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 25 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
25 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 539 646 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.30% 39.10% 41.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.08% 42.00% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 492 614 645
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
1680 1538 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 93.10% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1351 1513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 25 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 (42.16%) C#
2 486 (41.65%) .NET
3 450 (38.56%) JavaScript
4 428 (36.68%) SQL
5 402 (34.45%) HTML
6 345 (29.56%) CSS
7 323 (27.68%) SQL Server
8 316 (27.08%) Java
9 299 (25.62%) Degree
10 263 (22.54%) ASP.NET
11 257 (22.02%) PHP
12 243 (20.82%) Computer Science
13 239 (20.48%) jQuery
14 236 (20.22%) C++
15 231 (19.79%) OO
16 221 (18.94%) MVC
17 219 (18.77%) Scrum
18 199 (17.05%) MySQL
19 195 (16.71%) Software Engineering
20 185 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
21 177 (15.17%) TDD
22 175 (15.00%) Finance
23 174 (14.91%) Linux
24 172 (14.74%) Python
25 169 (14.48%) Oracle
26 166 (14.22%) XML
27 162 (13.88%) Windows
28 152 (13.02%) Microsoft
29 139 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
30 133 (11.40%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (8.65%) Apache
2 54 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 34 (2.91%) IIS
3 34 (2.91%) CMS
4 29 (2.49%) Node.js
5 28 (2.40%) Drupal
6 23 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.03%) NetWeaver
7 12 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.03%) SAP Portal
8 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.69%) ColdFusion
9 8 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.60%) WordPress
11 4 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.26%) nginx
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 52 (4.46%) 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 (0.086%) InDesign
6 1 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.086%) MS Office
6 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.49%) SunGard APT
2 26 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.69%) 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 (0.086%) Aligne
8 1 (0.086%) ZaiNet
8 1 (0.086%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.03%) 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 (0.086%) PaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.86%) Internet
2 35 (3.00%) HTTP
3 18 (1.54%) SMS
4 13 (1.11%) SMPP
4 13 (1.11%) NFC
5 12 (1.03%) Wireless
6 11 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.77%) ZigBee
8 5 (0.43%) LDAP
9 4 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.34%) SSL
9 4 (0.34%) IGMP
9 4 (0.34%) RTSP
9 4 (0.34%) LTE
10 3 (0.26%) VoLTE
10 3 (0.26%) SS7
10 3 (0.26%) INAP
10 3 (0.26%) SNMP
11 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 199 (17.05%) MySQL
3 66 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 58 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 47 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.40%) Big Data
8 28 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.06%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.77%) DB2
14 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.51%) Data Mart
15 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 128 (10.97%) NUnit
2 100 (8.57%) Moq
3 96 (8.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 89 (7.63%) MSTest
5 75 (6.43%) Git (software)
5 75 (6.43%) Visual Studio
6 69 (5.91%) Subversion
7 32 (2.74%) Selenium
7 32 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (2.06%) Maven
9 21 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.54%) JIRA
11 17 (1.46%) MSBuild
12 16 (1.37%) CppUnit
13 15 (1.29%) ReSharper
14 14 (1.20%) MbUnit
14 14 (1.20%) xUnit.net
15 12 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.94%) WiX
17 10 (0.86%) Firebug
General
1 175 (15.00%) Finance
2 46 (3.94%) Games
3 45 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.00%) Banking
5 31 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.14%) Music Industry
7 23 (1.97%) Retail
8 18 (1.54%) Marketing
8 18 (1.54%) Publishing
9 14 (1.20%) Automotive
10 11 (0.94%) Electronics
10 11 (0.94%) Advertising
11 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.43%) Law
14 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 1 (0.086%) Local Government
16 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.086%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (41.65%) .NET
2 402 (34.45%) HTML
3 345 (29.56%) CSS
4 263 (22.54%) ASP.NET
5 239 (20.48%) jQuery
6 166 (14.22%) XML
7 139 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 133 (11.40%) WCF
9 132 (11.31%) Web Services
10 129 (11.05%) HTML5
11 113 (9.68%) Ajax
12 99 (8.48%) WPF
13 89 (7.63%) .NET Framework
14 83 (7.11%) XSLT
15 80 (6.86%) CSS3
16 67 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 63 (5.40%) Razor View Engine
18 62 (5.31%) WinForms
19 53 (4.54%) Castle Windsor
19 53 (4.54%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 243 (20.82%) Computer Science
2 99 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 52 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
4 44 (3.77%) Open Source
5 42 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 39 (3.34%) Hedge funds
7 37 (3.17%) Physics
8 21 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.37%) Blog
10 16 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.94%) GIS
14 10 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (0.86%) Device Driver
14 10 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
14 10 (0.86%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.77%) Grid Computing
16 8 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 174 (14.91%) Linux
2 162 (13.88%) Windows
3 72 (6.17%) Android
4 71 (6.08%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.03%) UNIX
6 19 (1.63%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.94%) Solaris
8 10 (0.86%) 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 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (19.79%) OO
2 221 (18.94%) MVC
3 219 (18.77%) Scrum
4 195 (16.71%) Software Engineering
5 185 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (15.17%) TDD
7 116 (9.94%) Web Development
8 93 (7.97%) OOP
9 88 (7.54%) Kanban
10 78 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (5.83%) MVVM
12 64 (5.48%) Unit Testing
12 64 (5.48%) Web Application Development
12 64 (5.48%) OOD
13 58 (4.97%) Multithreading
14 57 (4.88%) BDD
15 56 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
16 50 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (3.86%) Analytics
18 42 (3.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (42.16%) C#
2 450 (38.56%) JavaScript
3 428 (36.68%) SQL
4 316 (27.08%) Java
5 257 (22.02%) PHP
6 236 (20.22%) C++
7 172 (14.74%) Python
8 104 (8.91%) VB.NET
9 98 (8.40%) VB
10 70 (6.00%) C
11 63 (5.40%) PL/SQL
12 61 (5.23%) Perl
13 46 (3.94%) T-SQL
14 42 (3.60%) Ruby
15 33 (2.83%) Objective-C
16 27 (2.31%) PHP5
17 23 (1.97%) VB6
18 21 (1.80%) Embedded C
19 18 (1.54%) PowerShell
20 15 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 299 (25.62%) Degree
2 57 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.46%) MCSD
4 50 (4.28%) MCP
4 50 (4.28%) MCAD
4 50 (4.28%) 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 26 (2.23%) 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 (0.086%) 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 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) OpenSSO
2 6 (0.51%) Nagios
3 2 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (14.48%) Oracle
2 152 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.66%) SAP
4 30 (2.57%) Adobe
4 30 (2.57%) SunGard
5 21 (1.80%) JBoss
6 15 (1.29%) Zend
7 14 (1.20%) Sybase
8 13 (1.11%) Google
9 12 (1.03%) Telerik
10 11 (0.94%) VMware
11 10 (0.86%) Cognos
12 6 (0.51%) IBM
12 6 (0.51%) Splunk
12 6 (0.51%) Facebook
12 6 (0.51%) Twitter
13 5 (0.43%) Apple
13 5 (0.43%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.34%) CA
14 4 (0.34%) Sun
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