Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,036 1,191 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.47% 33.13% 34.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.45% 34.38% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,082 1,219
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 4,071 3,464 3,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.36% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 2,642 3,155
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -4 782 £45,000 +5.88% 172
Peterborough -4 163 £42,250 +5.63% 18
Huntingdon -4 21 £42,500 +46.55% 2
Ely 0 4 £45,000 +12.50% 5
St Neots -16 1 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 467 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (42.28%) C#
3 425 (41.02%) JavaScript
4 396 (38.22%) .NET
5 311 (30.02%) Software Engineering
6 288 (27.80%) Python
7 263 (25.39%) SQL
8 262 (25.29%) SQL Server
9 257 (24.81%) Java
10 251 (24.23%) C++
11 249 (24.03%) HTML
12 224 (21.62%) AngularJS
13 216 (20.85%) CSS
14 195 (18.82%) ASP.NET
15 192 (18.53%) Degree
16 186 (17.95%) TDD
17 180 (17.37%) OO
18 178 (17.18%) MVC
19 175 (16.89%) RESTful
20 170 (16.41%) Computer Science
21 155 (14.96%) Linux
22 146 (14.09%) Git (software)
23 139 (13.42%) Mathematics
24 138 (13.32%) Microsoft
25 129 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
26 126 (12.16%) C
26 126 (12.16%) Algorithms
27 122 (11.78%) Unit Testing
28 121 (11.68%) jQuery
28 121 (11.68%) Multithreading

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 44 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.87%) Apache
5 9 (0.87%) nginx
5 9 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.48%) CMS
8 5 (0.48%) IIS
8 5 (0.48%) Kentico
9 4 (0.39%) DNN
9 4 (0.39%) WordPress
10 3 (0.29%) Drupal
11 2 (0.19%) Mule
11 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.68%) HipChat
3 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.19%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.097%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.097%) Maya
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.097%) Simulink
5 1 (0.097%) SPSS
5 1 (0.097%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 37 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 105 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (7.92%) GitHub
4 25 (2.41%) OpenShift
5 19 (1.83%) SaaS
6 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.68%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.39%) npm
11 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.29%) Google Play
11 3 (0.29%) PaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.19%) Office 365
13 1 (0.097%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.19%) HTTP
2 23 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.35%) Internet
4 9 (0.87%) SMS
5 7 (0.68%) Broadband
6 6 (0.58%) Wireless
7 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.19%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.097%) 3G
9 1 (0.097%) 4G
9 1 (0.097%) 802.15
9 1 (0.097%) Intranet
9 1 (0.097%) IPv6
9 1 (0.097%) LAN
9 1 (0.097%) RS-232
9 1 (0.097%) SNMP
9 1 (0.097%) WAN
9 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 80 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 75 (7.24%) Big Data
5 73 (7.05%) MySQL
6 63 (6.08%) MongoDB
7 62 (5.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 36 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (2.99%) Power BI
12 28 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.35%) Hadoop
17 13 (1.25%) MariaDB
18 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 11 (1.06%) Apache Hive
20 9 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 146 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 78 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 51 (4.92%) NUnit
4 47 (4.54%) TeamCity
5 45 (4.34%) JIRA
6 34 (3.28%) ReSharper
7 32 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.80%) Selenium
10 23 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 23 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.64%) webpack
13 15 (1.45%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.68%) JUnit
16 6 (0.58%) Vagrant
17 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
17 5 (0.48%) Mocha
17 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 119 (11.49%) Finance
2 53 (5.12%) Games
3 35 (3.38%) Marketing
4 22 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.93%) Retail
6 19 (1.83%) Automotive
7 16 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.25%) Advertising
9 12 (1.16%) Law
10 10 (0.97%) Electronics
10 10 (0.97%) Music Industry
10 10 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.68%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Legal
12 4 (0.39%) Military
13 3 (0.29%) Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (38.22%) .NET
2 249 (24.03%) HTML
3 224 (21.62%) AngularJS
4 216 (20.85%) CSS
5 195 (18.82%) ASP.NET
6 175 (16.89%) RESTful
7 129 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 121 (11.68%) jQuery
9 114 (11.00%) Web Services
10 111 (10.71%) WPF
11 106 (10.23%) Node.js
12 100 (9.65%) .NET Framework
13 99 (9.56%) HTML5
14 91 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 89 (8.59%) React
16 76 (7.34%) WCF
17 64 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 63 (6.08%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (5.79%) CSS3
20 59 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 170 (16.41%) Computer Science
2 126 (12.16%) Algorithms
3 79 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (5.60%) User Experience
6 39 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 37 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 31 (2.99%) Fintech
8 31 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (2.70%) Private Cloud
10 24 (2.32%) Life Science
11 23 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (2.22%) Online Games
12 22 (2.12%) Xbox
13 20 (1.93%) Smartphone
14 18 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.16%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.77%) ASIC
16 8 (0.77%) Verilog
16 8 (0.77%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.96%) Linux
2 120 (11.58%) Windows
3 71 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 54 (5.21%) Android
5 31 (2.99%) Unix
6 11 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 9 (0.87%) Debian
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.097%) CentOS
9 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (30.02%) Software Engineering
3 186 (17.95%) TDD
4 180 (17.37%) OO
5 178 (17.18%) MVC
6 139 (13.42%) Mathematics
7 122 (11.78%) Unit Testing
8 121 (11.68%) Multithreading
9 116 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (9.75%) Machine Learning
11 98 (9.46%) Scrum
12 95 (9.17%) Web Development
13 94 (9.07%) Test Automation
14 86 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (7.82%) Artificial Intelligence
16 80 (7.72%) SDLC
17 72 (6.95%) Kanban
18 70 (6.76%) Front End Development
19 69 (6.66%) Analytics
20 66 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 438 (42.28%) C#
2 425 (41.02%) JavaScript
3 288 (27.80%) Python
4 263 (25.39%) SQL
5 257 (24.81%) Java
6 251 (24.23%) C++
7 126 (12.16%) C
8 76 (7.34%) Ruby
9 60 (5.79%) T-SQL
10 59 (5.69%) PHP
11 43 (4.15%) Scala
12 29 (2.80%) F#
12 29 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 15 (1.45%) Apple Swift
13 15 (1.45%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.25%) Perl
14 13 (1.25%) VB
14 13 (1.25%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.16%) Go
16 9 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 192 (18.53%) Degree
2 47 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.25%) PhD
4 6 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.19%) MCPD
5 2 (0.19%) MCSD
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.097%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.097%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.097%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 18 (1.74%) QA
3 3 (0.29%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 80 (7.72%) Docker
2 14 (1.35%) Firmware
3 7 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.48%) LXC
5 3 (0.29%) HDFS
5 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (2.80%) Kibana
2 28 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 28 (2.70%) WSUS
3 10 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.77%) Ansible
5 3 (0.29%) Oozie
6 2 (0.19%) Terraform
7 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.097%) logstash
7 1 (0.097%) Puppet
7 1 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.21%) WorldPay
3 42 (4.05%) Oracle
4 40 (3.86%) Google
5 17 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.25%) Cognos
7 12 (1.16%) Mapbox
8 9 (0.87%) Hyperion
8 9 (0.87%) Informatica
8 9 (0.87%) Talend
8 9 (0.87%) VMware
9 8 (0.77%) Cadence
9 8 (0.77%) Synopsys
9 8 (0.77%) Tableau
10 7 (0.68%) Facebook
10 7 (0.68%) Perforce
10 7 (0.68%) Samsung
10 7 (0.68%) SAP
11 6 (0.58%) Twitter
12 5 (0.48%) RedGate