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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 47 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 70 51 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.45% 3.50% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 3.65% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 44 77
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
1514 1398 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.25% 96.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1213 1490
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 27 February 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.73%) SQL
3 51 (40.16%) Java
4 50 (39.37%) HTML
5 46 (36.22%) .NET
6 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
7 40 (31.50%) CSS
8 35 (27.56%) C#
9 31 (24.41%) MVC
10 29 (22.83%) Degree
11 27 (21.26%) MySQL
12 26 (20.47%) HTML5
13 24 (18.90%) Computer Science
13 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
14 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
15 21 (16.54%) ASP.NET
15 21 (16.54%) Windows
16 20 (15.75%) jQuery
17 19 (14.96%) Android
17 19 (14.96%) Web Services
17 19 (14.96%) PHP
18 18 (14.17%) C++
18 18 (14.17%) Tomcat
18 18 (14.17%) Python
18 18 (14.17%) Finance
18 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (14.17%) CSS3
19 16 (12.60%) TDD
19 16 (12.60%) OO
20 15 (11.81%) Microsoft

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (14.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.09%) JBoss
3 5 (3.94%) Apache
3 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.15%) Node.js
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.36%) Drupal
5 3 (2.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Documentum
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 5 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Wireless
2 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 4 (3.15%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) 802.11
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.26%) MySQL
2 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.94%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.94%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.94%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.36%) DB2
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.79%) Big Data
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.66%) NUnit
3 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.51%) Moq
5 6 (4.72%) MSTest
5 6 (4.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.72%) Selenium
6 5 (3.94%) Subversion
7 4 (3.15%) Maven
8 3 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.36%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.36%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.36%) QUnit
9 2 (1.57%) WiX
9 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.79%) Ant
10 1 (0.79%) MbUnit
10 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Advertising
4 6 (4.72%) Marketing
5 5 (3.94%) Games
6 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.37%) HTML
2 46 (36.22%) .NET
3 40 (31.50%) CSS
4 26 (20.47%) HTML5
5 21 (16.54%) ASP.NET
6 20 (15.75%) jQuery
7 19 (14.96%) Web Services
8 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (14.17%) CSS3
9 15 (11.81%) WCF
10 14 (11.02%) J2EE
11 10 (7.87%) XML
12 9 (7.09%) Servlets
12 9 (7.09%) JSF
12 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.09%) REST
12 9 (7.09%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (6.30%) Java EE
14 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (5.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.45%) User Experience
2 12 (9.45%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.87%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.09%) Statistics
5 6 (4.72%) Physics
5 6 (4.72%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.72%) Open Source
6 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.94%) Informatics
6 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.36%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.36%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.54%) Windows
2 19 (14.96%) Android
3 12 (9.45%) Linux
4 8 (6.30%) UNIX
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.79%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.41%) MVC
3 24 (18.90%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.60%) TDD
4 16 (12.60%) OO
5 15 (11.81%) Web Development
5 15 (11.81%) Android Development
6 11 (8.66%) Analytics
7 7 (5.51%) Multithreading
7 7 (5.51%) OOD
8 6 (4.72%) Scrum
8 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.72%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.94%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (3.94%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (3.94%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.94%) ETL
9 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) SQL
2 51 (40.16%) Java
3 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
4 35 (27.56%) C#
5 19 (14.96%) PHP
6 18 (14.17%) C++
6 18 (14.17%) Python
7 13 (10.24%) C
8 9 (7.09%) Perl
8 9 (7.09%) Ruby
9 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.94%) R
10 5 (3.94%) Golang
10 5 (3.94%) PHP5
10 5 (3.94%) Haskell
10 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.15%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) VCP4
2 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Xen
1 5 (3.94%) KVM
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
1 5 (3.94%) LXC
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle
3 6 (4.72%) Google
4 5 (3.94%) Zend
4 5 (3.94%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.57%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.79%) Capita
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