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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 520 610 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.38% 38.73% 41.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.08% 41.27% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 472 580 735
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 466 (41.39%) .NET
2 459 (40.76%) C#
3 444 (39.43%) JavaScript
4 420 (37.30%) SQL
5 396 (35.17%) HTML
6 329 (29.22%) CSS
7 307 (27.26%) Java
8 294 (26.11%) SQL Server
9 282 (25.04%) Degree
10 243 (21.58%) ASP.NET
11 234 (20.78%) Computer Science
12 232 (20.60%) jQuery
13 226 (20.07%) PHP
14 222 (19.72%) C++
15 209 (18.56%) MVC
16 198 (17.58%) Scrum
17 196 (17.41%) Software Engineering
18 189 (16.79%) MySQL
19 188 (16.70%) Python
19 188 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
20 184 (16.34%) OO
21 176 (15.63%) Finance
22 170 (15.10%) TDD
23 161 (14.30%) Linux
24 152 (13.50%) XML
25 150 (13.32%) Windows
26 144 (12.79%) Oracle
27 143 (12.70%) Microsoft
28 137 (12.17%) WCF
28 137 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (8.08%) Apache
2 54 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 38 (3.37%) Node.js
4 31 (2.75%) IIS
5 28 (2.49%) Drupal
6 27 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 26 (2.31%) CMS
8 13 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.98%) NetWeaver
10 11 (0.98%) SAP Portal
11 9 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.71%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.62%) WordPress
14 6 (0.53%) nginx
15 5 (0.44%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.36%) Moodle
17 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.36%) MS Project
3 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.18%) MS Office
5 1 (0.089%) InDesign
5 1 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 26 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.78%) SunGard APT
3 19 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.44%) Endur
7 3 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.18%) CubeCart
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.089%) Magento
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.089%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.31%) SaaS
3 22 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.44%) Force.com
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.36%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.27%) Joyent
9 3 (0.27%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.089%) PaaS
11 1 (0.089%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.26%) HTTP
2 46 (4.09%) Internet
3 22 (1.95%) Wireless
4 20 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.51%) SMS
6 12 (1.07%) SMPP
6 12 (1.07%) NFC
7 9 (0.80%) ZigBee
7 9 (0.80%) SNMP
8 5 (0.44%) LDAP
9 4 (0.36%) SSL
10 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.27%) IGMP
10 3 (0.27%) RTSP
10 3 (0.27%) LTE
11 2 (0.18%) 4G
11 2 (0.18%) 2G
11 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.18%) 3G
11 2 (0.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 189 (16.79%) MySQL
3 68 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 59 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 47 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 37 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.58%) Big Data
9 28 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.89%) DB2
13 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.53%) Data Mart
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (10.83%) NUnit
2 94 (8.35%) Moq
3 93 (8.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 83 (7.37%) MSTest
5 73 (6.48%) Git (software)
6 67 (5.95%) Visual Studio
7 64 (5.68%) Subversion
8 36 (3.20%) Selenium
9 31 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (2.40%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.87%) Maven
12 19 (1.69%) CppUnit
13 17 (1.51%) ReSharper
14 16 (1.42%) MbUnit
14 16 (1.42%) xUnit.net
14 16 (1.42%) MSBuild
15 14 (1.24%) JIRA
16 13 (1.15%) Eclipse
17 12 (1.07%) Firebug
18 11 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 176 (15.63%) Finance
2 52 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.46%) Games
4 38 (3.37%) Banking
5 27 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.22%) Music Industry
7 22 (1.95%) Marketing
7 22 (1.95%) Retail
8 17 (1.51%) Publishing
9 14 (1.24%) Advertising
10 12 (1.07%) Automotive
11 10 (0.89%) Electronics
12 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.53%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) Law
15 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.089%) Legal
17 1 (0.089%) Billing
17 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (41.39%) .NET
2 396 (35.17%) HTML
3 329 (29.22%) CSS
4 243 (21.58%) ASP.NET
5 232 (20.60%) jQuery
6 152 (13.50%) XML
7 137 (12.17%) WCF
7 137 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 123 (10.92%) Web Services
9 119 (10.57%) HTML5
10 98 (8.70%) WPF
11 89 (7.90%) Ajax
12 76 (6.75%) .NET Framework
13 72 (6.39%) CSS3
14 64 (5.68%) XSLT
15 61 (5.42%) Razor View Engine
16 58 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 53 (4.71%) WinForms
18 47 (4.17%) REST
19 46 (4.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 234 (20.78%) Computer Science
2 94 (8.35%) Mathematics
3 55 (4.88%) Open Source
4 44 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
5 35 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.93%) Physics
7 32 (2.84%) Hedge funds
8 23 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 18 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.51%) Blog
10 17 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.15%) Blackberry
13 13 (1.15%) GIS
14 12 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.07%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.71%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.71%) DTV
16 6 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 161 (14.30%) Linux
2 150 (13.32%) Windows
3 63 (5.60%) Android
4 54 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 44 (3.91%) UNIX
6 17 (1.51%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.98%) Solaris
7 11 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.27%) Debian
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
11 3 (0.27%) HPUX
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (18.56%) MVC
2 198 (17.58%) Scrum
3 196 (17.41%) Software Engineering
4 188 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (16.34%) OO
6 170 (15.10%) TDD
7 103 (9.15%) Web Development
8 81 (7.19%) Kanban
9 80 (7.10%) OOP
10 71 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (5.68%) MVVM
12 63 (5.60%) Web Application Development
13 62 (5.51%) Unit Testing
14 57 (5.06%) Multithreading
15 53 (4.71%) BDD
16 52 (4.62%) OOD
17 48 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
18 38 (3.37%) Analytics
19 31 (2.75%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 459 (40.76%) C#
2 444 (39.43%) JavaScript
3 420 (37.30%) SQL
4 307 (27.26%) Java
5 226 (20.07%) PHP
6 222 (19.72%) C++
7 188 (16.70%) Python
8 95 (8.44%) VB.NET
9 79 (7.02%) VB
10 63 (5.60%) C
11 56 (4.97%) Ruby
12 53 (4.71%) Perl
13 46 (4.09%) T-SQL
14 45 (4.00%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.04%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.69%) PHP5
17 18 (1.60%) Embedded C
18 17 (1.51%) PowerShell
19 14 (1.24%) VBA
19 14 (1.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 282 (25.04%) Degree
2 52 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (4.26%) MCSD
4 46 (4.09%) MCP
4 46 (4.09%) MCAD
4 46 (4.09%) MCTS
5 23 (2.04%) PhD
6 7 (0.62%) CISSP
6 7 (0.62%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.27%) CEH
8 3 (0.27%) CISMP
9 2 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.13%) QA
2 11 (0.98%) ISO 8583
3 9 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.27%) JTAG
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.27%) Squid
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.27%) Corosync
4 1 (0.089%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (0.80%) OpenSSO
2 7 (0.62%) Nagios
3 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (12.79%) Oracle
2 143 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.58%) SAP
4 24 (2.13%) Adobe
5 20 (1.78%) JBoss
5 20 (1.78%) SunGard
6 15 (1.33%) Sybase
7 13 (1.15%) Google
8 12 (1.07%) VMware
9 11 (0.98%) Telerik
10 10 (0.89%) Cognos
11 8 (0.71%) Zend
12 6 (0.53%) Splunk
13 5 (0.44%) OpenLink
14 4 (0.36%) Apple
14 4 (0.36%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.36%) CA
14 4 (0.36%) Sun
14 4 (0.36%) Twitter
14 4 (0.36%) IBM
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