The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 127 133
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.66% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +11.32% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1729 2043 2079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.79% 97.10% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1642 1721
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 12 £35,000 -
Junior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 9 (75.00%) C++
3 9 (75.00%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Electronics
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) Tcl
6 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) PhD
7 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Unix
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
8 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
8 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 2 (16.67%) Big Data
9 1 (8.33%) Robotics
9 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
9 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
9 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 1 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (8.33%) iPhone
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
9 1 (8.33%) Android Development
9 1 (8.33%) User Experience
9 1 (8.33%) Home Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (8.33%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Home Automation
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) API Design
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Tcl
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PhD