Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -31 +11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 95 271 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.17% 6.97% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 7.25% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 78 200 233
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,475 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,161 3,740 3,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.19% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,531 2,398 2,819
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -19 73 £55,000 +15.79% 41
Peterborough +30 9 £39,000 +7.59% 4
Huntingdon - 4 £40,000 - 1
Ely +2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 50 (52.63%) C#
2 42 (44.21%) .NET
3 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (36.84%) Python
6 33 (34.74%) SQL Server
6 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (29.47%) SQL
8 27 (28.42%) MVC
8 27 (28.42%) Web Services
9 26 (27.37%) Software Engineering
10 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
10 24 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (23.16%) Degree
11 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
12 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
13 19 (20.00%) C++
13 19 (20.00%) Java
14 18 (18.95%) Biology
14 18 (18.95%) Computer Science
14 18 (18.95%) Docker
14 18 (18.95%) React
14 18 (18.95%) SDLC
15 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (17.89%) XML
15 17 (17.89%) Linux
15 17 (17.89%) OO
16 16 (16.84%) WCF

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 8 (8.42%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.05%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (25.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.21%) GitHub
4 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.05%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.05%) Heroku
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) IPv4
2 1 (1.05%) IPv6
2 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.37%) MySQL
5 6 (6.32%) Big Data
6 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.05%) GIS
8 1 (1.05%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.37%) NUnit
4 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.11%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.05%) Gradle
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) QUnit
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Games
3 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.21%) .NET
2 27 (28.42%) Web Services
3 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET
4 18 (18.95%) React
5 17 (17.89%) XML
6 16 (16.84%) WCF
7 14 (14.74%) CSS
8 11 (11.58%) SOAP
8 11 (11.58%) Spring
9 10 (10.53%) HTML
9 10 (10.53%) jQuery
9 10 (10.53%) JSON
9 10 (10.53%) Redux
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.37%) Express
12 7 (7.37%) Node.js
12 7 (7.37%) REST
12 7 (7.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.42%) User Experience
5 7 (7.37%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) Smart City
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) NHS
7 2 (2.11%) Online Games
8 1 (1.05%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.05%) Life Science
8 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Android
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.21%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) CentOS
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) MVC
3 26 (27.37%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.95%) Biology
4 18 (18.95%) Computer Science
4 18 (18.95%) SDLC
5 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.89%) OO
6 15 (15.79%) Analytics
7 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (13.68%) Decision-Making
8 13 (13.68%) Scrum
9 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.58%) Informatics
10 11 (11.58%) Mathematics
10 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
11 10 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.47%) Front End Development
12 9 (9.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.63%) C#
2 41 (43.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (36.84%) Python
4 28 (29.47%) SQL
5 19 (20.00%) C++
5 19 (20.00%) Java
6 9 (9.47%) C
7 6 (6.32%) PHP
8 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.11%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.11%) Lua
10 2 (2.11%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) Go
11 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.05%) Perl
11 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 13 (13.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.11%) Terraform
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Packer
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Google
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.05%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.05%) Xamarin