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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 26 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 121 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.05% 3.40% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 3.51% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 109 44 44
Average salary £50,000 £54,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% +20.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £62,500 £62,500
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
1457 1565 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.94% 96.78% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1249 1185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 118 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (50.26%) SQL
3 85 (44.50%) XML
4 81 (42.41%) JavaScript
5 80 (41.88%) C#
5 80 (41.88%) HTML
6 79 (41.36%) .NET
7 74 (38.74%) jQuery
8 70 (36.65%) MVC
9 65 (34.03%) CSS
10 55 (28.80%) JSON
11 53 (27.75%) Software Engineering
12 48 (25.13%) Java
13 45 (23.56%) WCF
14 44 (23.04%) .NET Framework
15 43 (22.51%) Entity Framework
16 42 (21.99%) XSLT
17 40 (20.94%) ASP.NET
17 40 (20.94%) REST
17 40 (20.94%) Front End Development
18 39 (20.42%) HTML5
19 38 (19.90%) JIRA
19 38 (19.90%) SDLC
20 37 (19.37%) Degree
20 37 (19.37%) QA
21 36 (18.85%) Ajax
22 35 (18.32%) Web Services
23 34 (17.80%) TDD
24 33 (17.28%) Selenium
25 32 (16.75%) Linux

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 26 (13.61%) CMS
2 9 (4.71%) Apache
3 8 (4.19%) JBoss
4 7 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.09%) WordPress
6 3 (1.57%) Drupal
6 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) HTTP
1 9 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.38%) Big Data
2 16 (8.38%) MySQL
3 11 (5.76%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.66%) GIS
6 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (19.90%) JIRA
2 33 (17.28%) Selenium
3 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.81%) Maven
4 13 (6.81%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.24%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.71%) Hudson
6 9 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.66%) Subversion
9 6 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.09%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.57%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.57%) NUnit
12 2 (1.05%) Bower
12 2 (1.05%) Grunt
12 2 (1.05%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.05%) Xdebug
13 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (6.28%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Electronics
3 3 (1.57%) Games
4 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.50%) XML
2 80 (41.88%) HTML
3 79 (41.36%) .NET
4 74 (38.74%) jQuery
5 65 (34.03%) CSS
6 55 (28.80%) JSON
7 45 (23.56%) WCF
8 44 (23.04%) .NET Framework
9 43 (22.51%) Entity Framework
10 42 (21.99%) XSLT
11 40 (20.94%) ASP.NET
11 40 (20.94%) REST
12 39 (20.42%) HTML5
13 36 (18.85%) Ajax
14 35 (18.32%) Web Services
15 32 (16.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (16.23%) LINQ
17 24 (12.57%) Razor View Engine
18 20 (10.47%) AngularJS
18 20 (10.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.47%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.81%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.24%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.66%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.09%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.57%) User Experience
8 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.05%) Physics
8 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Linux
2 4 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (1.57%) Windows
4 2 (1.05%) Unix
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (61.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.65%) MVC
3 53 (27.75%) Software Engineering
4 40 (20.94%) Front End Development
5 38 (19.90%) SDLC
6 34 (17.80%) TDD
7 30 (15.71%) Scrum
8 28 (14.66%) Automated Testing
8 28 (14.66%) Kanban
9 26 (13.61%) OO
10 19 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (7.33%) High Availability
13 13 (6.81%) BDD
13 13 (6.81%) Open Source
14 12 (6.28%) Feature Driven Development
14 12 (6.28%) OOP
14 12 (6.28%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.76%) DevOps
16 9 (4.71%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (50.26%) SQL
2 81 (42.41%) JavaScript
3 80 (41.88%) C#
4 48 (25.13%) Java
5 28 (14.66%) VB.NET
6 27 (14.14%) Python
7 25 (13.09%) C++
8 23 (12.04%) T-SQL
9 18 (9.42%) Perl
10 13 (6.81%) PHP
11 12 (6.28%) Bash Shell
12 10 (5.24%) C
13 7 (3.66%) Erlang
13 7 (3.66%) Scala
14 4 (2.09%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.09%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.57%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (19.37%) Degree
2 11 (5.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Oracle
2 16 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.14%) Perforce
4 2 (1.05%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.05%) Zend
5 1 (0.52%) Progress
5 1 (0.52%) Tableau
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