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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 58 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 40 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.39% 2.70% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.78% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 77
Average salary £43,000 £45,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.97% +6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1604 1438 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.36% 96.90% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1171 1677
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 26 November 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 68 (58.12%) SQL
2 63 (53.85%) .NET
3 62 (52.99%) JavaScript
4 61 (52.14%) HTML
5 55 (47.01%) CSS
6 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (42.74%) C#
8 45 (38.46%) MVC
9 40 (34.19%) jQuery
10 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
11 36 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (29.06%) HTML5
13 31 (26.50%) CSS3
14 30 (25.64%) Java
14 30 (25.64%) Finance
14 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
15 28 (23.93%) TDD
15 28 (23.93%) MySQL
16 26 (22.22%) WCF
17 22 (18.80%) NUnit
18 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
18 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
19 20 (17.09%) C++
20 19 (16.24%) Rhino Mocks
20 19 (16.24%) Degree
21 18 (15.38%) Web Development
21 18 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
21 18 (15.38%) Oracle
22 16 (13.68%) MS Excel

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.98%) IIS
2 7 (5.98%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) Drupal
3 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.56%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
2 3 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.93%) MySQL
3 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.98%) DB2
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) NUnit
2 19 (16.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (12.82%) MSTest
4 15 (12.82%) Moq
5 9 (7.69%) ReSharper
6 8 (6.84%) CppUnit
6 8 (6.84%) MbUnit
6 8 (6.84%) xUnit.net
7 6 (5.13%) QUnit
7 6 (5.13%) Selenium
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.56%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.71%) WiX
10 2 (1.71%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.85%) dotTrace
11 1 (0.85%) AQtime
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Marketing
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Electronics
5 3 (2.56%) Automotive
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Publishing
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.85%) .NET
2 61 (52.14%) HTML
3 55 (47.01%) CSS
4 40 (34.19%) jQuery
5 36 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (29.06%) HTML5
7 31 (26.50%) CSS3
8 26 (22.22%) WCF
9 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 18 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 13 (11.11%) XML
12 9 (7.69%) JSF
12 9 (7.69%) Web Services
12 9 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.84%) Servlets
13 8 (6.84%) LINQ
14 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Algorithms
2 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.40%) User Experience
4 8 (6.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.56%) DTV
6 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) UNIX
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.56%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.46%) MVC
3 30 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 28 (23.93%) TDD
5 18 (15.38%) Web Development
6 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.84%) Web Design
8 8 (6.84%) OOP
8 8 (6.84%) OO
9 6 (5.13%) Web Accessibility
10 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.42%) ERD
11 4 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.56%) Multithreading
12 3 (2.56%) Resource Management
12 3 (2.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) SQL
2 62 (52.99%) JavaScript
3 50 (42.74%) C#
4 30 (25.64%) Java
5 20 (17.09%) C++
6 15 (12.82%) PHP
7 11 (9.40%) C
8 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.84%) Python
10 6 (5.13%) PHP5
11 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.56%) VB
12 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.71%) Ruby
13 2 (1.71%) Perl
13 2 (1.71%) R
13 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Zend
4 4 (3.42%) Google
4 4 (3.42%) Sybase
5 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.71%) Apple
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