Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 144 149
Rank change year-on-year -31 +5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 4 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.13% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 11
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £18,975 £22,000
90th Percentile £32,750 £33,375 £32,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% -10.00% -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 3015 2236 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1863 2379
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 23 November 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking

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 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (25.00%) Pocket PC
1 1 (25.00%) Robotics
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft