The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 471 577 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.02% 37.42% 42.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.41% 39.36% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 421 550 791
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 438 (41.17%) .NET
2 432 (40.60%) C#
3 414 (38.91%) JavaScript
4 393 (36.94%) SQL
5 375 (35.24%) HTML
6 369 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
7 311 (29.23%) CSS
8 286 (26.88%) Java
9 276 (25.94%) SQL Server
10 262 (24.62%) Degree
11 230 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 228 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 228 (21.43%) jQuery
13 204 (19.17%) C++
13 204 (19.17%) PHP
14 195 (18.33%) Software Engineering
15 194 (18.23%) MVC
16 185 (17.39%) Python
17 177 (16.64%) MySQL
17 177 (16.64%) Scrum
18 168 (15.79%) OO
19 165 (15.51%) Finance
20 161 (15.13%) TDD
21 144 (13.53%) Linux
22 143 (13.44%) Windows
23 137 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
24 131 (12.31%) WCF
25 130 (12.22%) XML
26 127 (11.94%) Oracle
26 127 (11.94%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (7.71%) Apache
2 51 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 39 (3.67%) Node.js
4 33 (3.10%) IIS
5 31 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.54%) Drupal
7 20 (1.88%) CMS
8 13 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.03%) NetWeaver
9 11 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.03%) SAP Portal
10 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.75%) nginx
13 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.56%) WordPress
14 4 (0.38%) Moodle
14 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 56 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.38%) MS Project
3 4 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.19%) MS Office
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.094%) InDesign
6 1 (0.094%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 23 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 23 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.50%) SunGard APT
3 8 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.47%) Endur
6 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.19%) CubeCart
8 1 (0.094%) Magento
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.094%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.35%) SaaS
2 25 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.47%) Force.com
6 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.47%) GitHub
7 4 (0.38%) Joyent
7 4 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.094%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.094%) PaaS
9 1 (0.094%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.51%) HTTP
2 44 (4.14%) Internet
3 25 (2.35%) Wireless
4 20 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.85%) SNMP
5 9 (0.85%) SMS
6 8 (0.75%) ZigBee
7 6 (0.56%) NFC
7 6 (0.56%) SMPP
8 5 (0.47%) SSL
8 5 (0.47%) LDAP
9 3 (0.28%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.19%) 3G
10 2 (0.19%) GSM
10 2 (0.19%) UMTS
10 2 (0.19%) LTE
10 2 (0.19%) 4G
10 2 (0.19%) 2G
10 2 (0.19%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 177 (16.64%) MySQL
3 70 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 46 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 41 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (2.82%) Big Data
9 28 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.13%) DB2
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.56%) Data Mart
15 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 114 (10.71%) NUnit
2 93 (8.74%) Rhino Mocks
2 93 (8.74%) Moq
3 73 (6.86%) MSTest
4 69 (6.48%) Git (software)
5 64 (6.02%) Visual Studio
6 50 (4.70%) Subversion
7 40 (3.76%) Selenium
8 30 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 19 (1.79%) CppUnit
11 18 (1.69%) Maven
12 17 (1.60%) ReSharper
13 16 (1.50%) MbUnit
13 16 (1.50%) xUnit.net
14 13 (1.22%) JIRA
14 13 (1.22%) JUnit
14 13 (1.22%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.94%) Firebug
15 10 (0.94%) MSBuild
General
1 165 (15.51%) Finance
2 48 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.10%) Games
4 32 (3.01%) Banking
5 25 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.35%) Music Industry
5 25 (2.35%) Marketing
6 19 (1.79%) Retail
7 16 (1.50%) Publishing
8 11 (1.03%) Advertising
9 9 (0.85%) Automotive
9 9 (0.85%) Electronics
10 7 (0.66%) Back Office
10 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.47%) Law
12 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.094%) Legal
14 1 (0.094%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (41.17%) .NET
2 375 (35.24%) HTML
3 311 (29.23%) CSS
4 230 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 228 (21.43%) jQuery
6 137 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 131 (12.31%) WCF
8 130 (12.22%) XML
9 118 (11.09%) HTML5
10 116 (10.90%) Web Services
11 89 (8.36%) WPF
12 80 (7.52%) Ajax
13 71 (6.67%) CSS3
14 69 (6.48%) .NET Framework
15 63 (5.92%) Razor View Engine
16 54 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 51 (4.79%) WinForms
18 50 (4.70%) REST
19 48 (4.51%) AngularJS
19 48 (4.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 228 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 83 (7.80%) Mathematics
3 59 (5.55%) User Experience
4 58 (5.45%) Open Source
5 47 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
7 37 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.63%) Hedge funds
9 27 (2.54%) Physics
10 24 (2.26%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
12 18 (1.69%) Blog
12 18 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.41%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.32%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.22%) GIS
15 13 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.03%) Grid Computing
17 9 (0.85%) Internet of Things
18 8 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 144 (13.53%) Linux
2 143 (13.44%) Windows
3 57 (5.36%) Android
4 46 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 45 (4.23%) UNIX
6 11 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.85%) Solaris
8 9 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.38%) Debian
11 3 (0.28%) AIX
11 3 (0.28%) HPUX
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (18.33%) Software Engineering
3 194 (18.23%) MVC
4 177 (16.64%) Scrum
5 168 (15.79%) OO
6 161 (15.13%) TDD
7 100 (9.40%) Web Development
8 78 (7.33%) Kanban
9 69 (6.48%) OOP
10 67 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (5.83%) MVVM
12 60 (5.64%) Web Application Development
13 51 (4.79%) BDD
14 50 (4.70%) Unit Testing
15 49 (4.61%) OOD
16 47 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (4.32%) Dependency Injection
17 46 (4.32%) Multithreading
18 45 (4.23%) Mentoring
19 34 (3.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 432 (40.60%) C#
2 414 (38.91%) JavaScript
3 393 (36.94%) SQL
4 286 (26.88%) Java
5 204 (19.17%) C++
5 204 (19.17%) PHP
6 185 (17.39%) Python
7 84 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 71 (6.67%) VB
9 65 (6.11%) C
10 56 (5.26%) Ruby
11 53 (4.98%) Perl
12 44 (4.14%) T-SQL
13 38 (3.57%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.60%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.32%) Delphi
16 14 (1.32%) PHP5
17 13 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 262 (24.62%) Degree
2 48 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.14%) MCSD
4 42 (3.95%) MCP
4 42 (3.95%) MCAD
4 42 (3.95%) MCTS
5 19 (1.79%) PhD
6 7 (0.66%) CISSP
7 6 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) CEH
9 3 (0.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.63%) QA
2 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) JTAG
5 1 (0.094%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.094%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.38%) Corosync
2 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) Squid
3 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) OpenSSO
2 5 (0.47%) Nagios
3 2 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.094%) Puppet
4 1 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (11.94%) Oracle
1 127 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.44%) SAP
3 19 (1.79%) JBoss
3 19 (1.79%) Adobe
4 16 (1.50%) SunGard
5 13 (1.22%) Sybase
6 12 (1.13%) VMware
7 11 (1.03%) Google
8 10 (0.94%) Cognos
9 7 (0.66%) Zend
9 7 (0.66%) Telerik
10 6 (0.56%) Splunk
10 6 (0.56%) Twitter
11 5 (0.47%) OpenLink
12 4 (0.38%) Facebook
12 4 (0.38%) IBM
12 4 (0.38%) CA
12 4 (0.38%) Apple
13 3 (0.28%) JD Edwards
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