The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 45 56 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 95 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.31% 4.42% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 4.53% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 82 78 108
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 1621 2096 2012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.58% 97.53% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1650 1644
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 0 78 £39,000 -10.85% 16
Peterborough 0 6 £24,250 -55.90%
Huntingdon - 3 £22,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 137 (60.09%) C#
2 126 (55.26%) Java
3 104 (45.61%) C++
4 98 (42.98%) Degree
5 97 (42.54%) Software Engineering
6 91 (39.91%) .NET
6 91 (39.91%) Computer Science
7 89 (39.04%) Python
8 75 (32.89%) Mathematics
9 70 (30.70%) Algorithms
10 56 (24.56%) JavaScript
10 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (24.12%) C
11 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET
12 51 (22.37%) Physics
13 48 (21.05%) CSS
13 48 (21.05%) HTML
14 47 (20.61%) SQL
15 45 (19.74%) OO
16 43 (18.86%) Linux
17 38 (16.67%) Windows
17 38 (16.67%) MVC
18 37 (16.23%) Machine Learning
19 33 (14.47%) PhD
20 30 (13.16%) SDLC
21 28 (12.28%) Finance
22 27 (11.84%) OOP
22 27 (11.84%) Perl
23 25 (10.96%) HTML5
23 25 (10.96%) TDD

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 6 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.44%) Drupal
2 1 (0.44%) Luigi
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.46%) Big Data
3 13 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.07%) MySQL
4 7 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.19%) HBase
7 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.02%) Selenium
3 14 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.26%) NUnit
5 11 (4.82%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.39%) Subversion
7 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.63%) Moq
7 6 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.19%) GoogleTest
9 4 (1.75%) Capybara
9 4 (1.75%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) JIRA
11 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 28 (12.28%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Automotive
3 5 (2.19%) Electronics
3 5 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (39.91%) .NET
2 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.05%) CSS
3 48 (21.05%) HTML
4 25 (10.96%) HTML5
5 23 (10.09%) CSS3
6 22 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (8.33%) WPF
8 18 (7.89%) jQuery
8 18 (7.89%) Web Services
9 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (6.14%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.70%) WCF
12 12 (5.26%) JSON
12 12 (5.26%) REST
12 12 (5.26%) XML
13 7 (3.07%) Natural Language Processing
14 6 (2.63%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.63%) LINQ
14 6 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 91 (39.91%) Computer Science
2 70 (30.70%) Algorithms
3 17 (7.46%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.51%) User Experience
5 5 (2.19%) Fintech
6 4 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.32%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.44%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Robotics
9 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.86%) Linux
2 38 (16.67%) Windows
3 11 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.75%) Unix
5 3 (1.32%) Android
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (42.54%) Software Engineering
2 75 (32.89%) Mathematics
3 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (22.37%) Physics
5 45 (19.74%) OO
6 38 (16.67%) MVC
7 37 (16.23%) Machine Learning
8 30 (13.16%) SDLC
9 27 (11.84%) OOP
10 25 (10.96%) TDD
11 23 (10.09%) Multithreading
12 21 (9.21%) Scrum
12 21 (9.21%) Software Architecture
13 20 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (8.77%) Bioinformatics
14 16 (7.02%) Informatics
15 15 (6.58%) Unit Testing
16 14 (6.14%) Data Visualisation
16 14 (6.14%) Visualisation
17 12 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 137 (60.09%) C#
2 126 (55.26%) Java
3 104 (45.61%) C++
4 89 (39.04%) Python
5 56 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 55 (24.12%) C
7 47 (20.61%) SQL
8 27 (11.84%) Perl
9 12 (5.26%) PHP
10 11 (4.82%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.95%) Ruby
12 6 (2.63%) Lua
12 6 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.19%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.88%) Groovy
15 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 98 (42.98%) Degree
2 33 (14.47%) PhD
3 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.63%) Docker
2 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.63%) Oracle
3 5 (2.19%) Apple
3 5 (2.19%) Google
3 5 (2.19%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.75%) VMware
5 2 (0.88%) SAP
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