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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 433 540 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.49% 29.92% 39.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 31.71% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 398 491 626
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +8.87%
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
1309 1703 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 94.35% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1356 1366
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 4 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 392 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (37.77%) JavaScript
3 361 (37.25%) HTML
4 350 (36.12%) C#
5 327 (33.75%) SQL
6 314 (32.40%) CSS
7 312 (32.20%) Java
8 278 (28.69%) Degree
9 266 (27.45%) .NET
10 230 (23.74%) SQL Server
11 202 (20.85%) OO
12 200 (20.64%) Computer Science
13 185 (19.09%) Software Engineering
14 180 (18.58%) ASP.NET
14 180 (18.58%) jQuery
15 175 (18.06%) C++
16 167 (17.23%) Linux
17 158 (16.31%) Python
18 154 (15.89%) MVC
19 136 (14.04%) MySQL
20 134 (13.83%) HTML5
21 129 (13.31%) PHP
22 121 (12.49%) Scrum
23 114 (11.76%) TDD
24 107 (11.04%) Web Services
25 102 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
26 95 (9.80%) Mathematics
27 94 (9.70%) XML
27 94 (9.70%) Microsoft
28 93 (9.60%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (5.47%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.02%) Apache
3 35 (3.61%) Node.js
4 31 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.86%) Drupal
6 13 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (1.34%) JBoss
7 9 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.72%) CMS
9 6 (0.62%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.52%) WordPress
11 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.31%) DNN
12 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.21%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Endur
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.13%) SaaS
2 14 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.83%) Office 365
5 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.23%) Internet
2 36 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.41%) HTTP
4 10 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 8 (0.83%) ICMP
6 7 (0.72%) SS7
6 7 (0.72%) INAP
6 7 (0.72%) LTE
6 7 (0.72%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.41%) SSH
8 3 (0.31%) Wireless
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.21%) Intranet
9 2 (0.21%) SNMP
10 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.10%) ISDN
10 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 136 (14.04%) MySQL
3 87 (8.98%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.50%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.27%) Big Data
8 22 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.62%) DB2
14 6 (0.62%) FileMaker
15 5 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 63 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 46 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (4.33%) Selenium
5 40 (4.13%) NUnit
6 37 (3.82%) Maven
7 36 (3.72%) Subversion
8 35 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 24 (2.48%) JIRA
10 19 (1.96%) Moq
11 17 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (1.14%) Xcode
14 10 (1.03%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.03%) JMeter
15 9 (0.93%) MSTest
15 9 (0.93%) Grunt
16 8 (0.83%) gulp
General
1 93 (9.60%) Finance
2 65 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.58%) Games
4 23 (2.37%) Marketing
5 14 (1.44%) Electronics
6 12 (1.24%) Advertising
7 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.83%) Banking
9 7 (0.72%) Billing
9 7 (0.72%) Law
10 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.52%) Publishing
11 5 (0.52%) Local Government
12 3 (0.31%) Retail
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (37.25%) HTML
2 314 (32.40%) CSS
3 266 (27.45%) .NET
4 180 (18.58%) ASP.NET
4 180 (18.58%) jQuery
5 134 (13.83%) HTML5
6 107 (11.04%) Web Services
7 102 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 94 (9.70%) XML
9 85 (8.77%) Spring
10 81 (8.36%) CSS3
11 76 (7.84%) J2EE
12 72 (7.43%) AngularJS
13 62 (6.40%) RESTful
14 52 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 51 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
16 50 (5.16%) REST
17 49 (5.06%) Ajax
17 49 (5.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 200 (20.64%) Computer Science
2 95 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 75 (7.74%) User Experience
4 74 (7.64%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.10%) Statistics
7 21 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.96%) Physics
8 19 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.75%) GIS
9 17 (1.75%) Blog
10 16 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.44%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.44%) Clustering
13 13 (1.34%) CUDA
14 10 (1.03%) Internet of Things
14 10 (1.03%) Streaming Music
14 10 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 167 (17.23%) Linux
2 74 (7.64%) Windows
3 56 (5.78%) Android
4 39 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 38 (3.92%) UNIX
6 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (20.85%) OO
3 185 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 154 (15.89%) MVC
5 121 (12.49%) Scrum
6 114 (11.76%) TDD
7 72 (7.43%) Web Development
8 70 (7.22%) Unit Testing
9 65 (6.71%) SDLC
10 58 (5.99%) CRM
11 56 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 55 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 47 (4.85%) Test Automation
14 45 (4.64%) Open Source
14 45 (4.64%) OOP
15 40 (4.13%) Multithreading
16 39 (4.02%) OOD
17 38 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (3.92%) Web Application Development
18 30 (3.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 366 (37.77%) JavaScript
2 350 (36.12%) C#
3 327 (33.75%) SQL
4 312 (32.20%) Java
5 175 (18.06%) C++
6 158 (16.31%) Python
7 129 (13.31%) PHP
8 87 (8.98%) C
9 54 (5.57%) Perl
10 48 (4.95%) Ruby
11 42 (4.33%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.68%) Scala
13 23 (2.37%) Embedded C
14 19 (1.96%) Embedded C++
15 18 (1.86%) Objective-C
16 16 (1.65%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.34%) PowerShell
18 12 (1.24%) VB
19 10 (1.03%) ABAP
19 10 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 278 (28.69%) Degree
2 8 (0.83%) PhD
3 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.21%) ISEB
5 2 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.10%) HNC
6 1 (0.10%) HND
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.57%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.03%) Firmware
2 5 (0.52%) Docker
3 4 (0.41%) LXC
3 4 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 4 (0.41%) Xen
3 4 (0.41%) KVM
4 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.72%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.41%) Mesos
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Graphite
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) logstash
4 1 (0.10%) Graylog
4 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.10%) Munin
Vendors
1 94 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 87 (8.98%) Oracle
3 22 (2.27%) Google
4 19 (1.96%) TOWER Software
5 17 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.14%) Perforce
6 11 (1.14%) Zend
6 11 (1.14%) SAP
7 10 (1.03%) Twitter
8 8 (0.83%) Nintex
9 6 (0.62%) Tableau
10 5 (0.52%) Facebook
11 4 (0.41%) Wind River
11 4 (0.41%) Sencha
11 4 (0.41%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.41%) Adobe
11 4 (0.41%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.31%) HP
12 3 (0.31%) VMware
12 3 (0.31%) WorldPay
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £25k to £55k + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Salary: £42k - 50k per year
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: 35-45k + Life Assurance + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + more!
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