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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 35 43 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 85 90 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.15% 6.03% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 6.12% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 86 62
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1330 1470 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.31% 98.46% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1239 1528
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 121 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (54.19%) SQL
3 94 (46.31%) .NET
4 93 (45.81%) XML
5 92 (45.32%) C#
6 89 (43.84%) HTML
7 85 (41.87%) jQuery
8 81 (39.90%) JavaScript
9 70 (34.48%) CSS
9 70 (34.48%) MVC
10 62 (30.54%) JSON
11 60 (29.56%) Java
12 53 (26.11%) Software Engineering
12 53 (26.11%) WCF
13 50 (24.63%) .NET Framework
13 50 (24.63%) Degree
14 49 (24.14%) Entity Framework
15 47 (23.15%) QA
16 46 (22.66%) XSLT
17 45 (22.17%) SDLC
18 44 (21.67%) HTML5
19 41 (20.20%) REST
20 40 (19.70%) Computer Science
20 40 (19.70%) Web Development
20 40 (19.70%) Front End Development
21 38 (18.72%) Web Services
22 37 (18.23%) ASP.NET
22 37 (18.23%) JIRA
22 37 (18.23%) Ajax
22 37 (18.23%) Selenium

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (12.32%) CMS
2 11 (5.42%) Apache
2 11 (5.42%) JBoss
3 8 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.48%) Node.js
5 2 (0.99%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.97%) GitHub
5 3 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) HTTP
2 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.48%) Wireless
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.34%) Big Data
3 15 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.93%) MySQL
6 6 (2.96%) GIS
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) OLAP
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (18.23%) JIRA
1 37 (18.23%) Selenium
2 29 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.40%) Hudson
4 13 (6.40%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (5.42%) NUnit
6 11 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.45%) Maven
7 7 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.45%) Subversion
8 5 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.99%) JMeter
11 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.49%) Bower
11 1 (0.49%) Grunt
11 1 (0.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (11.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 7 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.97%) Electronics
4 2 (0.99%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (46.31%) .NET
2 93 (45.81%) XML
3 89 (43.84%) HTML
4 85 (41.87%) jQuery
5 70 (34.48%) CSS
6 62 (30.54%) JSON
7 53 (26.11%) WCF
8 50 (24.63%) .NET Framework
9 49 (24.14%) Entity Framework
10 46 (22.66%) XSLT
11 44 (21.67%) HTML5
12 41 (20.20%) REST
13 38 (18.72%) Web Services
14 37 (18.23%) Ajax
14 37 (18.23%) ASP.NET
15 35 (17.24%) LINQ
16 34 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
18 21 (10.34%) Spring
19 18 (8.87%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.32%) Algorithms
2 25 (12.32%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.43%) Statistics
4 8 (3.94%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.45%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) Biology
7 4 (1.97%) Informatics
8 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) Physics
9 1 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.26%) Linux
2 5 (2.46%) Windows
3 4 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (34.48%) MVC
3 53 (26.11%) Software Engineering
4 45 (22.17%) SDLC
5 40 (19.70%) Front End Development
5 40 (19.70%) Web Development
6 35 (17.24%) TDD
7 32 (15.76%) Automated Testing
8 29 (14.29%) Kanban
9 28 (13.79%) Scrum
10 24 (11.82%) OO
11 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.37%) User Stories
13 16 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (7.39%) Open Source
15 14 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.90%) High Availability
16 13 (6.40%) BDD
17 12 (5.91%) Content Management
17 12 (5.91%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (54.19%) SQL
2 92 (45.32%) C#
3 81 (39.90%) JavaScript
4 60 (29.56%) Java
5 33 (16.26%) VB.NET
6 29 (14.29%) C++
7 26 (12.81%) T-SQL
8 24 (11.82%) Python
9 15 (7.39%) Perl
10 13 (6.40%) PHP
11 12 (5.91%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.94%) C
13 7 (3.45%) Erlang
13 7 (3.45%) Scala
14 3 (1.48%) Ruby
15 2 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.49%) Clojure
16 1 (0.49%) ClojureScript
16 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (24.63%) Degree
2 9 (4.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (23.15%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Oracle
2 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.43%) TOWER Software
4 3 (1.48%) Google
4 3 (1.48%) Perforce
5 1 (0.49%) Progress
5 1 (0.49%) Tableau
5 1 (0.49%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.49%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Salary: From £34,576 to £46,414 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago