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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 45 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 66 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.73% 3.66% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 3.87% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 74
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +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
1327 1679 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.19% 94.43% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1353 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.42%) Java
3 58 (38.16%) C#
4 56 (36.84%) SQL
5 52 (34.21%) .NET
6 51 (33.55%) Degree
7 48 (31.58%) HTML
8 46 (30.26%) OO
9 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
10 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
11 34 (22.37%) CSS
11 34 (22.37%) MVC
12 32 (21.05%) Python
13 31 (20.39%) MySQL
14 29 (19.08%) Linux
15 28 (18.42%) ASP.NET
15 28 (18.42%) Jenkins
16 27 (17.76%) SDLC
16 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
17 26 (17.11%) J2EE
17 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
17 26 (17.11%) jQuery
18 25 (16.45%) Computer Science
18 25 (16.45%) TDD
18 25 (16.45%) C++
18 25 (16.45%) Web Services
19 24 (15.79%) Windows
20 22 (14.47%) Android
20 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (13.82%) Perl

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (5.92%) JBoss
5 5 (3.29%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.63%) Apache
7 2 (1.32%) Drupal
7 2 (1.32%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Documentum
8 1 (0.66%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.92%) SaaS
2 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Wireless
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
4 1 (0.66%) 802.11
4 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.39%) MySQL
3 20 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.55%) RDBMS
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.58%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.29%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.29%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.29%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.18%) NUnit
3 15 (9.87%) Maven
4 12 (7.89%) Selenium
5 10 (6.58%) Moq
5 10 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (6.58%) SpecFlow
6 9 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.61%) JIRA
8 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (2.63%) Subversion
10 3 (1.97%) MSTest
11 1 (0.66%) Hudson
11 1 (0.66%) FishEye
11 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.66%) Ant
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.61%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Games
4 5 (3.29%) Advertising
5 4 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.21%) .NET
2 48 (31.58%) HTML
3 34 (22.37%) CSS
4 28 (18.42%) ASP.NET
5 26 (17.11%) J2EE
5 26 (17.11%) jQuery
6 25 (16.45%) Web Services
7 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (13.82%) Spring
9 19 (12.50%) HTML5
10 18 (11.84%) Hibernate
11 17 (11.18%) WPF
12 15 (9.87%) Java EE
13 11 (7.24%) WCF
14 9 (5.92%) XML
14 9 (5.92%) REST
15 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (5.26%) Ajax
16 6 (3.95%) Backbone.js
17 5 (3.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.84%) Statistics
2 18 (11.84%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.18%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.26%) User Experience
6 6 (3.95%) Physics
6 6 (3.95%) Informatics
6 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.29%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.32%) GIS
10 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.66%) CUDA
11 1 (0.66%) Wiki
11 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.08%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) Windows
3 22 (14.47%) Android
4 10 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.97%) UNIX
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.66%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.26%) OO
3 34 (22.37%) MVC
4 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
4 27 (17.76%) SDLC
5 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 25 (16.45%) TDD
7 20 (13.16%) Scrum
8 14 (9.21%) Software Architecture
8 14 (9.21%) User Stories
9 13 (8.55%) Android Development
10 12 (7.89%) OOD
11 11 (7.24%) DSDM
11 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.58%) Web Development
13 9 (5.92%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (5.92%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.92%) Open Source
14 8 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.42%) Java
2 58 (38.16%) C#
3 56 (36.84%) SQL
4 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
5 32 (21.05%) Python
6 25 (16.45%) C++
7 21 (13.82%) Perl
8 17 (11.18%) C
9 15 (9.87%) PHP
10 11 (7.24%) Ruby
11 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.29%) Haskell
13 5 (3.29%) Go
13 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.29%) R
14 3 (1.97%) XAML
14 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (33.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Xen
1 5 (3.29%) KVM
1 5 (3.29%) Docker
1 5 (3.29%) LXC
1 5 (3.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Mesos
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle
3 11 (7.24%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.92%) TOWER Software
5 6 (3.95%) Perforce
6 5 (3.29%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) BT
7 2 (1.32%) Google
8 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.66%) Capita
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