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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 456 467 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.24% 32.50% 34.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.59% 33.65% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 404 399 558
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 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
1541 1388 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.42% 96.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1172 1432
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 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 28 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 369 (40.86%) HTML
2 351 (38.87%) JavaScript
3 348 (38.54%) SQL
4 337 (37.32%) CSS
5 312 (34.55%) C#
6 311 (34.44%) .NET
7 257 (28.46%) Java
8 254 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 232 (25.69%) Degree
10 216 (23.92%) Software Engineering
11 211 (23.37%) Computer Science
12 194 (21.48%) SQL Server
13 192 (21.26%) jQuery
14 178 (19.71%) Python
15 171 (18.94%) C++
16 160 (17.72%) ASP.NET
17 156 (17.28%) MVC
18 148 (16.39%) PHP
19 145 (16.06%) OO
20 138 (15.28%) HTML5
21 133 (14.73%) Finance
22 117 (12.96%) MySQL
23 116 (12.85%) Linux
24 113 (12.51%) Web Development
25 111 (12.29%) C
26 107 (11.85%) TDD
27 99 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
28 96 (10.63%) Windows
29 95 (10.52%) Oracle
30 94 (10.41%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (3.99%) Node.js
2 33 (3.65%) Apache
3 26 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.88%) CMS
6 15 (1.66%) JBoss
7 13 (1.44%) IIS
8 9 (1.00%) Drupal
9 5 (0.55%) WordPress
9 5 (0.55%) nginx
10 4 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.33%) Lync
11 3 (0.33%) Documentum
12 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.44%) Endur
3 4 (0.44%) Magento
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.11%) SaaS
3 6 (0.66%) GitHub
3 6 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.44%) Joyent
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.32%) HTTP
2 32 (3.54%) Internet
3 31 (3.43%) Wireless
4 24 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.44%) SNMP
6 10 (1.11%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.66%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.66%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.55%) 3GPP
9 4 (0.44%) SMS
9 4 (0.44%) NFC
9 4 (0.44%) ICMP
9 4 (0.44%) SMPP
10 3 (0.33%) AMQP
10 3 (0.33%) Intranet
10 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.33%) SSL
11 2 (0.22%) IPv6
11 2 (0.22%) SMTP
11 2 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 117 (12.96%) MySQL
3 70 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 49 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 49 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 42 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (2.55%) Big Data
11 22 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.00%) Redis
15 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.55%) DB2
17 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
18 3 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 58 (6.42%) NUnit
3 49 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 43 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 35 (3.88%) Maven
6 34 (3.77%) Moq
6 34 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (3.54%) Jenkins
8 24 (2.66%) MSTest
9 23 (2.55%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.99%) Selenium
11 17 (1.88%) Subversion
12 10 (1.11%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.00%) Ant
14 8 (0.89%) JUnit
15 7 (0.78%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.66%) WiX
16 6 (0.66%) Grunt
16 6 (0.66%) Bugzilla
16 6 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 133 (14.73%) Finance
2 36 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.88%) Marketing
4 25 (2.77%) Banking
5 17 (1.88%) Music Industry
6 16 (1.77%) Publishing
6 16 (1.77%) Electronics
7 13 (1.44%) Advertising
8 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.22%) Retail
9 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.78%) Automotive
10 5 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Billing
11 3 (0.33%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (40.86%) HTML
2 337 (37.32%) CSS
3 311 (34.44%) .NET
4 192 (21.26%) jQuery
5 160 (17.72%) ASP.NET
6 138 (15.28%) HTML5
7 99 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 94 (10.41%) XML
9 90 (9.97%) Web Services
9 90 (9.97%) CSS3
10 89 (9.86%) WCF
11 68 (7.53%) AngularJS
12 48 (5.32%) REST
13 41 (4.54%) Spring
14 40 (4.43%) WPF
15 39 (4.32%) .NET Framework
16 37 (4.10%) J2EE
17 33 (3.65%) RESTful
18 29 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
18 29 (3.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (23.37%) Computer Science
2 71 (7.86%) Mathematics
3 57 (6.31%) User Experience
4 52 (5.76%) Open Source
5 40 (4.43%) Algorithms
6 36 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
9 19 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.66%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.55%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.44%) LIMS
13 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.33%) Physics
14 8 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (0.78%) Informatics
15 7 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.85%) Linux
2 96 (10.63%) Windows
3 54 (5.98%) Android
4 39 (4.32%) UNIX
5 33 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.89%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.22%) AIX
9 2 (0.22%) HPUX
9 2 (0.22%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (23.92%) Software Engineering
3 156 (17.28%) MVC
4 145 (16.06%) OO
5 113 (12.51%) Web Development
6 107 (11.85%) TDD
7 92 (10.19%) Scrum
8 52 (5.76%) OOD
9 50 (5.54%) Web Application Development
10 44 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (4.54%) OOP
12 39 (4.32%) Multithreading
13 37 (4.10%) Kanban
14 31 (3.43%) Android Development
15 29 (3.21%) CRM
16 28 (3.10%) Unit Testing
17 27 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (2.99%) Analytics
18 26 (2.88%) BDD
18 26 (2.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 351 (38.87%) JavaScript
2 348 (38.54%) SQL
3 312 (34.55%) C#
4 257 (28.46%) Java
5 178 (19.71%) Python
6 171 (18.94%) C++
7 148 (16.39%) PHP
8 111 (12.29%) C
9 66 (7.31%) Perl
10 50 (5.54%) Ruby
11 36 (3.99%) VB.NET
12 34 (3.77%) VB
13 32 (3.54%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.77%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.99%) Embedded C
16 17 (1.88%) Scala
17 16 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.44%) PHP5
19 10 (1.11%) PowerShell
20 9 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 232 (25.69%) Degree
2 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.66%) MCP
3 6 (0.66%) MCAD
3 6 (0.66%) MCSD
3 6 (0.66%) MCTS
4 4 (0.44%) PhD
4 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (0.44%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) JTAG
4 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) Firmware
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Squid
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Corosync
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.33%) Puppet
1 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.11%) Nagios
2 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 95 (10.52%) Oracle
2 88 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.10%) Google
4 11 (1.22%) Facebook
5 10 (1.11%) Twitter
6 6 (0.66%) Zend
6 6 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (0.66%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.55%) IBM
7 5 (0.55%) Sencha
8 4 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.44%) Telerik
8 4 (0.44%) Apple
8 4 (0.44%) OpenLink
8 4 (0.44%) Perforce
8 4 (0.44%) SAP
9 2 (0.22%) Cognos
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe
9 2 (0.22%) VMware
9 2 (0.22%) Informatica
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