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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 61 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 72 101 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.44% 4.11% 7.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.30% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1970 2349 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.60% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1716 1866 1854
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +17 70 £40,000 -3.61% 21
Peterborough -17 1 - - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 93 (49.73%) Degree
2 86 (45.99%) SQL
3 78 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (41.18%) C#
5 66 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 61 (32.62%) Linux
7 60 (32.09%) OO
8 59 (31.55%) Java
8 59 (31.55%) Computer Science
9 57 (30.48%) Python
10 54 (28.88%) HTML
10 54 (28.88%) .NET
11 52 (27.81%) JavaScript
12 47 (25.13%) C++
13 40 (21.39%) CSS
14 38 (20.32%) Scrum
15 37 (19.79%) C
16 35 (18.72%) Finance
17 34 (18.18%) QA
18 33 (17.65%) Web Services
19 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET
19 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
19 32 (17.11%) Mathematics
19 32 (17.11%) SDLC
20 28 (14.97%) Test Automation
21 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
22 26 (13.90%) WPF
23 25 (13.37%) Perl
23 25 (13.37%) Algorithms
24 23 (12.30%) NUnit

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (3.21%) Apache
2 5 (2.67%) Node.js
3 4 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.60%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Simulink
3 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) SaaS
2 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.95%) Internet
3 10 (5.35%) HTTP
4 6 (3.21%) ICMP
5 3 (1.60%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.60%) SSH
6 2 (1.07%) SSL
6 2 (1.07%) SNMP
6 2 (1.07%) ISDN
7 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.95%) MySQL
3 11 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.28%) Big Data
6 7 (3.74%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.21%) FileMaker
8 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.07%) SQLite
9 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.30%) NUnit
1 23 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.02%) Maven
5 13 (6.95%) JIRA
5 13 (6.95%) Selenium
6 7 (3.74%) Subversion
7 6 (3.21%) Xcode
7 6 (3.21%) MSTest
8 5 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.14%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.60%) Mockito
10 3 (1.60%) TestNG
11 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.07%) PhantomJS
11 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.53%) FishEye
12 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (18.72%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.67%) Electronics
4 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.07%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (28.88%) HTML
1 54 (28.88%) .NET
2 40 (21.39%) CSS
3 33 (17.65%) Web Services
4 32 (17.11%) ASP.NET
5 26 (13.90%) WPF
6 21 (11.23%) XML
7 18 (9.63%) jQuery
8 14 (7.49%) WCF
9 13 (6.95%) Spring
10 12 (6.42%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.88%) HTML5
12 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (5.35%) LINQ
13 8 (4.28%) Apache Flex
14 7 (3.74%) Dojo
14 7 (3.74%) XSLT
14 7 (3.74%) J2EE
15 6 (3.21%) SOAP
16 5 (2.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (31.55%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.11%) Mathematics
3 25 (13.37%) Algorithms
4 17 (9.09%) Statistics
5 14 (7.49%) User Experience
6 10 (5.35%) GIS
7 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.74%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.21%) CUDA
9 6 (3.21%) Handset
10 5 (2.67%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.14%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.14%) LIMS
11 4 (2.14%) Informatics
11 4 (2.14%) Physics
11 4 (2.14%) Biology
12 3 (1.60%) Robotics
12 3 (1.60%) E-Learning
13 2 (1.07%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.62%) Linux
2 16 (8.56%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.02%) Android
4 14 (7.49%) Windows
5 10 (5.35%) UNIX
6 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 60 (32.09%) OO
4 38 (20.32%) Scrum
5 32 (17.11%) SDLC
6 28 (14.97%) Test Automation
7 22 (11.76%) MVC
8 21 (11.23%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.56%) Financial Modelling
10 16 (8.56%) User Stories
11 13 (6.95%) Test Strategy
12 12 (6.42%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.42%) Web Development
12 12 (6.42%) CRM
13 11 (5.88%) OOD
13 11 (5.88%) TDD
13 11 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 11 (5.88%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.99%) SQL
2 77 (41.18%) C#
3 59 (31.55%) Java
4 57 (30.48%) Python
5 52 (27.81%) JavaScript
6 47 (25.13%) C++
7 37 (19.79%) C
8 25 (13.37%) Perl
9 12 (6.42%) PHP
10 10 (5.35%) Objective-C
11 8 (4.28%) Ruby
11 8 (4.28%) VB
12 6 (3.21%) AppleScript
12 6 (3.21%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.14%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.14%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.14%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.60%) F#
16 2 (1.07%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 93 (49.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.70%) Oracle
3 16 (8.56%) TOWER Software
4 12 (6.42%) Perforce
5 3 (1.60%) VMware
5 3 (1.60%) Tableau
6 2 (1.07%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) MathWorks
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: 20k-30K, 25 days Holiday, Flexi-time, Pension, Free Parking + more!
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