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

Location
3 months to
5 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 536 627 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.07% 34.56% 36.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.30% 36.33% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 495 541 665
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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
1437 1726 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.70% 95.15% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1479 1615
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 5 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 405 (40.74%) HTML
2 370 (37.22%) C#
3 367 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 351 (35.31%) SQL
4 351 (35.31%) CSS
5 317 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
6 286 (28.77%) .NET
7 274 (27.57%) Degree
8 264 (26.56%) Java
9 228 (22.94%) C++
10 227 (22.84%) SQL Server
11 207 (20.82%) Software Engineering
12 199 (20.02%) Computer Science
12 199 (20.02%) Python
13 195 (19.62%) jQuery
14 190 (19.11%) OO
15 177 (17.81%) ASP.NET
16 164 (16.50%) Linux
17 163 (16.40%) MVC
18 147 (14.79%) HTML5
19 143 (14.39%) PHP
20 134 (13.48%) C
21 123 (12.37%) MySQL
22 119 (11.97%) Windows
23 113 (11.37%) Finance
24 112 (11.27%) XML
24 112 (11.27%) Microsoft
25 102 (10.26%) TDD
26 96 (9.66%) Web Services
27 92 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 30 (3.02%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.82%) Node.js
3 22 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.21%) JBoss
3 22 (2.21%) Drupal
4 21 (2.11%) Apache
5 16 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (1.41%) CMS
8 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.50%) Documentum
8 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.40%) IIS
9 4 (0.40%) WordPress
9 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.30%) DNN
10 3 (0.30%) Lync
10 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 67 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 24 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.72%) SaaS
2 16 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.93%) HTTP
2 33 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.52%) Internet
4 14 (1.41%) Wireless
5 9 (0.91%) ICMP
6 8 (0.80%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.70%) LTE
7 7 (0.70%) VoLTE
7 7 (0.70%) SS7
7 7 (0.70%) INAP
8 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.40%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.40%) SSH
10 3 (0.30%) SNMP
10 3 (0.30%) SSL
10 3 (0.30%) Intranet
10 3 (0.30%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.30%) Skype
11 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.10%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 123 (12.37%) MySQL
3 61 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 56 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 52 (5.23%) MongoDB
6 48 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (3.02%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.41%) Big Data
14 12 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.80%) DB2
17 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.50%) CouchDB
17 5 (0.50%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 73 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 56 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 46 (4.63%) NUnit
5 42 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 39 (3.92%) Selenium
7 33 (3.32%) Maven
8 27 (2.72%) Subversion
9 23 (2.31%) Moq
10 19 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
10 19 (1.91%) Eclipse
11 16 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 16 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (1.41%) JIRA
13 12 (1.21%) Bugzilla
14 11 (1.11%) MSTest
15 10 (1.01%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.01%) JMeter
16 8 (0.80%) Xcode
17 7 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 113 (11.37%) Finance
2 63 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 29 (2.92%) Electronics
4 22 (2.21%) Marketing
5 20 (2.01%) Banking
6 17 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.71%) Advertising
7 13 (1.31%) Games
8 9 (0.91%) Publishing
9 8 (0.80%) Law
10 7 (0.70%) Automotive
10 7 (0.70%) Billing
11 4 (0.40%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.30%) Retail
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (40.74%) HTML
2 351 (35.31%) CSS
3 286 (28.77%) .NET
4 195 (19.62%) jQuery
5 177 (17.81%) ASP.NET
6 147 (14.79%) HTML5
7 112 (11.27%) XML
8 96 (9.66%) Web Services
9 92 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (8.45%) CSS3
11 70 (7.04%) AngularJS
12 65 (6.54%) WCF
13 60 (6.04%) J2EE
14 51 (5.13%) Spring
15 46 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
15 46 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (4.53%) REST
17 42 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (4.23%) Ajax
18 37 (3.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 199 (20.02%) Computer Science
2 90 (9.05%) Mathematics
3 69 (6.94%) Algorithms
4 65 (6.54%) User Experience
5 38 (3.82%) Open Source
6 36 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.62%) Statistics
8 22 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
10 16 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.41%) Physics
12 13 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.31%) LIMS
13 12 (1.21%) CUDA
13 12 (1.21%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.11%) Blog
14 11 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 164 (16.50%) Linux
2 119 (11.97%) Windows
3 66 (6.64%) Android
4 43 (4.33%) UNIX
5 38 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (20.82%) Software Engineering
3 190 (19.11%) OO
4 163 (16.40%) MVC
5 102 (10.26%) TDD
6 91 (9.15%) Scrum
7 89 (8.95%) Web Development
8 60 (6.04%) CRM
9 54 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 50 (5.03%) OOD
11 45 (4.53%) Test Automation
12 44 (4.43%) Multithreading
13 41 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (3.92%) OOP
15 38 (3.82%) Web Application Development
15 38 (3.82%) Mentoring
16 33 (3.32%) Android Development
17 32 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (3.02%) User Stories
19 29 (2.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 370 (37.22%) C#
2 367 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 351 (35.31%) SQL
4 264 (26.56%) Java
5 228 (22.94%) C++
6 199 (20.02%) Python
7 143 (14.39%) PHP
8 134 (13.48%) C
9 70 (7.04%) Perl
10 51 (5.13%) Ruby
11 31 (3.12%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.62%) Embedded C
13 25 (2.52%) Objective-C
14 22 (2.21%) Embedded C++
14 22 (2.21%) VB
15 17 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.31%) Scala
17 13 (1.31%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (27.57%) Degree
2 6 (0.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.20%) MCP
5 2 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.34%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (1.31%) Firmware
2 6 (0.60%) Docker
3 5 (0.50%) LXC
3 5 (0.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (0.50%) KVM
3 5 (0.50%) Xen
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.80%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.50%) Mesos
3 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.10%) logstash
4 1 (0.10%) Graylog
4 1 (0.10%) Graphite
4 1 (0.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.10%) Munin
Vendors
1 112 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 86 (8.65%) Oracle
3 28 (2.82%) Google
4 20 (2.01%) TOWER Software
4 20 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.01%) Perforce
6 7 (0.70%) Facebook
6 7 (0.70%) Twitter
7 6 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.50%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.40%) Adobe
9 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.40%) SAP
9 4 (0.40%) Sencha
9 4 (0.40%) Tableau
10 3 (0.30%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 2 (0.20%) IBM
11 2 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.20%) VMware
11 2 (0.20%) Zend
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