Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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

Software Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 39 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 305 243 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.15% 6.72% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 6.97% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 230 221 176
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.86% -1.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,875 £65,000 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%

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 4,106 3,487 3,914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.43% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,703 2,657 3,169
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,400 £27,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 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 +9 267 £47,500 +21.79% 47
Peterborough -24 13 £37,500 +3.45% 5
Ely +5 3 £40,000 -15.79%
Huntingdon 0 1 £55,000 +100.00%
St Neots - 1 £50,000 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 184 (60.33%) Software Engineering
2 151 (49.51%) C++
3 143 (46.89%) C#
4 139 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (36.72%) .NET
6 107 (35.08%) Python
7 98 (32.13%) JavaScript
8 94 (30.82%) Linux
9 92 (30.16%) Degree
10 91 (29.84%) Java
11 90 (29.51%) SQL
12 88 (28.85%) Computer Science
13 82 (26.89%) Mathematics
14 79 (25.90%) SQL Server
15 76 (24.92%) C
16 68 (22.30%) OO
17 66 (21.64%) Algorithms
18 61 (20.00%) Windows
19 59 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
20 55 (18.03%) Unit Testing
20 55 (18.03%) HTML
21 53 (17.38%) CSS
22 50 (16.39%) Visual Studio
22 50 (16.39%) Multithreading
22 50 (16.39%) Test Automation
23 48 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (15.74%) AngularJS
24 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET
25 41 (13.44%) MVC
25 41 (13.44%) Git (software)

Software 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 12 (3.93%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.66%) IIS
3 2 (0.66%) Kentico
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.79%) GitHub
2 29 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.31%) Broadband
2 4 (1.31%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.87%) Big Data
4 15 (4.92%) MySQL
5 11 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.33%) Power BI
12 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 41 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.85%) JIRA
3 27 (8.85%) NUnit
4 21 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (5.57%) ReSharper
6 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.97%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.64%) Selenium
8 5 (1.64%) Subversion
9 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.31%) Maven
10 2 (0.66%) Moq
10 2 (0.66%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.66%) webpack
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.33%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (10.82%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Aerospace
2 16 (5.25%) Automotive
3 10 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.95%) Games
5 8 (2.62%) Marketing
6 6 (1.97%) Electronics
6 6 (1.97%) Retail
7 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.31%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (36.72%) .NET
2 55 (18.03%) HTML
3 53 (17.38%) CSS
4 48 (15.74%) AngularJS
5 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET
6 36 (11.80%) WPF
7 31 (10.16%) .NET Framework
8 29 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (8.20%) WCF
10 24 (7.87%) STL
11 19 (6.23%) Angular 2
11 19 (6.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (4.59%) Web Services
12 14 (4.59%) WinForms
13 12 (3.93%) jQuery
14 11 (3.61%) REST
15 10 (3.28%) HTML5
15 10 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (3.28%) Node.js
16 9 (2.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 88 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 66 (21.64%) Algorithms
3 48 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.25%) User Experience
5 13 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.64%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.31%) LIMS
8 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.98%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.82%) Linux
2 61 (20.00%) Windows
3 28 (9.18%) Unix
4 4 (1.31%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (60.33%) Software Engineering
2 139 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.89%) Mathematics
4 68 (22.30%) OO
5 59 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (18.03%) Unit Testing
7 50 (16.39%) Multithreading
7 50 (16.39%) Test Automation
8 41 (13.44%) MVC
9 40 (13.11%) Physics
10 38 (12.46%) SDLC
11 36 (11.80%) Refactoring
11 36 (11.80%) Scrum
12 31 (10.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (9.51%) TDD
14 27 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (8.20%) Machine Learning
15 25 (8.20%) Statistics
16 24 (7.87%) Analytics
17 20 (6.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (49.51%) C++
2 143 (46.89%) C#
3 107 (35.08%) Python
4 98 (32.13%) JavaScript
5 91 (29.84%) Java
6 90 (29.51%) SQL
7 76 (24.92%) C
8 31 (10.16%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.61%) Scala
10 10 (3.28%) Perl
11 8 (2.62%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.62%) VB
12 6 (1.97%) Ruby
13 5 (1.64%) R
14 4 (1.31%) PHP
15 2 (0.66%) Delphi
15 2 (0.66%) Go
15 2 (0.66%) Haskell
16 1 (0.33%) Clojure
16 1 (0.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 92 (30.16%) Degree
2 23 (7.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.89%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (5.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Ansible
1 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.66%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.25%) Oracle
3 12 (3.93%) WorldPay
4 5 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.66%) Capita
6 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.33%) VMware