The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 24 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 71 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.88% 4.82% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.13% 4.99% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 95 65 76
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1037 1424 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.55% 96.74% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1216 1339
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 140 (68.29%) Java
2 121 (59.02%) C#
3 107 (52.20%) Computer Science
4 106 (51.71%) C++
5 101 (49.27%) Degree
6 90 (43.90%) .NET
7 79 (38.54%) Python
8 74 (36.10%) Software Engineering
9 68 (33.17%) Algorithms
10 66 (32.20%) C
11 65 (31.71%) Mathematics
12 64 (31.22%) Linux
13 56 (27.32%) Physics
14 55 (26.83%) JavaScript
15 52 (25.37%) HTML
16 51 (24.88%) ASP.NET
17 49 (23.90%) SQL
18 44 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (20.98%) Windows
20 42 (20.49%) CSS
21 33 (16.10%) PhD
21 33 (16.10%) Machine Learning
22 31 (15.12%) SDLC
23 27 (13.17%) OO
24 25 (12.20%) Perl
24 25 (12.20%) MVC
25 24 (11.71%) Multithreading
26 20 (9.76%) Finance
26 20 (9.76%) XML
27 17 (8.29%) Selenium

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.93%) Apache Solr
1 6 (2.93%) Smallworld
2 4 (1.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Internet
2 8 (3.90%) Wireless
3 7 (3.41%) HTTP
4 6 (2.93%) Intranet
5 5 (2.44%) SSL
6 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.98%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.37%) MySQL
3 10 (4.88%) Big Data
4 8 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.93%) GIS
6 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Selenium
2 9 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.41%) JIRA
4 6 (2.93%) Subversion
4 6 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.46%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.46%) NUnit
7 2 (0.98%) Buildbot
7 2 (0.98%) JUnit
7 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.49%) Moq
8 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 20 (9.76%) Finance
2 8 (3.90%) Automotive
3 6 (2.93%) Billing
3 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.90%) .NET
2 52 (25.37%) HTML
3 51 (24.88%) ASP.NET
4 42 (20.49%) CSS
5 20 (9.76%) XML
6 15 (7.32%) jQuery
7 14 (6.83%) REST
7 14 (6.83%) Web Services
8 13 (6.34%) CSS3
8 13 (6.34%) HTML5
9 9 (4.39%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.39%) JSON
9 9 (4.39%) WCF
10 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.90%) LINQ
10 8 (3.90%) Spring
11 7 (3.41%) Ajax
11 7 (3.41%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.41%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (3.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 107 (52.20%) Computer Science
2 68 (33.17%) Algorithms
3 65 (31.71%) Mathematics
4 56 (27.32%) Physics
5 13 (6.34%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (5.85%) Informatics
7 11 (5.37%) Data Structures
8 10 (4.88%) User Experience
9 8 (3.90%) Visualisation
10 7 (3.41%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.93%) Biology
12 4 (1.95%) Ontologies
13 3 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.46%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.98%) Home Automation
14 2 (0.98%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.98%) Smart Home
15 1 (0.49%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 64 (31.22%) Linux
2 43 (20.98%) Windows
3 14 (6.83%) Unix
4 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.95%) Android
6 2 (0.98%) Debian
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.10%) Software Engineering
2 44 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.10%) Machine Learning
4 31 (15.12%) SDLC
5 27 (13.17%) OO
6 25 (12.20%) MVC
7 24 (11.71%) Multithreading
8 15 (7.32%) Software Architecture
9 14 (6.83%) TDD
10 13 (6.34%) OOP
10 13 (6.34%) Scrum
11 12 (5.85%) Bioinformatics
12 11 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.88%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.90%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (3.90%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.41%) Data Visualisation
15 7 (3.41%) Kanban
15 7 (3.41%) Web Development
16 6 (2.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (68.29%) Java
2 121 (59.02%) C#
3 106 (51.71%) C++
4 79 (38.54%) Python
5 66 (32.20%) C
6 55 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 49 (23.90%) SQL
8 25 (12.20%) Perl
9 15 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 13 (6.34%) PHP
11 11 (5.37%) Objective-C
12 10 (4.88%) Groovy
13 6 (2.93%) Lua
13 6 (2.93%) Magik
14 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.95%) F#
15 3 (1.46%) Ruby
16 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 101 (49.27%) Degree
2 33 (16.10%) PhD
3 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) KVM
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.46%) Google
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle
3 2 (0.98%) VMware
3 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.49%) Apple
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Empiric.com
Salary: Highly competitive + excellent benefits. p/t working will be pro-rata
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Empiric.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: CW23256
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: 2 days ago
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base + Lucrative Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-39k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best training, progression, pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £28k - £36k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Enthought
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posted: 27 days ago