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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 36 26 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 87 111 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.06% 7.77% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 7.95% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 79 107 76
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,500 £47,500
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
1200 1396 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.40% 97.76% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1181 1522
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 26 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (51.90%) Degree
2 80 (50.63%) C#
3 73 (46.20%) .NET
4 69 (43.67%) SQL
5 68 (43.04%) Java
5 68 (43.04%) Computer Science
6 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (40.51%) C++
8 62 (39.24%) HTML
9 55 (34.81%) CSS
10 52 (32.91%) Software Engineering
11 50 (31.65%) JavaScript
12 47 (29.75%) Mathematics
13 38 (24.05%) QA
14 37 (23.42%) SDLC
15 36 (22.78%) jQuery
16 35 (22.15%) ASP.NET
17 32 (20.25%) XML
18 30 (18.99%) MVC
18 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
18 30 (18.99%) .NET Framework
18 30 (18.99%) LINQ
19 29 (18.35%) Linux
19 29 (18.35%) Front End Development
20 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
21 27 (17.09%) REST
22 26 (16.46%) OO
22 26 (16.46%) Finance
23 24 (15.19%) Python
23 24 (15.19%) Algorithms

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 4 (2.53%) Apache
1 4 (2.53%) Facebook Platform
1 4 (2.53%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) HTTP
2 6 (3.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) NFC
3 2 (1.27%) SMPP
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) Big Data
3 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.90%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.27%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.63%) HBase
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.29%) JIRA
1 21 (13.29%) Selenium
2 12 (7.59%) NUnit
2 12 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.80%) Maven
4 5 (3.16%) JUnit
4 5 (3.16%) Mockito
5 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.27%) MSTest
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 26 (16.46%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.16%) Games
4 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (46.20%) .NET
2 62 (39.24%) HTML
3 55 (34.81%) CSS
4 36 (22.78%) jQuery
5 35 (22.15%) ASP.NET
6 32 (20.25%) XML
7 30 (18.99%) .NET Framework
7 30 (18.99%) LINQ
8 27 (17.09%) REST
9 23 (14.56%) JSON
9 23 (14.56%) XSLT
10 22 (13.92%) Entity Framework
10 22 (13.92%) WCF
10 22 (13.92%) Web Services
11 21 (13.29%) Ajax
12 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (12.03%) HTML5
13 19 (12.03%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (8.23%) WPF
15 12 (7.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (43.04%) Computer Science
2 47 (29.75%) Mathematics
3 24 (15.19%) Algorithms
4 20 (12.66%) Physics
5 12 (7.59%) Cryptography
6 10 (6.33%) Mobile App
6 10 (6.33%) Statistics
6 10 (6.33%) User Experience
7 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.16%) iPad
9 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.90%) Life Science
11 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.27%) Fintech
12 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.35%) Linux
2 21 (13.29%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.91%) Software Engineering
3 37 (23.42%) SDLC
4 30 (18.99%) MVC
4 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
5 29 (18.35%) Front End Development
6 26 (16.46%) OO
7 20 (12.66%) Automated Testing
8 19 (12.03%) Scrum
9 18 (11.39%) TDD
9 18 (11.39%) User Stories
10 13 (8.23%) Kanban
10 13 (8.23%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.59%) Secure Coding
12 10 (6.33%) Financial Modelling
12 10 (6.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (6.33%) OOP
12 10 (6.33%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.06%) High Availability
13 8 (5.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.63%) C#
2 69 (43.67%) SQL
3 68 (43.04%) Java
4 64 (40.51%) C++
5 50 (31.65%) JavaScript
6 24 (15.19%) Python
7 23 (14.56%) C
8 22 (13.92%) VB.NET
9 13 (8.23%) Perl
10 8 (5.06%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.43%) PHP
12 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.53%) F#
13 4 (2.53%) Lua
14 3 (1.90%) R
15 2 (1.27%) Magik
15 2 (1.27%) XAML
16 1 (0.63%) Delphi
16 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (51.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.05%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
1 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.16%) Facebook
5 4 (2.53%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.90%) Google
6 3 (1.90%) Perforce
7 2 (1.27%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.63%) Trillium
8 1 (0.63%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Spaces
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Benefits, Stock Options, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE
Posted: 17 days ago