The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 96 70 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 24 57 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.33% 2.87% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.98% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 27
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1713 1911 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.85% 96.18% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1672 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (59.52%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 20 (47.62%) .NET
5 19 (45.24%) PHP
5 19 (45.24%) Degree
6 18 (42.86%) HTML
6 18 (42.86%) CSS
6 18 (42.86%) OO
7 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 13 (30.95%) C++
10 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
11 10 (23.81%) Android
11 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
11 10 (23.81%) Windows
11 10 (23.81%) Oracle
12 9 (21.43%) Objective-C
12 9 (21.43%) OOD
12 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (19.05%) WCF
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
14 7 (16.67%) UML
14 7 (16.67%) Web Services
14 7 (16.67%) Python
14 7 (16.67%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (9.52%) ColdFusion
1 4 (9.52%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.38%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.38%) MSTest
2 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.38%) Moq
2 1 (2.38%) MbUnit
2 1 (2.38%) xUnit.net
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) WCF
3 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.67%) CSS3
4 7 (16.67%) HTML5
4 7 (16.67%) Web Services
5 6 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 4 (9.52%) XHTML
7 3 (7.14%) Classic ASP
7 3 (7.14%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.76%) XSL
8 2 (4.76%) iOS SDK
8 2 (4.76%) REST
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
9 1 (2.38%) OAuth
9 1 (2.38%) OpenID
9 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.90%) GIS
4 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.52%) Physics
4 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
1 10 (23.81%) Android
2 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Phone 8
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Phone
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) OOD
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Content Management
3 7 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) SOA
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.90%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) Six Sigma
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Android Development
7 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) PHP
5 13 (30.95%) C++
6 9 (21.43%) Objective-C
7 7 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (9.52%) VB
10 3 (7.14%) Ruby
11 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 2 (4.76%) Perl
12 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
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