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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 514 620 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.69% 33.14% 39.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.22% 34.87% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 474 545 684
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,075 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1381 1778 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.90% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1496 1538
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 390 (39.67%) HTML
2 361 (36.72%) C#
3 352 (35.81%) JavaScript
4 337 (34.28%) SQL
5 336 (34.18%) CSS
6 332 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (28.18%) Java
8 276 (28.08%) Degree
9 275 (27.98%) .NET
10 224 (22.79%) SQL Server
11 223 (22.69%) C++
12 202 (20.55%) Computer Science
13 193 (19.63%) Software Engineering
14 192 (19.53%) OO
15 191 (19.43%) Python
16 187 (19.02%) jQuery
17 174 (17.70%) ASP.NET
18 164 (16.68%) Linux
19 155 (15.77%) MVC
20 138 (14.04%) HTML5
21 134 (13.63%) PHP
22 130 (13.22%) MySQL
23 118 (12.00%) C
24 112 (11.39%) Windows
25 107 (10.89%) XML
26 106 (10.78%) Finance
27 104 (10.58%) Web Services
28 103 (10.48%) Microsoft
29 98 (9.97%) TDD
29 98 (9.97%) Mathematics

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 39 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 30 (3.05%) Node.js
3 23 (2.34%) JBoss
4 22 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.14%) Apache
6 20 (2.03%) Drupal
7 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.02%) CMS
9 6 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.51%) Documentum
11 4 (0.41%) IIS
11 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.31%) DNN
12 3 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 19 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.87%) SaaS
2 12 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.88%) HTTP
2 32 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 32 (3.26%) Internet
3 9 (0.92%) ICMP
4 8 (0.81%) Wireless
5 7 (0.71%) SS7
5 7 (0.71%) INAP
5 7 (0.71%) LTE
5 7 (0.71%) VoLTE
6 6 (0.61%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.41%) SNMP
7 4 (0.41%) SSH
8 3 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) Skype
9 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.10%) IGMP
10 1 (0.10%) RTSP
10 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 130 (13.22%) MySQL
3 62 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 59 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 54 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 49 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.93%) Big Data
13 17 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (0.71%) DB2
18 5 (0.51%) FileMaker
18 5 (0.51%) CouchDB
18 5 (0.51%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 53 (5.39%) Visual Studio
1 53 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.58%) NUnit
3 45 (4.58%) Git (software)
4 37 (3.76%) Selenium
5 31 (3.15%) Maven
6 29 (2.95%) Subversion
7 17 (1.73%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.73%) JIRA
8 16 (1.63%) Moq
9 15 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (1.32%) SpecFlow
10 13 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.02%) MSTest
11 10 (1.02%) JMeter
11 10 (1.02%) Bugzilla
12 9 (0.92%) Xcode
13 8 (0.81%) GCC
General
1 106 (10.78%) Finance
2 66 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.75%) Electronics
4 18 (1.83%) Marketing
5 17 (1.73%) Advertising
5 17 (1.73%) Banking
6 16 (1.63%) Games
7 15 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.81%) Law
9 7 (0.71%) Publishing
9 7 (0.71%) Billing
10 5 (0.51%) Automotive
11 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.31%) Retail
12 2 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (39.67%) HTML
2 336 (34.18%) CSS
3 275 (27.98%) .NET
4 187 (19.02%) jQuery
5 174 (17.70%) ASP.NET
6 138 (14.04%) HTML5
7 107 (10.89%) XML
8 104 (10.58%) Web Services
9 90 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (7.63%) CSS3
11 71 (7.22%) AngularJS
12 67 (6.82%) J2EE
13 59 (6.00%) Spring
14 58 (5.90%) WCF
15 48 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 48 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
16 45 (4.58%) REST
17 43 (4.37%) WPF
17 43 (4.37%) RESTful
18 40 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 202 (20.55%) Computer Science
2 98 (9.97%) Mathematics
3 76 (7.73%) Algorithms
4 63 (6.41%) User Experience
5 31 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.05%) Statistics
7 24 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (1.63%) Physics
10 14 (1.42%) Blog
11 13 (1.32%) CUDA
12 12 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.12%) LIMS
13 11 (1.12%) Informatics
13 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.12%) Internet of Things
14 10 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.68%) Linux
2 112 (11.39%) Windows
3 73 (7.43%) Android
4 44 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 41 (4.17%) UNIX
6 9 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (19.63%) Software Engineering
3 192 (19.53%) OO
4 155 (15.77%) MVC
5 98 (9.97%) TDD
6 95 (9.66%) Scrum
7 82 (8.34%) Web Development
8 76 (7.73%) SDLC
9 60 (6.10%) CRM
10 53 (5.39%) Unit Testing
11 48 (4.88%) OOD
11 48 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 45 (4.58%) Test Automation
13 43 (4.37%) Open Source
14 42 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (4.17%) Multithreading
16 40 (4.07%) OOP
17 36 (3.66%) Android Development
18 35 (3.56%) Web Application Development
19 34 (3.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 361 (36.72%) C#
2 352 (35.81%) JavaScript
3 337 (34.28%) SQL
4 277 (28.18%) Java
5 223 (22.69%) C++
6 191 (19.43%) Python
7 134 (13.63%) PHP
8 118 (12.00%) C
9 66 (6.71%) Perl
10 54 (5.49%) Ruby
11 33 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.54%) Embedded C
13 23 (2.34%) Objective-C
14 22 (2.24%) Embedded C++
15 18 (1.83%) VB
16 15 (1.53%) Bash Shell
17 14 (1.42%) Scala
18 13 (1.32%) PowerShell
19 12 (1.22%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 276 (28.08%) Degree
2 6 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.20%) MCP
4 2 (0.20%) PhD
5 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.90%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) JTAG
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) Firmware
2 6 (0.61%) Docker
3 5 (0.51%) LXC
3 5 (0.51%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (0.51%) KVM
3 5 (0.51%) Xen
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.81%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.51%) Mesos
3 2 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Graphite
4 1 (0.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.10%) Munin
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) logstash
4 1 (0.10%) Graylog
Vendors
1 103 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.16%) Oracle
3 25 (2.54%) Google
4 23 (2.34%) TOWER Software
5 17 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.02%) Perforce
7 8 (0.81%) Tableau
7 8 (0.81%) Facebook
8 6 (0.61%) Twitter
8 6 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.61%) SAP
9 5 (0.51%) Pegasus
9 5 (0.51%) Sencha
10 4 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.41%) VMware
10 4 (0.41%) Adobe
11 3 (0.31%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 2 (0.20%) IBM
12 2 (0.20%) Wind River
12 2 (0.20%) Zend
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