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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 59 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 51 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.12% 3.46% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 3.59% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 74
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £38,200 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
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 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 62 (56.88%) SQL
2 58 (53.21%) JavaScript
3 57 (52.29%) HTML
3 57 (52.29%) .NET
4 51 (46.79%) CSS
5 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (40.37%) C#
7 41 (37.61%) MVC
8 36 (33.03%) jQuery
9 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
10 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET
11 28 (25.69%) Java
11 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
11 28 (25.69%) HTML5
12 27 (24.77%) MySQL
12 27 (24.77%) Finance
12 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (22.94%) CSS3
14 23 (21.10%) TDD
14 23 (21.10%) WCF
15 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
16 19 (17.43%) C++
17 18 (16.51%) Degree
18 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
18 17 (15.60%) NUnit
18 17 (15.60%) Web Development
19 16 (14.68%) Rhino Mocks
19 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
20 15 (13.76%) PHP
20 15 (13.76%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.42%) Apache
3 5 (4.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
4 3 (2.75%) Drupal
4 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
2 4 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
1 4 (3.67%) Internet
1 4 (3.67%) Wireless
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.77%) MySQL
3 12 (11.01%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.50%) DB2
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.92%) Big Data
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) NUnit
2 16 (14.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (10.09%) MSTest
4 11 (10.09%) Moq
5 6 (5.50%) MbUnit
5 6 (5.50%) ReSharper
5 6 (5.50%) CppUnit
5 6 (5.50%) xUnit.net
6 5 (4.59%) QUnit
6 5 (4.59%) Selenium
7 3 (2.75%) Subversion
7 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.75%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.83%) WiX
9 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.92%) dotTrace
9 1 (0.92%) AQtime
9 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
3 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (52.29%) HTML
1 57 (52.29%) .NET
2 51 (46.79%) CSS
3 36 (33.03%) jQuery
4 30 (27.52%) ASP.NET
5 28 (25.69%) HTML5
6 27 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (22.94%) CSS3
8 23 (21.10%) WCF
9 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
10 15 (13.76%) Razor View Engine
11 11 (10.09%) XML
12 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 9 (8.26%) Web Services
13 9 (8.26%) JSF
14 8 (7.34%) Servlets
15 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.50%) LINQ
15 6 (5.50%) Sass
15 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Algorithms
2 13 (11.93%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) User Experience
4 7 (6.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.75%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) UNIX
2 9 (8.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.34%) Android
4 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) MVC
3 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.10%) TDD
5 17 (15.60%) Web Development
6 9 (8.26%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.50%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (5.50%) OO
9 5 (4.59%) OOP
9 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.59%) Workflow
9 5 (4.59%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (4.59%) Analytics
10 4 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.67%) ERD
10 4 (3.67%) Web Design
11 3 (2.75%) ETL
11 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.88%) SQL
2 58 (53.21%) JavaScript
3 44 (40.37%) C#
4 28 (25.69%) Java
5 19 (17.43%) C++
6 15 (13.76%) PHP
7 9 (8.26%) C
8 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.50%) Python
10 5 (4.59%) PHP5
11 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.75%) Ruby
12 3 (2.75%) VB
13 1 (0.92%) X++
13 1 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) Google
3 5 (4.59%) Zend
4 2 (1.83%) Tableau
4 2 (1.83%) Sybase
4 2 (1.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.92%) Capita
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
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