The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 109 179 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.44% 7.54% 8.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 8.06% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 90 164 175
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2335 2221 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.11% 93.52% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 1916 2298
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -25 73 £41,500 +18.57% 17
Peterborough +6 12 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Chatteris - 2 £27,500 -
St Neots +1 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 153 (61.69%) C#
2 145 (58.47%) .NET
3 126 (50.81%) SQL
4 101 (40.73%) JavaScript
5 95 (38.31%) SQL Server
5 95 (38.31%) Computer Science
6 93 (37.50%) HTML
7 84 (33.87%) ASP.NET
8 68 (27.42%) Java
9 67 (27.02%) Degree
10 66 (26.61%) C++
11 64 (25.81%) Software Engineering
12 63 (25.40%) CSS
13 62 (25.00%) OO
14 61 (24.60%) Linux
15 56 (22.58%) Oracle
16 55 (22.18%) Python
17 40 (16.13%) HTML5
18 39 (15.73%) Relational Database
18 39 (15.73%) Microsoft
19 34 (13.71%) Finance
20 33 (13.31%) Perl
20 33 (13.31%) PL/SQL
21 32 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (12.90%) Mathematics
22 31 (12.50%) XML
23 30 (12.10%) XSLT
23 30 (12.10%) C
24 29 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
25 28 (11.29%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.63%) Apache
2 7 (2.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) Node.js
3 1 (0.40%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.02%) SaaS
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.63%) HTTP
2 5 (2.02%) SMS
3 4 (1.61%) LDAP
4 2 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) UPnP
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.73%) Relational Database
3 29 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.44%) MySQL
7 10 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.02%) Big Data
13 4 (1.61%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.42%) NUnit
5 5 (2.02%) Toad
5 5 (2.02%) MSTest
6 4 (1.61%) Maven
7 3 (1.21%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.21%) Xcode
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Selenium
8 2 (0.81%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.40%) QUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.40%) Grunt
9 1 (0.40%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.40%) SCons
9 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 34 (13.71%) Finance
2 8 (3.23%) Games
3 4 (1.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.21%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (58.47%) .NET
2 93 (37.50%) HTML
3 84 (33.87%) ASP.NET
4 63 (25.40%) CSS
5 40 (16.13%) HTML5
6 31 (12.50%) XML
7 30 (12.10%) XSLT
8 28 (11.29%) jQuery
9 27 (10.89%) Flash
10 25 (10.08%) Web Services
11 23 (9.27%) WCF
11 23 (9.27%) Ajax
12 16 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.24%) WinForms
14 12 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.84%) WebKit
15 11 (4.44%) RESTful
15 11 (4.44%) CSS3
16 10 (4.03%) Spring
16 10 (4.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (38.31%) Computer Science
2 32 (12.90%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.27%) Physics
3 23 (9.27%) Open Source
4 20 (8.06%) Informatics
5 14 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.03%) Statistics
6 10 (4.03%) LIMS
7 9 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.02%) Data Extraction
8 5 (2.02%) iPhone
8 5 (2.02%) Robotics
8 5 (2.02%) Biology
9 4 (1.61%) IPTV
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Mechatronics
11 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.60%) Linux
2 28 (11.29%) Windows
3 18 (7.26%) UNIX
4 16 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 15 (6.05%) Android
6 8 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 62 (25.00%) OO
3 32 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.29%) OOD
5 25 (10.08%) Bioinformatics
6 24 (9.68%) MVC
7 19 (7.66%) OOP
8 18 (7.26%) Web Development
9 13 (5.24%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.84%) iOS Development
10 12 (4.84%) Scrum
10 12 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.44%) Data Analysis
12 10 (4.03%) Memory Management
12 10 (4.03%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (4.03%) TDD
13 9 (3.63%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.63%) Software Architecture
13 9 (3.63%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 153 (61.69%) C#
2 126 (50.81%) SQL
3 101 (40.73%) JavaScript
4 68 (27.42%) Java
5 66 (26.61%) C++
6 55 (22.18%) Python
7 33 (13.31%) Perl
7 33 (13.31%) PL/SQL
8 30 (12.10%) C
9 22 (8.87%) VB
10 20 (8.06%) VB.NET
11 18 (7.26%) PHP
12 16 (6.45%) VB6
13 14 (5.65%) T-SQL
14 12 (4.84%) Ruby
15 9 (3.63%) Objective-C
16 5 (2.02%) AWK
16 5 (2.02%) Delphi
16 5 (2.02%) Haskell
16 5 (2.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (27.02%) Degree
2 7 (2.82%) PhD
3 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.40%) MCSD
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) HDFS
2 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (22.58%) Oracle
2 39 (15.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.23%) Twitter
4 5 (2.02%) SAP
5 3 (1.21%) Cognos
5 3 (1.21%) IBM
5 3 (1.21%) Siemens
6 2 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) Sencha
7 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.40%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.40%) Motorola
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension,Healthcare,Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambrideshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £35k dep. on experience + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago