Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 174 352 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.64% 8.13% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 8.36% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 150 297 247
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £58,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -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 2,992 4,213 3,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.34% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 3,226 2,793
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 £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -1 148 £52,500 +20.69% 49
Peterborough -30 15 £35,000 -20.00% 6
Ely +4 1 £40,000 -15.79%
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 126 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (52.87%) Java
3 84 (48.28%) C#
4 73 (41.95%) JavaScript
4 73 (41.95%) Python
4 73 (41.95%) Software Engineering
5 57 (32.76%) SQL
6 56 (32.18%) .NET
7 48 (27.59%) C++
7 48 (27.59%) Mathematics
8 47 (27.01%) Degree
9 44 (25.29%) OO
10 43 (24.71%) AngularJS
11 41 (23.56%) ASP.NET
12 40 (22.99%) SQL Server
12 40 (22.99%) Scrum
13 38 (21.84%) C
14 37 (21.26%) MVC
15 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
16 33 (18.97%) Docker
16 33 (18.97%) Algorithms
17 32 (18.39%) Web Services
18 30 (17.24%) TDD
19 29 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 27 (15.52%) Linux
20 27 (15.52%) Machine Learning
21 26 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
22 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
22 25 (14.37%) Ansible

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 18 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.20%) GitHub
4 8 (4.60%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.05%) Big Data
4 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.45%) MySQL
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.72%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.47%) NUnit
4 12 (6.90%) Vagrant
5 11 (6.32%) JIRA
6 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.87%) Gradle
7 5 (2.87%) Maven
7 5 (2.87%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.72%) JUnit
9 3 (1.72%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.15%) git-flow
11 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.57%) Hudson
11 1 (0.57%) Mockito
11 1 (0.57%) Selenium
11 1 (0.57%) Subversion
11 1 (0.57%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (13.79%) Games
2 23 (13.22%) Finance
3 16 (9.20%) Publishing
4 15 (8.62%) Automotive
5 11 (6.32%) Law
6 10 (5.75%) Aerospace
6 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
6 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.30%) Marketing
8 3 (1.72%) Electronics
9 2 (1.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.18%) .NET
2 43 (24.71%) AngularJS
3 41 (23.56%) ASP.NET
4 32 (18.39%) Web Services
5 21 (12.07%) Natural Language Processing
6 20 (11.49%) CSS
6 20 (11.49%) HTML
7 19 (10.92%) WPF
8 18 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (10.34%) Spring
9 17 (9.77%) TensorFlow
9 17 (9.77%) WinForms
10 15 (8.62%) WCF
11 14 (8.05%) REST
12 12 (6.90%) React
12 12 (6.90%) RESTful
12 12 (6.90%) Velocity
13 9 (5.17%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.17%) Angular 2
14 8 (4.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.97%) Algorithms
2 16 (9.20%) Robotics
2 16 (9.20%) Smart City
3 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.60%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (4.60%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.02%) User Experience
5 7 (4.02%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.87%) Life Science
7 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.30%) LIMS
7 4 (2.30%) NHS
7 4 (2.30%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.72%) Blog
8 3 (1.72%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.15%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Linux
2 15 (8.62%) Windows
3 6 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (41.95%) Software Engineering
3 48 (27.59%) Mathematics
4 44 (25.29%) OO
5 40 (22.99%) Scrum
6 37 (21.26%) MVC
7 34 (19.54%) Computer Science
8 30 (17.24%) TDD
9 27 (15.52%) Machine Learning
10 26 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 25 (14.37%) Multithreading
12 23 (13.22%) Decision-Making
12 23 (13.22%) DevOps
12 23 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (12.64%) Biology
14 21 (12.07%) Mentoring
15 20 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (11.49%) Technical Debt
15 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
16 19 (10.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.87%) Java
2 84 (48.28%) C#
3 73 (41.95%) JavaScript
3 73 (41.95%) Python
4 57 (32.76%) SQL
5 48 (27.59%) C++
6 38 (21.84%) C
7 13 (7.47%) Scala
7 13 (7.47%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.17%) Go
9 7 (4.02%) Java 8
10 6 (3.45%) Ruby
10 6 (3.45%) VB
11 2 (1.15%) ES6
12 1 (0.57%) Delphi
12 1 (0.57%) Haskell
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (27.01%) Degree
2 21 (12.07%) PhD
3 18 (10.34%) MPhil
4 9 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 33 (18.97%) Docker
2 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (14.37%) Ansible
2 22 (12.64%) Kubernetes
3 17 (9.77%) Terraform
4 8 (4.60%) Consul
4 8 (4.60%) Packer
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.60%) VMware
2 8 (4.60%) WorldPay
3 3 (1.72%) Google
3 3 (1.72%) SAP
4 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle
5 1 (0.57%) Samsung