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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 432 526 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.81% 28.60% 38.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.62% 30.28% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 404 478 582
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,725 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
1285 1737 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.45% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1352 1305
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 383 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 370 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (38.08%) HTML
4 336 (35.44%) C#
5 320 (33.76%) CSS
6 317 (33.44%) SQL
7 289 (30.49%) Java
8 264 (27.85%) .NET
9 262 (27.64%) Degree
10 225 (23.73%) SQL Server
11 200 (21.10%) Computer Science
12 194 (20.46%) ASP.NET
13 193 (20.36%) jQuery
14 189 (19.94%) OO
15 177 (18.67%) Software Engineering
16 160 (16.88%) MVC
17 157 (16.56%) Linux
18 153 (16.14%) Python
19 150 (15.82%) C++
20 136 (14.35%) MySQL
21 132 (13.92%) HTML5
22 128 (13.50%) PHP
23 118 (12.45%) Scrum
24 112 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
25 110 (11.60%) TDD
26 108 (11.39%) Web Services
27 96 (10.13%) NoSQL
28 93 (9.81%) Finance
29 92 (9.70%) Mathematics
30 88 (9.28%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 42 (4.43%) Apache
3 40 (4.22%) Node.js
4 32 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.00%) Drupal
6 13 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.95%) JBoss
8 9 (0.95%) CMS
9 7 (0.74%) WordPress
9 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.63%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.32%) DNN
12 3 (0.32%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.21%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.11%) Blender
Business Applications
1 15 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) Endur
3 4 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.59%) SaaS
2 12 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.05%) Office 365
4 7 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.85%) Internet
2 37 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 33 (3.48%) HTTP
4 14 (1.48%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.74%) LTE
5 7 (0.74%) VoLTE
5 7 (0.74%) SS7
5 7 (0.74%) INAP
6 6 (0.63%) ICMP
7 4 (0.42%) SSH
8 2 (0.21%) Wireless
8 2 (0.21%) SNMP
8 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.21%) SSL
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) ISDN
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 136 (14.35%) MySQL
3 96 (10.13%) NoSQL
4 68 (7.17%) MongoDB
5 44 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (2.95%) Big Data
9 21 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.63%) FileMaker
15 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 68 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.90%) NUnit
3 37 (3.90%) Maven
4 35 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (3.59%) Selenium
6 32 (3.38%) Subversion
7 24 (2.53%) JIRA
8 21 (2.22%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.48%) Grunt
11 13 (1.37%) Bower
11 13 (1.37%) gulp
12 12 (1.27%) Moq
13 10 (1.05%) Xcode
14 8 (0.84%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.84%) MSTest
14 8 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.74%) Mockito
15 7 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 93 (9.81%) Finance
2 63 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.32%) Games
4 21 (2.22%) Marketing
5 11 (1.16%) Electronics
6 10 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.74%) Advertising
7 7 (0.74%) Law
7 7 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.74%) Billing
8 6 (0.63%) Banking
9 5 (0.53%) Local Government
10 4 (0.42%) Retail
11 3 (0.32%) Automotive
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (38.08%) HTML
2 320 (33.76%) CSS
3 264 (27.85%) .NET
4 194 (20.46%) ASP.NET
5 193 (20.36%) jQuery
6 132 (13.92%) HTML5
7 112 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 108 (11.39%) Web Services
9 87 (9.18%) XML
10 83 (8.76%) CSS3
11 81 (8.54%) Spring
11 81 (8.54%) AngularJS
12 73 (7.70%) J2EE
13 68 (7.17%) RESTful
14 55 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
16 53 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 52 (5.49%) REST
18 51 (5.38%) WCF
19 50 (5.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 200 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 92 (9.70%) Mathematics
3 72 (7.59%) User Experience
4 67 (7.07%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.22%) Statistics
6 21 (2.22%) Blog
7 20 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.79%) Physics
9 16 (1.69%) GIS
9 16 (1.69%) Clustering
9 16 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
11 14 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.37%) CUDA
13 10 (1.05%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.95%) Replication
14 9 (0.95%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 157 (16.56%) Linux
2 59 (6.22%) Windows
3 51 (5.38%) Android
4 40 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.69%) UNIX
6 9 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (19.94%) OO
3 177 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 160 (16.88%) MVC
5 118 (12.45%) Scrum
6 110 (11.60%) TDD
7 68 (7.17%) Unit Testing
8 64 (6.75%) Web Development
9 62 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 58 (6.12%) SDLC
11 57 (6.01%) CRM
12 54 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 45 (4.75%) Open Source
14 43 (4.54%) OOP
15 39 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (4.11%) Multithreading
15 39 (4.11%) Test Automation
16 38 (4.01%) Web Application Development
17 34 (3.59%) OOD
18 32 (3.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 383 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 336 (35.44%) C#
3 317 (33.44%) SQL
4 289 (30.49%) Java
5 153 (16.14%) Python
6 150 (15.82%) C++
7 128 (13.50%) PHP
8 77 (8.12%) C
9 48 (5.06%) Perl
10 46 (4.85%) Ruby
11 44 (4.64%) T-SQL
12 29 (3.06%) Scala
13 23 (2.43%) Embedded C
14 18 (1.90%) Embedded C++
14 18 (1.90%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.05%) SAPscript
16 10 (1.05%) VB
16 10 (1.05%) ABAP
17 9 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 262 (27.64%) Degree
2 13 (1.37%) PhD
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.21%) ISEB
4 2 (0.21%) MCP
5 1 (0.11%) HNC
5 1 (0.11%) HND
5 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.74%) Firmware
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.84%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Ansible
3 1 (0.11%) logstash
3 1 (0.11%) Graylog
3 1 (0.11%) Graphite
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.11%) Munin
Vendors
1 88 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 82 (8.65%) Oracle
3 21 (2.22%) Google
4 17 (1.79%) TOWER Software
5 12 (1.27%) Perforce
5 12 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.16%) Zend
7 10 (1.05%) SAP
7 10 (1.05%) Twitter
7 10 (1.05%) Nintex
8 6 (0.63%) Tableau
9 5 (0.53%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.42%) Wind River
10 4 (0.42%) Facebook
10 4 (0.42%) Sencha
10 4 (0.42%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.32%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.32%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 3 (0.32%) ESRI
11 3 (0.32%) HP
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