Cambridge average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 35.0k in East Cambridgeshire and 44.6k in South Cambridgeshire. UK average salary is 37.4k in 2019. Gross average salary is calculated for full-time employees. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Cambridge average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
East Cambridgeshire£35.0k
United Kingdom£37.4k
South Cambridgeshire£44.6k
Cambridge average salary by year

Cambridge average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Cambridge average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
East Cambridgeshire£27.2k£38.8k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
South Cambridgeshire£37.6k£48.5k

Cambridge median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 28.1k in East Cambridgeshire and 37.1k in South Cambridgeshire. UK median salary is 30.4k in 2019. Gross median salary in 2019 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.
Cambridge median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
East Cambridgeshire£28.1k
United Kingdom£30.4k
South Cambridgeshire£37.1k
Cambridge median salary by year

Cambridge median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Cambridge median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
East CambridgeshireN/A£29.1k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
South Cambridgeshire£33.5k£40.2k

Cambridge unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2% in South Cambridgeshire and 2.9% in Uttlesford. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Cambridge unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
South Cambridgeshire2%
East Cambridgeshire2.3%
United Kingdom3.8%
Cambridge unemployment rate by year

Cambridge net household income map

Map shows the net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest average net household income was in St Edmundsbury 014, with £31.9k. The area with the highest average net income was Cambridge 007, with £57.3k. Median income was £41.8k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £41.8k. Median income for England and Wales was 31.9k ( the lowest income was in Leeds 086, £16.8k, the highest in Tower Hamlets 033, £93.8k).

Cambridge net household income map
NameNet income
lowest St Edmundsbury 014 £31.9k
median £41.8k
highest Cambridge 007 £57.3k

Cambridge relative housing costs map

The map below shows housing costs share of net household income in 2016. The higher the share of income costs the darker the displayed color. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may result in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.

Cambridge relative housing costs map

Cambridge working age population share

2018 population estimates.


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England & Wales
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Cambridge working age population share
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