The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 93 93 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 12 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.98% 1.29% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.32% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 16
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
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%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in Cambridge

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 26 (61.90%) Python
4 25 (59.52%) Computer Science
5 23 (54.76%) Degree
6 20 (47.62%) C++
7 15 (35.71%) Perl
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) Big Data
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
10 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
10 9 (21.43%) SDLC
11 8 (19.05%) Informatics
11 8 (19.05%) OOP
11 8 (19.05%) Bioinformatics
12 7 (16.67%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) Windows
12 7 (16.67%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (14.29%) HBase
13 6 (14.29%) Docker
13 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
13 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.38%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) HBase
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) JSON
1 6 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) Grails
3 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) CGI
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) MFC
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) Servlets
4 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 6 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 9 (21.43%) SDLC
3 8 (19.05%) Bioinformatics
3 8 (19.05%) Informatics
3 8 (19.05%) OOP
4 7 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (14.29%) Document Management
5 6 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Distributed Algorithms
6 3 (7.14%) Full Text Search
6 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Python
3 20 (47.62%) C++
4 15 (35.71%) Perl
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (14.29%) Lua
9 5 (11.90%) C
10 2 (4.76%) Groovy
11 1 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
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