Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 199 299 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.67% 7.98% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 8.19% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 168 264 227
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £61,250 £58,300
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 3,379 3,651 3,443
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 97.49% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,335 2,830 2,865
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -2 167 £50,000 +17.65% 53
Peterborough -26 21 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Ely +8 3 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (54.27%) C#
3 94 (47.24%) Software Engineering
4 84 (42.21%) JavaScript
5 81 (40.70%) .NET
6 78 (39.20%) Java
7 73 (36.68%) Python
8 65 (32.66%) C++
9 62 (31.16%) SQL
10 61 (30.65%) SQL Server
11 52 (26.13%) Mathematics
12 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET
13 46 (23.12%) Degree
14 45 (22.61%) OO
15 44 (22.11%) AngularJS
16 42 (21.11%) Scrum
17 41 (20.60%) Visual Studio
18 38 (19.10%) C
18 38 (19.10%) Computer Science
18 38 (19.10%) Algorithms
19 37 (18.59%) MVC
20 35 (17.59%) Linux
21 31 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (15.08%) Docker
23 29 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (14.57%) Multithreading
23 29 (14.57%) Windows
24 27 (13.57%) Web Services
24 27 (13.57%) HTML
24 27 (13.57%) Problem-Solving

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 19 (9.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.01%) Kentico
2 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.50%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (10.55%) GitHub
4 9 (4.52%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) Broadband
1 2 (1.01%) Internet
1 2 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) SMS
2 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.53%) MySQL
4 11 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.02%) Big Data
8 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.50%) Power BI
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.60%) Visual Studio
2 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.54%) JIRA
4 14 (7.04%) NUnit
4 14 (7.04%) Vagrant
5 12 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.03%) ReSharper
7 7 (3.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.51%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.51%) Subversion
10 2 (1.01%) git-flow
10 2 (1.01%) JUnit
10 2 (1.01%) Selenium
11 1 (0.50%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.50%) Gradle
11 1 (0.50%) Hudson
11 1 (0.50%) Maven
11 1 (0.50%) NCrunch
11 1 (0.50%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (12.06%) Games
2 22 (11.06%) Finance
3 18 (9.05%) Automotive
4 13 (6.53%) Aerospace
5 11 (5.53%) Publishing
6 10 (5.03%) Law
7 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.51%) Marketing
9 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Retail
11 1 (0.50%) Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (40.70%) .NET
2 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET
3 44 (22.11%) AngularJS
4 27 (13.57%) HTML
4 27 (13.57%) Web Services
5 26 (13.07%) CSS
6 25 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (11.06%) WPF
8 18 (9.05%) .NET Framework
8 18 (9.05%) WCF
9 17 (8.54%) Natural Language Processing
9 17 (8.54%) WinForms
10 14 (7.04%) REST
11 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (6.03%) Angular 2
12 12 (6.03%) RESTful
12 12 (6.03%) Velocity
13 11 (5.53%) Spring
13 11 (5.53%) TensorFlow
14 9 (4.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.10%) Algorithms
1 38 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.53%) Robotics
4 11 (5.53%) Smart City
5 9 (4.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.52%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.02%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.52%) User Experience
8 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.01%) LIMS
10 4 (2.01%) NHS
10 4 (2.01%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.51%) Life Science
12 2 (1.01%) Smart Home
13 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.59%) Linux
2 29 (14.57%) Windows
3 9 (4.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (47.24%) Software Engineering
3 52 (26.13%) Mathematics
4 45 (22.61%) OO
5 42 (21.11%) Scrum
6 37 (18.59%) MVC
7 29 (14.57%) Multithreading
8 27 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (13.07%) Refactoring
9 26 (13.07%) TDD
9 26 (13.07%) Test Automation
10 25 (12.56%) Unit Testing
11 24 (12.06%) Artificial Intelligence
11 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
12 23 (11.56%) SDLC
13 22 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (10.55%) DevOps
14 21 (10.55%) Machine Learning
15 19 (9.55%) Decision-Making
16 17 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 108 (54.27%) C#
2 84 (42.21%) JavaScript
3 78 (39.20%) Java
4 73 (36.68%) Python
5 65 (32.66%) C++
6 62 (31.16%) SQL
7 38 (19.10%) C
8 18 (9.05%) T-SQL
9 17 (8.54%) TypeScript
10 15 (7.54%) Scala
11 8 (4.02%) Go
12 7 (3.52%) Ruby
12 7 (3.52%) VB
13 6 (3.02%) Java 8
14 2 (1.01%) ES6
14 2 (1.01%) PHP
15 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (23.12%) Degree
2 26 (13.07%) PhD
3 16 (8.04%) MPhil
4 9 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.01%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 30 (15.08%) Docker
2 8 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (12.56%) Ansible
2 18 (9.05%) Kubernetes
3 17 (8.54%) Terraform
4 8 (4.02%) Consul
4 8 (4.02%) Packer
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.03%) WorldPay
3 9 (4.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle
4 6 (3.02%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.51%) Google