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (5.38%) Ansible
2 27 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.00%) Puppet
4 11 (1.69%) Terraform
5 8 (1.23%) Consul
5 8 (1.23%) Packer
6 7 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.77%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 61 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.92%) Oracle
3 21 (3.23%) WorldPay
4 15 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.69%) Google
6 10 (1.54%) CA
6 10 (1.54%) Hortonworks
6 10 (1.54%) SAP
7 8 (1.23%) VMware
8 7 (1.08%) Tableau
9 5 (0.77%) Databricks
9 5 (0.77%) Zend
10 4 (0.62%) Samsung
11 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.15%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco
12 1 (0.15%) Citrix
12 1 (0.15%) F5
12 1 (0.15%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.15%) HP