Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 212 530 944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.93% 23.22% 24.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.15% 24.41% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 196 468 783
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,625 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 843 2,171 3,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 95.09% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 620 1,567 2,444
Median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,050 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.16% +2.15% +3.33%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +1 158 £50,000 -4.76% 70
Peterborough +4 26 £52,500 +23.53% 14
Ely -2 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Huntingdon +7 6 £50,000 +72.41% 2
St Neots - 1 - - 2
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 113 (53.30%) JavaScript
2 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (32.55%) Java
4 64 (30.19%) HTML
5 62 (29.25%) AngularJS
6 61 (28.77%) .NET
7 60 (28.30%) C#
8 51 (24.06%) SQL
8 51 (24.06%) CSS
9 50 (23.58%) React
10 49 (23.11%) Linux
10 49 (23.11%) Git (software)
11 43 (20.28%) Azure
12 42 (19.81%) User Experience
13 41 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (18.87%) RESTful
15 39 (18.40%) Docker
16 38 (17.92%) AWS
17 36 (16.98%) Python
18 32 (15.09%) Web Services
18 32 (15.09%) Front End Development
19 31 (14.62%) Degree
20 30 (14.15%) Scrum
21 29 (13.68%) HTML5
22 28 (13.21%) Software Engineering
22 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
23 27 (12.74%) C++
23 27 (12.74%) MVC
24 25 (11.79%) Life Science
25 24 (11.32%) Microsoft

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 13 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.36%) Apache Airflow
2 5 (2.36%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.36%) Luigi
3 4 (1.89%) IIS
3 4 (1.89%) Mule
3 4 (1.89%) nginx
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.28%) Azure
2 38 (17.92%) AWS
3 13 (6.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (4.72%) Serverless
5 8 (3.77%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.30%) SaaS
7 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.36%) Logic Apps
9 3 (1.42%) PaaS
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.94%) Firebase
10 2 (0.94%) GCP
10 2 (0.94%) Heroku
10 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Wireless
2 2 (0.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) SNMP
3 1 (0.47%) DHCP
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) MySQL
3 16 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.08%) Text Mining
5 10 (4.72%) Big Data
5 10 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.25%) MS Access
6 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.77%) Power BI
8 7 (3.30%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.83%) Blockchain
9 6 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.49%) Jenkins
2 18 (8.49%) Maven
3 13 (6.13%) JIRA
4 11 (5.19%) webpack
5 8 (3.77%) Gradle
6 7 (3.30%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (2.83%) Protractor
7 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.89%) gulp
8 4 (1.89%) Selenium
8 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.42%) NUnit
9 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.42%) VisualVM
10 2 (0.94%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.94%) Mocha
10 2 (0.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (4.25%) Law
2 8 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.30%) Finance
3 7 (3.30%) Retail
4 3 (1.42%) Police
5 2 (0.94%) Electronics
5 2 (0.94%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (30.19%) HTML
2 62 (29.25%) AngularJS
3 61 (28.77%) .NET
4 51 (24.06%) CSS
5 50 (23.58%) React
6 40 (18.87%) RESTful
7 32 (15.09%) Web Services
8 29 (13.68%) HTML5
9 24 (11.32%) REST
10 22 (10.38%) Node.js
10 22 (10.38%) Spring
11 19 (8.96%) jQuery
12 18 (8.49%) .NET Core
13 17 (8.02%) CSS3
13 17 (8.02%) Vue.js
14 16 (7.55%) Spring Boot
15 15 (7.08%) ASP.NET
16 13 (6.13%) JSON
17 10 (4.72%) SOAP
17 10 (4.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.81%) User Experience
2 25 (11.79%) Life Science
3 14 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.30%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.30%) FMCG
7 7 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.83%) Animation
8 6 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.89%) NHS
10 4 (1.89%) Photography
11 3 (1.42%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.11%) Linux
2 13 (6.13%) Android
3 12 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.72%) Windows
5 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (15.09%) Front End Development
4 30 (14.15%) Scrum
5 28 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 27 (12.74%) MVC
7 24 (11.32%) Machine Learning
8 21 (9.91%) DevOps
9 20 (9.43%) Analytics
9 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.08%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (7.08%) Computer Science
10 15 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.08%) Rapid Prototyping
11 14 (6.60%) Performance Metrics
11 14 (6.60%) TDD
11 14 (6.60%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.60%) Web Development
12 13 (6.13%) Informatics
12 13 (6.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 113 (53.30%) JavaScript
2 69 (32.55%) Java
3 60 (28.30%) C#
4 51 (24.06%) SQL
5 36 (16.98%) Python
6 27 (12.74%) C++
7 18 (8.49%) PHP
8 14 (6.60%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.72%) VB
10 9 (4.25%) Java 8
10 9 (4.25%) VBA
11 6 (2.83%) Ruby
12 5 (2.36%) ES6
12 5 (2.36%) Kotlin
12 5 (2.36%) Scala
12 5 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.89%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.42%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (14.62%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (18.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.77%) Terraform
3 3 (1.42%) Ansible
3 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.83%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.36%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.89%) Apple
4 4 (1.89%) Google
4 4 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 4 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.94%) Coveo
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle
5 2 (0.94%) Zend
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.47%) Tableau