Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 847 1,352 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.67% 31.57% 33.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.52% 32.45% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 717 1,144 1,129
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 2,970 4,167 3,377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 97.29% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 3,176 2,801
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £64,500
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 641 £50,000 +5.26% 174
Peterborough -9 130 £44,125 -1.94% 26
Huntingdon -7 10 £40,000 - 6
Ely -2 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 403 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 252 (29.75%) SQL
4 251 (29.63%) C#
5 229 (27.04%) Java
6 227 (26.80%) HTML
7 218 (25.74%) CSS
8 209 (24.68%) .NET
9 208 (24.56%) Python
10 167 (19.72%) Software Engineering
11 159 (18.77%) AngularJS
12 133 (15.70%) C++
13 126 (14.88%) SQL Server
14 125 (14.76%) Degree
15 121 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 120 (14.17%) Scrum
17 116 (13.70%) Web Services
17 116 (13.70%) Git (software)
18 114 (13.46%) OO
19 105 (12.40%) Linux
20 100 (11.81%) TDD
20 100 (11.81%) Mathematics
21 96 (11.33%) Finance
21 96 (11.33%) React
21 96 (11.33%) Front End Development
22 92 (10.86%) Node.js
23 91 (10.74%) Multithreading
23 91 (10.74%) ASP.NET
24 90 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
25 89 (10.51%) C

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 25 (2.95%) OpenStack
2 16 (1.89%) Drupal
3 14 (1.65%) Anypoint
4 13 (1.53%) Mule
5 12 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.18%) CMS
8 9 (1.06%) WordPress
9 8 (0.94%) Confluence
10 7 (0.83%) JBoss
11 6 (0.71%) Apache
11 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.47%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.35%) nginx
14 2 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.12%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.35%) EngageOne
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.18%) Odoo
3 8 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.71%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.47%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.42%) GitHub
4 13 (1.53%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (0.94%) SaaS
7 6 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.35%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) npm
10 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.53%) Internet
2 10 (1.18%) HTTP
3 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.59%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.59%) Firewall
4 5 (0.59%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.47%) IPv6
5 4 (0.47%) SMS
5 4 (0.47%) Wireless
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.24%) Skype
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) MQTT
8 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 50 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (5.79%) Big Data
5 42 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 39 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (4.49%) MySQL
9 28 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.95%) Blockchain
11 23 (2.72%) Power BI
11 23 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (2.60%) Hadoop
13 18 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (1.18%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 116 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.26%) Visual Studio
3 49 (5.79%) JIRA
4 35 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.66%) JUnit
6 25 (2.95%) Maven
7 24 (2.83%) Selenium
8 23 (2.72%) NUnit
9 18 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.77%) Hudson
12 14 (1.65%) Gradle
13 13 (1.53%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.42%) JMeter
14 12 (1.42%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.30%) Subversion
16 10 (1.18%) Eclipse
17 9 (1.06%) Jasmine
18 8 (0.94%) Mercurial
19 7 (0.83%) Mocha
General
1 96 (11.33%) Finance
2 44 (5.19%) Games
3 37 (4.37%) Retail
4 19 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.01%) Publishing
7 16 (1.89%) Law
8 15 (1.77%) Marketing
9 14 (1.65%) Automotive
10 9 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.94%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (26.80%) HTML
2 218 (25.74%) CSS
3 209 (24.68%) .NET
4 159 (18.77%) AngularJS
5 116 (13.70%) Web Services
6 96 (11.33%) React
7 92 (10.86%) Node.js
8 91 (10.74%) ASP.NET
9 88 (10.39%) REST
10 83 (9.80%) jQuery
11 74 (8.74%) HTML5
12 68 (8.03%) RESTful
13 52 (6.14%) CSS3
14 51 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (5.79%) Spring
16 43 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (4.84%) WPF
18 39 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (4.13%) .NET Framework
20 32 (3.78%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.45%) Algorithms
2 62 (7.32%) User Experience
3 41 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.13%) Life Science
7 17 (2.01%) Fintech
7 17 (2.01%) Smart City
8 16 (1.89%) Robotics
9 12 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.18%) AS400
10 10 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.18%) iSeries
11 9 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.83%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.40%) Linux
2 43 (5.08%) Android
3 42 (4.96%) Windows
4 29 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.83%) Unix
7 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (19.72%) Software Engineering
3 121 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 120 (14.17%) Scrum
5 114 (13.46%) OO
6 100 (11.81%) Mathematics
6 100 (11.81%) TDD
7 96 (11.33%) Front End Development
8 91 (10.74%) Multithreading
9 90 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (10.27%) Machine Learning
10 87 (10.27%) MVC
11 86 (10.15%) Web Development
12 82 (9.68%) Test Automation
13 77 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 74 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (8.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 49 (5.79%) SDLC
17 47 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 45 (5.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 364 (42.98%) JavaScript
2 252 (29.75%) SQL
3 251 (29.63%) C#
4 229 (27.04%) Java
5 208 (24.56%) Python
6 133 (15.70%) C++
7 89 (10.51%) C
8 68 (8.03%) PHP
9 48 (5.67%) T-SQL
10 35 (4.13%) TypeScript
11 23 (2.72%) ES6
12 22 (2.60%) Ruby
13 21 (2.48%) Java 8
13 21 (2.48%) Scala
14 15 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.42%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.42%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (1.18%) Go
16 10 (1.18%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 125 (14.76%) Degree
2 50 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (4.49%) PhD
4 18 (2.13%) MPhil
5 8 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.25%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (7.56%) Docker
2 19 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.06%) Firmware
4 8 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (5.19%) Ansible
2 32 (3.78%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.01%) Terraform
4 14 (1.65%) Puppet
5 8 (0.94%) Consul
5 8 (0.94%) Packer
6 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.59%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.59%) Oozie
7 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.96%) Oracle
3 23 (2.72%) WorldPay
4 20 (2.36%) MuleSoft
5 14 (1.65%) SAP
6 10 (1.18%) CA
6 10 (1.18%) Google
6 10 (1.18%) Hortonworks
7 8 (0.94%) VMware
7 8 (0.94%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.83%) Tableau
9 6 (0.71%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.59%) Cisco
10 5 (0.59%) Citrix
10 5 (0.59%) F5
10 5 (0.59%) Fortinet
10 5 (0.59%) HP
10 5 (0.59%) Palo Alto
10 5 (0.59%) Zend