Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,226 1,065 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.24% 32.32% 31.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.11% 33.30% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,010 1,167
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 4,212 3,198 4,030
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.06% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,143 2,591 3,327
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -3 933 £47,500 +18.75% 202
Peterborough 0 174 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Huntingdon 0 33 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Ely +3 10 £37,500 -16.67% 4
St Neots -20 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 590 (48.12%) C#
2 507 (41.35%) JavaScript
3 479 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
4 442 (36.05%) .NET
5 382 (31.16%) Software Engineering
6 375 (30.59%) Degree
7 318 (25.94%) Java
8 316 (25.77%) Python
9 315 (25.69%) HTML
10 314 (25.61%) Computer Science
11 310 (25.29%) C++
12 296 (24.14%) SQL
13 283 (23.08%) CSS
14 281 (22.92%) AngularJS
15 257 (20.96%) MVC
15 257 (20.96%) SQL Server
16 241 (19.66%) ASP.NET
17 226 (18.43%) TDD
18 221 (18.03%) OO
19 206 (16.80%) Microsoft
20 205 (16.72%) Mathematics
21 188 (15.33%) Finance
22 179 (14.60%) Web Development
23 176 (14.36%) RESTful
24 170 (13.87%) SDLC
25 162 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
26 161 (13.13%) Linux
27 160 (13.05%) jQuery
28 150 (12.23%) Node.js
29 148 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure

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 57 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.82%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 7 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.49%) Apache
5 6 (0.49%) DNN
5 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.33%) CMS
7 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.24%) nginx
8 2 (0.16%) Drupal
8 2 (0.16%) IIS
8 2 (0.16%) JBoss
8 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.082%) Jetty
9 1 (0.082%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.082%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.082%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.082%) Maya
4 1 (0.082%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 148 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (5.79%) GitHub
4 35 (2.85%) SaaS
5 23 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 11 (0.90%) Google Play
8 8 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.57%) PaaS
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) npm
12 2 (0.16%) Office 365
13 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.082%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 27 (2.20%) HTTP
2 27 (2.20%) Internet
3 18 (1.47%) Wireless
4 7 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.16%) RS-232
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) WAN
9 1 (0.082%) Broadband
9 1 (0.082%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.082%) LAN
9 1 (0.082%) Modbus
9 1 (0.082%) SNMP
9 1 (0.082%) SSL
9 1 (0.082%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 124 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 117 (9.54%) NoSQL
4 88 (7.18%) MongoDB
5 83 (6.77%) Big Data
6 77 (6.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 65 (5.30%) MySQL
8 36 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.71%) Geospatial Data
11 21 (1.71%) GIS
12 19 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.22%) HBase
16 12 (0.98%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.98%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.73%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 137 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 83 (6.77%) NUnit
4 62 (5.06%) TeamCity
5 41 (3.34%) Selenium
6 33 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.12%) JIRA
9 20 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.47%) Mercurial
10 18 (1.47%) webpack
11 17 (1.39%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.39%) SpecFlow
12 16 (1.31%) gulp
13 12 (0.98%) JUnit
13 12 (0.98%) Maven
13 12 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (0.90%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.65%) Grunt
15 8 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 188 (15.33%) Finance
2 47 (3.83%) Games
3 31 (2.53%) Electronics
4 29 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (2.04%) Music Industry
6 23 (1.88%) Retail
7 22 (1.79%) Marketing
8 19 (1.55%) Advertising
9 14 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.90%) Law
11 10 (0.82%) Legal
11 10 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.57%) Banking
13 6 (0.49%) Automotive
13 6 (0.49%) Interactive Media
14 5 (0.41%) Military
15 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
17 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (36.05%) .NET
2 315 (25.69%) HTML
3 283 (23.08%) CSS
4 281 (22.92%) AngularJS
5 241 (19.66%) ASP.NET
6 176 (14.36%) RESTful
7 162 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 160 (13.05%) jQuery
9 150 (12.23%) Node.js
10 148 (12.07%) React
11 144 (11.75%) WPF
12 133 (10.85%) HTML5
13 122 (9.95%) WCF
14 120 (9.79%) Web Services
15 117 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 101 (8.24%) KnockoutJS
17 97 (7.91%) .NET Framework
18 93 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 80 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 79 (6.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 314 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 141 (11.50%) Algorithms
3 80 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (5.79%) Mobile App
6 55 (4.49%) User Experience
7 28 (2.28%) Xbox
8 23 (1.88%) Fintech
9 22 (1.79%) Life Science
10 21 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
10 21 (1.71%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (1.06%) Blog
15 13 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (0.98%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.13%) Linux
2 93 (7.59%) Android
2 93 (7.59%) Windows
3 54 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 39 (3.18%) Unix
5 13 (1.06%) Debian
6 7 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.082%) CentOS
9 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (31.16%) Software Engineering
3 257 (20.96%) MVC
4 226 (18.43%) TDD
5 221 (18.03%) OO
6 205 (16.72%) Mathematics
7 179 (14.60%) Web Development
8 170 (13.87%) SDLC
9 125 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 125 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 116 (9.46%) Multithreading
11 111 (9.05%) Scrum
12 107 (8.73%) Machine Learning
13 105 (8.56%) Web Application Development
14 78 (6.36%) Analytics
15 76 (6.20%) Front End Development
16 72 (5.87%) OOP
17 68 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (5.46%) Mentoring
19 66 (5.38%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 590 (48.12%) C#
2 507 (41.35%) JavaScript
3 318 (25.94%) Java
4 316 (25.77%) Python
5 310 (25.29%) C++
6 296 (24.14%) SQL
7 137 (11.17%) C
8 108 (8.81%) Ruby
9 65 (5.30%) PHP
10 51 (4.16%) F#
10 51 (4.16%) T-SQL
11 27 (2.20%) Scala
12 23 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.88%) MATLAB
12 23 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.47%) VB
15 15 (1.22%) Perl
16 14 (1.14%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 375 (30.59%) Degree
2 98 (7.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (4.81%) PhD
4 11 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) ISEB
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.082%) MCP
10 1 (0.082%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.39%) QA
2 12 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.16%) WAI
4 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (7.26%) Docker
2 7 (0.57%) Firmware
3 5 (0.41%) LXC
4 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.33%) HDFS
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.082%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (2.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 35 (2.85%) Kibana
1 35 (2.85%) WSUS
2 7 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.082%) Mesos
5 1 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 206 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.14%) Google
3 40 (3.26%) Oracle
4 17 (1.39%) Twitter
5 14 (1.14%) Cisco
5 14 (1.14%) Samsung
5 14 (1.14%) Symantec
6 13 (1.06%) Facebook
6 13 (1.06%) WorldPay
7 12 (0.98%) SAP
7 12 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.65%) Adobe
8 8 (0.65%) Intel
9 7 (0.57%) IBM
9 7 (0.57%) NVIDIA
9 7 (0.57%) Software AG
9 7 (0.57%) Terracotta
9 7 (0.57%) webMethods
10 6 (0.49%) Sony
11 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com