Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Junior Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 128 124
Rank change year-on-year -24 -4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 31 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.98% 0.80% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.82% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 46
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% -12.86% +45.83%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £36,050 £43,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +41.67%

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 3,049 2,185 2,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.37% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,846 2,355
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Cambridge

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Cambridge

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Junior 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 Junior Developer in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) C#
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) OO
3 14 (45.16%) MVC
4 12 (38.71%) OOP
5 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (22.58%) C++
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) UML
10 6 (19.35%) CSS
10 6 (19.35%) STL
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) Linux
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) J2EE
11 5 (16.13%) BDD
11 5 (16.13%) Marketing
11 5 (16.13%) TDD
12 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
12 4 (12.90%) LINQ
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.68%) SQL

Junior 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) STL
5 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) LINQ
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.23%) CSS3
8 1 (3.23%) Django
8 1 (3.23%) Flask
8 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Energy
2 2 (6.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
1 14 (45.16%) OO
2 12 (38.71%) OOP
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft