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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 499 567 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.34% 32.29% 42.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.05% 34.38% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 459 513 663
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1384 1649 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 93.91% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1358 1397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 380 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (37.52%) HTML
3 364 (36.33%) C#
3 364 (36.33%) JavaScript
4 343 (34.23%) SQL
5 328 (32.73%) CSS
6 316 (31.54%) Java
7 287 (28.64%) Degree
8 281 (28.04%) .NET
9 222 (22.16%) SQL Server
10 209 (20.86%) OO
11 203 (20.26%) C++
12 200 (19.96%) Computer Science
13 192 (19.16%) Software Engineering
14 182 (18.16%) ASP.NET
15 180 (17.96%) jQuery
16 172 (17.17%) Python
17 161 (16.07%) Linux
18 154 (15.37%) MVC
19 139 (13.87%) HTML5
20 131 (13.07%) MySQL
21 129 (12.87%) PHP
22 110 (10.98%) XML
23 108 (10.78%) Scrum
24 107 (10.68%) TDD
25 102 (10.18%) Finance
25 102 (10.18%) Web Services
26 101 (10.08%) C
27 98 (9.78%) Mathematics
28 92 (9.18%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (4.89%) Tomcat
2 30 (2.99%) Node.js
3 28 (2.79%) Apache
4 24 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.10%) JBoss
6 19 (1.90%) Drupal
7 13 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.00%) CMS
9 7 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.60%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.50%) Documentum
11 5 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.40%) WordPress
13 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.30%) DNN
13 3 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.19%) SaaS
2 12 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.50%) Office 365
6 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.100%) GitHub
7 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.89%) HTTP
2 37 (3.69%) Internet
3 34 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.90%) ICMP
5 7 (0.70%) SS7
5 7 (0.70%) INAP
5 7 (0.70%) Wireless
5 7 (0.70%) LTE
5 7 (0.70%) VoLTE
6 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.40%) SNMP
7 4 (0.40%) SSH
8 3 (0.30%) Intranet
8 3 (0.30%) Skype
9 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.100%) 802.11
10 1 (0.100%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.100%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 131 (13.07%) MySQL
3 70 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 57 (5.69%) MongoDB
5 56 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.20%) Big Data
11 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.60%) DB2
16 6 (0.60%) FileMaker
17 5 (0.50%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 57 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 49 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (4.59%) NUnit
5 42 (4.19%) Selenium
6 41 (4.09%) Visual Studio
7 36 (3.59%) Maven
8 34 (3.39%) Subversion
9 26 (2.59%) JIRA
10 15 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.50%) Moq
11 13 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 13 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.20%) MSTest
13 10 (1.00%) Xcode
13 10 (1.00%) SoapUI
13 10 (1.00%) JMeter
14 9 (0.90%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.80%) GCC
General
1 102 (10.18%) Finance
2 67 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.30%) Games
4 21 (2.10%) Marketing
5 20 (2.00%) Electronics
6 16 (1.60%) Advertising
7 13 (1.30%) Banking
8 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.70%) Publishing
9 7 (0.70%) Billing
9 7 (0.70%) Law
10 5 (0.50%) Local Government
11 4 (0.40%) Retail
11 4 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.100%) Back Office
13 1 (0.100%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.100%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (37.52%) HTML
2 328 (32.73%) CSS
3 281 (28.04%) .NET
4 182 (18.16%) ASP.NET
5 180 (17.96%) jQuery
6 139 (13.87%) HTML5
7 110 (10.98%) XML
8 102 (10.18%) Web Services
9 90 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (8.08%) CSS3
11 79 (7.88%) AngularJS
12 76 (7.58%) Spring
13 73 (7.29%) J2EE
14 55 (5.49%) KnockoutJS
15 53 (5.29%) RESTful
16 51 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 49 (4.89%) WCF
18 46 (4.59%) WPF
19 45 (4.49%) Ajax
19 45 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 200 (19.96%) Computer Science
2 98 (9.78%) Mathematics
3 80 (7.98%) Algorithms
4 76 (7.58%) User Experience
5 35 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.29%) Statistics
7 23 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
10 17 (1.70%) Physics
11 16 (1.60%) Blog
12 15 (1.50%) GIS
13 14 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.40%) Visualisation
14 13 (1.30%) CUDA
14 13 (1.30%) Clustering
15 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.10%) Internet of Things
16 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 161 (16.07%) Linux
2 92 (9.18%) Windows
3 66 (6.59%) Android
4 42 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 40 (3.99%) UNIX
6 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.100%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.100%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.100%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (20.86%) OO
3 192 (19.16%) Software Engineering
4 154 (15.37%) MVC
5 108 (10.78%) Scrum
6 107 (10.68%) TDD
7 72 (7.19%) SDLC
8 70 (6.99%) Web Development
9 64 (6.39%) CRM
10 61 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 54 (5.39%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.69%) Test Automation
12 47 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 47 (4.69%) OOP
13 46 (4.59%) Open Source
14 44 (4.39%) OOD
15 43 (4.29%) Multithreading
16 37 (3.69%) Web Application Development
17 35 (3.49%) User Stories
18 31 (3.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 364 (36.33%) C#
1 364 (36.33%) JavaScript
2 343 (34.23%) SQL
3 316 (31.54%) Java
4 203 (20.26%) C++
5 172 (17.17%) Python
6 129 (12.87%) PHP
7 101 (10.08%) C
8 59 (5.89%) Perl
9 53 (5.29%) Ruby
10 40 (3.99%) T-SQL
11 22 (2.20%) Embedded C
11 22 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 21 (2.10%) Scala
13 19 (1.90%) Embedded C++
14 17 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.40%) VB
16 13 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 287 (28.64%) Degree
2 5 (0.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.30%) PhD
4 2 (0.20%) MCP
5 1 (0.100%) HNC
5 1 (0.100%) HND
5 1 (0.100%) ISEB
5 1 (0.100%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.100%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.29%) QA
2 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (0.90%) 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 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.100%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.80%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.50%) Mesos
3 2 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.100%) Graphite
4 1 (0.100%) Nagios
4 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.100%) Munin
4 1 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.100%) Ansible
4 1 (0.100%) logstash
4 1 (0.100%) Graylog
Vendors
1 91 (9.08%) Microsoft
2 89 (8.88%) Oracle
3 24 (2.40%) Google
4 20 (2.00%) TOWER Software
5 18 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.10%) Perforce
7 9 (0.90%) SAP
7 9 (0.90%) Zend
8 8 (0.80%) Facebook
9 7 (0.70%) Twitter
10 6 (0.60%) Tableau
11 5 (0.50%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.50%) Nintex
11 5 (0.50%) Sencha
11 5 (0.50%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.50%) Pegasus
12 4 (0.40%) Adobe
12 4 (0.40%) VMware
12 4 (0.40%) Wind River
13 3 (0.30%) Lattice Semiconductor
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