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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 75 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.32% 3.59% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 3.77% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 96
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £53,750
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 69 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (37.32%) Java
3 50 (35.21%) C#
3 50 (35.21%) .NET
4 44 (30.99%) HTML
4 44 (30.99%) Degree
5 42 (29.58%) SQL
6 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
6 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
7 31 (21.83%) Windows
7 31 (21.83%) OO
7 31 (21.83%) MVC
8 28 (19.72%) Web Services
9 27 (19.01%) CSS
9 27 (19.01%) J2EE
9 27 (19.01%) Python
9 27 (19.01%) Android
10 25 (17.61%) Jenkins
11 24 (16.90%) Computer Science
12 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
13 22 (15.49%) C++
13 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
13 22 (15.49%) Android Development
14 21 (14.79%) Relational Database
14 21 (14.79%) MySQL
14 21 (14.79%) HTML5
15 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
16 19 (13.38%) Linux
16 19 (13.38%) Tomcat
16 19 (13.38%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (13.38%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.56%) JBoss
3 14 (9.86%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.52%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.11%) Node.js
7 2 (1.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.70%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.70%) Apache
8 1 (0.70%) Documentum
8 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) SaaS
2 7 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) Wireless
2 5 (3.52%) Internet
3 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.70%) SNMP
5 1 (0.70%) 802.11
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.79%) Relational Database
2 21 (14.79%) MySQL
3 15 (10.56%) RDBMS
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.52%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.52%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.52%) CouchDB
10 3 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (17.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.27%) NUnit
3 12 (8.45%) Selenium
4 11 (7.75%) Moq
5 10 (7.04%) Maven
5 10 (7.04%) SpecFlow
5 10 (7.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.23%) Subversion
8 5 (3.52%) MSTest
9 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.82%) JIRA
10 3 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.41%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.41%) Hudson
12 1 (0.70%) QUnit
12 1 (0.70%) FishEye
12 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.23%) Advertising
5 5 (3.52%) Games
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.21%) .NET
2 44 (30.99%) HTML
3 28 (19.72%) Web Services
4 27 (19.01%) CSS
4 27 (19.01%) J2EE
5 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
6 21 (14.79%) HTML5
7 18 (12.68%) WPF
8 17 (11.97%) jQuery
8 17 (11.97%) Java EE
8 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (9.86%) WCF
10 11 (7.75%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.75%) Spring
11 8 (5.63%) REST
11 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (4.93%) LINQ
13 6 (4.23%) CSS3
13 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.52%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.97%) Statistics
3 16 (11.27%) Mathematics
4 15 (10.56%) Algorithms
5 10 (7.04%) User Experience
6 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.63%) Open Source
8 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.23%) Client/Server
8 6 (4.23%) Informatics
8 6 (4.23%) Physics
8 6 (4.23%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.52%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (3.52%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.11%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.11%) PMI
12 2 (1.41%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.83%) Windows
2 27 (19.01%) Android
3 19 (13.38%) Linux
4 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.11%) UNIX
7 1 (0.70%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.83%) OO
2 31 (21.83%) MVC
3 22 (15.49%) Android Development
4 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
5 19 (13.38%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.56%) TDD
7 12 (8.45%) Web Development
8 11 (7.75%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.75%) DSDM
8 11 (7.75%) Scrum
9 10 (7.04%) Software Architecture
9 10 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.04%) User Stories
10 9 (6.34%) Analytics
10 9 (6.34%) OOD
11 8 (5.63%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.63%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
12 7 (4.93%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) Java
2 50 (35.21%) C#
3 42 (29.58%) SQL
4 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
5 27 (19.01%) Python
6 22 (15.49%) C++
7 17 (11.97%) Perl
8 13 (9.15%) C
9 12 (8.45%) PHP
10 10 (7.04%) PowerShell
11 9 (6.34%) Ruby
12 5 (3.52%) Go
12 5 (3.52%) R
12 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.52%) Haskell
12 5 (3.52%) XAML
13 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (30.99%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) LXC
1 5 (3.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 5 (3.52%) Docker
1 5 (3.52%) KVM
1 5 (3.52%) Xen
2 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Mesos
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.75%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.63%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.52%) Pegasus
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle
5 3 (2.11%) Google
5 3 (2.11%) Perforce
6 2 (1.41%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
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