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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 505 450 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.40% 27.92% 32.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.45% 28.79% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 439 397 391
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 418 (42.87%) JavaScript
2 412 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (40.92%) HTML
4 377 (38.67%) C#
5 355 (36.41%) CSS
6 317 (32.51%) .NET
7 276 (28.31%) SQL
8 265 (27.18%) Java
9 257 (26.36%) MVC
10 256 (26.26%) ASP.NET
11 252 (25.85%) Software Engineering
12 248 (25.44%) jQuery
13 239 (24.51%) Degree
14 220 (22.56%) SQL Server
15 196 (20.10%) Computer Science
16 169 (17.33%) Python
17 168 (17.23%) HTML5
18 153 (15.69%) TDD
19 146 (14.97%) C++
20 141 (14.46%) Scrum
21 139 (14.26%) AngularJS
22 131 (13.44%) ASP.NET MVC
23 130 (13.33%) Web Services
23 130 (13.33%) Linux
24 127 (13.03%) XML
25 120 (12.31%) REST
26 117 (12.00%) OO
27 113 (11.59%) Front End Development
28 112 (11.49%) Git (software)
29 101 (10.36%) QA

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (4.41%) CMS
2 37 (3.79%) Node.js
3 27 (2.77%) Apache
4 26 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.85%) Drupal
7 15 (1.54%) IIS
8 14 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.13%) JBoss
11 10 (1.03%) Documentum
11 10 (1.03%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.03%) Umbraco
11 10 (1.03%) WordPress
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 38 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 27 (2.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.31%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.31%) Blender
4 3 (0.31%) Maya
5 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.03%) Tridion
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) Endur
5 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.54%) GitHub
5 8 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.41%) Office 365
7 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.10%) SaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.72%) HTTP
2 24 (2.46%) Internet
3 20 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.51%) Wireless
6 2 (0.21%) NFC
6 2 (0.21%) SMPP
6 2 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) DHCP
7 1 (0.10%) DNS
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) ISDN
7 1 (0.10%) SMTP
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.90%) NoSQL
3 72 (7.38%) MySQL
4 51 (5.23%) Big Data
5 50 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 41 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.74%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.33%) OLAP
14 12 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 12 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.13%) Neo4j
16 10 (1.03%) DB2
16 10 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 112 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 62 (6.36%) Selenium
3 46 (4.72%) JIRA
4 45 (4.62%) NUnit
5 42 (4.31%) Visual Studio
6 34 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 28 (2.87%) Maven
8 26 (2.67%) Mercurial
8 26 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.15%) Android Studio
9 21 (2.15%) Grunt
10 18 (1.85%) gulp
10 18 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (1.54%) Bower
11 15 (1.54%) Subversion
12 11 (1.13%) Moq
12 11 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.03%) Hudson
13 10 (1.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 78 (8.00%) Finance
2 39 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.79%) Games
4 31 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 30 (3.08%) Electronics
6 13 (1.33%) Publishing
7 12 (1.23%) Automotive
8 11 (1.13%) Marketing
9 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Front Office
11 1 (0.10%) Legal
11 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (40.92%) HTML
2 355 (36.41%) CSS
3 317 (32.51%) .NET
4 256 (26.26%) ASP.NET
5 248 (25.44%) jQuery
6 168 (17.23%) HTML5
7 139 (14.26%) AngularJS
8 131 (13.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 130 (13.33%) Web Services
10 127 (13.03%) XML
11 120 (12.31%) REST
12 101 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 90 (9.23%) WCF
14 84 (8.62%) .NET Framework
15 83 (8.51%) CSS3
16 74 (7.59%) JSON
17 71 (7.28%) RESTful
18 63 (6.46%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (6.15%) Entity Framework
20 59 (6.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 196 (20.10%) Computer Science
2 85 (8.72%) Mathematics
3 71 (7.28%) User Experience
4 62 (6.36%) Algorithms
5 46 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 44 (4.51%) Data Structures
7 30 (3.08%) Physics
8 25 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.95%) Life Science
10 15 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (1.54%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (1.13%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.92%) Social Media
14 8 (0.82%) Clustering
14 8 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.33%) Linux
2 72 (7.38%) Windows
3 59 (6.05%) Android
4 32 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.44%) Unix
6 9 (0.92%) Windows CE
7 8 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (26.36%) MVC
3 252 (25.85%) Software Engineering
4 153 (15.69%) TDD
5 141 (14.46%) Scrum
6 117 (12.00%) OO
7 113 (11.59%) Front End Development
8 82 (8.41%) Unit Testing
9 76 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (6.36%) SDLC
11 61 (6.26%) Kanban
11 61 (6.26%) OOP
11 61 (6.26%) Web Design
12 48 (4.92%) Automated Testing
13 47 (4.82%) Web Development
14 45 (4.62%) BDD
14 45 (4.62%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.41%) Mentoring
16 41 (4.21%) Android Development
17 39 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 418 (42.87%) JavaScript
2 377 (38.67%) C#
3 276 (28.31%) SQL
4 265 (27.18%) Java
5 169 (17.33%) Python
6 146 (14.97%) C++
7 74 (7.59%) PHP
8 71 (7.28%) C
9 60 (6.15%) Perl
10 41 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 39 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.36%) Scala
13 22 (2.26%) Embedded C
13 22 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.23%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.82%) Erlang
16 8 (0.82%) Ruby
16 8 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 239 (24.51%) Degree
2 40 (4.10%) PhD
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.10%) HND
4 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.36%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) WAI
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.10%) SDET
4 1 (0.10%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (2.77%) Docker
2 5 (0.51%) Firmware
3 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.41%) SCOM
2 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 99 (10.15%) Oracle
2 98 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (1.95%) Google
4 11 (1.13%) Perforce
5 9 (0.92%) QNX
6 7 (0.72%) IBM
6 7 (0.72%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.72%) Tableau
7 6 (0.62%) Facebook
7 6 (0.62%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.51%) WorldPay
9 4 (0.41%) Adobe
9 4 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.41%) Nintex
10 3 (0.31%) ESRI
10 3 (0.31%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.31%) Sybase
10 3 (0.31%) Twitter
11 2 (0.21%) SAP
11 2 (0.21%) Sencha
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DoE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 - £70,000 plus bonus and ext
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £47k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55k (DoE) + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago