Period
to 23 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 164 368 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.93% 8.05% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 8.32% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 131 282 211
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,614
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.36% -20.86%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £45,591 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +12.50% -

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 2,665 4,425 3,326
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.74% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,909 3,063 2,617
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -7 142 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Peterborough -4 5 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Huntingdon +2 4 £38,750 -29.55% 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 85 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (43.29%) C#
3 70 (42.68%) JavaScript
4 64 (39.02%) Java
5 62 (37.80%) Software Engineering
6 58 (35.37%) Python
7 53 (32.32%) Degree
8 50 (30.49%) SQL
8 50 (30.49%) .NET
9 49 (29.88%) C++
10 45 (27.44%) MVC
11 43 (26.22%) Computer Science
12 42 (25.61%) ASP.NET
13 40 (24.39%) Git (software)
14 36 (21.95%) Mathematics
14 36 (21.95%) OO
15 35 (21.34%) Analytics
16 34 (20.73%) Linux
17 32 (19.51%) Biology
18 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
19 29 (17.68%) Algorithms
20 27 (16.46%) Scrum
21 26 (15.85%) Finance
21 26 (15.85%) Test Automation
22 25 (15.24%) C
22 25 (15.24%) HTML
22 25 (15.24%) Web Services
22 25 (15.24%) CSS
23 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (14.63%) Relational Database

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 16 (9.76%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.61%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.83%) GitHub
4 2 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.61%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Heroku
5 1 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) DNS
2 3 (1.83%) Skype
2 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.37%) Big Data
4 10 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.49%) MySQL
6 7 (4.27%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.83%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.61%) GIS
10 1 (0.61%) QGIS
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.76%) NUnit
4 7 (4.27%) Subversion
5 6 (3.66%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.05%) Gradle
6 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.05%) Maven
7 4 (2.44%) JIRA
8 3 (1.83%) webpack
9 2 (1.22%) Selenium
9 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.61%) JUnit
10 1 (0.61%) Mockito
10 1 (0.61%) QUnit
10 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.27%) Games
4 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Publishing
8 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.22%) Automotive
8 2 (1.22%) Electronics
8 2 (1.22%) Military
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.49%) .NET
2 42 (25.61%) ASP.NET
3 25 (15.24%) CSS
3 25 (15.24%) HTML
3 25 (15.24%) Web Services
4 23 (14.02%) React
5 20 (12.20%) WPF
6 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (10.98%) jQuery
8 17 (10.37%) AngularJS
8 17 (10.37%) WCF
9 16 (9.76%) WinForms
10 15 (9.15%) Velocity
11 13 (7.93%) JSON
11 13 (7.93%) RESTful
12 11 (6.71%) Node.js
12 11 (6.71%) Spring
13 10 (6.10%) Redux
14 8 (4.88%) REST
14 8 (4.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Algorithms
2 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 10 (6.10%) User Experience
6 6 (3.66%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.66%) Smart City
7 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.44%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.83%) Robotics
10 2 (1.22%) Blog
10 2 (1.22%) IPTV
10 2 (1.22%) Life Science
10 2 (1.22%) Media Streaming
10 2 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.22%) STB
10 2 (1.22%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.73%) Linux
2 11 (6.71%) Unix
3 8 (4.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (51.83%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.80%) Software Engineering
3 45 (27.44%) MVC
4 43 (26.22%) Computer Science
5 36 (21.95%) Mathematics
5 36 (21.95%) OO
6 35 (21.34%) Analytics
7 32 (19.51%) Biology
8 27 (16.46%) Scrum
9 26 (15.85%) Test Automation
10 23 (14.02%) Front End Development
11 22 (13.41%) SDLC
12 21 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (12.80%) Informatics
13 19 (11.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 19 (11.59%) Data Analysis
13 19 (11.59%) Machine Learning
14 18 (10.98%) Bioinformatics
15 17 (10.37%) TDD
15 17 (10.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.29%) C#
2 70 (42.68%) JavaScript
3 64 (39.02%) Java
4 58 (35.37%) Python
5 50 (30.49%) SQL
6 49 (29.88%) C++
7 25 (15.24%) C
8 10 (6.10%) PHP
9 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.83%) Go
10 3 (1.83%) Ruby
10 3 (1.83%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) Haskell
11 2 (1.22%) Perl
11 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.22%) VB
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (32.32%) Degree
2 24 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.88%) PhD
4 4 (2.44%) MPhil
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (11.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.83%) Ansible
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (1.22%) Terraform
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle
3 2 (1.22%) Google
3 2 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (0.61%) Mapbox
4 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.61%) Samsung