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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 91 71 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.84% 4.75% 7.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.21% 4.85% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 60 102
Median salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1109 1463 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 97.79% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1133 1245
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 120 (62.50%) Java
2 116 (60.42%) C#
3 101 (52.60%) C++
4 95 (49.48%) Degree
5 89 (46.35%) Computer Science
6 85 (44.27%) Python
7 81 (42.19%) .NET
8 77 (40.10%) Software Engineering
9 76 (39.58%) Mathematics
10 66 (34.38%) Algorithms
11 56 (29.17%) C
12 55 (28.65%) Physics
13 50 (26.04%) ASP.NET
14 47 (24.48%) Linux
15 38 (19.79%) Windows
16 37 (19.27%) SQL
16 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
16 37 (19.27%) Machine Learning
17 36 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (17.19%) PhD
19 32 (16.67%) CSS
20 30 (15.63%) HTML
21 29 (15.10%) OO
22 27 (14.06%) SDLC
23 24 (12.50%) Perl
24 21 (10.94%) Bioinformatics
25 20 (10.42%) Multithreading
26 18 (9.38%) MVC
27 17 (8.85%) Artificial Intelligence
27 17 (8.85%) Informatics

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 6 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.52%) Luigi
Applications
1 7 (3.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) HTTP
2 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.08%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.21%) Big Data
4 7 (3.65%) MySQL
5 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) HBase
8 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.21%) Selenium
2 10 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.17%) Subversion
4 7 (3.65%) NUnit
5 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.60%) Moq
6 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.08%) GoogleTest
7 4 (2.08%) JUnit
8 2 (1.04%) JIRA
9 1 (0.52%) Buildbot
9 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (8.33%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Automotive
3 5 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (42.19%) .NET
2 50 (26.04%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.67%) CSS
4 30 (15.63%) HTML
5 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (6.77%) jQuery
6 11 (5.73%) CSS3
6 11 (5.73%) HTML5
6 11 (5.73%) XML
7 10 (5.21%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.21%) REST
7 10 (5.21%) Web Services
8 9 (4.69%) WPF
9 7 (3.65%) JSON
9 7 (3.65%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.60%) Ajax
11 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (46.35%) Computer Science
2 66 (34.38%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.69%) User Experience
5 3 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.04%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
7 1 (0.52%) iPhone
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.48%) Linux
2 38 (19.79%) Windows
3 4 (2.08%) Unix
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.10%) Software Engineering
2 76 (39.58%) Mathematics
3 55 (28.65%) Physics
4 37 (19.27%) Machine Learning
5 36 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.10%) OO
7 27 (14.06%) SDLC
8 21 (10.94%) Bioinformatics
9 20 (10.42%) Multithreading
10 18 (9.38%) MVC
11 17 (8.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (8.85%) Informatics
11 17 (8.85%) Software Architecture
12 14 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (7.29%) Visualisation
13 12 (6.25%) TDD
14 11 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.73%) OOP
14 11 (5.73%) Scrum
15 10 (5.21%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 120 (62.50%) Java
2 116 (60.42%) C#
3 101 (52.60%) C++
4 85 (44.27%) Python
5 56 (29.17%) C
6 37 (19.27%) JavaScript
6 37 (19.27%) SQL
7 24 (12.50%) Perl
8 10 (5.21%) PHP
9 9 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.13%) Lua
11 4 (2.08%) Groovy
11 4 (2.08%) Ruby
12 3 (1.56%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) F#
13 1 (0.52%) Scala
13 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (49.48%) Degree
2 33 (17.19%) PhD
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.08%) Google
2 4 (2.08%) Oracle
2 4 (2.08%) VMware
3 2 (1.04%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) SAP
4 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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