The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 101 140 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.53% 6.91% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 7.18% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 134 150
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1734 1949 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.96% 96.20% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1706 1659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 119 (57.21%) C#
2 98 (47.12%) Java
3 94 (45.19%) Computer Science
4 90 (43.27%) .NET
5 88 (42.31%) Degree
6 85 (40.87%) C++
7 81 (38.94%) Software Engineering
8 80 (38.46%) HTML
9 79 (37.98%) SQL
10 61 (29.33%) JavaScript
11 57 (27.40%) C
11 57 (27.40%) CSS
12 47 (22.60%) Oracle
13 46 (22.12%) Linux
14 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
15 42 (20.19%) Perl
16 41 (19.71%) Mathematics
17 34 (16.35%) XML
18 31 (14.90%) ASP.NET
19 30 (14.42%) Windows
20 29 (13.94%) OO
20 29 (13.94%) Finance
21 28 (13.46%) Python
21 28 (13.46%) Physics
22 27 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (12.98%) VB
23 25 (12.02%) HTML5
24 24 (11.54%) VB6
25 23 (11.06%) .NET Framework
26 22 (10.58%) Web Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
2 2 (0.96%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.48%) Documentum
3 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.13%) Internet
2 12 (5.77%) HTTP
3 5 (2.40%) IGMP
3 5 (2.40%) RTSP
4 3 (1.44%) SMS
5 2 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.58%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.73%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.81%) MySQL
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.40%) Big Data
7 5 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.92%) IDOL
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.96%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.88%) JUnit
4 5 (2.40%) Jasmine
4 5 (2.40%) Maven
5 4 (1.92%) NUnit
5 4 (1.92%) Subversion
5 4 (1.92%) MSTest
6 3 (1.44%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.96%) GCC
7 2 (0.96%) SCons
7 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.96%) Xcode
8 1 (0.48%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (13.94%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (1.44%) Front Office
4 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (43.27%) .NET
2 80 (38.46%) HTML
3 57 (27.40%) CSS
4 34 (16.35%) XML
5 31 (14.90%) ASP.NET
6 25 (12.02%) HTML5
7 23 (11.06%) .NET Framework
8 18 (8.65%) XSLT
9 17 (8.17%) Flash
10 16 (7.69%) Web Services
11 14 (6.73%) Ajax
12 13 (6.25%) STL
13 12 (5.77%) MFC
13 12 (5.77%) CSS3
14 11 (5.29%) jQuery
15 10 (4.81%) WebKit
16 8 (3.85%) OpenGL
17 7 (3.37%) WCF
18 6 (2.88%) Backbone.js
19 5 (2.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (45.19%) Computer Science
2 41 (19.71%) Mathematics
3 28 (13.46%) Physics
4 9 (4.33%) MPEG
4 9 (4.33%) Streaming Video
4 9 (4.33%) IPTV
5 7 (3.37%) Informatics
6 5 (2.40%) STB
6 5 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.92%) Biology
7 4 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.44%) Robotics
8 3 (1.44%) Mechatronics
8 3 (1.44%) Statistics
8 3 (1.44%) LIMS
8 3 (1.44%) iPhone
8 3 (1.44%) Open Source
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.12%) Linux
2 30 (14.42%) Windows
3 19 (9.13%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.17%) UNIX
4 17 (8.17%) Android
5 8 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.94%) Software Engineering
2 29 (13.94%) OO
3 27 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (10.58%) Web Development
5 16 (7.69%) Scrum
5 16 (7.69%) OOP
5 16 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 13 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 12 (5.77%) Multithreading
7 12 (5.77%) OOD
7 12 (5.77%) Android Development
8 11 (5.29%) UML
9 10 (4.81%) MVC
10 9 (4.33%) Bioinformatics
11 8 (3.85%) Usability Testing
12 7 (3.37%) TDD
13 5 (2.40%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.40%) Software Architecture
14 4 (1.92%) Automated Testing
14 4 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (57.21%) C#
2 98 (47.12%) Java
3 85 (40.87%) C++
4 79 (37.98%) SQL
5 61 (29.33%) JavaScript
6 57 (27.40%) C
7 42 (20.19%) Perl
8 28 (13.46%) Python
9 27 (12.98%) VB
10 24 (11.54%) VB6
11 19 (9.13%) PL/SQL
12 14 (6.73%) VB.NET
13 8 (3.85%) PHP
13 8 (3.85%) Ruby
14 7 (3.37%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.88%) Delphi
16 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.92%) VBScript
18 2 (0.96%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.96%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 88 (42.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.48%) PhD
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) QA
1 6 (2.88%) JTAG
2 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) XenServer
2 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (22.60%) Oracle
2 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.92%) Sun
3 4 (1.92%) HP
4 3 (1.44%) Siemens
4 3 (1.44%) VMware
5 2 (0.96%) Google
5 2 (0.96%) Sencha
6 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.48%) Brady
6 1 (0.48%) Primavera
6 1 (0.48%) EMC
6 1 (0.48%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) Motorola
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