Cambridgeshire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £29.5k in Fenland and £43.6k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK average salary was £38.6k in 2020. 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 data was published in November 2020. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Cambridgeshire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Fenland£29.5k
Peterborough£32.6k
East Cambridgeshire£36.6k
Huntingdonshire£37.9k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Cambridge£41.7k
South Cambridgeshire£43.6k
Cambridgeshire average salary by year

Cambridgeshire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £23.0k in Fenland and £39.4k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £33.1k in Fenland and £46.2k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Cambridgeshire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Fenland£23.0k£33.1k
Peterborough£28.8k£35.5k
East Cambridgeshire£29.4kN/A
Huntingdonshire£39.9k£36.8k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Cambridge£34.5k£47.6k
South Cambridgeshire£39.4k£46.2k

Cambridgeshire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £26.6k in Fenland and £37.0k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Cambridgeshire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
East CambridgeshireN/A
Fenland£26.6k
Peterborough£29.9k
Huntingdonshire£30.5k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Cambridge£34.6k
South Cambridgeshire£37.0k
Cambridgeshire median salary by year

Cambridgeshire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £24.0k in East Cambridgeshire and £34.3k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £ in East Cambridgeshire and £38.7k in South Cambridgeshire. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Cambridgeshire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
East Cambridgeshire£24.0kN/A
Fenland£19.9k£30.5k
Peterborough£26.7k£32.5k
Huntingdonshire£28.5k£31.1k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Cambridge£30.8k£37.9k
South Cambridgeshire£34.3k£38.7k

Cambridgeshire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 1.8% in South Cambridgeshire and 4.9% in Peterborough. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Cambridgeshire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
South Cambridgeshire1.8%
East Cambridgeshire1.9%
Cambridge2.2%
Huntingdonshire2.5%
Fenland3.3%
United Kingdom4.8%
Peterborough4.9%
Cambridgeshire unemployment rate by year

Cambridgeshire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.7 in Fenland and 12.7 in Cambridge. Ie. Fenland resident with middle-income needs 6.7 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Cambridge needs 12.7 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Cambridgeshire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Fenland6.7
Peterborough7.2
England and Wales7.7
Huntingdonshire8.7
East Cambridgeshire8.9
South Cambridgeshire9.1
Cambridge12.7
Cambridgeshire house price to earnings ratio history

Cambridgeshire 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 Peterborough 010, with £22.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Cambridge 007, with £57.3k. Median income was £39.5k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £39.5k. 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).

Cambridgeshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Peterborough 010 £22.2k
median £39.5k
highest Cambridge 007 £57.3k

Cambridgeshire 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.

Cambridgeshire relative housing costs map

Cambridgeshire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

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Cambridgeshire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Cambridgeshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15170k19.8%19.1%
16-64531k62.0%62.3%
65+155k18.1%18.5%

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