The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 55 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 138 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.36% 6.55% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 6.65% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 76 126 114
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1995 2074 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.61% 98.43% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1711 2055
Median salary £43,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 84 £43,500 +2.35% 21
Peterborough -5 2 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Ely - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 86 (52.44%) C#
2 80 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (48.17%) Degree
4 76 (46.34%) SQL
5 75 (45.73%) .NET
6 65 (39.63%) HTML
7 63 (38.41%) Java
8 61 (37.20%) Computer Science
9 58 (35.37%) JavaScript
9 58 (35.37%) Software Engineering
10 57 (34.76%) C++
10 57 (34.76%) CSS
11 43 (26.22%) Mathematics
12 41 (25.00%) jQuery
13 40 (24.39%) SDLC
14 38 (23.17%) MVC
15 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
15 37 (22.56%) QA
16 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET
17 33 (20.12%) .NET Framework
18 32 (19.51%) LINQ
19 31 (18.90%) XML
19 31 (18.90%) Unit Testing
19 31 (18.90%) Front End Development
20 28 (17.07%) Selenium
20 28 (17.07%) OO
21 27 (16.46%) WCF
21 27 (16.46%) REST
22 26 (15.85%) Linux
23 25 (15.24%) Finance

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.44%) Facebook Platform
1 4 (2.44%) IIS
2 3 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.61%) Node.js
4 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) HTTP
2 4 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.22%) NFC
3 2 (1.22%) SMPP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Big Data
2 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) HBase
7 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (17.07%) Selenium
2 22 (13.41%) JIRA
3 16 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.71%) NUnit
5 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.27%) JUnit
7 6 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.66%) Maven
8 5 (3.05%) Mockito
9 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.22%) MSTest
10 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.61%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 25 (15.24%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.73%) .NET
2 65 (39.63%) HTML
3 57 (34.76%) CSS
4 41 (25.00%) jQuery
5 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET
6 33 (20.12%) .NET Framework
7 32 (19.51%) LINQ
8 31 (18.90%) XML
9 27 (16.46%) REST
9 27 (16.46%) WCF
10 25 (15.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (15.24%) Entity Framework
10 25 (15.24%) HTML5
11 24 (14.63%) XSLT
12 23 (14.02%) JSON
13 22 (13.41%) Ajax
13 22 (13.41%) Web Services
14 21 (12.80%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (8.54%) CSS3
16 13 (7.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (37.20%) Computer Science
2 43 (26.22%) Mathematics
3 21 (12.80%) Algorithms
4 15 (9.15%) Physics
5 12 (7.32%) Cryptography
6 9 (5.49%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.49%) Statistics
7 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.27%) User Experience
9 5 (3.05%) iPad
10 4 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.83%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.83%) Life Science
12 2 (1.22%) Fintech
13 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.61%) Social Media
13 1 (0.61%) Social Network
13 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) Linux
2 17 (10.37%) Windows
3 5 (3.05%) Android
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.22%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.37%) Software Engineering
3 40 (24.39%) SDLC
4 38 (23.17%) MVC
5 31 (18.90%) Front End Development
5 31 (18.90%) Unit Testing
6 28 (17.07%) OO
7 23 (14.02%) Automated Testing
7 23 (14.02%) TDD
8 22 (13.41%) Scrum
9 17 (10.37%) User Stories
10 13 (7.93%) Kanban
10 13 (7.93%) OOP
11 12 (7.32%) Secure Coding
12 11 (6.71%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.10%) Web Design
14 9 (5.49%) Financial Modelling
14 9 (5.49%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (5.49%) Software Architecture
15 8 (4.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 86 (52.44%) C#
2 76 (46.34%) SQL
3 63 (38.41%) Java
4 58 (35.37%) JavaScript
5 57 (34.76%) C++
6 23 (14.02%) Python
7 22 (13.41%) VB.NET
8 18 (10.98%) C
9 12 (7.32%) Perl
10 11 (6.71%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.27%) PHP
12 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.44%) F#
14 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.83%) Lua
14 3 (1.83%) R
15 2 (1.22%) XAML
16 1 (0.61%) Delphi
16 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (48.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PhD
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.56%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) SDET
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
1 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.15%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.05%) Facebook
5 4 (2.44%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.44%) Perforce
6 3 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.22%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.61%) Trillium
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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