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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 36 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 120 128 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.66% 5.07% 7.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.34% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 113 109 186
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2041 2396 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.23% 94.89% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 2001 2185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,644 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +19 113 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Peterborough -11 3 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Huntingdon +6 2 £40,000 +14.28%
St Neots 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 116 (45.67%) Degree
2 111 (43.70%) C#
3 101 (39.76%) SQL
4 98 (38.58%) Software Engineering
5 95 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (34.65%) C++
7 86 (33.86%) HTML
8 81 (31.89%) .NET
8 81 (31.89%) Computer Science
9 74 (29.13%) Java
10 73 (28.74%) Python
11 67 (26.38%) Linux
11 67 (26.38%) OO
11 67 (26.38%) CSS
12 64 (25.20%) JavaScript
13 63 (24.80%) C
14 55 (21.65%) SQL Server
15 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET
16 43 (16.93%) Mathematics
17 42 (16.54%) XML
18 41 (16.14%) QA
19 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
20 39 (15.35%) SDLC
21 38 (14.96%) Finance
21 38 (14.96%) Windows
21 38 (14.96%) Scrum
22 32 (12.60%) MVC
23 31 (12.20%) Test Automation
24 30 (11.81%) Oracle
25 29 (11.42%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.97%) OpenStack
1 5 (1.97%) Documentum
2 4 (1.57%) Node.js
3 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.18%) Apache
3 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Simulink
3 1 (0.39%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.15%) SaaS
2 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.94%) Internet
3 9 (3.54%) HTTP
3 9 (3.54%) ICMP
4 7 (2.76%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.18%) SSH
6 2 (0.79%) SNMP
6 2 (0.79%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) AMQP
7 1 (0.39%) MQTT
7 1 (0.39%) IGMP
7 1 (0.39%) RTSP
7 1 (0.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.39%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.48%) MySQL
3 18 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.76%) Big Data
8 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.97%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.97%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.97%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.97%) FileMaker
9 5 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.42%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.63%) NUnit
3 24 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.12%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.33%) JIRA
6 7 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.76%) Maven
6 7 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.36%) Xcode
8 5 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.97%) Subversion
8 5 (1.97%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.97%) Ant
9 4 (1.57%) Mockito
9 4 (1.57%) MSTest
10 3 (1.18%) TestNG
10 3 (1.18%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.79%) Selenium
12 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.39%) FishEye
General
1 38 (14.96%) Finance
2 21 (8.27%) Electronics
3 11 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.36%) Games
6 4 (1.57%) Publishing
6 4 (1.57%) Automotive
6 4 (1.57%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 3 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.86%) HTML
2 81 (31.89%) .NET
3 67 (26.38%) CSS
4 48 (18.90%) ASP.NET
5 42 (16.54%) XML
6 25 (9.84%) Web Services
7 23 (9.06%) WPF
8 22 (8.66%) HTML5
9 21 (8.27%) jQuery
10 18 (7.09%) .NET Framework
11 16 (6.30%) Spring
11 16 (6.30%) WCF
11 16 (6.30%) JSP
12 15 (5.91%) J2EE
13 14 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (5.12%) LINQ
15 12 (4.72%) CSS3
16 10 (3.94%) SOAP
17 9 (3.54%) Entity Framework
17 9 (3.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (31.89%) Computer Science
2 43 (16.93%) Mathematics
3 28 (11.02%) Algorithms
4 22 (8.66%) Statistics
5 14 (5.51%) User Experience
6 12 (4.72%) Physics
6 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.94%) Informatics
7 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.76%) LIMS
9 6 (2.36%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.36%) CUDA
10 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.97%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.57%) Handset
11 4 (1.57%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.38%) Linux
2 38 (14.96%) Windows
3 18 (7.09%) Android
3 18 (7.09%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.51%) UNIX
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (38.58%) Software Engineering
2 95 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.38%) OO
4 39 (15.35%) SDLC
5 38 (14.96%) Scrum
6 32 (12.60%) MVC
7 31 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 29 (11.42%) TDD
9 24 (9.45%) Unit Testing
10 23 (9.06%) Financial Modelling
11 22 (8.66%) User Stories
12 19 (7.48%) OOD
13 18 (7.09%) Multithreading
14 15 (5.91%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.51%) Software Architecture
16 13 (5.12%) Web Development
17 12 (4.72%) CRM
18 11 (4.33%) Test Strategy
18 11 (4.33%) Open Source
18 11 (4.33%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 111 (43.70%) C#
2 101 (39.76%) SQL
3 88 (34.65%) C++
4 74 (29.13%) Java
5 73 (28.74%) Python
6 64 (25.20%) JavaScript
7 63 (24.80%) C
8 29 (11.42%) Perl
9 14 (5.51%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.12%) Ruby
11 12 (4.72%) PHP
11 12 (4.72%) MATLAB
12 10 (3.94%) VB
13 9 (3.54%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.76%) Embedded C
15 6 (2.36%) Embedded C++
15 6 (2.36%) AppleScript
15 6 (2.36%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.97%) R
16 5 (1.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 116 (45.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.14%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) JTAG
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.76%) Firmware
2 5 (1.97%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (1.97%) LXC
2 5 (1.97%) KVM
2 5 (1.97%) Docker
2 5 (1.97%) Xen
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) Mesos
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.81%) Oracle
3 20 (7.87%) TOWER Software
4 10 (3.94%) Perforce
5 5 (1.97%) Pegasus
6 3 (1.18%) Tableau
6 3 (1.18%) VMware
7 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
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Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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