The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Developer
Rank 104 85 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Developer 14 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 1.82% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.94% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 9
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1493 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.49% 93.72% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1307 1638
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Developer across the Cambridge region.

Graduate Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Graduate Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) Physics
8 6 (26.09%) LAMP
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) PHP
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.04%) XHTML
10 3 (13.04%) STL
10 3 (13.04%) MFC
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) Perl
10 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
10 3 (13.04%) C

Graduate Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Graduate Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) LAMP
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) STL
5 3 (13.04%) MFC
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) XHTML
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) Qt
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) OOP
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming
4 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago