The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.46% 3.05% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 3.21% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 52
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior 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
1312 1712 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.46% 94.80% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1333 1300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.45%) C#
3 54 (38.85%) SQL
4 51 (36.69%) .NET
4 51 (36.69%) Java
5 45 (32.37%) JavaScript
6 42 (30.22%) Degree
7 41 (29.50%) HTML
8 40 (28.78%) OO
9 38 (27.34%) MVC
10 37 (26.62%) SQL Server
11 36 (25.90%) CSS
12 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
13 28 (20.14%) Software Engineering
13 28 (20.14%) jQuery
14 26 (18.71%) MySQL
15 25 (17.99%) C++
15 25 (17.99%) TDD
15 25 (17.99%) SDLC
16 24 (17.27%) Python
17 23 (16.55%) Linux
17 23 (16.55%) Unit Testing
18 22 (15.83%) QA
18 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (15.83%) Jenkins
18 22 (15.83%) J2EE
19 21 (15.11%) Spring
20 20 (14.39%) Web Services
21 19 (13.67%) Finance
21 19 (13.67%) Computer Science

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
1 11 (7.91%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) Internet
2 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
4 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.71%) MySQL
3 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.79%) Maven
3 14 (10.07%) NUnit
4 11 (7.91%) Selenium
5 9 (6.47%) JIRA
6 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.04%) Moq
6 7 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (5.04%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.16%) Subversion
9 2 (1.44%) MSTest
10 1 (0.72%) Hudson
10 1 (0.72%) FishEye
10 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.72%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Law
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.69%) .NET
2 41 (29.50%) HTML
3 36 (25.90%) CSS
4 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
5 28 (20.14%) jQuery
6 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.83%) J2EE
7 21 (15.11%) Spring
8 20 (14.39%) Web Services
9 18 (12.95%) Hibernate
10 14 (10.07%) Ajax
11 13 (9.35%) WCF
11 13 (9.35%) WPF
12 12 (8.63%) HTML5
12 12 (8.63%) XML
13 11 (7.91%) Java EE
14 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.32%) REST
15 6 (4.32%) Backbone.js
15 6 (4.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.63%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.91%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.47%) User Experience
5 8 (5.76%) Data Structures
6 7 (5.04%) Statistics
7 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.16%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.44%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.44%) GIS
11 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.72%) LIMS
11 1 (0.72%) Informatics
11 1 (0.72%) Physics
11 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.55%) Linux
2 17 (12.23%) Android
3 13 (9.35%) Windows
3 13 (9.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.16%) UNIX
5 2 (1.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) OO
3 38 (27.34%) MVC
4 28 (20.14%) Software Engineering
5 25 (17.99%) TDD
5 25 (17.99%) SDLC
6 23 (16.55%) Unit Testing
7 15 (10.79%) Scrum
8 12 (8.63%) Software Architecture
8 12 (8.63%) User Stories
9 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.76%) Web Development
10 8 (5.76%) DSDM
10 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.04%) CRM
11 7 (5.04%) OOD
11 7 (5.04%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.04%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (4.32%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.45%) C#
2 54 (38.85%) SQL
3 51 (36.69%) Java
4 45 (32.37%) JavaScript
5 25 (17.99%) C++
6 24 (17.27%) Python
7 14 (10.07%) C
8 13 (9.35%) Perl
9 12 (8.63%) PHP
10 11 (7.91%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.32%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.60%) Ruby
14 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.44%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.44%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.44%) XAML
16 1 (0.72%) VB
16 1 (0.72%) F#
16 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (30.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) PhD
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle
3 8 (5.76%) Perforce
3 8 (5.76%) Sitecore
4 7 (5.04%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.44%) BT
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
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