The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 122 84 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.02% 7.11% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 7.31% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 116 80 101
Median salary £39,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.30% -4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1322 1149 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 967 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cambridge

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Cambridge

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 150 (75.00%) C#
2 119 (59.50%) C++
3 118 (59.00%) Software Engineering
4 111 (55.50%) Python
5 108 (54.00%) Java
6 95 (47.50%) Algorithms
7 93 (46.50%) Mathematics
8 87 (43.50%) .NET
9 79 (39.50%) Physics
10 71 (35.50%) Degree
10 71 (35.50%) Machine Learning
11 68 (34.00%) Computer Science
12 65 (32.50%) C
13 63 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (28.50%) Linux
15 53 (26.50%) ASP.NET
16 51 (25.50%) OO
17 49 (24.50%) PhD
18 47 (23.50%) Artificial Intelligence
19 42 (21.00%) Windows
20 36 (18.00%) Test Automation
21 34 (17.00%) SDLC
22 33 (16.50%) MVC
23 32 (16.00%) NUnit
23 32 (16.00%) Numerate Degree
24 30 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
24 30 (15.00%) CSS
24 30 (15.00%) HTML
25 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
26 28 (14.00%) Unit Testing

Software 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 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.50%) Drupal
2 1 (0.50%) Kentico
2 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.50%) Big Data
3 10 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.50%) HBase
4 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.50%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.00%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (16.00%) NUnit
2 27 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (11.50%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.50%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.50%) Moq
5 17 (8.50%) MSBuild
5 17 (8.50%) Subversion
6 11 (5.50%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.50%) GoogleTest
6 11 (5.50%) JIRA
6 11 (5.50%) Selenium
7 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.00%) Electronics
2 4 (2.00%) Marketing
3 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (43.50%) .NET
2 53 (26.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (15.00%) CSS
3 30 (15.00%) HTML
4 28 (14.00%) HTML5
5 27 (13.50%) jQuery
6 26 (13.00%) CSS3
7 25 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 22 (11.00%) JSON
9 22 (11.00%) Web Services
10 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (9.50%) REST
11 18 (9.00%) Ajax
11 18 (9.00%) WCF
12 17 (8.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (8.50%) WPF
13 16 (8.00%) Apache Axis
14 15 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 95 (47.50%) Algorithms
2 68 (34.00%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.50%) Smart City
4 16 (8.00%) 3D Printing
5 10 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.50%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) Blog
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.50%) Linux
2 42 (21.00%) Windows
3 3 (1.50%) Android
3 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.00%) Software Engineering
2 93 (46.50%) Mathematics
3 79 (39.50%) Physics
4 71 (35.50%) Machine Learning
5 63 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (25.50%) OO
7 47 (23.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 36 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 34 (17.00%) SDLC
10 33 (16.50%) MVC
11 28 (14.00%) Unit Testing
12 26 (13.00%) SDET
13 25 (12.50%) TDD
14 19 (9.50%) Exploratory Testing
14 19 (9.50%) Smart City Simulations
15 18 (9.00%) OOD
16 17 (8.50%) CAD
16 17 (8.50%) Inversion of Control
16 17 (8.50%) Release Management
16 17 (8.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (75.00%) C#
2 119 (59.50%) C++
3 111 (55.50%) Python
4 108 (54.00%) Java
5 65 (32.50%) C
6 23 (11.50%) SQL
7 20 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.50%) Ruby
9 11 (5.50%) MATLAB
10 8 (4.00%) Perl
11 4 (2.00%) PHP
12 3 (1.50%) F#
12 3 (1.50%) Lua
12 3 (1.50%) VB
12 3 (1.50%) VB6
13 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (35.50%) Degree
2 49 (24.50%) PhD
3 32 (16.00%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.50%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.00%) MCP
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.50%) Google
3 5 (2.50%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle
4 3 (1.50%) SAP
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