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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 92 81 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.86% 5.79% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.05% 5.98% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 70
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
1143 1355 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.61% 96.85% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1141 1383
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 25 July 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 100 (55.25%) Java
2 94 (51.93%) C#
3 87 (48.07%) Computer Science
4 85 (46.96%) Degree
5 84 (46.41%) .NET
6 80 (44.20%) C++
7 67 (37.02%) SQL
8 66 (36.46%) HTML
9 61 (33.70%) JavaScript
10 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (30.39%) Mathematics
12 52 (28.73%) Software Engineering
13 51 (28.18%) CSS
14 47 (25.97%) Linux
15 42 (23.20%) Algorithms
16 40 (22.10%) ASP.NET
17 38 (20.99%) Python
18 37 (20.44%) C
18 37 (20.44%) Physics
18 37 (20.44%) QA
18 37 (20.44%) SDLC
19 33 (18.23%) OO
20 32 (17.68%) MVC
20 32 (17.68%) jQuery
21 30 (16.57%) Windows
22 29 (16.02%) Unit Testing
23 28 (15.47%) Web Services
23 28 (15.47%) XML
24 26 (14.36%) Finance
25 25 (13.81%) .NET Framework

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 (4.97%) Smallworld
2 6 (3.31%) Apache
3 5 (2.76%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.29%) Internet
2 9 (4.97%) Intranet
2 9 (4.97%) Wireless
3 4 (2.21%) HTTP
4 2 (1.10%) SSL
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.97%) GIS
3 8 (4.42%) Big Data
3 8 (4.42%) MySQL
4 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) HBase
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (10.50%) JIRA
1 19 (10.50%) Selenium
2 11 (6.08%) NUnit
3 10 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.97%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.87%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.76%) JUnit
6 5 (2.76%) Maven
6 5 (2.76%) Mockito
7 3 (1.66%) Subversion
7 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.55%) Hudson
9 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (14.36%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.42%) Billing
4 6 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.76%) Games
6 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (46.41%) .NET
2 66 (36.46%) HTML
3 51 (28.18%) CSS
4 40 (22.10%) ASP.NET
5 32 (17.68%) jQuery
6 28 (15.47%) Web Services
6 28 (15.47%) XML
7 25 (13.81%) .NET Framework
8 24 (13.26%) REST
9 23 (12.71%) LINQ
10 22 (12.15%) JSON
11 21 (11.60%) Entity Framework
12 20 (11.05%) Ajax
12 20 (11.05%) WCF
12 20 (11.05%) XSLT
13 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (9.94%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (7.18%) HTML5
16 12 (6.63%) Spring
17 11 (6.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (48.07%) Computer Science
2 55 (30.39%) Mathematics
3 42 (23.20%) Algorithms
4 37 (20.44%) Physics
5 13 (7.18%) User Experience
6 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.52%) Statistics
7 8 (4.42%) Cryptography
8 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.76%) Biology
10 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.21%) Informatics
10 4 (2.21%) iPad
10 4 (2.21%) Ontologies
11 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.66%) Internet of Things
12 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.10%) Semantic Web
12 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.97%) Linux
2 30 (16.57%) Windows
3 16 (8.84%) Unix
4 10 (5.52%) Android
4 10 (5.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) Software Engineering
3 37 (20.44%) SDLC
4 33 (18.23%) OO
5 32 (17.68%) MVC
6 29 (16.02%) Unit Testing
7 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
7 24 (13.26%) TDD
8 22 (12.15%) Automated Testing
9 18 (9.94%) User Stories
10 15 (8.29%) Scrum
11 14 (7.73%) Machine Learning
12 13 (7.18%) Kanban
12 13 (7.18%) OOP
13 11 (6.08%) Multithreading
13 11 (6.08%) Software Architecture
14 10 (5.52%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (5.52%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (5.52%) Software Testing
15 9 (4.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) Java
2 94 (51.93%) C#
3 80 (44.20%) C++
4 67 (37.02%) SQL
5 61 (33.70%) JavaScript
6 38 (20.99%) Python
7 37 (20.44%) C
8 21 (11.60%) VB.NET
9 20 (11.05%) Perl
10 11 (6.08%) PHP
11 9 (4.97%) Magik
12 7 (3.87%) Objective-C
12 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.21%) F#
14 4 (2.21%) Lua
15 3 (1.66%) R
16 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 85 (46.96%) Degree
2 10 (5.52%) PhD
3 2 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
1 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.52%) TOWER Software
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle
4 6 (3.31%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Perforce
5 1 (0.55%) Trillium
5 1 (0.55%) WorldPay
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