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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 38 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 84 125 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.15% 8.48% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 8.63% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71 115 80
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1316 1449 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.34% 98.30% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1218 1534
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 77 (50.66%) C#
2 73 (48.03%) Degree
3 71 (46.71%) SQL
4 70 (46.05%) .NET
4 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (40.79%) HTML
6 61 (40.13%) Computer Science
7 60 (39.47%) Java
8 57 (37.50%) C++
9 55 (36.18%) CSS
10 54 (35.53%) Software Engineering
11 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
12 43 (28.29%) Mathematics
13 41 (26.97%) jQuery
14 39 (25.66%) SDLC
15 37 (24.34%) QA
16 33 (21.71%) .NET Framework
16 33 (21.71%) MVC
17 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
17 32 (21.05%) LINQ
18 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
18 31 (20.39%) XML
18 31 (20.39%) Front End Development
19 30 (19.74%) Unit Testing
20 27 (17.76%) WCF
21 26 (17.11%) REST
21 26 (17.11%) Linux
22 25 (16.45%) Finance
22 25 (16.45%) Entity Framework
22 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET Web API

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 4 (2.63%) Facebook Platform
1 4 (2.63%) IIS
2 3 (1.97%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.66%) Node.js
4 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) NFC
3 2 (1.32%) SMPP
4 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) Big Data
3 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.97%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.66%) HBase
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Selenium
2 22 (14.47%) JIRA
3 14 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.24%) NUnit
5 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.95%) Maven
7 5 (3.29%) JUnit
7 5 (3.29%) Mockito
8 2 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.32%) MSTest
9 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.66%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.29%) Games
4 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.05%) .NET
2 62 (40.79%) HTML
3 55 (36.18%) CSS
4 41 (26.97%) jQuery
5 33 (21.71%) .NET Framework
6 32 (21.05%) LINQ
7 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET
7 31 (20.39%) XML
8 27 (17.76%) WCF
9 26 (17.11%) REST
10 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (16.45%) Entity Framework
11 24 (15.79%) HTML5
11 24 (15.79%) XSLT
12 23 (15.13%) JSON
13 22 (14.47%) Ajax
14 21 (13.82%) Razor View Engine
14 21 (13.82%) Web Services
15 14 (9.21%) CSS3
16 13 (8.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.13%) Computer Science
2 43 (28.29%) Mathematics
3 21 (13.82%) Algorithms
4 15 (9.87%) Physics
5 12 (7.89%) Cryptography
6 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.92%) Statistics
7 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.61%) User Experience
9 5 (3.29%) iPad
10 4 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.97%) Life Science
12 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.32%) Fintech
13 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.66%) Social Media
13 1 (0.66%) Social Network
13 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.11%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Windows
3 5 (3.29%) Android
3 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.53%) Software Engineering
3 39 (25.66%) SDLC
4 33 (21.71%) MVC
5 31 (20.39%) Front End Development
6 30 (19.74%) Unit Testing
7 23 (15.13%) Automated Testing
8 22 (14.47%) OO
9 19 (12.50%) TDD
10 18 (11.84%) Scrum
11 17 (11.18%) User Stories
12 13 (8.55%) Kanban
13 12 (7.89%) Secure Coding
14 11 (7.24%) Multithreading
15 10 (6.58%) Web Design
16 9 (5.92%) Financial Modelling
16 9 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (5.92%) OOP
16 9 (5.92%) Software Architecture
17 8 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.66%) C#
2 71 (46.71%) SQL
3 60 (39.47%) Java
4 57 (37.50%) C++
5 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
6 23 (15.13%) Python
7 22 (14.47%) VB.NET
8 18 (11.84%) C
9 12 (7.89%) Perl
10 11 (7.24%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.61%) PHP
12 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.63%) F#
14 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.97%) Lua
14 3 (1.97%) R
15 2 (1.32%) XAML
16 1 (0.66%) Delphi
16 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (48.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.34%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Docker
1 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.55%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.29%) Facebook
5 4 (2.63%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.63%) Perforce
6 3 (1.97%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.66%) Trillium
8 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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