The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 95 113 108
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.90% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.66%  

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 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
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%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Electronics
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Tcl
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) PhD
7 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Unix
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
8 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
8 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
8 2 (18.18%) Big Data
9 1 (9.09%) Robotics
9 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
9 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
9 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 1 (9.09%) Android
9 1 (9.09%) iPhone
9 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
9 1 (9.09%) Android Development
9 1 (9.09%) User Experience
9 1 (9.09%) Home Automation

Junior Software Engineer 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
1 1 (9.09%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Home Automation
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Robotics
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
2 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) API Design
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Tcl
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD