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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 26 51 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 84 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.81% 4.57% 8.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.14% 4.79% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 107 76 153
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 117 (50.00%) Degree
2 94 (40.17%) Software Engineering
2 94 (40.17%) SQL
3 93 (39.74%) C#
3 93 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (36.32%) C++
5 81 (34.62%) HTML
6 78 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 74 (31.62%) Python
8 69 (29.49%) Java
9 66 (28.21%) Linux
10 62 (26.50%) JavaScript
10 62 (26.50%) .NET
10 62 (26.50%) C
11 61 (26.07%) CSS
12 58 (24.79%) OO
13 44 (18.80%) SQL Server
14 43 (18.38%) QA
15 42 (17.95%) Mathematics
16 41 (17.52%) XML
16 41 (17.52%) Microsoft
17 40 (17.09%) Scrum
18 39 (16.67%) Windows
18 39 (16.67%) ASP.NET
19 37 (15.81%) Finance
20 33 (14.10%) Test Automation
21 32 (13.68%) Visual Studio
22 31 (13.25%) Perl
23 29 (12.39%) Oracle
24 26 (11.11%) NUnit

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.14%) OpenStack
1 5 (2.14%) Documentum
2 4 (1.71%) Node.js
3 3 (1.28%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.85%) Apache
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) SaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.27%) ICMP
3 9 (3.85%) Internet
4 8 (3.42%) HTTP
5 5 (2.14%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.28%) SSH
7 2 (0.85%) SNMP
7 2 (0.85%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) MQTT
8 1 (0.43%) AMQP
8 1 (0.43%) IGMP
8 1 (0.43%) RTSP
8 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.43%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.26%) MySQL
4 12 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.56%) Big Data
7 5 (2.14%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.14%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.14%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.14%) FileMaker
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (13.68%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.11%) NUnit
3 21 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.13%) JIRA
4 12 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.42%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.42%) Maven
5 8 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.56%) Xcode
6 6 (2.56%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.14%) Subversion
7 5 (2.14%) Ant
8 4 (1.71%) MSTest
9 3 (1.28%) Mockito
9 3 (1.28%) TestNG
10 2 (0.85%) Selenium
11 1 (0.43%) FishEye
11 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
General
1 37 (15.81%) Finance
2 20 (8.55%) Electronics
3 11 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.56%) Games
4 6 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.71%) Law
5 4 (1.71%) Publishing
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.62%) HTML
2 62 (26.50%) .NET
3 61 (26.07%) CSS
4 41 (17.52%) XML
5 39 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.83%) HTML5
7 20 (8.55%) Web Services
8 18 (7.69%) WPF
9 17 (7.26%) jQuery
10 16 (6.84%) JSP
11 15 (6.41%) Spring
11 15 (6.41%) J2EE
12 13 (5.56%) WCF
13 10 (4.27%) SOAP
13 10 (4.27%) LINQ
13 10 (4.27%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.85%) REST
15 8 (3.42%) CSS3
16 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 42 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.68%) Algorithms
4 20 (8.55%) Statistics
5 13 (5.56%) User Experience
6 12 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 12 (5.13%) Physics
7 11 (4.70%) Open Source
7 11 (4.70%) Informatics
8 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.85%) LIMS
10 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.14%) Internet of Things
10 5 (2.14%) CUDA
10 5 (2.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.71%) Handset
12 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.21%) Linux
2 39 (16.67%) Windows
3 14 (5.98%) UNIX
4 12 (5.13%) Android
4 12 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.17%) Software Engineering
2 93 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (24.79%) OO
4 40 (17.09%) Scrum
5 33 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 24 (10.26%) TDD
6 24 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 23 (9.83%) MVC
8 22 (9.40%) Financial Modelling
9 21 (8.97%) User Stories
10 18 (7.69%) OOD
11 15 (6.41%) Multithreading
11 15 (6.41%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.98%) Web Development
12 14 (5.98%) Software Architecture
13 13 (5.56%) CRM
14 12 (5.13%) Bioinformatics
15 10 (4.27%) Test Strategy
16 9 (3.85%) Data Analysis
17 8 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.17%) SQL
2 93 (39.74%) C#
3 85 (36.32%) C++
4 74 (31.62%) Python
5 69 (29.49%) Java
6 62 (26.50%) JavaScript
6 62 (26.50%) C
7 31 (13.25%) Perl
8 13 (5.56%) Ruby
9 11 (4.70%) MATLAB
10 10 (4.27%) PHP
11 9 (3.85%) VB
12 8 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.99%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.99%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.56%) AppleScript
14 6 (2.56%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.56%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.14%) Go
15 5 (2.14%) R
Qualifications
1 117 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.38%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Firmware
2 5 (2.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (2.14%) LXC
2 5 (2.14%) KVM
2 5 (2.14%) Docker
2 5 (2.14%) Xen
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) Mesos
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 19 (8.12%) TOWER Software
4 11 (4.70%) Perforce
5 5 (2.14%) Pegasus
6 3 (1.28%) Tableau
6 3 (1.28%) VMware
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.43%) Progress
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
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