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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 39 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 82 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.63% 2.98% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 3.12% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 76 43 80
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £49,600 £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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.78%) HTML
3 50 (37.04%) Java
3 50 (37.04%) SQL
3 50 (37.04%) .NET
4 45 (33.33%) C#
5 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
5 43 (31.85%) CSS
6 35 (25.93%) Degree
7 33 (24.44%) MVC
8 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 27 (20.00%) HTML5
9 26 (19.26%) MySQL
9 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
10 22 (16.30%) Web Services
11 21 (15.56%) Windows
11 21 (15.56%) C++
11 21 (15.56%) PHP
11 21 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 20 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 20 (14.81%) OO
12 20 (14.81%) Python
12 20 (14.81%) jQuery
12 20 (14.81%) Android
13 19 (14.07%) CSS3
13 19 (14.07%) J2EE
14 18 (13.33%) Tomcat
14 18 (13.33%) Finance
15 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.59%) Jenkins

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.41%) JBoss
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.70%) Node.js
4 5 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.96%) Drupal
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.74%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) SaaS
2 6 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Wireless
2 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) 802.11
3 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) MySQL
1 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.70%) CouchDB
6 5 (3.70%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.70%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.74%) DB2
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.15%) NUnit
3 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.93%) Maven
5 6 (4.44%) Subversion
6 5 (3.70%) Selenium
6 5 (3.70%) Moq
7 4 (2.96%) MSTest
7 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.22%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.48%) WiX
10 1 (0.74%) Ant
10 1 (0.74%) QUnit
10 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.74%) Hudson
10 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Advertising
3 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
5 5 (3.70%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.48%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) HTML
2 50 (37.04%) .NET
3 43 (31.85%) CSS
4 27 (20.00%) HTML5
5 22 (16.30%) Web Services
6 20 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 20 (14.81%) jQuery
7 19 (14.07%) J2EE
7 19 (14.07%) CSS3
8 16 (11.85%) WCF
9 15 (11.11%) WPF
9 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.15%) REST
11 10 (7.41%) Spring
12 9 (6.67%) Java EE
12 9 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.93%) Servlets
14 7 (5.19%) XML
14 7 (5.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.85%) User Experience
3 14 (10.37%) Algorithms
3 14 (10.37%) Statistics
4 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.93%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.19%) Open Source
7 6 (4.44%) Physics
7 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.70%) Informatics
8 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.96%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (2.22%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.22%) PMI
11 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Windows
2 20 (14.81%) Android
3 12 (8.89%) Linux
4 6 (4.44%) UNIX
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.74%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) MVC
3 21 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 20 (14.81%) OO
5 16 (11.85%) TDD
5 16 (11.85%) Android Development
6 15 (11.11%) Web Development
7 12 (8.89%) Analytics
8 10 (7.41%) Multithreading
9 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) Scrum
11 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.44%) ETL
11 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.70%) Gibbs Sampling
12 5 (3.70%) User Stories
12 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.70%) Hidden Markov Model
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.04%) Java
1 50 (37.04%) SQL
2 45 (33.33%) C#
3 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 21 (15.56%) C++
4 21 (15.56%) PHP
5 20 (14.81%) Python
6 13 (9.63%) C
7 11 (8.15%) Ruby
8 10 (7.41%) Perl
9 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.70%) R
10 5 (3.70%) Golang
10 5 (3.70%) PHP5
10 5 (3.70%) Haskell
11 4 (2.96%) XAML
11 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.74%) CISSP
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Xen
1 5 (3.70%) KVM
1 5 (3.70%) Docker
1 5 (3.70%) LXC
1 5 (3.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Google
3 5 (3.70%) Zend
3 5 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.70%) Pegasus
3 5 (3.70%) TOWER Software
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.48%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.74%) Capita
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