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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 441 485 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.22% 32.68% 40.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.49% 33.73% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 383 429 748
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
1604 1438 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.36% 96.90% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1171 1677
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 26 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 396 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 381 (39.40%) SQL
3 373 (38.57%) HTML
4 366 (37.85%) C#
5 362 (37.44%) .NET
6 321 (33.20%) CSS
7 312 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 279 (28.85%) Java
9 239 (24.72%) Degree
10 221 (22.85%) Computer Science
10 221 (22.85%) SQL Server
11 214 (22.13%) Software Engineering
12 209 (21.61%) jQuery
13 185 (19.13%) Python
14 181 (18.72%) ASP.NET
15 173 (17.89%) C++
16 168 (17.37%) MVC
17 162 (16.75%) Finance
18 156 (16.13%) PHP
19 145 (14.99%) MySQL
20 134 (13.86%) HTML5
21 129 (13.34%) OO
21 129 (13.34%) TDD
22 127 (13.13%) Linux
22 127 (13.13%) Scrum
23 120 (12.41%) Oracle
23 120 (12.41%) WCF
24 119 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
25 113 (11.69%) Windows
26 110 (11.38%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 52 (5.38%) Apache
2 45 (4.65%) Node.js
3 41 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.59%) IIS
6 16 (1.65%) JBoss
7 14 (1.45%) CMS
7 14 (1.45%) Drupal
8 12 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.83%) NetWeaver
10 8 (0.83%) SAP Portal
11 7 (0.72%) nginx
12 6 (0.62%) WordPress
13 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.41%) Moodle
13 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 48 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.52%) MS Office
3 5 (0.52%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.52%) Endur
3 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.34%) SaaS
4 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) GitHub
5 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.41%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.41%) Joyent
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.10%) Force.com
8 1 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.96%) HTTP
2 41 (4.24%) Internet
3 34 (3.52%) Wireless
4 26 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.34%) SNMP
6 9 (0.93%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.83%) ZigBee
8 6 (0.62%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.52%) SMS
9 5 (0.52%) SSL
10 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.41%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.41%) LDAP
10 4 (0.41%) NFC
10 4 (0.41%) SMPP
11 2 (0.21%) LTE
11 2 (0.21%) AMQP
11 2 (0.21%) 4G
11 2 (0.21%) IPsec
11 2 (0.21%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 145 (14.99%) MySQL
3 96 (9.93%) NoSQL
4 59 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 57 (5.89%) Relational Database
6 43 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (3.62%) Big Data
8 27 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.28%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.14%) DB2
13 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.83%) Data Mart
15 7 (0.72%) Redis
16 6 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (8.89%) NUnit
2 69 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 66 (6.83%) Rhino Mocks
4 64 (6.62%) Moq
5 63 (6.51%) Git (software)
6 46 (4.76%) MSTest
7 35 (3.62%) Maven
7 35 (3.62%) Jenkins
8 32 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (2.90%) Selenium
10 22 (2.28%) Subversion
11 18 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.45%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.14%) MSBuild
13 11 (1.14%) JUnit
14 10 (1.03%) CppUnit
14 10 (1.03%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.03%) Grunt
15 8 (0.83%) QUnit
15 8 (0.83%) xUnit.net
General
1 162 (16.75%) Finance
2 44 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.31%) Banking
4 25 (2.59%) Marketing
5 24 (2.48%) Music Industry
6 21 (2.17%) Publishing
7 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.76%) Retail
8 16 (1.65%) Games
9 14 (1.45%) Advertising
10 11 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.72%) Electronics
11 7 (0.72%) Automotive
12 4 (0.41%) Local Government
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Legal
15 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (38.57%) HTML
2 362 (37.44%) .NET
3 321 (33.20%) CSS
4 209 (21.61%) jQuery
5 181 (18.72%) ASP.NET
6 134 (13.86%) HTML5
7 120 (12.41%) WCF
8 119 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 107 (11.07%) Web Services
10 104 (10.75%) XML
11 90 (9.31%) CSS3
12 68 (7.03%) AngularJS
13 64 (6.62%) WPF
14 53 (5.48%) REST
15 46 (4.76%) Ajax
16 44 (4.55%) .NET Framework
17 40 (4.14%) Razor View Engine
18 38 (3.93%) RESTful
19 37 (3.83%) Ruby on Rails
19 37 (3.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 221 (22.85%) Computer Science
2 65 (6.72%) Open Source
3 62 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 57 (5.89%) User Experience
5 48 (4.96%) Algorithms
6 39 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (3.93%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
10 19 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.86%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.76%) Blog
13 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.45%) Physics
14 14 (1.45%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.34%) Internet of Things
16 12 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.24%) GIS
16 12 (1.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.13%) Linux
2 113 (11.69%) Windows
3 45 (4.65%) Android
4 44 (4.55%) UNIX
5 31 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.62%) Solaris
9 5 (0.52%) AIX
9 5 (0.52%) HPUX
9 5 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.31%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (22.13%) Software Engineering
3 168 (17.37%) MVC
4 129 (13.34%) OO
4 129 (13.34%) TDD
5 127 (13.13%) Scrum
6 110 (11.38%) Web Development
7 62 (6.41%) Kanban
8 54 (5.58%) Web Application Development
9 52 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (5.38%) OOP
10 46 (4.76%) OOD
11 42 (4.34%) BDD
12 41 (4.24%) Multithreading
13 39 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (3.93%) MVVM
15 34 (3.52%) CRM
16 28 (2.90%) Unit Testing
16 28 (2.90%) Mentoring
17 27 (2.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 396 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 381 (39.40%) SQL
3 366 (37.85%) C#
4 279 (28.85%) Java
5 185 (19.13%) Python
6 173 (17.89%) C++
7 156 (16.13%) PHP
8 87 (9.00%) C
9 67 (6.93%) Perl
10 59 (6.10%) VB.NET
11 53 (5.48%) VB
12 52 (5.38%) Ruby
13 30 (3.10%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.17%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.76%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.65%) Scala
16 16 (1.65%) Embedded C
17 12 (1.24%) PHP5
18 9 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 239 (24.72%) Degree
2 28 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.28%) MCP
3 22 (2.28%) MCAD
3 22 (2.28%) MCSD
3 22 (2.28%) MCTS
4 7 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) CISSP
6 3 (0.31%) CEH
6 3 (0.31%) CISMP
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.90%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 3 (0.31%) Squid
1 3 (0.31%) Corosync
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) Puppet
1 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (12.41%) Oracle
2 99 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.07%) SAP
4 16 (1.65%) Google
5 10 (1.03%) Twitter
6 9 (0.93%) Facebook
6 9 (0.93%) Cognos
6 9 (0.93%) Adobe
7 7 (0.72%) Sybase
7 7 (0.72%) Zend
8 6 (0.62%) Apple
9 5 (0.52%) OpenLink
9 5 (0.52%) Sencha
9 5 (0.52%) Splunk
10 4 (0.41%) Telerik
10 4 (0.41%) IBM
11 3 (0.31%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.31%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.21%) Coverity
12 2 (0.21%) Perforce
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