Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 43 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.58% 1.01% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.05% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 28
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £41,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +10.17% +18.00%

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 2657 2488 2823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.43% 97.11% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 2028 2375
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 26 (60.47%) Degree
2 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (34.88%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Python
5 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
5 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.26%) CSS
6 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 9 (20.93%) Web Development
7 9 (20.93%) SDLC
8 8 (18.60%) STL
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) UML
8 8 (18.60%) OO
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) MVC
9 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
9 7 (16.28%) Physics
9 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 5 (11.63%) Linux
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) XML
10 5 (11.63%) J2EE

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Drupal
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Force.com
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.30%) JBehave
2 2 (4.65%) MSTest
2 2 (4.65%) NUnit
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
1 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) STL
4 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) MFC
7 3 (6.98%) Node.js
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) LINQ
8 2 (4.65%) WCF
8 2 (4.65%) WPF
9 1 (2.33%) Mason
9 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.30%) Smart Energy
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 9 (20.93%) SDLC
3 9 (20.93%) Web Development
4 8 (18.60%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) UML
5 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) Physics
5 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) Cross-Browser Development
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) C#
1 15 (34.88%) C++
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) XAML
7 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.33%) SOQL
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.98%) MCP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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