The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 160 104 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.23% 5.55% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 5.73% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 146 99 92
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1886 1815 2092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.07% 96.90% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1529 1733
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer 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 27 June 2017. 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 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 +2 129 £39,000 -8.23% 18
Peterborough -2 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Ely -6 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Huntingdon +5 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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.

1 186 (74.70%) C#
2 136 (54.62%) Software Engineering
3 129 (51.81%) Java
4 126 (50.60%) C++
5 119 (47.79%) Python
6 116 (46.59%) .NET
7 97 (38.96%) Algorithms
8 96 (38.55%) Mathematics
9 93 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (32.93%) Physics
11 78 (31.33%) Degree
12 73 (29.32%) Machine Learning
13 72 (28.92%) Computer Science
14 69 (27.71%) ASP.NET
14 69 (27.71%) C
15 64 (25.70%) OO
16 63 (25.30%) Linux
17 59 (23.69%) MVC
18 51 (20.48%) Test Automation
19 49 (19.68%) Windows
19 49 (19.68%) PhD
19 49 (19.68%) Artificial Intelligence
20 41 (16.47%) CSS
20 41 (16.47%) HTML
21 39 (15.66%) SDLC
22 38 (15.26%) SDET
23 35 (14.06%) NUnit
23 35 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
23 35 (14.06%) HTML5
24 34 (13.65%) SQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (2.81%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.20%) Kentico
3 3 (1.20%) nginx
3 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.80%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.83%) Big Data
4 8 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.01%) HBase
6 5 (2.01%) MySQL
7 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (14.06%) NUnit
2 30 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (11.65%) Git (software)
4 22 (8.84%) Cucumber
4 22 (8.84%) TeamCity
5 21 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.23%) Moq
6 18 (7.23%) MSBuild
6 18 (7.23%) Subversion
7 13 (5.22%) Selenium
8 12 (4.82%) JIRA
9 11 (4.42%) GoogleTest
9 11 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.61%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.21%) Xcode
12 3 (1.20%) Mockito
12 3 (1.20%) RSpec
12 3 (1.20%) TestNG
13 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (10.84%) Finance
2 7 (2.81%) Marketing
3 4 (1.61%) Electronics
4 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.80%) Legal
5 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (46.59%) .NET
2 69 (27.71%) ASP.NET
3 41 (16.47%) CSS
3 41 (16.47%) HTML
4 35 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (14.06%) HTML5
5 31 (12.45%) CSS3
6 30 (12.05%) jQuery
7 28 (11.24%) Web Services
8 27 (10.84%) AngularJS
9 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (9.64%) WCF
11 23 (9.24%) JSON
12 21 (8.43%) WPF
13 20 (8.03%) REST
14 19 (7.63%) Ajax
15 18 (7.23%) Apache Axis
15 18 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 12 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 97 (38.96%) Algorithms
2 72 (28.92%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.03%) Smart City
4 18 (7.23%) 3D Printing
5 10 (4.02%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.61%) User Experience
9 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.20%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Blog
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Fintech
10 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.30%) Linux
2 49 (19.68%) Windows
3 14 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.01%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (54.62%) Software Engineering
2 96 (38.55%) Mathematics
3 93 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (32.93%) Physics
5 73 (29.32%) Machine Learning
6 64 (25.70%) OO
7 59 (23.69%) MVC
8 51 (20.48%) Test Automation
9 49 (19.68%) Artificial Intelligence
10 39 (15.66%) SDLC
11 38 (15.26%) SDET
12 30 (12.05%) TDD
13 29 (11.65%) Unit Testing
14 22 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (8.43%) OOP
16 20 (8.03%) Exploratory Testing
16 20 (8.03%) Smart City Simulations
17 19 (7.63%) CAD
17 19 (7.63%) OOD
18 18 (7.23%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 186 (74.70%) C#
2 129 (51.81%) Java
3 126 (50.60%) C++
4 119 (47.79%) Python
5 69 (27.71%) C
6 34 (13.65%) SQL
7 31 (12.45%) JavaScript
8 17 (6.83%) Ruby
9 13 (5.22%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.82%) MATLAB
11 11 (4.42%) Apple Swift
12 9 (3.61%) Perl
12 9 (3.61%) PHP
13 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.61%) F#
14 4 (1.61%) VB
14 4 (1.61%) VB6
15 3 (1.20%) Lua
16 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (31.33%) Degree
2 49 (19.68%) PhD
3 34 (13.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (13.25%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.20%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.80%) MCP
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.42%) Google
3 5 (2.01%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle
5 3 (1.20%) SAP
5 3 (1.20%) Tableau
5 3 (1.20%) VMware
6 2 (0.80%) Apple
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