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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 23 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 119 63 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.50% 4.33% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.83% 4.45% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 109 57 94
Median salary £34,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.36% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1099 1415 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.00% 97.18% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1131 1257
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 129 (63.55%) Java
2 119 (58.62%) C#
3 103 (50.74%) C++
4 101 (49.75%) Computer Science
5 100 (49.26%) Degree
6 87 (42.86%) Python
7 82 (40.39%) Software Engineering
8 80 (39.41%) .NET
9 72 (35.47%) Algorithms
10 68 (33.50%) Mathematics
11 62 (30.54%) C
12 55 (27.09%) Physics
13 51 (25.12%) Linux
14 49 (24.14%) ASP.NET
15 43 (21.18%) SQL
15 43 (21.18%) JavaScript
16 41 (20.20%) CSS
17 39 (19.21%) HTML
17 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (18.72%) Windows
19 35 (17.24%) Machine Learning
20 29 (14.29%) PhD
20 29 (14.29%) SDLC
21 28 (13.79%) OO
22 26 (12.81%) Perl
23 25 (12.32%) Multithreading
24 21 (10.34%) MVC
24 21 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
25 18 (8.87%) Finance
26 17 (8.37%) Informatics

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 (2.96%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.49%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) IPv6
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.43%) Big Data
4 8 (3.94%) MySQL
5 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
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 14 (6.90%) Selenium
2 11 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.94%) NUnit
3 8 (3.94%) Subversion
4 6 (2.96%) MSBuild
4 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.46%) Moq
5 5 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.97%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.97%) JUnit
7 3 (1.48%) JIRA
8 2 (0.99%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.99%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.49%) MSTest
General
1 18 (8.87%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Automotive
3 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.97%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (39.41%) .NET
2 49 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 41 (20.20%) CSS
4 39 (19.21%) HTML
5 16 (7.88%) jQuery
6 14 (6.90%) CSS3
6 14 (6.90%) HTML5
7 13 (6.40%) XML
8 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.91%) REST
9 8 (3.94%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.94%) JSON
9 8 (3.94%) Web Services
10 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (3.45%) WCF
11 6 (2.96%) Ajax
12 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (49.75%) Computer Science
2 72 (35.47%) Algorithms
3 68 (33.50%) Mathematics
4 55 (27.09%) Physics
5 17 (8.37%) Informatics
6 15 (7.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (6.90%) Visualisation
8 12 (5.91%) Data Structures
9 9 (4.43%) User Experience
10 5 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.48%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.99%) Home Automation
12 2 (0.99%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.99%) Statistics
13 1 (0.49%) Biology
13 1 (0.49%) Fintech
13 1 (0.49%) Life Science
13 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.12%) Linux
2 38 (18.72%) Windows
3 4 (1.97%) Unix
4 3 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) Debian
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (40.39%) Software Engineering
2 39 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.24%) Machine Learning
4 29 (14.29%) SDLC
5 28 (13.79%) OO
6 25 (12.32%) Multithreading
7 21 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
7 21 (10.34%) MVC
8 17 (8.37%) Software Architecture
9 14 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (6.40%) OOP
11 12 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.91%) Scrum
11 12 (5.91%) TDD
11 12 (5.91%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.93%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (3.45%) Release Management
13 7 (3.45%) Test Automation
14 6 (2.96%) Analytics
14 6 (2.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (63.55%) Java
2 119 (58.62%) C#
3 103 (50.74%) C++
4 87 (42.86%) Python
5 62 (30.54%) C
6 43 (21.18%) JavaScript
6 43 (21.18%) SQL
7 26 (12.81%) Perl
8 13 (6.40%) PHP
9 10 (4.93%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.43%) Groovy
11 6 (2.96%) Lua
11 6 (2.96%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.97%) F#
13 3 (1.48%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.48%) Ruby
14 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.49%) R
15 1 (0.49%) Scala
15 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (49.26%) Degree
2 29 (14.29%) PhD
3 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.99%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle
2 4 (1.97%) VMware
3 2 (0.99%) Google
3 2 (0.99%) TOWER Software
3 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.49%) Apple
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