Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 860 1,241 1,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.09% 32.81% 35.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.08% 33.64% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 725 1,070 1,180
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3,298 3,689 3,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.54% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,302 2,875 2,869
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,525 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 0 646 £47,500 +5.56% 205
Peterborough -14 139 £42,500 - 38
Huntingdon -5 12 £41,250 +65.00% 5
Ely -2 4 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 394 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 302 (35.12%) C#
4 248 (28.84%) .NET
5 227 (26.40%) SQL
6 221 (25.70%) Python
7 209 (24.30%) Java
8 192 (22.33%) CSS
9 190 (22.09%) HTML
10 186 (21.63%) Software Engineering
11 175 (20.35%) AngularJS
12 172 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 157 (18.26%) C++
14 123 (14.30%) OO
15 118 (13.72%) TDD
16 115 (13.37%) ASP.NET
17 113 (13.14%) Web Services
18 112 (13.02%) Degree
19 106 (12.33%) Git (software)
20 104 (12.09%) Mathematics
21 101 (11.74%) Computer Science
21 101 (11.74%) Scrum
22 100 (11.63%) MVC
23 97 (11.28%) Multithreading
24 94 (10.93%) RESTful
24 94 (10.93%) Node.js
25 93 (10.81%) Finance
25 93 (10.81%) Algorithms
26 92 (10.70%) C
27 91 (10.58%) Linux

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 24 (2.79%) OpenStack
2 17 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.74%) Anypoint
4 13 (1.51%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.93%) Mule
8 7 (0.81%) JBoss
8 7 (0.81%) WordPress
9 6 (0.70%) CMS
9 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.58%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) IIS
10 5 (0.58%) Kentico
11 4 (0.47%) Apache
11 4 (0.47%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.47%) nginx
12 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.35%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.23%) HipChat
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
2 9 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.47%) Magento
4 4 (0.47%) Odoo
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 90 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (5.35%) GitHub
4 17 (1.98%) OpenShift
5 6 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (0.70%) SaaS
6 5 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.35%) Office 365
9 2 (0.23%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.86%) HTTP
2 13 (1.51%) Internet
3 11 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.93%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.81%) SMS
5 7 (0.81%) Wireless
6 5 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.47%) IPv6
8 2 (0.23%) Broadband
8 2 (0.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) 4G
9 1 (0.12%) 802.15
9 1 (0.12%) MQTT
9 1 (0.12%) TETRA
9 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.28%) Big Data
3 54 (6.28%) MySQL
4 52 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 47 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.60%) Power BI
9 28 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.33%) Blockchain
14 19 (2.21%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (1.28%) PowerPivot
18 10 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 106 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.44%) Visual Studio
3 36 (4.19%) JIRA
4 25 (2.91%) JUnit
5 24 (2.79%) Selenium
6 22 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (2.21%) NUnit
10 14 (1.63%) Jasmine
10 14 (1.63%) ReSharper
10 14 (1.63%) Vagrant
11 13 (1.51%) JMeter
11 13 (1.51%) SoapUI
12 12 (1.40%) Maven
12 12 (1.40%) Mocha
13 10 (1.16%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.05%) Mercurial
15 8 (0.93%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.81%) HP UFT
General
1 93 (10.81%) Finance
2 44 (5.12%) Games
3 32 (3.72%) Retail
4 26 (3.02%) Marketing
5 18 (2.09%) Automotive
6 16 (1.86%) Law
7 15 (1.74%) Publishing
8 13 (1.51%) Advertising
9 12 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 3 (0.35%) Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Military
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (28.84%) .NET
2 192 (22.33%) CSS
3 190 (22.09%) HTML
4 175 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 115 (13.37%) ASP.NET
6 113 (13.14%) Web Services
7 94 (10.93%) Node.js
7 94 (10.93%) RESTful
8 86 (10.00%) React
9 81 (9.42%) jQuery
10 79 (9.19%) REST
11 66 (7.67%) HTML5
12 61 (7.09%) .NET Framework
13 60 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (6.86%) WPF
15 53 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 50 (5.81%) CSS3
17 49 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 41 (4.77%) Spring
18 41 (4.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 93 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 56 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.05%) User Experience
5 51 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.67%) Life Science
7 22 (2.56%) Fintech
8 19 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.51%) Smart City
11 12 (1.40%) Robotics
12 11 (1.28%) AS400
12 11 (1.28%) iSeries
12 11 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.05%) NHS
13 9 (1.05%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.58%) Linux
2 67 (7.79%) Windows
3 40 (4.65%) Android
4 32 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.16%) Unix
6 4 (0.47%) Debian
6 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (45.81%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (21.63%) Software Engineering
3 123 (14.30%) OO
4 118 (13.72%) TDD
5 104 (12.09%) Mathematics
6 101 (11.74%) Scrum
7 100 (11.63%) MVC
8 97 (11.28%) Multithreading
9 89 (10.35%) Front End Development
10 87 (10.12%) Machine Learning
10 87 (10.12%) Unit Testing
10 87 (10.12%) Web Development
11 73 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (8.49%) Test Automation
12 70 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (6.98%) SDLC
14 56 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 54 (6.28%) Mentoring
16 50 (5.81%) Analytics
16 50 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 360 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 302 (35.12%) C#
3 227 (26.40%) SQL
4 221 (25.70%) Python
5 209 (24.30%) Java
6 157 (18.26%) C++
7 92 (10.70%) C
8 55 (6.40%) PHP
9 52 (6.05%) T-SQL
10 42 (4.88%) TypeScript
11 37 (4.30%) Ruby
12 34 (3.95%) Scala
13 18 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.09%) Java 8
14 17 (1.98%) ES6
15 13 (1.51%) Go
16 11 (1.28%) RPG
16 11 (1.28%) RPG IV
17 9 (1.05%) F#
17 9 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (13.02%) Degree
2 49 (5.70%) PhD
3 23 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.98%) MPhil
5 12 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.53%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (6.74%) Docker
2 12 (1.40%) Firmware
3 10 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.05%) HDFS
4 9 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (4.42%) Ansible
2 23 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.98%) Terraform
4 9 (1.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 9 (1.05%) Kibana
4 9 (1.05%) WSUS
5 8 (0.93%) Consul
5 8 (0.93%) Oozie
5 8 (0.93%) Packer
6 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.70%) Puppet
8 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.49%) Oracle
3 26 (3.02%) WorldPay
4 15 (1.74%) Google
4 15 (1.74%) MuleSoft
5 13 (1.51%) CA
5 13 (1.51%) Hortonworks
6 11 (1.28%) VMware
7 10 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.05%) Cognos
8 9 (1.05%) Hyperion
8 9 (1.05%) Informatica
8 9 (1.05%) Talend
9 8 (0.93%) Tableau
10 7 (0.81%) SAP
11 4 (0.47%) Databricks
11 4 (0.47%) Samsung
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe
12 3 (0.35%) Facebook
12 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com