The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 139 188 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.64% 6.93% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 7.24% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 110 180 180
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,644 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2341 2598 2924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.97% 95.73% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 2294 2436
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Developer
East of England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Cambridge -7 99 £40,000 - 10
Peterborough +19 22 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Ely - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 157 (59.02%) C#
2 127 (47.74%) .NET
3 118 (44.36%) Computer Science
4 105 (39.47%) Java
5 103 (38.72%) SQL
6 102 (38.35%) Degree
7 92 (34.59%) Software Engineering
8 91 (34.21%) C++
9 86 (32.33%) HTML
10 81 (30.45%) JavaScript
11 68 (25.56%) SQL Server
12 63 (23.68%) C
13 61 (22.93%) CSS
14 60 (22.56%) Linux
15 57 (21.43%) ASP.NET
16 56 (21.05%) Oracle
17 54 (20.30%) OO
18 52 (19.55%) Perl
19 46 (17.29%) Mathematics
20 42 (15.79%) Relational Database
21 37 (13.91%) Windows
22 36 (13.53%) Python
22 36 (13.53%) XML
23 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
24 34 (12.78%) Finance
24 34 (12.78%) VB
25 32 (12.03%) Physics
26 31 (11.65%) Microsoft
27 30 (11.28%) VB6
28 29 (10.90%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (1.50%) Apache
2 2 (0.75%) MediaWiki
2 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) Documentum
3 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.02%) Internet
2 15 (5.64%) HTTP
3 8 (3.01%) Wireless
4 5 (1.88%) IGMP
4 5 (1.88%) RTSP
5 3 (1.13%) SMS
6 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.38%) GPRS
6 1 (0.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.64%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.14%) MySQL
7 7 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.50%) Big Data
10 4 (1.50%) IDOL
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.75%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.88%) JUnit
4 4 (1.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.50%) Toad
4 4 (1.50%) MSTest
4 4 (1.50%) NUnit
4 4 (1.50%) Subversion
4 4 (1.50%) Maven
5 3 (1.13%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.75%) GCC
6 2 (0.75%) SCons
6 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.75%) Xcode
6 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.38%) CppUnit
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 8 (3.01%) Games
3 5 (1.88%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.13%) Front Office
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (47.74%) .NET
2 86 (32.33%) HTML
3 61 (22.93%) CSS
4 57 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 36 (13.53%) XML
6 29 (10.90%) HTML5
7 26 (9.77%) .NET Framework
8 25 (9.40%) Web Services
9 21 (7.89%) XSLT
10 18 (6.77%) Ajax
10 18 (6.77%) Flash
11 15 (5.64%) jQuery
12 14 (5.26%) WCF
13 13 (4.89%) RESTful
13 13 (4.89%) Spring
13 13 (4.89%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (4.51%) STL
14 12 (4.51%) CSS3
15 11 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (4.14%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 118 (44.36%) Computer Science
2 46 (17.29%) Mathematics
3 32 (12.03%) Physics
4 17 (6.39%) Informatics
5 15 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.64%) LIMS
5 15 (5.64%) Open Source
6 12 (4.51%) Biology
7 11 (4.14%) Robotics
8 10 (3.76%) IPTV
9 9 (3.38%) Streaming Video
9 9 (3.38%) MPEG
10 7 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.88%) STB
11 5 (1.88%) iPhone
11 5 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.50%) Data Extraction
13 3 (1.13%) Mechatronics
13 3 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (1.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.56%) Linux
2 37 (13.91%) Windows
3 21 (7.89%) UNIX
4 20 (7.52%) Android
5 18 (6.77%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.59%) Software Engineering
2 54 (20.30%) OO
3 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.40%) MVC
5 24 (9.02%) Web Development
6 22 (8.27%) OOD
7 20 (7.52%) Scrum
8 18 (6.77%) OOP
9 17 (6.39%) Bioinformatics
10 15 (5.64%) iOS Development
11 14 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.26%) Multithreading
12 11 (4.14%) Android Development
12 11 (4.14%) TDD
12 11 (4.14%) UML
13 7 (2.63%) Usability Testing
13 7 (2.63%) DNA
13 7 (2.63%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.26%) E-business
14 6 (2.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 157 (59.02%) C#
2 105 (39.47%) Java
3 103 (38.72%) SQL
4 91 (34.21%) C++
5 81 (30.45%) JavaScript
6 63 (23.68%) C
7 52 (19.55%) Perl
8 36 (13.53%) Python
9 34 (12.78%) VB
10 30 (11.28%) VB6
11 26 (9.77%) PL/SQL
12 21 (7.89%) VB.NET
13 15 (5.64%) Ruby
14 9 (3.38%) T-SQL
15 8 (3.01%) PHP
16 7 (2.63%) Objective-C
17 6 (2.26%) Embedded C
18 5 (1.88%) Delphi
18 5 (1.88%) VBScript
19 4 (1.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 102 (38.35%) Degree
2 5 (1.88%) PhD
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) JTAG
2 5 (1.88%) QA
3 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) XenServer
2 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (21.05%) Oracle
2 31 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.63%) Twitter
4 6 (2.26%) VMware
5 5 (1.88%) Sun
6 4 (1.50%) HP
7 3 (1.13%) Siemens
8 2 (0.75%) Sencha
8 2 (0.75%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Brady
9 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.38%) EMC
9 1 (0.38%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Motorola
9 1 (0.38%) Primavera
9 1 (0.38%) Sage
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits (flexi-time, etc)
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £40k DOE
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