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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 35 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 137 134 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.23% 6.06% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 6.32% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 140
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2115 2120 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.18% 95.80% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1786 2175
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +5 122 £40,000 - 17
Peterborough -1 6 £30,000 - 2
Huntingdon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 121 (47.08%) Software Engineering
2 111 (43.19%) C#
3 107 (41.63%) Degree
4 101 (39.30%) SQL
5 93 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (35.80%) .NET
7 91 (35.41%) HTML
8 90 (35.02%) Java
9 85 (33.07%) Computer Science
10 84 (32.68%) C++
11 71 (27.63%) JavaScript
11 71 (27.63%) CSS
12 63 (24.51%) C
13 60 (23.35%) SQL Server
14 59 (22.96%) OO
15 56 (21.79%) Linux
16 55 (21.40%) ASP.NET
17 51 (19.84%) XML
17 51 (19.84%) Visual Studio
18 50 (19.46%) Windows
19 49 (19.07%) Python
20 42 (16.34%) TDD
21 39 (15.18%) MVC
22 38 (14.79%) jQuery
23 37 (14.40%) Oracle
24 33 (12.84%) Perl
24 33 (12.84%) Finance
24 33 (12.84%) Scrum
25 29 (11.28%) QA
25 29 (11.28%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (2.72%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.95%) Documentum
3 3 (1.17%) Node.js
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) Wireless
2 10 (3.89%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.11%) Internet
4 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.33%) HTTP
5 6 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.33%) ICMP
5 6 (2.33%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.17%) AMQP
6 3 (1.17%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.78%) SMTP
7 2 (0.78%) SNMP
7 2 (0.78%) IPv6
7 2 (0.78%) IPsec
7 2 (0.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.39%) IGMP
8 1 (0.39%) RTSP
8 1 (0.39%) Intranet
8 1 (0.39%) SMPP
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.17%) MySQL
3 19 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.95%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.95%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.95%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.56%) Big Data
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (19.84%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.84%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.06%) NUnit
4 13 (5.06%) Maven
5 11 (4.28%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (3.11%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.33%) JIRA
8 6 (2.33%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.95%) Ant
10 4 (1.56%) Subversion
11 3 (1.17%) MSTest
12 2 (0.78%) Xcode
13 1 (0.39%) JUnit
13 1 (0.39%) WebObjects
13 1 (0.39%) GoogleTest
13 1 (0.39%) Mockito
13 1 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 33 (12.84%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Electronics
3 8 (3.11%) Banking
3 8 (3.11%) Marketing
4 6 (2.33%) Games
5 4 (1.56%) Publishing
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (35.80%) .NET
2 91 (35.41%) HTML
3 71 (27.63%) CSS
4 55 (21.40%) ASP.NET
5 51 (19.84%) XML
6 38 (14.79%) jQuery
7 28 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (9.73%) HTML5
9 24 (9.34%) WCF
10 23 (8.95%) .NET Framework
11 20 (7.78%) Spring
12 16 (6.23%) LINQ
13 15 (5.84%) Web Services
14 14 (5.45%) JSP
15 13 (5.06%) WPF
16 12 (4.67%) SOAP
16 12 (4.67%) JDBC
16 12 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (4.28%) J2EE
17 11 (4.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (33.07%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.73%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.39%) Algorithms
4 18 (7.00%) Open Source
4 18 (7.00%) LIMS
5 15 (5.84%) Informatics
6 11 (4.28%) Physics
6 11 (4.28%) User Experience
7 10 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.50%) Life Science
8 9 (3.50%) Statistics
9 8 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.11%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.72%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
14 3 (1.17%) Device Driver
14 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.79%) Linux
2 50 (19.46%) Windows
3 15 (5.84%) Android
4 13 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.28%) UNIX
6 7 (2.72%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Software Engineering
2 93 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (22.96%) OO
4 42 (16.34%) TDD
5 39 (15.18%) MVC
6 33 (12.84%) Scrum
7 23 (8.95%) OOD
7 23 (8.95%) Web Development
8 22 (8.56%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.17%) Multithreading
10 20 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.84%) Bioinformatics
12 12 (4.67%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.28%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (3.89%) Web Application Development
14 10 (3.89%) User Stories
14 10 (3.89%) Information Management
15 9 (3.50%) OOP
16 8 (3.11%) Domain-Driven Design
17 7 (2.72%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 111 (43.19%) C#
2 101 (39.30%) SQL
3 90 (35.02%) Java
4 84 (32.68%) C++
5 71 (27.63%) JavaScript
6 63 (24.51%) C
7 49 (19.07%) Python
8 33 (12.84%) Perl
9 18 (7.00%) T-SQL
10 17 (6.61%) PHP
11 14 (5.45%) Ruby
12 12 (4.67%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.11%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.72%) XAML
14 7 (2.72%) Embedded C
15 6 (2.33%) Embedded C++
15 6 (2.33%) VB
15 6 (2.33%) Groovy
16 5 (1.95%) R
16 5 (1.95%) Golang
Qualifications
1 107 (41.63%) Degree
2 13 (5.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.28%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) JTAG
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Firmware
2 5 (1.95%) Xen
2 5 (1.95%) KVM
2 5 (1.95%) Docker
2 5 (1.95%) LXC
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Mesos
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) Oracle
2 29 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.11%) TOWER Software
4 6 (2.33%) Perforce
5 5 (1.95%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Apple
8 1 (0.39%) Telerik
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.39%) Symbian
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