Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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

Junior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 144 159
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 6 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.18% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Cambridge median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +50.00% -16.67%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +50.00% -16.67%

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 3,174 2,180 2,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.19% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,321 1,794 2,384
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,000
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% +3.66%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Junior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Wind River
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 13485
5 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) QNX
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics

Junior Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) QNX
1 1 (16.67%) Wind River