The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 83 105 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.85% 4.26% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 4.47% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 171
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2050 2351 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.04% 95.34% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1898 1922
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +14 80 £42,500 +2.40% 17
Peterborough -6 2 - - 2
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 109 (49.10%) Degree
2 93 (41.89%) C#
3 91 (40.99%) SQL
3 91 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (36.04%) Software Engineering
5 76 (34.23%) OO
6 74 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 71 (31.98%) Java
8 69 (31.08%) Python
9 68 (30.63%) HTML
10 67 (30.18%) Linux
11 65 (29.28%) C++
11 65 (29.28%) .NET
12 54 (24.32%) JavaScript
13 53 (23.87%) C
14 51 (22.97%) CSS
15 43 (19.37%) SQL Server
16 41 (18.47%) Scrum
16 41 (18.47%) SDLC
17 40 (18.02%) Mathematics
18 39 (17.57%) Finance
19 37 (16.67%) QA
20 35 (15.77%) ASP.NET
21 33 (14.86%) Web Services
22 32 (14.41%) Microsoft
23 31 (13.96%) Algorithms
24 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
25 29 (13.06%) Perl
26 27 (12.16%) XML
27 26 (11.71%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (2.25%) Apache
1 5 (2.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.35%) Node.js
2 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.90%) Documentum
3 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Simulink
3 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.60%) SaaS
2 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.95%) Internet
3 8 (3.60%) ICMP
3 8 (3.60%) HTTP
4 3 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.35%) SSH
5 2 (0.90%) SNMP
5 2 (0.90%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.11%) MySQL
3 16 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.60%) Big Data
7 7 (3.15%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.70%) FileMaker
8 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.25%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.25%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.25%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.90%) SQLite
10 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.71%) NUnit
2 20 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.31%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.41%) JIRA
5 12 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.95%) Maven
7 9 (4.05%) Selenium
7 9 (4.05%) Subversion
8 7 (3.15%) Xcode
9 6 (2.70%) MSTest
10 5 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.35%) TestNG
11 3 (1.35%) Mockito
12 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.90%) Ant
13 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (17.57%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.95%) Electronics
4 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.70%) Games
5 5 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.35%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.63%) HTML
2 65 (29.28%) .NET
3 51 (22.97%) CSS
4 35 (15.77%) ASP.NET
5 33 (14.86%) Web Services
6 27 (12.16%) XML
7 25 (11.26%) WPF
8 21 (9.46%) jQuery
9 15 (6.76%) Spring
9 15 (6.76%) HTML5
10 14 (6.31%) .NET Framework
11 11 (4.95%) WCF
12 10 (4.50%) CSS3
13 9 (4.05%) LINQ
13 9 (4.05%) J2EE
14 8 (3.60%) SOAP
14 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (3.60%) REST
15 7 (3.15%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 40 (18.02%) Mathematics
3 31 (13.96%) Algorithms
4 24 (10.81%) Statistics
5 15 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 14 (6.31%) User Experience
7 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.95%) Physics
8 9 (4.05%) Informatics
8 9 (4.05%) GIS
9 7 (3.15%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.70%) CUDA
10 6 (2.70%) Handset
11 5 (2.25%) N-Tier
11 5 (2.25%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (1.80%) Biology
12 4 (1.80%) LIMS
12 4 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.80%) Internet of Things
13 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.18%) Linux
2 22 (9.91%) Windows
3 17 (7.66%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.21%) Android
5 12 (5.41%) UNIX
6 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.04%) Software Engineering
3 76 (34.23%) OO
4 41 (18.47%) Scrum
4 41 (18.47%) SDLC
5 30 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 23 (10.36%) Unit Testing
6 23 (10.36%) MVC
7 21 (9.46%) Financial Modelling
8 19 (8.56%) User Stories
8 19 (8.56%) OOD
9 16 (7.21%) TDD
9 16 (7.21%) Open Source
10 15 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.76%) Web Development
11 13 (5.86%) Bioinformatics
11 13 (5.86%) CRM
11 13 (5.86%) Test Strategy
12 12 (5.41%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (41.89%) C#
2 91 (40.99%) SQL
3 71 (31.98%) Java
4 69 (31.08%) Python
5 65 (29.28%) C++
6 54 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 53 (23.87%) C
8 29 (13.06%) Perl
9 13 (5.86%) Ruby
10 12 (5.41%) PHP
11 11 (4.95%) Objective-C
12 10 (4.50%) VB
13 9 (4.05%) MATLAB
14 7 (3.15%) Apple Swift
14 7 (3.15%) AppleScript
15 6 (2.70%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.25%) Embedded C
16 5 (2.25%) Embedded C++
16 5 (2.25%) Go
16 5 (2.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 109 (49.10%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Firmware
2 5 (2.25%) Xen
2 5 (2.25%) KVM
2 5 (2.25%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) LXC
2 5 (2.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Mesos
2 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.71%) Oracle
3 18 (8.11%) TOWER Software
4 11 (4.95%) Perforce
5 5 (2.25%) Pegasus
6 3 (1.35%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Tableau
7 2 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
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