Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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

Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 759 1,242 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.44% 27.04% 33.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.45% 27.95% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 595 1,019 1,073
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.11% -2.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,668 4,443 3,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.73% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,912 3,085 2,624
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,025 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 568 £50,000 +5.26% 207
Peterborough -3 101 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Huntingdon -8 20 £38,750 -7.74% 9
Ely 0 2 £42,500 +9.68% 5
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, Developer 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 390 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (43.35%) JavaScript
3 264 (34.78%) C#
4 230 (30.30%) HTML
5 215 (28.33%) .NET
6 210 (27.67%) CSS
7 200 (26.35%) SQL
8 196 (25.82%) Software Engineering
9 184 (24.24%) Java
10 174 (22.92%) Degree
11 166 (21.87%) Python
12 144 (18.97%) Git (software)
12 144 (18.97%) AngularJS
13 136 (17.92%) Computer Science
14 123 (16.21%) Finance
14 123 (16.21%) React
15 121 (15.94%) MVC
15 121 (15.94%) OO
16 119 (15.68%) Linux
17 118 (15.55%) C++
17 118 (15.55%) SQL Server
18 115 (15.15%) Front End Development
19 113 (14.89%) Scrum
20 110 (14.49%) Mathematics
21 109 (14.36%) Web Services
22 107 (14.10%) TDD
23 96 (12.65%) ASP.NET
24 93 (12.25%) PHP
25 92 (12.12%) HTML5
25 92 (12.12%) Node.js

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 22 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 14 (1.84%) CMS
2 14 (1.84%) Drupal
3 13 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.58%) WordPress
5 11 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.05%) JBoss
8 7 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.66%) Confluence
10 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.66%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.66%) IIS
10 5 (0.66%) Jetty
10 5 (0.66%) Mule
10 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.53%) Apache
12 3 (0.40%) WildFly
13 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.50%) Summit
2 10 (1.32%) SAP Business One
3 9 (1.19%) Odoo
4 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.66%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.40%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.69%) GitHub
4 16 (2.11%) SaaS
5 12 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.92%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.66%) npm
9 4 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.40%) Office 365
10 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.26%) Heroku
11 2 (0.26%) IaaS
11 2 (0.26%) PaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.64%) HTTP
2 11 (1.45%) Internet
3 10 (1.32%) Intranet
4 5 (0.66%) Firewall
4 5 (0.66%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.53%) DNS
5 4 (0.53%) Skype
5 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) AMQP
6 2 (0.26%) MQTT
6 2 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) LTE
7 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.83%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 44 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 42 (5.53%) MySQL
7 29 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (3.29%) Big Data
9 24 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
11 19 (2.50%) Power BI
12 13 (1.71%) Couchbase
12 13 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.19%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.19%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.92%) GIS
16 7 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 144 (18.97%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 43 (5.67%) JIRA
5 38 (5.01%) Hudson
5 38 (5.01%) NUnit
6 37 (4.87%) TeamCity
7 36 (4.74%) Maven
8 28 (3.69%) Gradle
9 23 (3.03%) Selenium
10 17 (2.24%) Subversion
11 15 (1.98%) webpack
12 14 (1.84%) JUnit
13 13 (1.71%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.19%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.05%) HP UFT
16 8 (1.05%) Mockito
17 7 (0.92%) gulp
17 7 (0.92%) QUnit
General
1 123 (16.21%) Finance
2 32 (4.22%) Marketing
3 27 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.16%) Retail
5 21 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.50%) Games
7 15 (1.98%) Electronics
8 13 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.79%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.40%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (30.30%) HTML
2 215 (28.33%) .NET
3 210 (27.67%) CSS
4 144 (18.97%) AngularJS
5 123 (16.21%) React
6 109 (14.36%) Web Services
7 96 (12.65%) ASP.NET
8 92 (12.12%) HTML5
8 92 (12.12%) Node.js
9 84 (11.07%) REST
10 78 (10.28%) RESTful
11 77 (10.14%) jQuery
12 73 (9.62%) CSS3
13 55 (7.25%) WPF
14 48 (6.32%) Spring
15 45 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (5.53%) Redux
16 42 (5.53%) Vue.js
17 41 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.01%) Algorithms
2 65 (8.56%) User Experience
3 45 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (4.87%) Fintech
5 32 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.69%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.37%) Animation
8 18 (2.37%) Photography
9 13 (1.71%) Blog
9 13 (1.71%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.45%) Xbox
11 9 (1.19%) Smart City
12 8 (1.05%) Life Science
13 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 119 (15.68%) Linux
2 51 (6.72%) Windows
3 40 (5.27%) Android
3 40 (5.27%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.58%) Unix
5 8 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
7 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (25.82%) Software Engineering
3 136 (17.92%) Computer Science
4 121 (15.94%) MVC
4 121 (15.94%) OO
5 115 (15.15%) Front End Development
6 113 (14.89%) Scrum
7 110 (14.49%) Mathematics
8 107 (14.10%) TDD
9 90 (11.86%) Machine Learning
10 86 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (10.94%) Test Automation
12 81 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (9.22%) Unit Testing
14 57 (7.51%) Web Development
15 55 (7.25%) Analytics
16 54 (7.11%) Artificial Intelligence
17 52 (6.85%) SOLID
18 45 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (5.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 329 (43.35%) JavaScript
2 264 (34.78%) C#
3 200 (26.35%) SQL
4 184 (24.24%) Java
5 166 (21.87%) Python
6 118 (15.55%) C++
7 93 (12.25%) PHP
8 39 (5.14%) T-SQL
9 34 (4.48%) C
10 31 (4.08%) Ruby
11 29 (3.82%) ES6
12 20 (2.64%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.50%) Bourne shell
13 19 (2.50%) Korn
13 19 (2.50%) MATLAB
13 19 (2.50%) R
14 17 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.84%) Apple Swift
15 14 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 174 (22.92%) Degree
2 80 (10.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.82%) PhD
4 16 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.79%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.53%) MPhil
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.26%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.69%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (7.77%) Docker
2 9 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (3.43%) Ansible
2 22 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 20 (2.64%) Puppet
4 5 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.40%) Terraform
6 2 (0.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 91 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.43%) Oracle
3 23 (3.03%) SAP
3 23 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 22 (2.90%) WorldPay
5 17 (2.24%) Google
6 8 (1.05%) Samsung
7 7 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.92%) Tableau
8 5 (0.66%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.66%) Cisco
8 5 (0.66%) Citrix
8 5 (0.66%) F5
8 5 (0.66%) Fortinet
8 5 (0.66%) HP
8 5 (0.66%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.66%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.66%) Palo Alto
8 5 (0.66%) Zend
9 4 (0.53%) Sencha