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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 33 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 139 139 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.58% 5.61% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 5.89% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 126 112 182
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,729 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £55,000
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
2048 2358 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.88% 95.12% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1974 2302
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +16 125 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Peterborough -17 6 £38,000 +13.43% 2
Huntingdon - 3 £35,000 -
St Neots - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 122 (45.35%) Degree
2 112 (41.64%) Software Engineering
3 109 (40.52%) C#
4 102 (37.92%) SQL
5 96 (35.69%) C++
6 94 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (33.83%) HTML
8 84 (31.23%) Computer Science
9 78 (29.00%) .NET
9 78 (29.00%) Python
10 74 (27.51%) Linux
10 74 (27.51%) C
10 74 (27.51%) Java
11 70 (26.02%) CSS
12 68 (25.28%) JavaScript
13 66 (24.54%) OO
14 58 (21.56%) SQL Server
15 50 (18.59%) ASP.NET
16 47 (17.47%) XML
17 45 (16.73%) Windows
18 43 (15.99%) QA
19 40 (14.87%) Scrum
19 40 (14.87%) Visual Studio
20 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
20 38 (14.13%) Mathematics
21 37 (13.75%) Finance
22 35 (13.01%) Perl
23 34 (12.64%) Oracle
24 32 (11.90%) TDD
25 31 (11.52%) Test Automation

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.86%) Documentum
1 5 (1.86%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.49%) Node.js
3 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Simulink
3 1 (0.37%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) SaaS
2 7 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.72%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.35%) ICMP
3 9 (3.35%) Internet
3 9 (3.35%) HTTP
4 8 (2.97%) Wireless
5 5 (1.86%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.49%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.12%) SSH
7 3 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.37%) IGMP
8 1 (0.37%) RTSP
8 1 (0.37%) AMQP
8 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.37%) SNMP
8 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.69%) MySQL
3 15 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.35%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.86%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.86%) Big Data
7 5 (1.86%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.86%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (14.87%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.55%) NUnit
3 22 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.72%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.72%) JIRA
5 10 (3.72%) Maven
6 8 (2.97%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.60%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.86%) Ant
10 4 (1.49%) Xcode
10 4 (1.49%) Subversion
11 3 (1.12%) MSTest
11 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.74%) Mockito
12 2 (0.74%) Selenium
13 1 (0.37%) TestNG
13 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 37 (13.75%) Finance
2 21 (7.81%) Electronics
3 11 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.23%) Marketing
5 6 (2.23%) Games
6 4 (1.49%) Publishing
6 4 (1.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.12%) Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (33.83%) HTML
2 78 (29.00%) .NET
3 70 (26.02%) CSS
4 50 (18.59%) ASP.NET
5 47 (17.47%) XML
6 28 (10.41%) jQuery
7 23 (8.55%) HTML5
8 19 (7.06%) WPF
8 19 (7.06%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.06%) Web Services
9 16 (5.95%) WCF
9 16 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (5.58%) Spring
10 15 (5.58%) JSP
11 14 (5.20%) J2EE
11 14 (5.20%) LINQ
12 13 (4.83%) CSS3
13 11 (4.09%) SOAP
13 11 (4.09%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (31.23%) Computer Science
2 38 (14.13%) Mathematics
3 24 (8.92%) Algorithms
4 18 (6.69%) Statistics
5 14 (5.20%) User Experience
6 13 (4.83%) Open Source
6 13 (4.83%) LIMS
7 12 (4.46%) Informatics
8 11 (4.09%) Physics
9 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (3.35%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.60%) Internet of Things
12 6 (2.23%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.23%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.86%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (1.86%) Life Science
13 5 (1.86%) CUDA
13 5 (1.86%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.51%) Linux
2 45 (16.73%) Windows
3 16 (5.95%) Android
4 15 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.58%) UNIX
5 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.64%) Software Engineering
2 94 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.54%) OO
4 40 (14.87%) Scrum
5 32 (11.90%) TDD
6 31 (11.52%) Test Automation
7 28 (10.41%) MVC
8 26 (9.67%) Unit Testing
9 24 (8.92%) OOD
10 20 (7.43%) Financial Modelling
11 19 (7.06%) User Stories
12 18 (6.69%) Web Development
13 17 (6.32%) Multithreading
14 14 (5.20%) Risk Management
15 13 (4.83%) Software Architecture
16 12 (4.46%) Bioinformatics
17 11 (4.09%) Data Analysis
18 10 (3.72%) Analytics
18 10 (3.72%) CRM
19 7 (2.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (40.52%) C#
2 102 (37.92%) SQL
3 96 (35.69%) C++
4 78 (29.00%) Python
5 74 (27.51%) C
5 74 (27.51%) Java
6 68 (25.28%) JavaScript
7 35 (13.01%) Perl
8 16 (5.95%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.58%) Ruby
10 14 (5.20%) PHP
11 12 (4.46%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.97%) VB
12 8 (2.97%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.60%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.23%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.86%) Haskell
15 5 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 122 (45.35%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.99%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Firmware
2 5 (1.86%) Xen
2 5 (1.86%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (1.86%) LXC
2 5 (1.86%) Docker
2 5 (1.86%) KVM
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.64%) Oracle
3 17 (6.32%) TOWER Software
4 10 (3.72%) Perforce
5 5 (1.86%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.49%) Google
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Progress
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.37%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau
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