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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 119 105 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.44% 7.26% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 7.53% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 100 79 109
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
1522 1395 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.18% 96.41% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1171 1409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 96 (52.75%) Software Engineering
2 81 (44.51%) Degree
3 74 (40.66%) Computer Science
3 74 (40.66%) HTML
4 72 (39.56%) SQL
5 71 (39.01%) C#
5 71 (39.01%) C++
6 63 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (32.42%) .NET
9 56 (30.77%) Java
10 55 (30.22%) CSS
11 47 (25.82%) C
12 42 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 37 (20.33%) Visual Studio
14 36 (19.78%) Linux
15 35 (19.23%) Windows
16 34 (18.68%) SQL Server
16 34 (18.68%) XML
17 32 (17.58%) Python
18 30 (16.48%) TDD
19 29 (15.93%) jQuery
19 29 (15.93%) MVC
19 29 (15.93%) OO
20 28 (15.38%) Finance
21 26 (14.29%) Perl
22 25 (13.74%) Scrum
23 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
23 23 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
24 22 (12.09%) MySQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (1.65%) Node.js
2 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Documentum
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) Wireless
2 10 (5.49%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.40%) Internet
4 6 (3.30%) Bluetooth
4 6 (3.30%) ZigBee
5 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.20%) ICMP
7 3 (1.65%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.65%) AMQP
8 2 (1.10%) SMTP
8 2 (1.10%) HTTP
8 2 (1.10%) SNMP
8 2 (1.10%) IPv6
8 2 (1.10%) IPsec
8 2 (1.10%) SSH
9 1 (0.55%) IGMP
9 1 (0.55%) RTSP
9 1 (0.55%) Intranet
9 1 (0.55%) SMPP
9 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.09%) MySQL
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (20.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.04%) NUnit
2 11 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.49%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (5.49%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.40%) Maven
5 6 (3.30%) MSTest
6 5 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.20%) JIRA
7 4 (2.20%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.10%) Subversion
8 2 (1.10%) Ant
8 2 (1.10%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.55%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.55%) WiX
9 1 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) WebObjects
9 1 (0.55%) Xcode
9 1 (0.55%) FogBugz
General
1 28 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Electronics
3 7 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (1.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Publishing
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (40.66%) HTML
2 59 (32.42%) .NET
3 55 (30.22%) CSS
4 42 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 34 (18.68%) XML
6 29 (15.93%) jQuery
7 23 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (10.44%) HTML5
8 19 (10.44%) WCF
9 14 (7.69%) Web Services
10 13 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 12 (6.59%) LINQ
11 12 (6.59%) XHTML
11 12 (6.59%) LAMP
12 11 (6.04%) JSP
12 11 (6.04%) SOAP
12 11 (6.04%) Spring
13 10 (5.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (40.66%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.89%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.59%) Open Source
4 12 (6.59%) LIMS
5 11 (6.04%) User Experience
6 8 (4.40%) Internet of Things
6 8 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.85%) Physics
8 5 (2.75%) Informatics
8 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.20%) Life Science
10 3 (1.65%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.55%) MPEG
12 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.78%) Linux
2 35 (19.23%) Windows
3 8 (4.40%) UNIX
3 8 (4.40%) Android
4 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.75%) Software Engineering
2 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.48%) TDD
4 29 (15.93%) MVC
4 29 (15.93%) OO
5 25 (13.74%) Scrum
6 13 (7.14%) Web Development
7 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.59%) Test Automation
8 11 (6.04%) Web Application Development
9 10 (5.49%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (5.49%) OOD
10 9 (4.95%) Multithreading
11 8 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.40%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.40%) OOP
12 5 (2.75%) Workflow
12 5 (2.75%) Bioinformatics
12 5 (2.75%) User Stories
13 4 (2.20%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (39.56%) SQL
2 71 (39.01%) C#
2 71 (39.01%) C++
3 63 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 56 (30.77%) Java
5 47 (25.82%) C
6 32 (17.58%) Python
7 26 (14.29%) Perl
8 20 (10.99%) PHP
9 14 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.95%) Ruby
11 6 (3.30%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.75%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.20%) VB
13 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.20%) Groovy
14 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.65%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (44.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.99%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) JTAG
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) Oracle
3 4 (2.20%) TOWER Software
3 4 (2.20%) Perforce
3 4 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (0.55%) Telerik
5 1 (0.55%) Progress
5 1 (0.55%) Symbian
5 1 (0.55%) Apple
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