Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 812 852 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.38% 33.77% 34.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.28% 34.85% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 649 783 848
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,550 £28,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% -2.35%

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 2,976 2,445 2,678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.91% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 1,904 2,129
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,675 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 340 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (38.92%) C#
3 302 (37.19%) Software Engineering
4 293 (36.08%) JavaScript
5 291 (35.84%) Python
6 271 (33.37%) .NET
7 248 (30.54%) C++
8 236 (29.06%) Java
9 189 (23.28%) Degree
10 179 (22.04%) SQL
11 175 (21.55%) Computer Science
12 158 (19.46%) AngularJS
13 154 (18.97%) HTML
14 149 (18.35%) SQL Server
14 149 (18.35%) OO
15 144 (17.73%) Linux
16 139 (17.12%) CSS
17 137 (16.87%) RESTful
18 133 (16.38%) Algorithms
19 132 (16.26%) Mathematics
20 126 (15.52%) ASP.NET
21 124 (15.27%) Multithreading
22 118 (14.53%) WPF
22 118 (14.53%) Microsoft
23 117 (14.41%) MVC
24 115 (14.16%) Finance
25 113 (13.92%) TDD
25 113 (13.92%) C
26 110 (13.55%) Windows
27 105 (12.93%) Git (software)

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 43 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.11%) nginx
3 8 (0.99%) Apache
3 8 (0.99%) Umbraco
4 7 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.62%) CMS
7 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.37%) Drupal
7 3 (0.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.25%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) Jetty
9 1 (0.12%) Kentico
9 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.86%) HipChat
1 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.37%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.25%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.12%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
4 1 (0.12%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 25 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 95 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (8.25%) GitHub
4 25 (3.08%) OpenShift
5 14 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.86%) Dropbox
6 7 (0.86%) SaaS
7 6 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.37%) npm
10 2 (0.25%) Office 365
11 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.72%) HTTP
3 13 (1.60%) Internet
4 7 (0.86%) Broadband
5 6 (0.74%) Wireless
6 5 (0.62%) SMS
7 3 (0.37%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.25%) VPN
8 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.25%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.12%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) 4G
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
9 1 (0.12%) Modbus
9 1 (0.12%) SNMP
9 1 (0.12%) TETRA
9 1 (0.12%) VLAN
9 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.37%) Big Data
3 67 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 50 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.91%) MySQL
6 46 (5.67%) MongoDB
7 40 (4.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 25 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.48%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.48%) GIS
14 11 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
15 9 (1.11%) Power BI
15 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.99%) HBase
17 7 (0.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 105 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.77%) Visual Studio
3 46 (5.67%) TeamCity
4 45 (5.54%) JIRA
5 36 (4.43%) NUnit
6 33 (4.06%) Jenkins
7 29 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 25 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (2.09%) Mercurial
11 15 (1.85%) Selenium
12 13 (1.60%) ReSharper
13 8 (0.99%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.74%) webpack
15 5 (0.62%) Maven
15 5 (0.62%) Subversion
16 4 (0.49%) Artifactory
16 4 (0.49%) IntelliJ
16 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 115 (14.16%) Finance
2 41 (5.05%) Games
3 21 (2.59%) Marketing
4 15 (1.85%) Automotive
5 13 (1.60%) Aerospace
5 13 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.48%) Advertising
6 12 (1.48%) Electronics
6 12 (1.48%) Retail
7 11 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.23%) Law
9 9 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.86%) Publishing
11 6 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.37%) Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (33.37%) .NET
2 158 (19.46%) AngularJS
3 154 (18.97%) HTML
4 139 (17.12%) CSS
5 137 (16.87%) RESTful
6 126 (15.52%) ASP.NET
7 118 (14.53%) WPF
8 102 (12.56%) Web Services
9 77 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 73 (8.99%) Node.js
11 72 (8.87%) jQuery
12 67 (8.25%) .NET Framework
13 52 (6.40%) React
13 52 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 49 (6.03%) Spring
15 48 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 48 (5.91%) HTML5
15 48 (5.91%) WinForms
16 43 (5.30%) WCF
17 39 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 175 (21.55%) Computer Science
2 133 (16.38%) Algorithms
3 51 (6.28%) User Experience
4 50 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 34 (4.19%) Data Structures
7 29 (3.57%) Fintech
8 25 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 25 (3.08%) Online Games
8 25 (3.08%) Private Cloud
9 21 (2.59%) Life Science
10 20 (2.46%) Smartphone
11 16 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.85%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.99%) ASIC
13 8 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (0.99%) Internet of Things
13 8 (0.99%) Verilog
13 8 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 144 (17.73%) Linux
2 110 (13.55%) Windows
3 70 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 50 (6.16%) Android
5 30 (3.69%) Unix
6 11 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 10 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (37.19%) Software Engineering
3 149 (18.35%) OO
4 132 (16.26%) Mathematics
5 124 (15.27%) Multithreading
6 117 (14.41%) MVC
7 113 (13.92%) TDD
8 102 (12.56%) Unit Testing
9 92 (11.33%) SDLC
10 91 (11.21%) Machine Learning
11 87 (10.71%) Web Development
12 85 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (9.73%) Artificial Intelligence
13 79 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
14 77 (9.48%) Test Automation
15 64 (7.88%) Kanban
16 62 (7.64%) Scrum
17 56 (6.90%) Analytics
18 54 (6.65%) Physics
19 44 (5.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 316 (38.92%) C#
2 293 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 291 (35.84%) Python
4 248 (30.54%) C++
5 236 (29.06%) Java
6 179 (22.04%) SQL
7 113 (13.92%) C
8 68 (8.37%) Ruby
9 49 (6.03%) T-SQL
10 44 (5.42%) PHP
11 33 (4.06%) F#
12 28 (3.45%) Scala
13 17 (2.09%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.72%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.48%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.11%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.11%) VBA
17 8 (0.99%) Perl
17 8 (0.99%) VB
18 7 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 189 (23.28%) Degree
2 45 (5.54%) PhD
3 43 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.25%) MCPD
5 2 (0.25%) MCSD
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.11%) QA
3 3 (0.37%) WAI
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 55 (6.77%) Docker
2 11 (1.35%) Firmware
3 7 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.62%) LXC
5 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (3.82%) Kibana
2 30 (3.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 30 (3.69%) WSUS
3 7 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Oozie
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.16%) WorldPay
3 35 (4.31%) Google
4 25 (3.08%) Oracle
5 13 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.48%) Mapbox
7 10 (1.23%) VMware
8 9 (1.11%) Facebook
9 8 (0.99%) Cadence
9 8 (0.99%) Synopsys
9 8 (0.99%) Twitter
10 7 (0.86%) Perforce
10 7 (0.86%) Terracotta
11 6 (0.74%) SAP
12 5 (0.62%) RedGate
13 4 (0.49%) Adobe
13 4 (0.49%) Capita
13 4 (0.49%) Samsung
14 3 (0.37%) Cisco
14 3 (0.37%) Symantec