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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 465 475 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.26% 32.18% 36.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.56% 33.33% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 413 405 623
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 £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1687 1425 1790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.26% 96.54% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1146 1499
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 392 (41.61%) JavaScript
2 389 (41.30%) HTML
3 361 (38.32%) SQL
4 353 (37.47%) C#
5 341 (36.20%) CSS
6 340 (36.09%) .NET
7 287 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
8 261 (27.71%) Java
9 234 (24.84%) Degree
10 217 (23.04%) Software Engineering
11 216 (22.93%) Computer Science
12 212 (22.51%) SQL Server
13 205 (21.76%) jQuery
14 186 (19.75%) Python
15 171 (18.15%) C++
16 168 (17.83%) ASP.NET
17 164 (17.41%) MVC
18 161 (17.09%) PHP
19 150 (15.92%) Finance
20 138 (14.65%) MySQL
21 136 (14.44%) HTML5
22 133 (14.12%) Linux
23 130 (13.80%) OO
24 119 (12.63%) TDD
25 118 (12.53%) Web Development
26 117 (12.42%) Scrum
26 117 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
27 114 (12.10%) Windows
28 112 (11.89%) WCF
29 104 (11.04%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (4.35%) Node.js
2 39 (4.14%) Apache
3 36 (3.82%) Tomcat
4 35 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.91%) IIS
6 15 (1.59%) CMS
7 11 (1.17%) Drupal
7 11 (1.17%) JBoss
8 9 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.64%) nginx
11 5 (0.53%) WordPress
12 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.42%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.42%) Moodle
12 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.42%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 45 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.53%) MS Office
4 4 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 26 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.53%) Endur
4 4 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.42%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.17%) SaaS
4 7 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.64%) GitHub
5 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.42%) Joyent
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.32%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.10%) HTTP
2 36 (3.82%) Internet
3 35 (3.72%) Wireless
4 26 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.38%) SNMP
6 11 (1.17%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.64%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.64%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.42%) NFC
8 4 (0.42%) SMPP
8 4 (0.42%) LDAP
8 4 (0.42%) SMS
8 4 (0.42%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.42%) SSL
9 3 (0.32%) ICMP
10 2 (0.21%) LTE
10 2 (0.21%) AMQP
10 2 (0.21%) 4G
10 2 (0.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 138 (14.65%) MySQL
3 91 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 60 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 48 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 44 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (2.87%) Big Data
9 27 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.06%) DB2
15 9 (0.96%) Redis
16 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.64%) Data Mart
18 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
18 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 77 (8.17%) NUnit
2 74 (7.86%) Visual Studio
3 62 (6.58%) Rhino Mocks
4 56 (5.94%) Moq
5 52 (5.52%) Git (software)
6 37 (3.93%) MSTest
7 34 (3.61%) Maven
8 33 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (3.08%) Jenkins
10 22 (2.34%) Eclipse
11 19 (2.02%) Subversion
11 19 (2.02%) Selenium
12 10 (1.06%) Jasmine
12 10 (1.06%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.96%) Ant
14 8 (0.85%) JUnit
14 8 (0.85%) ReSharper
14 8 (0.85%) CppUnit
15 6 (0.64%) RSpec
15 6 (0.64%) MbUnit
General
1 150 (15.92%) Finance
2 42 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.76%) Banking
4 23 (2.44%) Music Industry
5 21 (2.23%) Marketing
6 17 (1.80%) Publishing
7 14 (1.49%) Retail
8 13 (1.38%) Games
8 13 (1.38%) Advertising
9 12 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.96%) Electronics
10 9 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.74%) Automotive
12 4 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Law
13 3 (0.32%) Legal
13 3 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (41.30%) HTML
2 341 (36.20%) CSS
3 340 (36.09%) .NET
4 205 (21.76%) jQuery
5 168 (17.83%) ASP.NET
6 136 (14.44%) HTML5
7 117 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 112 (11.89%) WCF
9 97 (10.30%) XML
10 94 (9.98%) Web Services
11 86 (9.13%) CSS3
12 68 (7.22%) AngularJS
13 59 (6.26%) WPF
14 57 (6.05%) REST
15 44 (4.67%) .NET Framework
16 40 (4.25%) Spring
17 39 (4.14%) Ajax
18 37 (3.93%) J2EE
19 36 (3.82%) RESTful
20 35 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 216 (22.93%) Computer Science
2 66 (7.01%) Mathematics
3 61 (6.48%) Open Source
4 58 (6.16%) User Experience
5 46 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 39 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
9 21 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.80%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.38%) Physics
13 13 (1.38%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 11 (1.17%) LIMS
15 11 (1.17%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.06%) Blog
17 9 (0.96%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 133 (14.12%) Linux
2 114 (12.10%) Windows
3 48 (5.10%) Android
4 37 (3.93%) UNIX
5 30 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.53%) AIX
9 5 (0.53%) HPUX
9 5 (0.53%) Solaris
10 3 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (23.04%) Software Engineering
3 164 (17.41%) MVC
4 130 (13.80%) OO
5 119 (12.63%) TDD
6 118 (12.53%) Web Development
7 117 (12.42%) Scrum
8 54 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (5.73%) Web Application Development
9 53 (5.63%) Kanban
10 48 (5.10%) OOD
11 46 (4.88%) OOP
12 38 (4.03%) Multithreading
13 35 (3.72%) CRM
14 33 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (3.50%) MVVM
15 32 (3.40%) Unit Testing
15 32 (3.40%) BDD
16 27 (2.87%) Android Development
16 27 (2.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 392 (41.61%) JavaScript
2 361 (38.32%) SQL
3 353 (37.47%) C#
4 261 (27.71%) Java
5 186 (19.75%) Python
6 171 (18.15%) C++
7 161 (17.09%) PHP
8 99 (10.51%) C
9 71 (7.54%) Perl
10 51 (5.41%) VB
10 51 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 51 (5.41%) Ruby
11 29 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.34%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.02%) Scala
14 18 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.80%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.38%) PHP5
18 10 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 234 (24.84%) Degree
2 24 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.91%) MCP
3 18 (1.91%) MCAD
3 18 (1.91%) MCSD
3 18 (1.91%) MCTS
4 6 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.42%) CISSP
6 3 (0.32%) CEH
6 3 (0.32%) CISMP
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.61%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) JTAG
4 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 4 (0.42%) Firmware
2 2 (0.21%) Squid
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) Corosync
2 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) Puppet
1 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (11.04%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.72%) Oracle
3 19 (2.02%) Google
4 11 (1.17%) SAP
5 10 (1.06%) Twitter
6 9 (0.96%) Facebook
7 7 (0.74%) Adobe
8 6 (0.64%) Cognos
8 6 (0.64%) Apple
8 6 (0.64%) Zend
9 5 (0.53%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.42%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.42%) Telerik
10 4 (0.42%) Sencha
11 3 (0.32%) Splunk
11 3 (0.32%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.32%) Perforce
11 3 (0.32%) IBM
12 2 (0.21%) VMware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + pension, SAYE, bonus, salary reviews
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
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Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
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