The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 40 57 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 68 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.04% 3.77% 9.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 3.97% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 134
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1312 1712 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.46% 94.80% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1333 1300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 91 (50.84%) Degree
2 81 (45.25%) SQL
3 75 (41.90%) C#
3 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (36.87%) Software Engineering
5 60 (33.52%) Linux
6 59 (32.96%) Computer Science
7 56 (31.28%) OO
7 56 (31.28%) Java
8 54 (30.17%) Python
9 53 (29.61%) .NET
10 52 (29.05%) HTML
11 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
12 44 (24.58%) C++
13 38 (21.23%) CSS
13 38 (21.23%) Scrum
14 35 (19.55%) Finance
15 34 (18.99%) C
15 34 (18.99%) QA
16 32 (17.88%) Mathematics
17 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
17 31 (17.32%) Web Services
17 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET
18 30 (16.76%) SDLC
19 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
20 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
21 26 (14.53%) WPF
22 23 (12.85%) Git (software)
22 23 (12.85%) Perl
22 23 (12.85%) NUnit

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (3.35%) Apache
2 5 (2.79%) Node.js
3 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.68%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) SaaS
2 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.26%) Internet
3 9 (5.03%) HTTP
4 6 (3.35%) ICMP
5 3 (1.68%) SSH
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) SNMP
6 2 (1.12%) ISDN
6 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) MySQL
3 11 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.47%) Big Data
6 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.35%) FileMaker
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQLite
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.85%) NUnit
1 23 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.38%) Maven
5 13 (7.26%) JIRA
5 13 (7.26%) Selenium
6 7 (3.91%) Subversion
7 6 (3.35%) MSTest
7 6 (3.35%) Xcode
8 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.68%) TestNG
10 3 (1.68%) Mockito
11 2 (1.12%) PhantomJS
11 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.56%) FishEye
12 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.23%) Electronics
4 3 (1.68%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.61%) .NET
2 52 (29.05%) HTML
3 38 (21.23%) CSS
4 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET
4 31 (17.32%) Web Services
5 26 (14.53%) WPF
6 21 (11.73%) XML
7 17 (9.50%) jQuery
8 14 (7.82%) WCF
9 13 (7.26%) Spring
10 11 (6.15%) HTML5
10 11 (6.15%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.59%) LINQ
12 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.47%) Apache Flex
14 7 (3.91%) Dojo
14 7 (3.91%) XSLT
14 7 (3.91%) J2EE
15 6 (3.35%) SOAP
16 5 (2.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (32.96%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.88%) Mathematics
3 22 (12.29%) Algorithms
4 17 (9.50%) Statistics
5 14 (7.82%) User Experience
6 10 (5.59%) GIS
7 9 (5.03%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.35%) Handset
8 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.35%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.35%) CUDA
9 5 (2.79%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.23%) Biology
10 4 (2.23%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.23%) LIMS
10 4 (2.23%) Informatics
11 3 (1.68%) Robotics
11 3 (1.68%) E-Learning
12 2 (1.12%) IVR
12 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.52%) Linux
2 16 (8.94%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.38%) Android
4 14 (7.82%) Windows
5 10 (5.59%) UNIX
6 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.87%) Software Engineering
3 56 (31.28%) OO
4 38 (21.23%) Scrum
5 30 (16.76%) SDLC
6 28 (15.64%) Test Automation
7 21 (11.73%) MVC
7 21 (11.73%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.94%) Financial Modelling
8 16 (8.94%) User Stories
9 15 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.26%) Test Strategy
11 12 (6.70%) Multithreading
11 12 (6.70%) Web Development
11 12 (6.70%) CRM
12 11 (6.15%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.15%) TDD
12 11 (6.15%) Open Source
13 10 (5.59%) Analytics
13 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.25%) SQL
2 75 (41.90%) C#
3 56 (31.28%) Java
4 54 (30.17%) Python
5 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
6 44 (24.58%) C++
7 34 (18.99%) C
8 23 (12.85%) Perl
9 10 (5.59%) PHP
9 10 (5.59%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.47%) Ruby
10 8 (4.47%) VB
11 6 (3.35%) AppleScript
11 6 (3.35%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.23%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.23%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.68%) F#
13 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 91 (50.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.99%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.61%) Oracle
3 16 (8.94%) TOWER Software
4 12 (6.70%) Perforce
5 3 (1.68%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
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