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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 55 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 94 156 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.84% 7.20% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 7.49% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 144 188
Average salary £38,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
2337 2082 2933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.54% 96.08% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1756 2544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 October 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 -28 62 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Peterborough -1 19 £35,000 +21.73% 4
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 October 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.

1 118 (57.84%) C#
2 110 (53.92%) .NET
3 102 (50.00%) SQL
4 89 (43.63%) HTML
5 77 (37.75%) JavaScript
6 71 (34.80%) Computer Science
7 69 (33.82%) SQL Server
8 67 (32.84%) Java
9 66 (32.35%) Software Engineering
10 61 (29.90%) ASP.NET
11 59 (28.92%) CSS
12 56 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (26.96%) Degree
14 47 (23.04%) C++
15 43 (21.08%) OO
16 42 (20.59%) Linux
17 38 (18.63%) Finance
18 37 (18.14%) jQuery
19 35 (17.16%) Python
19 35 (17.16%) MVC
20 33 (16.18%) HTML5
21 32 (15.69%) Oracle
22 30 (14.71%) XML
22 30 (14.71%) WCF
23 26 (12.75%) C
23 26 (12.75%) Windows
23 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
23 26 (12.75%) Algorithms
24 25 (12.25%) Perl
25 24 (11.76%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (2.45%) Apache
1 5 (2.45%) IIS
2 3 (1.47%) Node.js
2 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) SaaS
2 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) HTTP
2 5 (2.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.96%) Wireless
3 4 (1.96%) LDAP
4 3 (1.47%) SMS
5 2 (0.98%) AMQP
5 2 (0.98%) SSH
5 2 (0.98%) SNMP
5 2 (0.98%) IPv6
5 2 (0.98%) IPsec
5 2 (0.98%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.98%) SMTP
6 1 (0.49%) SMPP
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) UPnP
6 1 (0.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.31%) MySQL
4 12 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.43%) Big Data
8 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.96%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.47%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.47%) OLAP
10 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.41%) NUnit
4 8 (3.92%) MSTest
5 7 (3.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.45%) Maven
8 4 (1.96%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.98%) Subversion
9 2 (0.98%) Xcode
9 2 (0.98%) JUnit
10 1 (0.49%) QUnit
10 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.49%) WiX
10 1 (0.49%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.49%) Grunt
10 1 (0.49%) WebObjects
10 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 38 (18.63%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) Banking
2 6 (2.94%) Retail
2 6 (2.94%) Games
3 4 (1.96%) Marketing
3 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Billing
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (53.92%) .NET
2 89 (43.63%) HTML
3 61 (29.90%) ASP.NET
4 59 (28.92%) CSS
5 37 (18.14%) jQuery
6 33 (16.18%) HTML5
7 30 (14.71%) XML
7 30 (14.71%) WCF
8 23 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (10.78%) Web Services
10 14 (6.86%) .NET Framework
10 14 (6.86%) XSLT
11 13 (6.37%) LINQ
12 12 (5.88%) Ajax
12 12 (5.88%) WinForms
12 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.39%) Flash
14 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (4.41%) MFC
14 9 (4.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (34.80%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.75%) Algorithms
3 21 (10.29%) Mathematics
4 18 (8.82%) Open Source
5 16 (7.84%) Physics
5 16 (7.84%) Informatics
6 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.90%) Statistics
7 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
8 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (3.43%) LIMS
10 6 (2.94%) User Experience
11 4 (1.96%) Life Science
11 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.96%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.47%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.47%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.59%) Linux
2 26 (12.75%) Windows
3 10 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.90%) Android
3 10 (4.90%) UNIX
4 5 (2.45%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 56 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.08%) OO
4 35 (17.16%) MVC
5 24 (11.76%) TDD
6 18 (8.82%) OOP
7 17 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
7 17 (8.33%) OOD
8 15 (7.35%) Multithreading
9 14 (6.86%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.37%) Web Development
11 12 (5.88%) Web Application Development
12 10 (4.90%) Memory Management
12 10 (4.90%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.90%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (3.43%) DevOps
13 7 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.43%) Data Analysis
14 6 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 118 (57.84%) C#
2 102 (50.00%) SQL
3 77 (37.75%) JavaScript
4 67 (32.84%) Java
5 47 (23.04%) C++
6 35 (17.16%) Python
7 26 (12.75%) C
8 25 (12.25%) Perl
9 22 (10.78%) PHP
10 18 (8.82%) PL/SQL
11 13 (6.37%) T-SQL
12 11 (5.39%) VB
13 9 (4.41%) VB.NET
14 7 (3.43%) Scala
15 6 (2.94%) Ruby
15 6 (2.94%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.94%) Delphi
16 5 (2.45%) R
16 5 (2.45%) Golang
16 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (26.96%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) HDFS
Vendors
1 32 (15.69%) Oracle
2 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.45%) SAP
4 3 (1.47%) Cognos
4 3 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.49%) Symbian
5 1 (0.49%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.49%) Apple
5 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.49%) Google
5 1 (0.49%) Telerik
5 1 (0.49%) Sencha
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + holiday allowance + pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Home Base + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: to £35k
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