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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 93 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.92% 5.38% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.20% 5.58% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 58
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1134 1417 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.59% 96.53% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1258 1322
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 114 (64.04%) Java
2 102 (57.30%) C#
3 88 (49.44%) Computer Science
4 85 (47.75%) C++
5 84 (47.19%) .NET
6 80 (44.94%) Degree
7 64 (35.96%) HTML
8 57 (32.02%) Python
9 56 (31.46%) Linux
9 56 (31.46%) Algorithms
10 55 (30.90%) SQL
10 55 (30.90%) C
10 55 (30.90%) Mathematics
11 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
12 51 (28.65%) Software Engineering
13 50 (28.09%) Physics
14 47 (26.40%) CSS
15 45 (25.28%) ASP.NET
16 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (19.10%) Windows
18 31 (17.42%) OO
18 31 (17.42%) SDLC
19 30 (16.85%) MVC
20 26 (14.61%) Machine Learning
21 24 (13.48%) PhD
21 24 (13.48%) jQuery
22 22 (12.36%) Web Services
23 21 (11.80%) REST
23 21 (11.80%) QA
24 20 (11.24%) XML

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 9 (5.06%) Smallworld
2 6 (3.37%) Apache
3 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Internet
2 9 (5.06%) Intranet
2 9 (5.06%) Wireless
3 6 (3.37%) HTTP
4 4 (2.25%) SSL
4 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.62%) MySQL
1 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.06%) GIS
3 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Selenium
2 11 (6.18%) JIRA
3 5 (2.81%) NUnit
4 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.12%) Subversion
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Mockito
6 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.56%) MSTest
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (7.87%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.49%) Billing
4 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (47.19%) .NET
2 64 (35.96%) HTML
3 47 (26.40%) CSS
4 45 (25.28%) ASP.NET
5 24 (13.48%) jQuery
6 22 (12.36%) Web Services
7 21 (11.80%) REST
8 20 (11.24%) XML
9 18 (10.11%) LINQ
10 17 (9.55%) .NET Framework
10 17 (9.55%) HTML5
11 16 (8.99%) CSS3
11 16 (8.99%) Entity Framework
11 16 (8.99%) JSON
11 16 (8.99%) WCF
12 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (7.87%) Ajax
13 14 (7.87%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (7.87%) XSLT
14 10 (5.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 88 (49.44%) Computer Science
2 56 (31.46%) Algorithms
3 55 (30.90%) Mathematics
4 50 (28.09%) Physics
5 11 (6.18%) User Experience
6 9 (5.06%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.37%) Informatics
8 5 (2.81%) Biology
9 4 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.25%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.25%) Ontologies
10 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.69%) Statistics
11 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.12%) Home Automation
11 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
11 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.46%) Linux
2 34 (19.10%) Windows
3 17 (9.55%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.37%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.65%) Software Engineering
2 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.42%) OO
3 31 (17.42%) SDLC
4 30 (16.85%) MVC
5 26 (14.61%) Machine Learning
6 20 (11.24%) TDD
7 18 (10.11%) Automated Testing
8 15 (8.43%) Front End Development
8 15 (8.43%) Multithreading
9 14 (7.87%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.30%) OOP
11 12 (6.74%) Kanban
12 10 (5.62%) User Stories
13 9 (5.06%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (5.06%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.06%) High Availability
13 9 (5.06%) Migration
13 9 (5.06%) Scrum
13 9 (5.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (64.04%) Java
2 102 (57.30%) C#
3 85 (47.75%) C++
4 57 (32.02%) Python
5 55 (30.90%) C
5 55 (30.90%) SQL
6 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.67%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.99%) Perl
9 14 (7.87%) PHP
10 12 (6.74%) Objective-C
11 9 (5.06%) Groovy
11 9 (5.06%) Magik
12 7 (3.93%) F#
13 6 (3.37%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.12%) R
15 1 (0.56%) Lua
15 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (44.94%) Degree
2 24 (13.48%) PhD
3 2 (1.12%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
1 2 (1.12%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) Google
3 3 (1.69%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
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