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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 480 508 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.23% 34.25% 33.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.41% 35.83% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 437 427 563
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1528 1418 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.22% 95.62% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1234 1493
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £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 2 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 375 (40.63%) HTML
2 351 (38.03%) SQL
3 343 (37.16%) JavaScript
4 336 (36.40%) CSS
5 325 (35.21%) C#
6 296 (32.07%) .NET
7 281 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
8 280 (30.34%) Java
9 247 (26.76%) Degree
10 224 (24.27%) Software Engineering
11 207 (22.43%) SQL Server
11 207 (22.43%) Computer Science
12 194 (21.02%) C++
13 190 (20.59%) jQuery
14 185 (20.04%) Python
15 167 (18.09%) OO
16 165 (17.88%) ASP.NET
17 156 (16.90%) MVC
18 152 (16.47%) HTML5
19 150 (16.25%) PHP
20 127 (13.76%) C
20 127 (13.76%) Linux
21 113 (12.24%) Finance
21 113 (12.24%) Web Development
22 112 (12.13%) MySQL
23 111 (12.03%) TDD
24 107 (11.59%) XML
25 106 (11.48%) Windows
26 100 (10.83%) Web Services
27 99 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 29 (3.14%) Apache
1 29 (3.14%) Tomcat
2 28 (3.03%) Node.js
3 21 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.28%) JBoss
4 17 (1.84%) CMS
5 11 (1.19%) IIS
5 11 (1.19%) Drupal
6 10 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.54%) Documentum
10 5 (0.54%) WordPress
11 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.33%) Lync
12 2 (0.22%) nginx
13 1 (0.11%) Kentico
13 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.54%) MS Office
3 4 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.73%) SaaS
2 15 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.66%) HTTP
2 25 (2.71%) Internet
3 22 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.28%) Wireless
5 10 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.76%) SNMP
6 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.65%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.65%) ICMP
7 6 (0.65%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.54%) 3GPP
9 4 (0.43%) SMS
9 4 (0.43%) SMPP
9 4 (0.43%) Intranet
9 4 (0.43%) NFC
10 3 (0.33%) AMQP
10 3 (0.33%) SSL
11 2 (0.22%) IPv6
11 2 (0.22%) SMTP
11 2 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 112 (12.13%) MySQL
3 61 (6.61%) NoSQL
3 61 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 44 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 43 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (2.71%) Big Data
11 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.87%) DB2
14 6 (0.65%) Redis
15 5 (0.54%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.54%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 91 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 52 (5.63%) NUnit
3 44 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 43 (4.66%) Jenkins
5 41 (4.44%) Maven
6 33 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 31 (3.36%) Moq
8 29 (3.14%) Selenium
9 22 (2.38%) Eclipse
10 19 (2.06%) Subversion
11 17 (1.84%) MSTest
12 11 (1.19%) Ant
12 11 (1.19%) Bugzilla
13 9 (0.98%) JIRA
13 9 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.98%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.98%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.76%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 113 (12.24%) Finance
2 39 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.60%) Electronics
3 24 (2.60%) Banking
3 24 (2.60%) Marketing
4 20 (2.17%) Advertising
5 15 (1.63%) Publishing
6 13 (1.41%) Music Industry
7 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.87%) Games
8 8 (0.87%) Retail
9 7 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.54%) Automotive
11 3 (0.33%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.33%) Billing
11 3 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (40.63%) HTML
2 336 (36.40%) CSS
3 296 (32.07%) .NET
4 190 (20.59%) jQuery
5 165 (17.88%) ASP.NET
6 152 (16.47%) HTML5
7 107 (11.59%) XML
8 100 (10.83%) Web Services
9 99 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (9.86%) CSS3
11 81 (8.78%) WCF
12 69 (7.48%) AngularJS
13 47 (5.09%) REST
13 47 (5.09%) Spring
14 45 (4.88%) J2EE
15 36 (3.90%) .NET Framework
16 33 (3.58%) SOAP
17 32 (3.47%) RESTful
18 31 (3.36%) Ajax
18 31 (3.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 207 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 76 (8.23%) Mathematics
3 54 (5.85%) User Experience
4 48 (5.20%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.44%) Open Source
6 31 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (2.06%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
10 16 (1.73%) Statistics
11 15 (1.63%) Physics
12 14 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.41%) LIMS
14 12 (1.30%) Visualisation
15 11 (1.19%) Internet of Things
16 10 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.08%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.08%) Informatics
17 5 (0.54%) Artificial Intelligence
17 5 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.76%) Linux
2 106 (11.48%) Windows
3 60 (6.50%) Android
4 41 (4.44%) UNIX
5 33 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.84%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.08%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) AIX
9 2 (0.22%) HPUX
9 2 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (24.27%) Software Engineering
3 167 (18.09%) OO
4 156 (16.90%) MVC
5 113 (12.24%) Web Development
6 111 (12.03%) TDD
7 90 (9.75%) Scrum
8 53 (5.74%) OOD
9 47 (5.09%) Web Application Development
10 44 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (4.44%) OOP
12 35 (3.79%) Unit Testing
12 35 (3.79%) Multithreading
13 34 (3.68%) Analytics
13 34 (3.68%) CRM
14 33 (3.58%) Android Development
15 30 (3.25%) Kanban
16 29 (3.14%) BDD
17 28 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (2.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 351 (38.03%) SQL
2 343 (37.16%) JavaScript
3 325 (35.21%) C#
4 280 (30.34%) Java
5 194 (21.02%) C++
6 185 (20.04%) Python
7 150 (16.25%) PHP
8 127 (13.76%) C
9 74 (8.02%) Perl
10 44 (4.77%) Ruby
11 31 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 29 (3.14%) VB
13 24 (2.60%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 19 (2.06%) Embedded C
16 16 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.73%) Scala
17 14 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.30%) Embedded C++
18 12 (1.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 247 (26.76%) Degree
2 16 (1.73%) VCP4
3 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.43%) PhD
4 4 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.09%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) JTAG
4 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 11 (1.19%) Firmware
2 5 (0.54%) Xen
2 5 (0.54%) KVM
2 5 (0.54%) Docker
2 5 (0.54%) LXC
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Corosync
3 1 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Mesos
2 3 (0.33%) Puppet
2 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 98 (10.62%) Oracle
2 93 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.38%) Google
4 11 (1.19%) Facebook
5 10 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.08%) TOWER Software
6 8 (0.87%) Twitter
7 6 (0.65%) Zend
7 6 (0.65%) Perforce
8 5 (0.54%) Pegasus
8 5 (0.54%) IBM
8 5 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.54%) Sencha
9 4 (0.43%) SAP
9 4 (0.43%) Adobe
9 4 (0.43%) Telerik
10 3 (0.33%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.22%) Tableau
11 2 (0.22%) Apple
11 2 (0.22%) Informatica
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