Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 179 180
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 6 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.087% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.090% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 12
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.78% -10.00% -16.67%
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -

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 4216 3341 3931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.43% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3218 2769 3401
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Junior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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 -37 3 £31,250 +38.89% 1
Junior Software Engineer
East of England

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Wind River
6 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 13485
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) QMS
6 1 (16.67%) Robotics
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language

Junior Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) QNX
1 1 (16.67%) Wind River