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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 28 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 145 73 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.85% 3.50% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 3.64% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 66 87
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1780 2003 2455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.37% 95.98% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1714 1937
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +18 100 £40,000 -8.57% 26
St Neots - 8 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 6 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough +10 5 £52,500 - 1
Ely - 5 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 135 (55.10%) C#
2 133 (54.29%) Java
3 117 (47.76%) .NET
4 102 (41.63%) Degree
5 99 (40.41%) Computer Science
6 93 (37.96%) JavaScript
6 93 (37.96%) C++
7 88 (35.92%) SQL
8 87 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (35.10%) Software Engineering
10 85 (34.69%) HTML
11 68 (27.76%) CSS
12 62 (25.31%) Mathematics
13 58 (23.67%) Linux
14 57 (23.27%) Algorithms
15 56 (22.86%) OO
16 53 (21.63%) Python
17 51 (20.82%) ASP.NET
17 51 (20.82%) C
17 51 (20.82%) MVC
18 48 (19.59%) SDLC
19 45 (18.37%) Physics
20 38 (15.51%) Unit Testing
21 36 (14.69%) TDD
22 35 (14.29%) Windows
23 34 (13.88%) Web Services
23 34 (13.88%) QA
23 34 (13.88%) REST
24 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
25 30 (12.24%) jQuery

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 9 (3.67%) Smallworld
1 9 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.27%) Apache
3 5 (2.04%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.12%) Internet
2 10 (4.08%) Wireless
3 9 (3.67%) Intranet
4 6 (2.45%) HTTP
5 3 (1.22%) SSL
5 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.31%) Big Data
4 9 (3.67%) GIS
4 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.67%) MySQL
5 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (10.61%) Selenium
2 18 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.53%) JIRA
4 15 (6.12%) NUnit
5 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.27%) JUnit
7 6 (2.45%) Capybara
7 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.45%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.45%) Ranorex
7 6 (2.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.63%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.22%) Maven
9 3 (1.22%) Mockito
9 3 (1.22%) Subversion
9 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.82%) Hudson
11 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.41%) MSTest
11 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (11.02%) Finance
2 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.27%) Billing
4 5 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.63%) Games
6 3 (1.22%) Electronics
6 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (47.76%) .NET
2 85 (34.69%) HTML
3 68 (27.76%) CSS
4 51 (20.82%) ASP.NET
5 34 (13.88%) REST
5 34 (13.88%) Web Services
6 30 (12.24%) jQuery
7 29 (11.84%) .NET Framework
8 28 (11.43%) HTML5
9 26 (10.61%) XML
10 24 (9.80%) LINQ
11 21 (8.57%) Entity Framework
11 21 (8.57%) JSON
12 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (8.16%) WCF
12 20 (8.16%) XSLT
13 19 (7.76%) Ajax
14 18 (7.35%) CSS3
14 18 (7.35%) Razor View Engine
15 16 (6.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (40.41%) Computer Science
2 62 (25.31%) Mathematics
3 57 (23.27%) Algorithms
4 45 (18.37%) Physics
5 15 (6.12%) User Experience
6 12 (4.90%) Statistics
7 10 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.45%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.04%) Biology
11 5 (2.04%) Informatics
12 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.63%) Ontologies
13 3 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.22%) Fintech
14 2 (0.82%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.67%) Linux
2 35 (14.29%) Windows
3 17 (6.94%) Unix
4 12 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.27%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Debian
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.10%) Software Engineering
3 56 (22.86%) OO
4 51 (20.82%) MVC
5 48 (19.59%) SDLC
6 38 (15.51%) Unit Testing
7 36 (14.69%) TDD
8 22 (8.98%) Front End Development
8 22 (8.98%) Scrum
9 21 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 21 (8.57%) Machine Learning
9 21 (8.57%) User Stories
10 20 (8.16%) OOP
11 19 (7.76%) Web Development
12 18 (7.35%) Multithreading
13 14 (5.71%) Kanban
14 12 (4.90%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.49%) Test Automation
15 11 (4.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (55.10%) C#
2 133 (54.29%) Java
3 93 (37.96%) C++
3 93 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 88 (35.92%) SQL
5 53 (21.63%) Python
6 51 (20.82%) C
7 23 (9.39%) Perl
8 21 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 15 (6.12%) PHP
10 14 (5.71%) Objective-C
11 13 (5.31%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.67%) Magik
12 9 (3.67%) Ruby
13 8 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.27%) F#
14 6 (2.45%) Groovy
14 6 (2.45%) VB
15 4 (1.63%) Lua
16 3 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 102 (41.63%) Degree
2 18 (7.35%) PhD
3 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.88%) QA
2 5 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
1 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.31%) Oracle
3 6 (2.45%) TOWER Software
4 5 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Trillium
6 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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