Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1352 1199 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.09% 34.33% 29.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 35.32% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1144 1160
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,225 £60,000 £60,000
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 4087 3395 3931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3143 2822 3400
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -2 996 £47,500 +11.76% 121
Peterborough -1 180 £42,500 +3.66% 18
Huntingdon 0 39 £30,000 -38.14% 3
Ely 0 27 £45,000 -
St Neots -8 2 £55,000 +46.67%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 664 (49.11%) C#
2 565 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 562 (41.57%) JavaScript
4 480 (35.50%) .NET
5 441 (32.62%) Software Engineering
6 435 (32.17%) Degree
7 429 (31.73%) Java
8 376 (27.81%) HTML
9 362 (26.78%) CSS
10 343 (25.37%) Computer Science
11 341 (25.22%) C++
12 311 (23.00%) MVC
13 310 (22.93%) Python
14 293 (21.67%) AngularJS
15 291 (21.52%) ASP.NET
16 285 (21.08%) OO
17 283 (20.93%) SQL
18 260 (19.23%) TDD
19 259 (19.16%) SQL Server
20 233 (17.23%) Web Development
21 225 (16.64%) Mathematics
22 209 (15.46%) Linux
23 206 (15.24%) SDLC
24 204 (15.09%) Finance
25 203 (15.01%) Test Automation
26 198 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
27 178 (13.17%) Microsoft
28 173 (12.80%) HTML5
29 169 (12.50%) React
30 164 (12.13%) jQuery

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 63 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (0.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (0.52%) Kentico
3 7 (0.52%) nginx
3 7 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.52%) WordPress
4 6 (0.44%) CMS
5 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
5 5 (0.37%) Drupal
6 4 (0.30%) IIS
6 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.22%) Jetty
7 3 (0.22%) MediaWiki
7 3 (0.22%) Mule
7 3 (0.22%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.15%) Confluence
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.22%) Pipeline Pilot
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.074%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 143 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (6.51%) GitHub
3 82 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.88%) SaaS
5 19 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.67%) Google Play
7 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.37%) Office 365
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.30%) PaaS
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Serverless
11 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.074%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.074%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.074%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.55%) Internet
2 36 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.85%) HTTP
4 19 (1.41%) Wireless
5 10 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.67%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.30%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.15%) Intranet
10 2 (0.15%) RS-232
10 2 (0.15%) SMS
11 1 (0.074%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.074%) Modbus
11 1 (0.074%) SSL
11 1 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 137 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 109 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 80 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 78 (5.77%) MySQL
6 64 (4.73%) Big Data
7 59 (4.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 38 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.00%) Geospatial Data
10 20 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.33%) Text Mining
12 16 (1.18%) GIS
13 14 (1.04%) HBase
14 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (0.81%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.67%) RavenDB
16 9 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 129 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.25%) NUnit
3 83 (6.14%) TeamCity
4 76 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 50 (3.70%) JIRA
5 50 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (3.55%) Selenium
7 32 (2.37%) Mercurial
8 31 (2.29%) Jenkins
9 28 (2.07%) JUnit
10 27 (2.00%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.70%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 21 (1.55%) ReSharper
13 20 (1.48%) Maven
14 18 (1.33%) Subversion
15 16 (1.18%) gulp
16 13 (0.96%) Moq
16 13 (0.96%) MSBuild
17 12 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 204 (15.09%) Finance
2 45 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 44 (3.25%) Marketing
4 40 (2.96%) Electronics
5 29 (2.14%) Games
5 29 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.70%) Advertising
7 20 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.18%) Music Industry
9 15 (1.11%) Retail
10 6 (0.44%) Automotive
10 6 (0.44%) Banking
10 6 (0.44%) Interactive Media
11 5 (0.37%) Military
12 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.30%) Local Government
13 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Law
13 3 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (35.50%) .NET
2 376 (27.81%) HTML
3 362 (26.78%) CSS
4 293 (21.67%) AngularJS
5 291 (21.52%) ASP.NET
6 198 (14.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (12.80%) HTML5
8 169 (12.50%) React
9 164 (12.13%) jQuery
10 158 (11.69%) RESTful
11 155 (11.46%) Node.js
12 141 (10.43%) Web Services
13 138 (10.21%) WCF
14 127 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 121 (8.95%) CSS3
16 104 (7.69%) WPF
17 97 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 87 (6.43%) .NET Framework
19 86 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 84 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 343 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 140 (10.36%) Algorithms
3 90 (6.66%) Mobile App
4 85 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
6 60 (4.44%) User Experience
7 29 (2.14%) 3D Printing
8 28 (2.07%) Life Science
9 26 (1.92%) Internet of Things
10 25 (1.85%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.55%) Fintech
11 21 (1.55%) Smart Energy
12 20 (1.48%) Blog
12 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.48%) iPad
12 20 (1.48%) Xbox
13 18 (1.33%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 209 (15.46%) Linux
2 152 (11.24%) Windows
3 80 (5.92%) Android
4 36 (2.66%) Unix
5 32 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.00%) Debian
7 12 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (32.62%) Software Engineering
3 311 (23.00%) MVC
4 285 (21.08%) OO
5 260 (19.23%) TDD
6 233 (17.23%) Web Development
7 225 (16.64%) Mathematics
8 206 (15.24%) SDLC
9 203 (15.01%) Test Automation
10 133 (9.84%) Scrum
11 117 (8.65%) Unit Testing
12 104 (7.69%) Machine Learning
13 103 (7.62%) Web Application Development
14 102 (7.54%) Physics
15 97 (7.17%) OOP
16 93 (6.88%) Mentoring
17 86 (6.36%) Front End Development
18 83 (6.14%) Multithreading
19 75 (5.55%) Open Source
20 69 (5.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 664 (49.11%) C#
2 562 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 429 (31.73%) Java
4 341 (25.22%) C++
5 310 (22.93%) Python
6 283 (20.93%) SQL
7 147 (10.87%) C
8 102 (7.54%) PHP
9 95 (7.03%) Ruby
10 52 (3.85%) F#
11 37 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 35 (2.59%) MATLAB
13 30 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 28 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.78%) VB
16 21 (1.55%) VB6
17 18 (1.33%) Perl
18 16 (1.18%) PowerShell
19 15 (1.11%) Embedded C
20 13 (0.96%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 435 (32.17%) Degree
2 126 (9.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (4.88%) PhD
4 34 (2.51%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.04%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.30%) MCP
10 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.074%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (4.44%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.30%) Firmware
2 4 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (1.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 23 (1.70%) Kibana
1 23 (1.70%) WSUS
2 11 (0.81%) Ansible
3 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.44%) Puppet
5 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.074%) Mesos
6 1 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 178 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.18%) Google
3 58 (4.29%) Oracle
4 22 (1.63%) SAP
5 19 (1.41%) Cisco
5 19 (1.41%) Symantec
6 18 (1.33%) Twitter
7 17 (1.26%) Samsung
8 13 (0.96%) Facebook
9 10 (0.74%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.67%) Intel
10 9 (0.67%) Software AG
10 9 (0.67%) webMethods
11 8 (0.59%) NVIDIA
11 8 (0.59%) VMware
12 7 (0.52%) IBM
13 6 (0.44%) Adobe
14 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.37%) Sony
15 4 (0.30%) TOWER Software