The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 95 76 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.56% 4.30% 10.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.89% 4.57% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 91 74 161
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
1379 1663 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.23% 94.06% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1373 1452
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 108 (50.23%) Degree
2 89 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (41.40%) SQL
3 85 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 83 (38.60%) C#
5 73 (33.95%) C++
6 72 (33.49%) Java
7 71 (33.02%) Computer Science
8 70 (32.56%) Python
9 65 (30.23%) OO
9 65 (30.23%) HTML
10 63 (29.30%) Linux
11 59 (27.44%) .NET
12 57 (26.51%) C
13 55 (25.58%) JavaScript
14 51 (23.72%) CSS
15 40 (18.60%) Mathematics
16 39 (18.14%) Scrum
17 38 (17.67%) QA
18 35 (16.28%) XML
19 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET
19 34 (15.81%) SQL Server
19 34 (15.81%) Finance
19 34 (15.81%) SDLC
20 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
21 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
22 30 (13.95%) Oracle
23 29 (13.49%) Windows
24 27 (12.56%) Perl
24 27 (12.56%) Algorithms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.33%) Documentum
1 5 (2.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.86%) Apache
2 4 (1.86%) Node.js
3 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.40%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.72%) SaaS
2 4 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.37%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.65%) Internet
3 9 (4.19%) ICMP
4 7 (3.26%) HTTP
5 4 (1.86%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.40%) SSH
7 2 (0.93%) SNMP
7 2 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.47%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.47%) AMQP
8 1 (0.47%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.44%) MySQL
4 13 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.72%) Big Data
7 6 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.79%) FileMaker
8 5 (2.33%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.33%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.33%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (12.09%) NUnit
2 19 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.91%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.44%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.58%) JIRA
6 11 (5.12%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.65%) Maven
8 7 (3.26%) Xcode
9 6 (2.79%) Selenium
10 5 (2.33%) MSTest
10 5 (2.33%) Subversion
10 5 (2.33%) Ant
11 4 (1.86%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.40%) Mockito
12 3 (1.40%) TestNG
13 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
14 1 (0.47%) FishEye
14 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (15.81%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Electronics
3 12 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.79%) Games
5 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.86%) Publishing
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.23%) HTML
2 59 (27.44%) .NET
3 51 (23.72%) CSS
4 35 (16.28%) XML
5 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET
6 24 (11.16%) Web Services
7 22 (10.23%) WPF
8 16 (7.44%) jQuery
9 15 (6.98%) HTML5
10 14 (6.51%) Spring
11 13 (6.05%) J2EE
12 11 (5.12%) JSP
13 9 (4.19%) WCF
13 9 (4.19%) REST
14 8 (3.72%) LINQ
15 6 (2.79%) .NET Framework
15 6 (2.79%) SOAP
16 5 (2.33%) XSL
16 5 (2.33%) XSLT
16 5 (2.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 71 (33.02%) Computer Science
2 40 (18.60%) Mathematics
3 27 (12.56%) Algorithms
4 24 (11.16%) Statistics
5 14 (6.51%) User Experience
6 13 (6.05%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.12%) Physics
8 10 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (4.19%) Informatics
10 6 (2.79%) LIMS
10 6 (2.79%) GIS
10 6 (2.79%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.79%) CUDA
11 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.33%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.33%) Handset
11 5 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.40%) Robotics
13 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.30%) Linux
2 29 (13.49%) Windows
3 16 (7.44%) Apple iOS
4 15 (6.98%) Android
5 12 (5.58%) UNIX
6 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 65 (30.23%) OO
4 39 (18.14%) Scrum
5 34 (15.81%) SDLC
6 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
7 21 (9.77%) Financial Modelling
7 21 (9.77%) Unit Testing
8 20 (9.30%) MVC
8 20 (9.30%) User Stories
9 18 (8.37%) OOD
10 17 (7.91%) TDD
11 15 (6.98%) Open Source
12 14 (6.51%) Web Development
13 13 (6.05%) CRM
13 13 (6.05%) Test Strategy
14 12 (5.58%) Risk Management
15 11 (5.12%) Software Architecture
15 11 (5.12%) Multithreading
16 10 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.40%) SQL
2 83 (38.60%) C#
3 73 (33.95%) C++
4 72 (33.49%) Java
5 70 (32.56%) Python
6 57 (26.51%) C
7 55 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 27 (12.56%) Perl
9 14 (6.51%) Ruby
10 11 (5.12%) MATLAB
11 10 (4.65%) Objective-C
12 9 (4.19%) PHP
12 9 (4.19%) VB
13 7 (3.26%) AppleScript
13 7 (3.26%) Embedded C
13 7 (3.26%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.79%) Embedded C++
15 5 (2.33%) XQuery
15 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (50.23%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.67%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Firmware
2 5 (2.33%) Xen
2 5 (2.33%) KVM
2 5 (2.33%) Docker
2 5 (2.33%) LXC
2 5 (2.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Mesos
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.95%) Oracle
3 18 (8.37%) TOWER Software
4 11 (5.12%) Perforce
5 5 (2.33%) Pegasus
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.40%) Tableau
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Progress
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