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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 61 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 54 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.31% 3.66% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.79% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 70
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £52,750
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
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
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 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
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 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 51 (45.95%) .NET
3 49 (44.14%) HTML
4 44 (39.64%) CSS
5 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (33.33%) MVC
6 37 (33.33%) Java
6 37 (33.33%) C#
7 27 (24.32%) jQuery
8 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
9 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 24 (21.62%) HTML5
10 23 (20.72%) CSS3
10 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
11 22 (19.82%) MySQL
11 22 (19.82%) Finance
12 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (17.12%) WCF
14 18 (16.22%) Degree
14 18 (16.22%) TDD
15 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
16 15 (13.51%) Android
16 15 (13.51%) Tomcat
16 15 (13.51%) PHP
17 14 (12.61%) NUnit
17 14 (12.61%) C++
17 14 (12.61%) Web Services
17 14 (12.61%) Windows

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.31%) JBoss
2 7 (6.31%) Apache
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) Node.js
4 3 (2.70%) Drupal
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
1 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Wireless
2 4 (3.60%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.82%) MySQL
3 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.60%) DB2
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) NUnit
2 11 (9.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.11%) MSTest
4 6 (5.41%) Moq
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (3.60%) QUnit
5 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.80%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.80%) MbUnit
7 2 (1.80%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.80%) WiX
7 2 (1.80%) xUnit.net
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
2 6 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Advertising
3 3 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.95%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) HTML
3 44 (39.64%) CSS
4 27 (24.32%) jQuery
5 24 (21.62%) HTML5
6 23 (20.72%) CSS3
6 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
7 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (17.12%) WCF
9 14 (12.61%) Web Services
9 14 (12.61%) Razor View Engine
9 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.01%) XML
11 9 (8.11%) JSF
12 8 (7.21%) Sass
12 8 (7.21%) J2EE
12 8 (7.21%) Servlets
13 7 (6.31%) LINQ
14 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
14 6 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) User Experience
3 9 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.70%) PMI
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.70%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Android
2 14 (12.61%) Windows
3 10 (9.01%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) MVC
3 26 (23.42%) Software Engineering
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
5 14 (12.61%) Web Development
6 11 (9.91%) Android Development
7 8 (7.21%) Analytics
7 8 (7.21%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.41%) OO
9 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.60%) Workflow
10 4 (3.60%) OOP
11 3 (2.70%) ETL
11 3 (2.70%) Content Management
11 3 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.33%) Java
3 37 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (13.51%) PHP
5 14 (12.61%) C++
6 9 (8.11%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) C
7 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.50%) PHP5
9 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.80%) X++
11 2 (1.80%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.80%) XAML
11 2 (1.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Google
3 5 (4.50%) Zend
4 2 (1.80%) Tableau
5 1 (0.90%) Sybase
5 1 (0.90%) Capita
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