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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 61 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 133 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.55% 5.78% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 5.97% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 62 109 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average 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
2010 2227 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.78% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1794 1720
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -25 68 £40,000 - 16
Peterborough +5 6 £55,000 +115.68%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 87 (56.86%) SQL
2 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (50.98%) C#
4 69 (45.10%) Software Engineering
5 66 (43.14%) Degree
6 63 (41.18%) HTML
6 63 (41.18%) .NET
7 60 (39.22%) JavaScript
8 52 (33.99%) CSS
9 44 (28.76%) Computer Science
10 43 (28.10%) Java
11 40 (26.14%) jQuery
12 39 (25.49%) C++
13 38 (24.84%) MVC
14 37 (24.18%) QA
15 35 (22.88%) .NET Framework
15 35 (22.88%) Linux
16 34 (22.22%) XML
16 34 (22.22%) SDLC
17 31 (20.26%) LINQ
17 31 (20.26%) OO
18 30 (19.61%) Python
18 30 (19.61%) ASP.NET
19 29 (18.95%) WCF
19 29 (18.95%) REST
20 28 (18.30%) Selenium
20 28 (18.30%) Front End Development
21 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (17.65%) JIRA
21 27 (17.65%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (2.61%) Facebook Platform
1 4 (2.61%) IIS
2 3 (1.96%) Apache
2 3 (1.96%) Node.js
2 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.31%) JBoss
3 2 (1.31%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Documentum
4 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) HTTP
2 4 (2.61%) Internet
2 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.31%) NFC
3 2 (1.31%) SMPP
3 2 (1.31%) Wireless
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) ISDN
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.88%) Big Data
4 5 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.31%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Selenium
2 27 (17.65%) JIRA
3 15 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.23%) Maven
7 8 (5.23%) NUnit
8 7 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.96%) JUnit
9 3 (1.96%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.31%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.31%) MSTest
11 1 (0.65%) Ant
11 1 (0.65%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.65%) Mockito
11 1 (0.65%) Subversion
11 1 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 21 (13.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (41.18%) .NET
1 63 (41.18%) HTML
2 52 (33.99%) CSS
3 40 (26.14%) jQuery
4 35 (22.88%) .NET Framework
5 34 (22.22%) XML
6 31 (20.26%) LINQ
7 30 (19.61%) ASP.NET
8 29 (18.95%) REST
8 29 (18.95%) WCF
9 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (16.34%) Entity Framework
11 24 (15.69%) HTML5
12 23 (15.03%) XSLT
13 22 (14.38%) Ajax
13 22 (14.38%) JSON
13 22 (14.38%) Web Services
14 21 (13.73%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (7.84%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.76%) Computer Science
2 27 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.58%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.92%) Physics
6 6 (3.92%) Statistics
7 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.61%) iPad
9 3 (1.96%) Life Science
9 3 (1.96%) User Experience
10 2 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.31%) 3D Printing
10 2 (1.31%) Clustering
10 2 (1.31%) Fintech
10 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.31%) Social Media
10 2 (1.31%) Social Network
10 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.88%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) Windows
3 5 (3.27%) Android
3 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (45.10%) Software Engineering
3 38 (24.84%) MVC
4 34 (22.22%) SDLC
5 31 (20.26%) OO
6 28 (18.30%) Front End Development
7 27 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 22 (14.38%) Scrum
9 21 (13.73%) Unit Testing
10 19 (12.42%) TDD
11 17 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 15 (9.80%) Kanban
13 13 (8.50%) Analytics
14 11 (7.19%) User Stories
14 11 (7.19%) Web Design
15 10 (6.54%) Code Coverage
16 9 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (5.23%) Mobile Application Development
17 8 (5.23%) Secure Coding
17 8 (5.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.86%) SQL
2 78 (50.98%) C#
3 60 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 43 (28.10%) Java
5 39 (25.49%) C++
6 30 (19.61%) Python
7 23 (15.03%) VB.NET
8 21 (13.73%) C
9 15 (9.80%) Perl
10 10 (6.54%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.58%) PHP
12 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.31%) VB
13 2 (1.31%) XAML
14 1 (0.65%) Delphi
14 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.65%) R
14 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (43.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.18%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) SDET
3 2 (1.31%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Firmware
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle
3 11 (7.19%) Perforce
4 6 (3.92%) TOWER Software
5 5 (3.27%) Facebook
6 4 (2.61%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.31%) Coverity
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter
8 1 (0.65%) WorldPay
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