The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 105 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 11 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 1.70% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.79% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 68
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £44,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Applications Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1673 1450 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.16% 95.02% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1269 1698
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cambridge region.

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 14 (48.28%) C#
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (24.14%) User Experience
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) WPF
10 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) C++
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) NUnit
11 4 (13.79%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) MFC
11 4 (13.79%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) Biotechnology
11 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (13.79%) Ruby

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (10.34%) Moq
2 3 (10.34%) MbUnit
2 3 (10.34%) MSTest
2 3 (10.34%) xUnit.net
2 3 (10.34%) ReSharper
2 3 (10.34%) CppUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) dotTrace
4 1 (3.45%) AQtime
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleTools
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) WPF
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) jQuery
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.79%) MFC
6 4 (13.79%) D3.js
6 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.45%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (3.45%) REST
9 1 (3.45%) CSS3
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (3.45%) RESTful
9 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Biotechnology
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) Physics
6 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) OO
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Bioinformatics
2 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
3 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.34%) Android Development
3 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) PHP
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Python
5 9 (31.03%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) C++
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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