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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 108 176 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.28% 7.75% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 8.25% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 87 161 177
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -29 68 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Peterborough +7 18 £33,750 -20.58% 2
Chatteris - 2 £27,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 142 (61.47%) C#
2 139 (60.17%) .NET
3 117 (50.65%) SQL
4 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
5 90 (38.96%) HTML
6 87 (37.66%) Computer Science
7 85 (36.80%) SQL Server
8 78 (33.77%) ASP.NET
9 64 (27.71%) Java
10 61 (26.41%) CSS
11 59 (25.54%) C++
12 58 (25.11%) Degree
12 58 (25.11%) Software Engineering
13 55 (23.81%) Linux
14 54 (23.38%) OO
15 51 (22.08%) Python
16 45 (19.48%) Oracle
17 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
18 38 (16.45%) HTML5
19 37 (16.02%) Finance
19 37 (16.02%) Relational Database
20 34 (14.72%) Mathematics
21 31 (13.42%) Perl
21 31 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (12.12%) jQuery
24 27 (11.69%) Windows
24 27 (11.69%) MVC
25 26 (11.26%) OOD
26 25 (10.82%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (3.90%) Apache
2 6 (2.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.43%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.60%) SaaS
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) SMS
3 4 (1.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.02%) Relational Database
3 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.63%) MySQL
4 13 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.16%) Big Data
10 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.73%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.73%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.46%) NUnit
4 7 (3.03%) MSTest
5 5 (2.16%) Toad
6 3 (1.30%) Xcode
6 3 (1.30%) JUnit
6 3 (1.30%) Maven
6 3 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.87%) Selenium
7 2 (0.87%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.43%) Grunt
8 1 (0.43%) QUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.43%) SCons
8 1 (0.43%) GCC
8 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (16.02%) Finance
2 9 (3.90%) Games
3 4 (1.73%) Retail
3 4 (1.73%) Advertising
4 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (60.17%) .NET
2 90 (38.96%) HTML
3 78 (33.77%) ASP.NET
4 61 (26.41%) CSS
5 38 (16.45%) HTML5
6 28 (12.12%) jQuery
7 25 (10.82%) XML
8 23 (9.96%) WCF
9 21 (9.09%) Web Services
9 21 (9.09%) XSLT
9 21 (9.09%) Flash
10 16 (6.93%) Ajax
11 15 (6.49%) WinForms
12 13 (5.63%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (4.33%) LINQ
13 10 (4.33%) RESTful
13 10 (4.33%) Spring
13 10 (4.33%) CSS3
13 10 (4.33%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 87 (37.66%) Computer Science
2 34 (14.72%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.82%) Physics
4 21 (9.09%) Open Source
5 20 (8.66%) Informatics
6 12 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.33%) Statistics
7 10 (4.33%) LIMS
8 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.16%) Robotics
9 5 (2.16%) Biology
9 5 (2.16%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.30%) Mechatronics
11 3 (1.30%) iPhone
12 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.87%) IPTV
12 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.87%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.81%) Linux
2 27 (11.69%) Windows
3 16 (6.93%) UNIX
4 10 (4.33%) Android
4 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.46%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.11%) Software Engineering
2 54 (23.38%) OO
3 31 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.69%) MVC
5 26 (11.26%) OOD
6 23 (9.96%) Bioinformatics
7 19 (8.23%) OOP
8 12 (5.19%) Multithreading
8 12 (5.19%) TDD
8 12 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.33%) Web Development
10 10 (4.33%) Memory Management
10 10 (4.33%) Scrum
10 10 (4.33%) Extreme Programming
11 9 (3.90%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.90%) Software Architecture
12 8 (3.46%) Web Application Development
12 8 (3.46%) Software Deployment
13 7 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 142 (61.47%) C#
2 117 (50.65%) SQL
3 95 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 64 (27.71%) Java
5 59 (25.54%) C++
6 51 (22.08%) Python
7 31 (13.42%) Perl
8 25 (10.82%) PL/SQL
9 24 (10.39%) C
10 20 (8.66%) PHP
11 15 (6.49%) VB.NET
12 14 (6.06%) VB
13 12 (5.19%) Ruby
13 12 (5.19%) T-SQL
14 8 (3.46%) Objective-C
15 7 (3.03%) VB6
16 5 (2.16%) Golang
16 5 (2.16%) R
16 5 (2.16%) AWK
16 5 (2.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 58 (25.11%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) PhD
3 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) HDFS
2 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Vendors
1 45 (19.48%) Oracle
2 43 (18.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.46%) Twitter
4 5 (2.16%) SAP
5 3 (1.30%) IBM
5 3 (1.30%) Siemens
5 3 (1.30%) Cognos
6 2 (0.87%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) Sencha
7 1 (0.43%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20k - 23k per year
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