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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 100 108 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.78% 7.32% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 7.59% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 129
Average salary £42,500 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 91 (54.82%) Software Engineering
2 75 (45.18%) HTML
3 74 (44.58%) Computer Science
4 72 (43.37%) C#
5 70 (42.17%) Degree
6 68 (40.96%) SQL
7 62 (37.35%) C++
7 62 (37.35%) JavaScript
8 58 (34.94%) .NET
9 53 (31.93%) CSS
10 52 (31.33%) Java
10 52 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (24.10%) C
12 39 (23.49%) Linux
13 38 (22.89%) ASP.NET
14 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
15 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
16 32 (19.28%) Python
17 31 (18.67%) Windows
18 30 (18.07%) Finance
18 30 (18.07%) jQuery
19 28 (16.87%) XML
20 26 (15.66%) Perl
20 26 (15.66%) TDD
21 25 (15.06%) OO
21 25 (15.06%) MVC
22 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
22 24 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
23 23 (13.86%) PHP
24 21 (12.65%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (1.20%) Apache
1 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.20%) Node.js
1 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.01%) SaaS
3 3 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) Wireless
2 8 (4.82%) Internet
2 8 (4.82%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.61%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.61%) ZigBee
4 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.81%) ICMP
5 3 (1.81%) LDAP
6 2 (1.20%) SNMP
6 2 (1.20%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.20%) SMTP
6 2 (1.20%) IPsec
6 2 (1.20%) SSH
6 2 (1.20%) IPv6
6 2 (1.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.60%) NFC
7 1 (0.60%) IGMP
7 1 (0.60%) RTSP
7 1 (0.60%) SMPP
7 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) MySQL
3 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.02%) NUnit
4 9 (5.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.61%) Maven
6 6 (3.61%) MSTest
7 5 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.81%) JIRA
8 3 (1.81%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.20%) Subversion
9 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.60%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.60%) WiX
10 1 (0.60%) JUnit
10 1 (0.60%) Xcode
10 1 (0.60%) WebObjects
10 1 (0.60%) FogBugz
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Marketing
3 5 (3.01%) Electronics
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.18%) HTML
2 58 (34.94%) .NET
3 53 (31.93%) CSS
4 38 (22.89%) ASP.NET
5 30 (18.07%) jQuery
6 28 (16.87%) XML
7 24 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (12.65%) HTML5
9 20 (12.05%) WCF
10 12 (7.23%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.23%) LINQ
10 12 (7.23%) Web Services
10 12 (7.23%) LAMP
11 11 (6.63%) XHTML
12 9 (5.42%) SOAP
12 9 (5.42%) STL
12 9 (5.42%) Spring
12 9 (5.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (44.58%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.05%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.64%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.63%) User Experience
4 11 (6.63%) Open Source
5 10 (6.02%) Physics
5 10 (6.02%) LIMS
6 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.22%) Internet of Things
8 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.01%) Informatics
10 4 (2.41%) Life Science
10 4 (2.41%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.49%) Linux
2 31 (18.67%) Windows
3 8 (4.82%) Android
4 6 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.82%) Software Engineering
2 52 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.66%) TDD
4 25 (15.06%) MVC
4 25 (15.06%) OO
5 20 (12.05%) Scrum
6 15 (9.04%) Web Development
7 14 (8.43%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.02%) Web Application Development
9 9 (5.42%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (5.42%) OOP
10 8 (4.82%) OOD
10 8 (4.82%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.22%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.61%) Bioinformatics
12 6 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.01%) Software Architecture
13 5 (3.01%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (3.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.37%) C#
2 68 (40.96%) SQL
3 62 (37.35%) JavaScript
3 62 (37.35%) C++
4 52 (31.33%) Java
5 40 (24.10%) C
6 32 (19.28%) Python
7 26 (15.66%) Perl
8 23 (13.86%) PHP
9 10 (6.02%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.82%) VB
10 8 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.22%) Ruby
12 4 (2.41%) Groovy
12 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.41%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.41%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.20%) VB6
13 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (42.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) JTAG
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.84%) Oracle
3 5 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (2.41%) TOWER Software
5 3 (1.81%) Perforce
5 3 (1.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.60%) Symbian
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Telerik
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