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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 64 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 52 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.93% 3.36% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 3.54% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 104
Average salary £48,000 £46,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £39,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1687 1470 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.10% 95.02% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1289 1691
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 77 (59.23%) .NET
2 65 (50.00%) SQL
2 65 (50.00%) C#
3 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 56 (43.08%) SQL Server
6 52 (40.00%) HTML
6 52 (40.00%) CSS
7 49 (37.69%) jQuery
8 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
8 46 (35.38%) MVC
9 39 (30.00%) TDD
10 38 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
12 33 (25.38%) CSS3
13 32 (24.62%) HTML5
13 32 (24.62%) C++
14 30 (23.08%) Degree
15 29 (22.31%) WCF
15 29 (22.31%) NUnit
16 27 (20.77%) Finance
16 27 (20.77%) Java
17 26 (20.00%) Moq
18 25 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
18 25 (19.23%) Oracle
19 23 (17.69%) MSTest
20 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
20 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
21 20 (15.38%) Unit Testing
21 20 (15.38%) Razor View Engine

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 8 (6.15%) IIS
2 7 (5.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.62%) CMS
3 6 (4.62%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.31%) Drupal
5 3 (2.31%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.77%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Force.com
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) SaaS
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) SMS
2 2 (1.54%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.77%) NFC
3 1 (0.77%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.62%) MySQL
3 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.15%) DB2
5 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.77%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.77%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (22.31%) NUnit
2 26 (20.00%) Moq
3 25 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (17.69%) MSTest
5 16 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (12.31%) CppUnit
5 16 (12.31%) ReSharper
6 15 (11.54%) MbUnit
6 15 (11.54%) xUnit.net
7 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.62%) Selenium
8 6 (4.62%) QUnit
9 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.31%) Subversion
11 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.54%) GoogleTest
12 1 (0.77%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.77%) AQtime
12 1 (0.77%) Hudson
12 1 (0.77%) GCC
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Electronics
3 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.85%) Automotive
5 3 (2.31%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (59.23%) .NET
2 52 (40.00%) HTML
2 52 (40.00%) CSS
3 49 (37.69%) jQuery
4 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
5 38 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (25.38%) CSS3
7 32 (24.62%) HTML5
8 29 (22.31%) WCF
9 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
10 20 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 17 (13.08%) Web Services
13 11 (8.46%) .NET Framework
14 10 (7.69%) XML
15 8 (6.15%) XSLT
15 8 (6.15%) XHTML
15 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (5.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 6 (4.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (6.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.62%) DTV
4 6 (4.62%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.31%) Open Source
6 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.54%) IPTV
7 2 (1.54%) iPhone
7 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.77%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) UNIX
2 8 (6.15%) Windows
3 7 (5.38%) Android
3 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.38%) MVC
3 39 (30.00%) TDD
4 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
5 20 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 16 (12.31%) OO
7 15 (11.54%) Web Development
8 14 (10.77%) Web Design
8 14 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.38%) Scrum
10 7 (5.38%) Refactoring
11 6 (4.62%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.62%) OOP
11 6 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.62%) Information Retrieval
11 6 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.62%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.62%) BDD
12 5 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.00%) SQL
1 65 (50.00%) C#
2 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 32 (24.62%) C++
4 27 (20.77%) Java
5 13 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.38%) C
7 6 (4.62%) VB
7 6 (4.62%) Perl
8 5 (3.85%) PHP
8 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.85%) Python
9 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.54%) PHP5
10 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.54%) R
11 1 (0.77%) XAML
11 1 (0.77%) VB6
11 1 (0.77%) X++
11 1 (0.77%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 30 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Sybase
4 7 (5.38%) SAP
5 3 (2.31%) VMware
6 2 (1.54%) Apple
6 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.77%) Telerik
7 1 (0.77%) Google
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe
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