The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 88 89
Rank change year-on-year -24 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 11 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.80% 1.61% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.65% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 23
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 1341 1149 1424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.81% 97.37% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 963 1200
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Cambridge

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in Cambridge

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Java 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 Java Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (86.96%) Python
3 15 (65.22%) C++
4 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (39.13%) Smart City
6 9 (39.13%) Smart City Simulations
6 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
7 8 (34.78%) Big Data
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
10 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
10 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
10 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) HBase
10 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (21.74%) Distributed Algorithms
10 5 (21.74%) Docker
10 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) C

Java 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 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) HBase
2 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Text Mining
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Angular 2
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
2 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (39.13%) Smart City
4 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
5 3 (13.04%) Grid Computing
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Artificial Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
2 9 (39.13%) Smart City Simulations
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Distributed Algorithms
4 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (17.39%) SDET
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (13.04%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) Document Management
6 3 (13.04%) Full Text Search
6 3 (13.04%) Informatics
6 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) Python
3 15 (65.22%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) C
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 3 (13.04%) Lua
9 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (21.74%) PhD
3 3 (13.04%) Postgraduate
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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