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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 99 97 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 22 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 1.31% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.37% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 44
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) PHP
4 14 (51.85%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) C++
7 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (29.63%) Java
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) OO
9 7 (25.93%) Android
10 6 (22.22%) WCF
10 6 (22.22%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
11 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) C
12 4 (14.81%) Python

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Moq
2 2 (7.41%) QUnit
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) WebObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.70%) AQtime
3 1 (3.70%) dotTrace
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) WCF
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) Django
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (3.70%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (3.70%) Yii
10 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
10 1 (3.70%) REST
10 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) BBC
2 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Wiki
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Android Development
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) PHP
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) C
7 3 (11.11%) VB
7 3 (11.11%) VB6
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
8 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (3.70%) C++/CLI
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Symbian
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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