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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 449 522 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.92% 35.58% 41.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.16% 37.07% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 394 479 832
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1653 1408 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.44% 95.98% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1184 1815
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 22 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 391 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 388 (38.92%) .NET
3 385 (38.62%) C#
4 380 (38.11%) SQL
5 361 (36.21%) HTML
6 337 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (30.79%) CSS
8 295 (29.59%) Java
9 244 (24.47%) Degree
10 238 (23.87%) SQL Server
11 222 (22.27%) Computer Science
12 219 (21.97%) jQuery
13 205 (20.56%) Software Engineering
14 198 (19.86%) ASP.NET
15 182 (18.25%) Python
16 178 (17.85%) C++
17 170 (17.05%) PHP
18 168 (16.85%) Finance
19 167 (16.75%) MVC
20 165 (16.55%) MySQL
21 149 (14.94%) Scrum
22 144 (14.44%) TDD
23 140 (14.04%) OO
24 131 (13.14%) Linux
25 128 (12.84%) Windows
25 128 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
26 126 (12.64%) HTML5
27 124 (12.44%) Oracle
28 122 (12.24%) XML
28 122 (12.24%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 67 (6.72%) Apache
2 49 (4.91%) Tomcat
3 44 (4.41%) Node.js
4 35 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.91%) IIS
6 21 (2.11%) JBoss
7 20 (2.01%) Drupal
8 19 (1.91%) CMS
9 14 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (1.00%) NetWeaver
11 10 (1.00%) SAP Portal
11 10 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.80%) nginx
14 5 (0.50%) WordPress
15 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 46 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.91%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.40%) MS Project
3 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) InDesign
5 1 (0.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.50%) Endur
4 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.40%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.41%) SaaS
4 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.60%) GitHub
6 6 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.50%) Force.com
7 5 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.40%) Joyent
8 4 (0.40%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.10%) PaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Heroku
9 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.12%) HTTP
2 45 (4.51%) Internet
3 27 (2.71%) Wireless
4 25 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.20%) SNMP
6 6 (0.60%) SMS
6 6 (0.60%) ZigBee
7 5 (0.50%) SSL
8 4 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.40%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.40%) LDAP
8 4 (0.40%) SMPP
8 4 (0.40%) NFC
9 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.20%) UMTS
10 2 (0.20%) SMTP
10 2 (0.20%) IPv6
10 2 (0.20%) GSM
10 2 (0.20%) 3G
10 2 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 165 (16.55%) MySQL
3 91 (9.13%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 42 (4.21%) Big Data
7 34 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.00%) DB2
14 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.80%) Data Mart
16 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (9.73%) NUnit
2 79 (7.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 78 (7.82%) Moq
4 69 (6.92%) Git (software)
5 58 (5.82%) MSTest
6 54 (5.42%) Visual Studio
7 35 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 35 (3.51%) Selenium
8 31 (3.11%) Subversion
8 31 (3.11%) Maven
9 28 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.40%) CppUnit
11 13 (1.30%) ReSharper
12 12 (1.20%) JUnit
12 12 (1.20%) xUnit.net
12 12 (1.20%) MbUnit
13 11 (1.10%) MSBuild
13 11 (1.10%) Grunt
14 10 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 168 (16.85%) Finance
2 44 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.21%) Banking
4 24 (2.41%) Games
4 24 (2.41%) Music Industry
5 22 (2.21%) Marketing
6 21 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.91%) Publishing
8 18 (1.81%) Retail
9 14 (1.40%) Advertising
10 11 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.70%) Automotive
12 6 (0.60%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 4 (0.40%) Law
13 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 3 (0.30%) Local Government
14 3 (0.30%) Legal
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (38.92%) .NET
2 361 (36.21%) HTML
3 307 (30.79%) CSS
4 219 (21.97%) jQuery
5 198 (19.86%) ASP.NET
6 128 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 126 (12.64%) HTML5
8 122 (12.24%) XML
8 122 (12.24%) WCF
9 119 (11.94%) Web Services
10 83 (8.32%) CSS3
11 77 (7.72%) WPF
12 59 (5.92%) AngularJS
13 58 (5.82%) Ajax
14 53 (5.32%) REST
15 51 (5.12%) Razor View Engine
16 50 (5.02%) .NET Framework
17 47 (4.71%) RESTful
18 42 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 41 (4.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 222 (22.27%) Computer Science
2 67 (6.72%) Mathematics
2 67 (6.72%) Open Source
3 56 (5.62%) User Experience
4 44 (4.41%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.21%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (2.01%) Mobile Payment
9 19 (1.91%) Physics
10 18 (1.81%) Blog
10 18 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.81%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.71%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 14 (1.40%) GIS
14 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.20%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 131 (13.14%) Linux
2 128 (12.84%) Windows
3 52 (5.22%) Android
4 48 (4.81%) UNIX
5 42 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.10%) Solaris
7 10 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.50%) AIX
10 5 (0.50%) HPUX
11 4 (0.40%) Debian
11 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (20.56%) Software Engineering
3 167 (16.75%) MVC
4 149 (14.94%) Scrum
5 144 (14.44%) TDD
6 140 (14.04%) OO
7 114 (11.43%) Web Development
8 71 (7.12%) Kanban
9 63 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (5.72%) Web Application Development
11 55 (5.52%) OOP
12 54 (5.42%) MVVM
13 52 (5.22%) BDD
14 45 (4.51%) OOD
14 45 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (3.91%) Multithreading
16 37 (3.71%) Dependency Injection
17 36 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 31 (3.11%) Unit Testing
19 30 (3.01%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 391 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 385 (38.62%) C#
3 380 (38.11%) SQL
4 295 (29.59%) Java
5 182 (18.25%) Python
6 178 (17.85%) C++
7 170 (17.05%) PHP
8 67 (6.72%) C
8 67 (6.72%) VB.NET
9 59 (5.92%) VB
10 52 (5.22%) Perl
11 47 (4.71%) Ruby
12 38 (3.81%) T-SQL
13 28 (2.81%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.01%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.50%) Scala
15 15 (1.50%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.00%) ABAP
17 10 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 244 (24.47%) Degree
2 38 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.21%) MCTS
3 32 (3.21%) MCP
3 32 (3.21%) MCAD
3 32 (3.21%) MCSD
4 8 (0.80%) CISSP
5 6 (0.60%) PhD
5 6 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) CEH
6 3 (0.30%) CISMP
7 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.40%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.40%) Squid
1 4 (0.40%) Corosync
2 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.30%) OpenSSO
1 3 (0.30%) Nagios
2 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 124 (12.44%) Oracle
2 101 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.21%) SAP
4 12 (1.20%) Cognos
4 12 (1.20%) Adobe
5 10 (1.00%) Sybase
6 9 (0.90%) Twitter
7 8 (0.80%) Zend
7 8 (0.80%) Google
7 8 (0.80%) Facebook
8 6 (0.60%) IBM
8 6 (0.60%) Apple
8 6 (0.60%) VMware
8 6 (0.60%) Splunk
9 5 (0.50%) Sencha
9 5 (0.50%) Telerik
9 5 (0.50%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.40%) SunGard
10 4 (0.40%) CA
11 3 (0.30%) MathWorks
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