Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 122 124
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 17 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.70% 1.83% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.87% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 30
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £35,000 £50,625 £46,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% -1.64% +1.67%

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 2,318 2,675 2,268
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 97.91% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 2,058 1,883
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Junior 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 Junior Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
4 9 (52.94%) Front End Development
4 9 (52.94%) HTML5
4 9 (52.94%) Web Development
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) PHP
5 8 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (41.18%) CSS3
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 6 (35.29%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (23.53%) Web Design
9 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
9 4 (23.53%) User Experience
10 3 (17.65%) React
10 3 (17.65%) Symfony
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Subversion

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 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
3 9 (52.94%) HTML5
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (41.18%) CSS3
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) React
8 3 (17.65%) Symfony
9 2 (11.76%) Express
9 2 (11.76%) LESS
9 2 (11.76%) Node.js
9 2 (11.76%) Sass
10 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (5.88%) Doctrine
10 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Front End Development
2 9 (52.94%) Web Development
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
4 4 (23.53%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin