Period
to 16 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

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
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 261 248 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.72% 29.31% 17.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.02% 30.24% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 219 221 249
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,074 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £53,000 £47,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year +11.58% -4.52% +4.74%

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 1,738 820 1,818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.33% 96.93% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 867 650 1,176
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,063 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

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 16 January 2022. 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 -8 171 £55,000 - 90
Peterborough -7 43 £45,000 - 12
Huntingdon -14 4 £47,500 +5.56% 1
St Neots -3 2 £52,500 -6.67%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, 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 97 (37.16%) C#
2 94 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 79 (30.27%) .NET
5 75 (28.74%) Azure
6 74 (28.35%) Software Engineering
7 71 (27.20%) React
8 62 (23.75%) Python
9 61 (23.37%) AWS
9 61 (23.37%) Microservices
10 58 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 55 (21.07%) DevOps
12 54 (20.69%) Social Skills
13 49 (18.77%) CSS
14 47 (18.01%) HTML
15 45 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (16.09%) Node.js
16 42 (16.09%) SQL
17 39 (14.94%) C++
18 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
19 37 (14.18%) TypeScript
20 35 (13.41%) JSON
20 35 (13.41%) Docker
20 35 (13.41%) Full Stack Development
21 34 (13.03%) Degree
22 33 (12.64%) Artificial Intelligence
23 29 (11.11%) Machine Learning
24 28 (10.73%) QA
24 28 (10.73%) Git (software)
25 27 (10.34%) Front End Development

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 8 (3.07%) Apache
2 6 (2.30%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.92%) CMS
3 5 (1.92%) WordPress
4 3 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.38%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (28.74%) Azure
2 61 (23.37%) AWS
3 23 (8.81%) Serverless
4 22 (8.43%) PaaS
5 19 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (6.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 16 (6.13%) SaaS
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Functions
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Pipelines
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Service Bus
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Stack
8 14 (5.36%) Azure Storage
8 14 (5.36%) Power Platform
9 10 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (3.45%) GCP
11 8 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (3.07%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (2.30%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.30%) AMQP
1 6 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.98%) MySQL
4 12 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.60%) Power BI
4 12 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.07%) Redis
7 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.30%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.92%) Power Query
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2019
10 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 28 (10.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.98%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.60%) JIRA
4 11 (4.21%) Selenium
5 6 (2.30%) CircleCI
6 5 (1.92%) Android Studio
6 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.92%) webpack
7 4 (1.53%) Cypress.io
7 4 (1.53%) Mocha
7 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.77%) GitLab
9 2 (0.77%) Moq
9 2 (0.77%) NUnit
9 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.77%) Subversion
9 2 (0.77%) TestRail
10 1 (0.38%) Postman
10 1 (0.38%) Trac
General
1 54 (20.69%) Social Skills
2 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.07%) Finance
4 8 (3.07%) Retail
5 7 (2.68%) Automotive
6 6 (2.30%) Games
6 6 (2.30%) German Language
6 6 (2.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (1.92%) Law
8 4 (1.53%) Electronics
8 4 (1.53%) Environmental Health
8 4 (1.53%) Marketing
9 3 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.77%) Back Office
10 2 (0.77%) Local Government
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.77%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (30.27%) .NET
2 71 (27.20%) React
3 49 (18.77%) CSS
4 47 (18.01%) HTML
5 42 (16.09%) Node.js
6 35 (13.41%) JSON
7 26 (9.96%) XML
8 22 (8.43%) .NET Core
9 21 (8.05%) .NET Framework
9 21 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (7.66%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.28%) jQuery
12 18 (6.90%) Redux
12 18 (6.90%) RESTful
13 17 (6.51%) HTML5
14 15 (5.75%) Middleware
14 15 (5.75%) OAuth
14 15 (5.75%) OAuth2
15 14 (5.36%) Entity Framework
16 11 (4.21%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.43%) User Experience
2 20 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.68%) NHS
7 6 (2.30%) BBC
7 6 (2.30%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.30%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (1.92%) Animation
8 5 (1.92%) STB
9 4 (1.53%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.53%) Life Science
10 3 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
11 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.77%) CMDB
11 2 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.58%) Linux
2 17 (6.51%) Android
3 16 (6.13%) Windows
4 11 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.92%) Unix
6 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 61 (23.37%) Microservices
4 55 (21.07%) DevOps
5 45 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (13.41%) Full Stack Development
7 33 (12.64%) Artificial Intelligence
8 29 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 27 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
11 23 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (8.81%) MVC
12 20 (7.66%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.28%) Decision-Making
13 19 (7.28%) TDD
14 16 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.75%) Mentoring
15 15 (5.75%) OO
16 14 (5.36%) API Integration
16 14 (5.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.16%) C#
2 90 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 62 (23.75%) Python
4 42 (16.09%) SQL
5 39 (14.94%) C++
6 37 (14.18%) TypeScript
7 18 (6.90%) PHP
8 14 (5.36%) Java
9 13 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.07%) Go
11 7 (2.68%) ES6
12 6 (2.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (1.92%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.92%) C
13 5 (1.92%) Formula Language
13 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.92%) R
14 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.77%) Bash
15 2 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (13.03%) Degree
2 11 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.83%) PhD
4 7 (2.68%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.73%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.15%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (13.41%) Docker
2 3 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (8.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.92%) Terraform
3 3 (1.15%) Mesos
4 2 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.45%) Oracle
3 8 (3.07%) Google
4 3 (1.15%) Facebook
4 3 (1.15%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.77%) YouTube
6 1 (0.38%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.38%) Orchard
6 1 (0.38%) WooCommerce