The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 545 654 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.57% 39.45% 41.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.33% 42.41% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 497 622 646
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.56% 93.00% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1355 1518
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 492 (42.05%) C#
2 485 (41.45%) .NET
3 453 (38.72%) JavaScript
4 428 (36.58%) SQL
5 403 (34.44%) HTML
6 345 (29.49%) CSS
7 325 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 317 (27.09%) Java
9 299 (25.56%) Degree
10 264 (22.56%) ASP.NET
11 258 (22.05%) PHP
12 241 (20.60%) Computer Science
13 239 (20.43%) jQuery
14 238 (20.34%) C++
15 228 (19.49%) OO
16 223 (19.06%) MVC
17 215 (18.38%) Scrum
18 197 (16.84%) MySQL
19 194 (16.58%) Software Engineering
20 184 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
21 179 (15.30%) TDD
22 176 (15.04%) Linux
23 172 (14.70%) Python
23 172 (14.70%) Finance
24 166 (14.19%) XML
24 166 (14.19%) Oracle
25 161 (13.76%) Windows
26 153 (13.08%) Microsoft
27 141 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
28 134 (11.45%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 101 (8.63%) Apache
2 55 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 35 (2.99%) CMS
4 33 (2.82%) IIS
5 28 (2.39%) Drupal
6 27 (2.31%) Node.js
7 24 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.03%) NetWeaver
9 12 (1.03%) SAP Portal
10 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.68%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.60%) WordPress
14 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.26%) nginx
15 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 54 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.74%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.43%) MS Project
4 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.085%) InDesign
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.085%) MS Office
6 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.48%) SunGard APT
2 27 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.17%) CubeCart
8 1 (0.085%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.97%) SaaS
3 14 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.43%) Force.com
7 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.085%) PaaS
10 1 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.85%) Internet
2 36 (3.08%) HTTP
3 18 (1.54%) SMS
4 13 (1.11%) SMPP
4 13 (1.11%) Wireless
4 13 (1.11%) NFC
5 12 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.77%) ZigBee
7 5 (0.43%) LDAP
8 4 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.34%) SSL
8 4 (0.34%) IGMP
8 4 (0.34%) RTSP
8 4 (0.34%) LTE
9 3 (0.26%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.26%) SS7
9 3 (0.26%) INAP
9 3 (0.26%) SNMP
10 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 197 (16.84%) MySQL
3 67 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 57 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.39%) Big Data
9 27 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.77%) DB2
14 9 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.51%) Data Mart
17 5 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (11.03%) NUnit
2 101 (8.63%) Moq
3 97 (8.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 90 (7.69%) MSTest
5 74 (6.32%) Git (software)
5 74 (6.32%) Visual Studio
6 69 (5.90%) Subversion
7 32 (2.74%) Selenium
8 31 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.05%) Maven
10 21 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.54%) JIRA
12 17 (1.45%) CppUnit
12 17 (1.45%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.37%) ReSharper
14 15 (1.28%) MbUnit
14 15 (1.28%) xUnit.net
15 12 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.94%) WiX
17 10 (0.85%) Firebug
General
1 172 (14.70%) Finance
2 46 (3.93%) Games
3 45 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.99%) Banking
5 31 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.14%) Music Industry
7 23 (1.97%) Retail
8 18 (1.54%) Publishing
8 18 (1.54%) Marketing
9 14 (1.20%) Automotive
10 13 (1.11%) Advertising
11 11 (0.94%) Electronics
12 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.51%) Back Office
14 5 (0.43%) Law
15 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.26%) Billing
17 1 (0.085%) Local Government
17 1 (0.085%) Legal
17 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (41.45%) .NET
2 403 (34.44%) HTML
3 345 (29.49%) CSS
4 264 (22.56%) ASP.NET
5 239 (20.43%) jQuery
6 166 (14.19%) XML
7 141 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 134 (11.45%) WCF
9 133 (11.37%) Web Services
10 130 (11.11%) HTML5
11 114 (9.74%) Ajax
12 97 (8.29%) WPF
13 88 (7.52%) .NET Framework
14 83 (7.09%) XSLT
15 81 (6.92%) CSS3
16 67 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 64 (5.47%) Razor View Engine
18 61 (5.21%) WinForms
19 53 (4.53%) Castle Windsor
19 53 (4.53%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 241 (20.60%) Computer Science
2 95 (8.12%) Mathematics
3 52 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
4 44 (3.76%) Open Source
4 44 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.42%) Hedge funds
6 37 (3.16%) Physics
7 21 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.71%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.20%) Blog
11 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.94%) GIS
13 10 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (0.85%) Device Driver
13 10 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.77%) Grid Computing
15 8 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 176 (15.04%) Linux
2 161 (13.76%) Windows
3 74 (6.32%) Android
4 72 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.02%) UNIX
6 19 (1.62%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.94%) Solaris
8 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) HPUX
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (19.49%) OO
2 223 (19.06%) MVC
3 215 (18.38%) Scrum
4 194 (16.58%) Software Engineering
5 184 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (15.30%) TDD
7 116 (9.91%) Web Development
8 92 (7.86%) OOP
9 88 (7.52%) Kanban
10 78 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (5.73%) MVVM
12 65 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 64 (5.47%) Web Application Development
14 63 (5.38%) OOD
15 58 (4.96%) Multithreading
16 57 (4.87%) BDD
17 56 (4.79%) Dependency Injection
18 50 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (3.85%) Analytics
20 38 (3.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (42.05%) C#
2 453 (38.72%) JavaScript
3 428 (36.58%) SQL
4 317 (27.09%) Java
5 258 (22.05%) PHP
6 238 (20.34%) C++
7 172 (14.70%) Python
8 102 (8.72%) VB.NET
9 94 (8.03%) VB
10 72 (6.15%) C
11 61 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 61 (5.21%) Perl
12 45 (3.85%) T-SQL
13 42 (3.59%) Ruby
14 34 (2.91%) Objective-C
15 27 (2.31%) PHP5
16 21 (1.79%) Embedded C
17 19 (1.62%) VB6
18 18 (1.54%) PowerShell
19 15 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 299 (25.56%) Degree
2 57 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.44%) MCSD
4 50 (4.27%) MCP
4 50 (4.27%) MCAD
4 50 (4.27%) MCTS
5 36 (3.08%) PhD
6 7 (0.60%) CISSP
6 7 (0.60%) Postgraduate
6 7 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.26%) CEH
7 3 (0.26%) CISMP
8 2 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.14%) QA
2 12 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 12 (1.03%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.34%) JTAG
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.085%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.26%) Squid
2 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.26%) Corosync
3 1 (0.085%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) OpenSSO
2 6 (0.51%) Nagios
3 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.085%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (14.19%) Oracle
2 153 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.65%) SAP
4 30 (2.56%) Adobe
5 29 (2.48%) SunGard
6 21 (1.79%) JBoss
7 15 (1.28%) Zend
8 14 (1.20%) Google
8 14 (1.20%) Sybase
9 12 (1.03%) Telerik
10 11 (0.94%) VMware
11 10 (0.85%) Cognos
12 6 (0.51%) IBM
12 6 (0.51%) Apple
12 6 (0.51%) Splunk
12 6 (0.51%) Facebook
12 6 (0.51%) Twitter
13 5 (0.43%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.34%) CA
14 4 (0.34%) Sun
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