Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 926 1,291 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.03% 34.22% 35.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.99% 35.19% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1,140 1,249
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,875 £26,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,705 3,669 3,674
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 97.24% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,364 2,821 3,049
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -3 695 £47,500 +5.56% 199
Peterborough -9 147 £40,000 - 25
Huntingdon -10 9 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Ely -2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 434 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (39.31%) C#
3 361 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 321 (34.67%) .NET
5 275 (29.70%) Software Engineering
6 255 (27.54%) Python
7 235 (25.38%) Java
8 228 (24.62%) SQL
9 221 (23.87%) C++
10 215 (23.22%) SQL Server
11 204 (22.03%) HTML
12 196 (21.17%) AngularJS
13 186 (20.09%) CSS
14 151 (16.31%) TDD
15 150 (16.20%) OO
16 144 (15.55%) RESTful
17 136 (14.69%) ASP.NET
18 134 (14.47%) Degree
19 133 (14.36%) Git (software)
20 129 (13.93%) Mathematics
21 127 (13.71%) MVC
22 125 (13.50%) Computer Science
23 124 (13.39%) Web Services
24 118 (12.74%) Linux
24 118 (12.74%) Algorithms
25 114 (12.31%) Unit Testing
26 111 (11.99%) C
27 110 (11.88%) Windows
28 105 (11.34%) Finance
29 100 (10.80%) 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 27 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (2.48%) OpenStack
3 13 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.08%) Anypoint
5 10 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.86%) Apache
7 8 (0.86%) nginx
8 7 (0.76%) WordPress
9 5 (0.54%) IIS
9 5 (0.54%) Kentico
10 4 (0.43%) CMS
10 4 (0.43%) Mule
10 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.32%) Drupal
11 3 (0.32%) JBoss
12 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.76%) HipChat
3 3 (0.32%) EngageOne
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Simulink
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (3.56%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (6.80%) GitHub
4 25 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 13 (1.40%) SaaS
6 7 (0.76%) Dropbox
7 5 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.43%) Office 365
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.32%) npm
10 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.81%) HTTP
2 19 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.08%) Internet
3 10 (1.08%) SMS
4 8 (0.86%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.76%) Broadband
6 4 (0.43%) IPv6
7 3 (0.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) Intranet
8 2 (0.22%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) 4G
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
9 1 (0.11%) MQTT
9 1 (0.11%) SNMP
9 1 (0.11%) TETRA
9 1 (0.11%) VLAN
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 66 (7.13%) MySQL
4 62 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 59 (6.37%) Big Data
6 43 (4.64%) MongoDB
7 41 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 36 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (3.24%) Power BI
11 25 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (1.30%) Blockchain
17 11 (1.19%) MariaDB
18 10 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
19 9 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 133 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 49 (5.29%) JIRA
4 37 (4.00%) NUnit
5 33 (3.56%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.24%) ReSharper
7 27 (2.92%) Selenium
7 27 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 19 (2.05%) JUnit
10 18 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.73%) Mercurial
12 16 (1.73%) Vagrant
13 13 (1.40%) webpack
14 11 (1.19%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.86%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.86%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.86%) JMeter
15 8 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 105 (11.34%) Finance
2 49 (5.29%) Games
3 33 (3.56%) Marketing
4 25 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.16%) Automotive
6 18 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.40%) Retail
8 12 (1.30%) Advertising
9 11 (1.19%) Law
9 11 (1.19%) Publishing
10 7 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.43%) Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 3 (0.32%) Military
13 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (34.67%) .NET
2 204 (22.03%) HTML
3 196 (21.17%) AngularJS
4 186 (20.09%) CSS
5 144 (15.55%) RESTful
6 136 (14.69%) ASP.NET
7 124 (13.39%) Web Services
8 95 (10.26%) jQuery
9 88 (9.50%) Node.js
10 85 (9.18%) WPF
11 83 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (8.75%) .NET Framework
13 79 (8.53%) React
14 73 (7.88%) HTML5
15 67 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 59 (6.37%) REST
17 52 (5.62%) WinForms
18 51 (5.51%) WCF
19 50 (5.40%) XML
20 49 (5.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 125 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 118 (12.74%) Algorithms
3 70 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (5.83%) User Experience
6 37 (4.00%) Data Structures
7 33 (3.56%) Fintech
8 26 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 23 (2.48%) Life Science
9 23 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.94%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.94%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.73%) Online Games
13 11 (1.19%) AS400
13 11 (1.19%) iSeries
13 11 (1.19%) Xbox
14 10 (1.08%) NHS
15 9 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.74%) Linux
2 110 (11.88%) Windows
3 59 (6.37%) Apple iOS
4 38 (4.10%) Android
5 18 (1.94%) Unix
6 9 (0.97%) Debian
7 8 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (29.70%) Software Engineering
3 151 (16.31%) TDD
4 150 (16.20%) OO
5 129 (13.93%) Mathematics
6 127 (13.71%) MVC
7 114 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 99 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
8 99 (10.69%) Scrum
9 96 (10.37%) Multithreading
10 91 (9.83%) Machine Learning
11 87 (9.40%) Test Automation
12 85 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (8.64%) Web Development
14 75 (8.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 72 (7.78%) SDLC
16 70 (7.56%) Front End Development
17 63 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
18 61 (6.59%) Kanban
19 60 (6.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 364 (39.31%) C#
2 361 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 255 (27.54%) Python
4 235 (25.38%) Java
5 228 (24.62%) SQL
6 221 (23.87%) C++
7 111 (11.99%) C
8 55 (5.94%) PHP
9 53 (5.72%) Ruby
10 46 (4.97%) T-SQL
11 44 (4.75%) Scala
12 40 (4.32%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.94%) F#
14 17 (1.84%) Go
15 16 (1.73%) Apple Swift
15 16 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.40%) Java 8
16 13 (1.40%) VB
17 11 (1.19%) RPG
17 11 (1.19%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 134 (14.47%) Degree
2 53 (5.72%) PhD
3 26 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.22%) MCPD
5 2 (0.22%) MCSD
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.81%) QA
2 16 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (6.91%) Docker
2 14 (1.51%) Firmware
2 14 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (3.02%) Ansible
2 25 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.94%) Kibana
4 17 (1.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 17 (1.84%) WSUS
5 16 (1.73%) Terraform
6 7 (0.76%) Consul
6 7 (0.76%) Packer
7 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.32%) Oozie
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.83%) WorldPay
3 38 (4.10%) Oracle
4 27 (2.92%) Google
5 15 (1.62%) VMware
6 14 (1.51%) Xamarin
7 12 (1.30%) Cognos
7 12 (1.30%) Mapbox
8 10 (1.08%) MuleSoft
9 9 (0.97%) Hyperion
9 9 (0.97%) Informatica
9 9 (0.97%) Talend
10 8 (0.86%) Capita
10 8 (0.86%) Tableau
11 7 (0.76%) Perforce
11 7 (0.76%) Samsung
12 6 (0.65%) Cadence
12 6 (0.65%) Synopsys
13 4 (0.43%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.32%) Facebook