The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 130 80 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.45% 3.78% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 3.94% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 120 72 83
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,550 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1686 2033 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.62% 95.99% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1802 1893
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +12 93 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Huntingdon - 6 £50,000 -
Ely - 4 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 4 £48,750 - 2
St Neots - 4 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 138 (58.23%) C#
2 135 (56.96%) Java
3 121 (51.05%) .NET
4 99 (41.77%) Degree
4 99 (41.77%) Computer Science
5 92 (38.82%) C++
6 87 (36.71%) JavaScript
7 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (35.02%) Software Engineering
8 80 (33.76%) SQL
9 79 (33.33%) HTML
10 64 (27.00%) Algorithms
11 62 (26.16%) CSS
11 62 (26.16%) Mathematics
12 61 (25.74%) Linux
12 61 (25.74%) Python
13 58 (24.47%) C
14 57 (24.05%) ASP.NET
15 55 (23.21%) OO
16 50 (21.10%) Physics
17 48 (20.25%) MVC
18 43 (18.14%) SDLC
19 38 (16.03%) Windows
20 37 (15.61%) TDD
21 33 (13.92%) Unit Testing
22 32 (13.50%) Web Services
23 31 (13.08%) REST
24 30 (12.66%) HTML5
25 27 (11.39%) Microsoft
26 26 (10.97%) jQuery

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (3.80%) Smallworld
1 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.53%) Apache
3 5 (2.11%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.33%) Internet
2 10 (4.22%) Wireless
3 9 (3.80%) Intranet
4 8 (3.38%) HTTP
5 4 (1.69%) SSL
5 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.02%) Relational Database
1 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.06%) Big Data
3 10 (4.22%) MySQL
4 9 (3.80%) GIS
4 9 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Selenium
2 17 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.49%) NUnit
4 12 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.64%) JIRA
6 7 (2.95%) Capybara
6 7 (2.95%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.95%) Ranorex
6 7 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.69%) JUnit
9 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.27%) Subversion
9 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.84%) Hudson
11 1 (0.42%) Maven
11 1 (0.42%) Mockito
11 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.42%) MSTest
11 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (8.86%) Finance
2 12 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.38%) Billing
4 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Automotive
5 3 (1.27%) Electronics
5 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (51.05%) .NET
2 79 (33.33%) HTML
3 62 (26.16%) CSS
4 57 (24.05%) ASP.NET
5 32 (13.50%) Web Services
6 31 (13.08%) REST
7 30 (12.66%) HTML5
8 26 (10.97%) jQuery
9 23 (9.70%) .NET Framework
10 21 (8.86%) CSS3
11 20 (8.44%) LINQ
11 20 (8.44%) XML
12 16 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (6.75%) Entity Framework
12 16 (6.75%) JSON
12 16 (6.75%) WCF
13 15 (6.33%) RESTful
13 15 (6.33%) XSLT
14 14 (5.91%) Ajax
14 14 (5.91%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 99 (41.77%) Computer Science
2 64 (27.00%) Algorithms
3 62 (26.16%) Mathematics
4 50 (21.10%) Physics
5 14 (5.91%) User Experience
6 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.22%) Statistics
7 9 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.53%) Informatics
10 5 (2.11%) Biology
11 4 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.69%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.69%) Fintech
11 4 (1.69%) Ontologies
12 3 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.84%) 3D Printing
13 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.84%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.74%) Linux
2 38 (16.03%) Windows
3 17 (7.17%) Unix
4 12 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.95%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
1 83 (35.02%) Software Engineering
2 55 (23.21%) OO
3 48 (20.25%) MVC
4 43 (18.14%) SDLC
5 37 (15.61%) TDD
6 33 (13.92%) Unit Testing
7 25 (10.55%) Machine Learning
8 22 (9.28%) OOP
9 21 (8.86%) Scrum
9 21 (8.86%) Web Development
10 18 (7.59%) Automated Testing
10 18 (7.59%) User Stories
11 16 (6.75%) Multithreading
12 15 (6.33%) Front End Development
13 14 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.49%) Web Application Development
15 12 (5.06%) Kanban
16 11 (4.64%) Analytics
16 11 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 138 (58.23%) C#
2 135 (56.96%) Java
3 92 (38.82%) C++
4 87 (36.71%) JavaScript
5 80 (33.76%) SQL
6 61 (25.74%) Python
7 58 (24.47%) C
8 20 (8.44%) VB.NET
9 18 (7.59%) Perl
10 17 (7.17%) Objective-C
11 15 (6.33%) PHP
12 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
13 11 (4.64%) Ruby
14 9 (3.80%) Groovy
14 9 (3.80%) Magik
15 7 (2.95%) F#
16 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 6 (2.53%) VB
17 3 (1.27%) Tcl
18 2 (0.84%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 99 (41.77%) Degree
2 24 (10.13%) PhD
3 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) QA
2 5 (2.11%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
1 2 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (1.27%) Google
3 3 (1.27%) TOWER Software
4 2 (0.84%) SAP
4 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
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