The median annual salary for a Graduate Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Graduate Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 13 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.05% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Median salary £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.77% +18.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year - +6.38%  

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 1178 1450 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.46% 97.25% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1133 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Software Developer in Cambridge

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Graduate Software Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Graduate Software 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 Graduate Software Developer in the job title.

1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) C++
3 30 (73.17%) Computer Science
4 29 (70.73%) Mathematics
4 29 (70.73%) C#
5 24 (58.54%) Physics
6 23 (56.10%) C
6 23 (56.10%) Linux
6 23 (56.10%) Python
7 22 (53.66%) .NET
7 22 (53.66%) Algorithms
8 21 (51.22%) PhD
9 20 (48.78%) Degree
10 17 (41.46%) Windows
11 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
12 11 (26.83%) Multithreading
13 9 (21.95%) Automotive
14 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
15 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
15 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
15 5 (12.20%) Finance
15 5 (12.20%) Algorithmic Trading
16 3 (7.32%) CAD
17 2 (4.88%) CAE
17 2 (4.88%) Apache Axis
17 2 (4.88%) 3D Modelling
17 2 (4.88%) Content Writing
17 2 (4.88%) 3D Printing
18 1 (2.44%) Relational Database

Graduate 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Moq
1 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.44%) NUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (21.95%) Automotive
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Axis
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (73.17%) Computer Science
2 22 (53.66%) Algorithms
3 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Mathematics
2 24 (58.54%) Physics
3 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 11 (26.83%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
6 5 (12.20%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) CAD
8 2 (4.88%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) CAE
8 2 (4.88%) Content Writing
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.44%) Release Management
9 1 (2.44%) SDLC
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) C++
3 29 (70.73%) C#
4 23 (56.10%) C
4 23 (56.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) PhD
2 20 (48.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago