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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 33 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 134 127 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.44% 5.34% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 5.60% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 117 93 152
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
2014 2268 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.83% 95.41% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1924 2226
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +13 117 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Peterborough -8 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Huntingdon - 3 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 113 (43.97%) Software Engineering
1 113 (43.97%) Degree
2 107 (41.63%) C#
3 103 (40.08%) SQL
4 92 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (33.46%) C++
6 84 (32.68%) HTML
7 83 (32.30%) .NET
8 82 (31.91%) Computer Science
9 80 (31.13%) Java
10 70 (27.24%) CSS
11 68 (26.46%) JavaScript
12 66 (25.68%) C
13 64 (24.90%) OO
14 60 (23.35%) Linux
15 59 (22.96%) Python
15 59 (22.96%) SQL Server
16 49 (19.07%) ASP.NET
17 46 (17.90%) XML
18 44 (17.12%) Visual Studio
18 44 (17.12%) Windows
19 37 (14.40%) Oracle
20 36 (14.01%) TDD
20 36 (14.01%) Finance
21 35 (13.62%) Scrum
21 35 (13.62%) QA
22 33 (12.84%) Microsoft
23 32 (12.45%) Perl
24 31 (12.06%) MVC
24 31 (12.06%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
2 5 (1.95%) Node.js
3 3 (1.17%) Apache
4 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) 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
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.67%) Wireless
2 11 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.89%) Ethernet
4 8 (3.11%) Internet
5 7 (2.72%) ICMP
5 7 (2.72%) HTTP
6 6 (2.33%) Bluetooth
6 6 (2.33%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.56%) SSH
8 3 (1.17%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.17%) SNMP
8 3 (1.17%) AMQP
9 2 (0.78%) SMTP
9 2 (0.78%) IPsec
9 2 (0.78%) IPv6
10 1 (0.39%) Intranet
10 1 (0.39%) SMPP
10 1 (0.39%) IGMP
10 1 (0.39%) RTSP
10 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.39%) MySQL
3 18 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.33%) Big Data
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.95%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.95%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.95%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 44 (17.12%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (7.39%) NUnit
4 13 (5.06%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.28%) Maven
7 8 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.72%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.72%) JIRA
8 7 (2.72%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.95%) Ant
11 4 (1.56%) Subversion
12 3 (1.17%) MSTest
12 3 (1.17%) Xcode
13 1 (0.39%) WebObjects
13 1 (0.39%) JUnit
13 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.39%) Mockito
13 1 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 36 (14.01%) Finance
2 20 (7.78%) Electronics
3 7 (2.72%) Banking
3 7 (2.72%) Marketing
4 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Games
5 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Publishing
7 3 (1.17%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.68%) HTML
2 83 (32.30%) .NET
3 70 (27.24%) CSS
4 49 (19.07%) ASP.NET
5 46 (17.90%) XML
6 30 (11.67%) jQuery
7 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (8.56%) HTML5
8 21 (8.17%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.78%) WCF
10 18 (7.00%) WPF
11 16 (6.23%) Spring
11 16 (6.23%) Web Services
12 15 (5.84%) LINQ
13 14 (5.45%) JSP
14 12 (4.67%) CSS3
15 11 (4.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (4.28%) SOAP
15 11 (4.28%) J2EE
16 10 (3.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.06%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.39%) Algorithms
4 17 (6.61%) Open Source
5 16 (6.23%) LIMS
6 15 (5.84%) Statistics
7 13 (5.06%) Informatics
8 12 (4.67%) User Experience
9 11 (4.28%) Physics
10 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (3.11%) Internet of Things
12 7 (2.72%) Life Science
12 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.33%) Blackberry
13 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
15 4 (1.56%) Visualisation
16 3 (1.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.35%) Linux
2 44 (17.12%) Windows
3 12 (4.67%) Android
4 11 (4.28%) UNIX
5 10 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.33%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.97%) Software Engineering
2 92 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.90%) OO
4 36 (14.01%) TDD
5 35 (13.62%) Scrum
6 31 (12.06%) MVC
7 25 (9.73%) Unit Testing
7 25 (9.73%) Test Automation
8 23 (8.95%) Multithreading
8 23 (8.95%) OOD
8 23 (8.95%) Web Development
9 17 (6.61%) Financial Modelling
10 16 (6.23%) User Stories
11 13 (5.06%) Bioinformatics
12 11 (4.28%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.28%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.28%) Software Architecture
13 9 (3.50%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.50%) Analytics
14 8 (3.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.63%) C#
2 103 (40.08%) SQL
3 86 (33.46%) C++
4 80 (31.13%) Java
5 68 (26.46%) JavaScript
6 66 (25.68%) C
7 59 (22.96%) Python
8 32 (12.45%) Perl
9 17 (6.61%) PHP
9 17 (6.61%) T-SQL
10 16 (6.23%) Ruby
11 12 (4.67%) MATLAB
12 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.72%) XAML
13 7 (2.72%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.33%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.33%) VB
15 5 (1.95%) XQuery
15 5 (1.95%) Haskell
15 5 (1.95%) R
Qualifications
1 113 (43.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.62%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) JTAG
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (3.11%) Firmware
2 5 (1.95%) Xen
2 5 (1.95%) KVM
2 5 (1.95%) Docker
2 5 (1.95%) LXC
2 5 (1.95%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Mesos
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) Oracle
2 33 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.45%) TOWER Software
4 7 (2.72%) Perforce
5 5 (1.95%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Telerik
8 1 (0.39%) Apple
8 1 (0.39%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.39%) Symbian
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: to £42k + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + Great Base+Prospects
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Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £70,000 DoE + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k+ superb benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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