Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,591 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 43 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 82 176 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.64% 5.72% 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 5.90% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 152 312
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,591 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +11.11% +26.36%
10th Percentile £34,375 £32,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,681 2,984 4,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 96.91% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,136 2,172 3,168
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,874 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.42% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +5.56%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -27 57 £46,158 -7.69% 31
Peterborough +45 5 £42,500 -2.86% 3
Huntingdon +2 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
2 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) C#
4 35 (42.68%) .NET
5 29 (35.37%) SQL
6 28 (34.15%) HTML
6 28 (34.15%) CSS
7 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
8 24 (29.27%) MVC
9 23 (28.05%) Python
10 22 (26.83%) Azure
11 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
12 18 (21.95%) AWS
13 17 (20.73%) Visualisation
13 17 (20.73%) React
13 17 (20.73%) Vue.js
13 17 (20.73%) TDD
14 16 (19.51%) REST
15 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
15 15 (18.29%) Docker
15 15 (18.29%) User Experience
15 15 (18.29%) Bioinformatics
15 15 (18.29%) Biology
15 15 (18.29%) Informatics
16 14 (17.07%) JSON
17 13 (15.85%) Web Development
17 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
18 12 (14.63%) RESTful
18 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
18 12 (14.63%) Data Visualisation

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 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Azure
2 18 (21.95%) AWS
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.88%) GCP
4 4 (4.88%) GitHub
5 3 (3.66%) SaaS
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (2.44%) Firebase
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.22%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon Athena
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Postman
4 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) TestCafe
5 1 (1.22%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.22%) GitLab
5 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 10 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.10%) Games
2 5 (6.10%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 3 (3.66%) Automotive
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) CSS
2 28 (34.15%) HTML
3 25 (30.49%) AngularJS
4 17 (20.73%) React
4 17 (20.73%) Vue.js
5 16 (19.51%) REST
6 14 (17.07%) JSON
7 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
8 12 (14.63%) RESTful
9 10 (12.20%) Node.js
9 10 (12.20%) Web Services
9 10 (12.20%) XML
10 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.76%) Entity Framework
12 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.10%) Ionic Framework
13 5 (6.10%) jQuery
14 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.66%) Online Games
5 3 (3.66%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Music Streaming
7 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.22%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Android
1 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) MVC
3 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 17 (20.73%) TDD
4 17 (20.73%) Visualisation
5 15 (18.29%) Bioinformatics
5 15 (18.29%) Biology
5 15 (18.29%) Informatics
6 13 (15.85%) Web Development
7 12 (14.63%) Data Science
7 12 (14.63%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.20%) Computational Biology
8 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
8 10 (12.20%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (10.98%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.54%) DevOps
12 5 (6.10%) Analytics
12 5 (6.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) JavaScript
2 37 (45.12%) C#
3 29 (35.37%) SQL
4 23 (28.05%) Python
5 12 (14.63%) C
5 12 (14.63%) C++
6 11 (13.41%) Java
7 10 (12.20%) R
8 7 (8.54%) TypeScript
9 6 (7.32%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.32%) Perl
10 5 (6.10%) ES6
10 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.66%) Lua
11 3 (3.66%) PHP
12 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.22%) Ruby
13 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.66%) Istio
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Dell
3 1 (1.22%) Facebook
3 1 (1.22%) TippingPoint
3 1 (1.22%) YouTube