The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 108 187 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.41% 7.85% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 8.40% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 89 172 178
Average salary £40,750 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.41% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2330 2227 2646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 93.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1890 1923 2307
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 73 £41,500 +18.57% 20
Peterborough +3 11 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Chatteris - 2 £27,500 -
St Neots 0 1 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 - 3
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 151 (61.38%) C#
2 143 (58.13%) .NET
3 125 (50.81%) SQL
4 101 (41.06%) JavaScript
5 95 (38.62%) SQL Server
5 95 (38.62%) Computer Science
6 93 (37.80%) HTML
7 84 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 68 (27.64%) Java
9 67 (27.24%) Degree
10 66 (26.83%) C++
11 64 (26.02%) Software Engineering
12 63 (25.61%) CSS
13 62 (25.20%) OO
14 61 (24.80%) Linux
15 55 (22.36%) Python
15 55 (22.36%) Oracle
16 40 (16.26%) HTML5
17 39 (15.85%) Relational Database
17 39 (15.85%) Microsoft
18 33 (13.41%) Perl
19 32 (13.01%) PL/SQL
19 32 (13.01%) Finance
19 32 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (13.01%) Mathematics
20 31 (12.60%) XML
21 30 (12.20%) XSLT
21 30 (12.20%) C
22 29 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (11.38%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (3.66%) Apache
2 7 (2.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Node.js
3 1 (0.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.03%) SaaS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.66%) HTTP
2 5 (2.03%) SMS
3 4 (1.63%) LDAP
4 2 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.62%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.85%) Relational Database
3 29 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.47%) MySQL
7 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.25%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.03%) Big Data
12 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.63%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.44%) NUnit
5 5 (2.03%) Toad
5 5 (2.03%) MSTest
6 4 (1.63%) Maven
7 3 (1.22%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.22%) Xcode
8 2 (0.81%) Selenium
8 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.81%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.41%) GCC
9 1 (0.41%) SCons
9 1 (0.41%) QUnit
9 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.41%) Grunt
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (13.01%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Games
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.22%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (58.13%) .NET
2 93 (37.80%) HTML
3 84 (34.15%) ASP.NET
4 63 (25.61%) CSS
5 40 (16.26%) HTML5
6 31 (12.60%) XML
7 30 (12.20%) XSLT
8 28 (11.38%) jQuery
9 27 (10.98%) Flash
10 25 (10.16%) Web Services
11 23 (9.35%) Ajax
11 23 (9.35%) WCF
12 16 (6.50%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.28%) WinForms
14 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.88%) WebKit
15 11 (4.47%) CSS3
15 11 (4.47%) RESTful
16 10 (4.07%) Spring
16 10 (4.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (38.62%) Computer Science
2 32 (13.01%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.35%) Open Source
3 23 (9.35%) Physics
4 20 (8.13%) Informatics
5 14 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.07%) Statistics
6 10 (4.07%) LIMS
7 9 (3.66%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.03%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.03%) iPhone
8 5 (2.03%) Robotics
8 5 (2.03%) Biology
9 4 (1.63%) IPTV
9 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.22%) Mechatronics
11 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.80%) Linux
2 28 (11.38%) Windows
3 18 (7.32%) UNIX
4 16 (6.50%) Apple iOS
5 15 (6.10%) Android
6 8 (3.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.02%) Software Engineering
2 62 (25.20%) OO
3 32 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.38%) OOD
5 25 (10.16%) Bioinformatics
6 24 (9.76%) MVC
7 19 (7.72%) OOP
8 18 (7.32%) Web Development
9 13 (5.28%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.88%) iOS Development
11 11 (4.47%) Scrum
11 11 (4.47%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.07%) TDD
12 10 (4.07%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (4.07%) Memory Management
13 9 (3.66%) Software Architecture
13 9 (3.66%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.66%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 151 (61.38%) C#
2 125 (50.81%) SQL
3 101 (41.06%) JavaScript
4 68 (27.64%) Java
5 66 (26.83%) C++
6 55 (22.36%) Python
7 33 (13.41%) Perl
8 32 (13.01%) PL/SQL
9 30 (12.20%) C
10 20 (8.13%) VB
11 18 (7.32%) VB.NET
11 18 (7.32%) PHP
12 14 (5.69%) VB6
12 14 (5.69%) T-SQL
13 12 (4.88%) Ruby
14 9 (3.66%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.03%) Golang
15 5 (2.03%) R
15 5 (2.03%) AWK
15 5 (2.03%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 67 (27.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) PhD
3 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) HDFS
2 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (22.36%) Oracle
2 39 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.25%) Twitter
4 5 (2.03%) SAP
5 3 (1.22%) IBM
5 3 (1.22%) Siemens
5 3 (1.22%) Cognos
6 2 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Sencha
7 1 (0.41%) Motorola
7 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.41%) MathWorks
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension,Healthcare,Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambrideshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago