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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 51 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 96 173 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.95% 7.71% 6.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 8.07% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 85 164 173
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
2331 2143 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.97% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1860 2517
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -30 67 £41,500 +14.48% 20
Peterborough -1 18 £33,750 +2.27% 2
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Chatteris - 1 £27,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 133 (60.45%) C#
2 127 (57.73%) .NET
3 103 (46.82%) SQL
4 91 (41.36%) HTML
5 88 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 84 (38.18%) Computer Science
7 78 (35.45%) SQL Server
8 73 (33.18%) ASP.NET
9 62 (28.18%) Software Engineering
10 61 (27.73%) Java
11 57 (25.91%) CSS
12 55 (25.00%) Degree
13 54 (24.55%) C++
14 53 (24.09%) Linux
15 52 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (23.18%) OO
17 47 (21.36%) Python
18 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
19 37 (16.82%) HTML5
20 36 (16.36%) Finance
21 35 (15.91%) MVC
22 34 (15.45%) Oracle
23 33 (15.00%) jQuery
24 32 (14.55%) Perl
25 31 (14.09%) Relational Database
26 30 (13.64%) Windows
26 30 (13.64%) Mathematics
27 28 (12.73%) WCF
28 27 (12.27%) XML
29 26 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (3.18%) Apache
2 5 (2.27%) IIS
3 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.18%) SaaS
2 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.18%) HTTP
2 4 (1.82%) LDAP
3 3 (1.36%) SMS
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) UPnP
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.09%) Relational Database
3 26 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.73%) MySQL
5 13 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.27%) Big Data
9 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.82%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.09%) NUnit
4 8 (3.64%) MSTest
5 6 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.27%) Toad
7 3 (1.36%) JUnit
8 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.91%) Selenium
8 2 (0.91%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.45%) QUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.45%) Grunt
9 1 (0.45%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (16.36%) Finance
2 8 (3.64%) Games
3 4 (1.82%) Banking
3 4 (1.82%) Retail
3 4 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (57.73%) .NET
2 91 (41.36%) HTML
3 73 (33.18%) ASP.NET
4 57 (25.91%) CSS
5 37 (16.82%) HTML5
6 33 (15.00%) jQuery
7 28 (12.73%) WCF
8 27 (12.27%) XML
9 21 (9.55%) Web Services
10 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (7.73%) XSLT
12 15 (6.82%) Flash
13 14 (6.36%) Ajax
13 14 (6.36%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.91%) WinForms
15 12 (5.45%) Spring
15 12 (5.45%) LINQ
15 12 (5.45%) AngularJS
16 10 (4.55%) Backbone.js
16 10 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.55%) Physics
3 21 (9.55%) Open Source
3 21 (9.55%) Informatics
4 15 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.00%) LIMS
6 10 (4.55%) Statistics
6 10 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.27%) Biology
7 5 (2.27%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.27%) Robotics
8 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) User Experience
10 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.91%) iPhone
10 2 (0.91%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.09%) Linux
2 30 (13.64%) Windows
3 15 (6.82%) UNIX
4 9 (4.09%) Android
5 7 (3.18%) Mac OS
5 7 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.18%) Software Engineering
2 52 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (23.18%) OO
4 35 (15.91%) MVC
5 23 (10.45%) Bioinformatics
6 22 (10.00%) OOD
7 18 (8.18%) OOP
7 18 (8.18%) TDD
8 13 (5.91%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.45%) Multithreading
10 11 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (4.55%) Memory Management
11 10 (4.55%) Web Application Development
11 10 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.64%) Software Architecture
12 8 (3.64%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.18%) Scrum
13 7 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.18%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 133 (60.45%) C#
2 103 (46.82%) SQL
3 88 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 61 (27.73%) Java
5 54 (24.55%) C++
6 47 (21.36%) Python
7 32 (14.55%) Perl
8 24 (10.91%) C
9 22 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 20 (9.09%) PHP
11 12 (5.45%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.45%) VB
12 11 (5.00%) VB.NET
12 11 (5.00%) Ruby
13 6 (2.73%) Delphi
14 5 (2.27%) AWK
14 5 (2.27%) Scala
14 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.27%) R
14 5 (2.27%) Golang
Qualifications
1 55 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) PhD
3 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) HDFS
Vendors
1 38 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.45%) Oracle
3 5 (2.27%) SAP
3 5 (2.27%) Twitter
4 3 (1.36%) Cognos
4 3 (1.36%) IBM
5 2 (0.91%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Sencha
6 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.45%) MathWorks
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £25 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago