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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 51 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 96 172 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.00% 7.63% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 7.96% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 162 175
Average salary £38,750 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.15% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £27,900
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
2312 2162 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.21% 95.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 1853 2527
Average salary £40,800 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Peterborough -2 19 £35,000 +16.66% 3
St Neots - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 129 (58.37%) C#
2 123 (55.66%) .NET
3 104 (47.06%) SQL
4 92 (41.63%) HTML
5 83 (37.56%) Computer Science
6 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 73 (33.03%) SQL Server
8 67 (30.32%) ASP.NET
9 66 (29.86%) Java
10 63 (28.51%) Software Engineering
11 58 (26.24%) CSS
12 56 (25.34%) Degree
13 54 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (23.98%) Linux
15 52 (23.53%) OO
15 52 (23.53%) C++
16 45 (20.36%) Python
17 37 (16.74%) Finance
17 37 (16.74%) HTML5
18 35 (15.84%) jQuery
18 35 (15.84%) MVC
19 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
19 34 (15.38%) Oracle
20 31 (14.03%) Perl
20 31 (14.03%) Windows
21 30 (13.57%) WCF
22 28 (12.67%) XML
22 28 (12.67%) Mathematics
23 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
24 26 (11.76%) Algorithms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (3.17%) Apache
2 5 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.17%) SaaS
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) HTTP
2 4 (1.81%) LDAP
2 4 (1.81%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) SMS
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.45%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.69%) MySQL
5 14 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.26%) Big Data
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.81%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.36%) OLAP
11 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (11.31%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.62%) NUnit
5 7 (3.17%) MSTest
6 6 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.26%) Toad
8 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.36%) Maven
9 2 (0.90%) Selenium
9 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.90%) JUnit
9 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.45%) QUnit
10 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.45%) Grunt
10 1 (0.45%) Xcode
10 1 (0.45%) CppUnit
General
1 37 (16.74%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Games
3 5 (2.26%) Banking
4 4 (1.81%) Retail
4 4 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (55.66%) .NET
2 92 (41.63%) HTML
3 67 (30.32%) ASP.NET
4 58 (26.24%) CSS
5 37 (16.74%) HTML5
6 35 (15.84%) jQuery
7 30 (13.57%) WCF
8 28 (12.67%) XML
9 21 (9.50%) Web Services
10 20 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (6.79%) XSLT
12 14 (6.33%) Spring
13 13 (5.88%) Flash
13 13 (5.88%) WinForms
13 13 (5.88%) .NET Framework
14 12 (5.43%) LINQ
14 12 (5.43%) Ajax
14 12 (5.43%) AngularJS
15 10 (4.52%) STL
15 10 (4.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (37.56%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.67%) Mathematics
3 26 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 23 (10.41%) Informatics
5 21 (9.50%) Open Source
6 20 (9.05%) Physics
7 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (5.43%) LIMS
9 11 (4.98%) Mobile App
10 10 (4.52%) Statistics
11 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (2.26%) User Experience
12 5 (2.26%) Data Extraction
13 4 (1.81%) Biology
13 4 (1.81%) Robotics
13 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
14 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
14 3 (1.36%) Life Science
15 2 (0.90%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.98%) Linux
2 31 (14.03%) Windows
3 15 (6.79%) UNIX
4 10 (4.52%) Android
5 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.51%) Software Engineering
2 54 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.53%) OO
4 35 (15.84%) MVC
5 25 (11.31%) Bioinformatics
6 23 (10.41%) OOD
7 19 (8.60%) TDD
8 18 (8.14%) OOP
9 15 (6.79%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.33%) Multithreading
11 11 (4.98%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.52%) Memory Management
12 10 (4.52%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (4.52%) Web Application Development
13 9 (4.07%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.07%) Web Development
14 8 (3.62%) Data Analysis
15 7 (3.17%) Software Deployment
15 7 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 129 (58.37%) C#
2 104 (47.06%) SQL
3 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 66 (29.86%) Java
5 52 (23.53%) C++
6 45 (20.36%) Python
7 31 (14.03%) Perl
8 25 (11.31%) C
9 22 (9.95%) PHP
9 22 (9.95%) PL/SQL
10 13 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.43%) VB
12 10 (4.52%) Ruby
12 10 (4.52%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.71%) Delphi
14 5 (2.26%) Golang
14 5 (2.26%) R
14 5 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.26%) AWK
14 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (25.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.71%) PhD
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) HDFS
Vendors
1 34 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 34 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (2.26%) SAP
3 3 (1.36%) IBM
3 3 (1.36%) Cognos
4 2 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.45%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.45%) Sencha
5 1 (0.45%) Google
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