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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 60 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 59 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.22% 3.75% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 3.99% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 106
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
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
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (61.07%) .NET
2 68 (51.91%) C#
3 64 (48.85%) SQL
4 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
5 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
6 53 (40.46%) HTML
6 53 (40.46%) CSS
7 50 (38.17%) jQuery
8 47 (35.88%) ASP.NET
8 47 (35.88%) MVC
9 39 (29.77%) TDD
10 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (28.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (27.48%) CSS3
13 35 (26.72%) HTML5
14 34 (25.95%) C++
15 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
16 30 (22.90%) Degree
17 29 (22.14%) WCF
17 29 (22.14%) NUnit
18 26 (19.85%) Finance
18 26 (19.85%) Moq
19 25 (19.08%) Java
19 25 (19.08%) Oracle
20 24 (18.32%) Rhino Mocks
20 24 (18.32%) MSTest
21 21 (16.03%) Unit Testing
21 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
22 20 (15.27%) Razor View Engine
23 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (6.87%) CMS
2 8 (6.11%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.34%) IIS
4 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.82%) Apache
6 4 (3.05%) ColdFusion
6 4 (3.05%) Drupal
7 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.76%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Force.com
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) SMS
2 2 (1.53%) SMPP
2 2 (1.53%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.53%) NFC
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.21%) MySQL
3 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.34%) DB2
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) NUnit
2 26 (19.85%) Moq
3 24 (18.32%) MSTest
3 24 (18.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (12.98%) CppUnit
4 17 (12.98%) ReSharper
5 16 (12.21%) MbUnit
5 16 (12.21%) xUnit.net
6 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (9.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.82%) Selenium
8 5 (3.82%) QUnit
9 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.29%) Subversion
11 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.53%) GoogleTest
11 2 (1.53%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.76%) SCons
12 1 (0.76%) AQtime
12 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 7 (5.34%) Marketing
3 7 (5.34%) Automotive
4 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.58%) Electronics
5 5 (3.82%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.07%) .NET
2 53 (40.46%) HTML
2 53 (40.46%) CSS
3 50 (38.17%) jQuery
4 47 (35.88%) ASP.NET
5 37 (28.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (27.48%) CSS3
7 35 (26.72%) HTML5
8 29 (22.14%) WCF
9 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
10 20 (15.27%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 17 (12.98%) Web Services
13 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
14 11 (8.40%) XHTML
14 11 (8.40%) XML
15 9 (6.87%) XSLT
16 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (5.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (5.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.11%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.58%) DTV
4 6 (4.58%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.29%) Open Source
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) IPTV
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.76%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) UNIX
2 9 (6.87%) Windows
3 8 (6.11%) Android
3 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) MVC
2 39 (29.77%) TDD
3 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.03%) Unit Testing
5 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.45%) OO
7 14 (10.69%) Web Development
7 14 (10.69%) Web Design
7 14 (10.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.34%) Scrum
8 7 (5.34%) Refactoring
8 7 (5.34%) OOP
9 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.58%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.58%) BDD
9 6 (4.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.58%) Information Retrieval
10 5 (3.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.82%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) C#
2 64 (48.85%) SQL
3 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.95%) C++
5 25 (19.08%) Java
6 14 (10.69%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.34%) VB
7 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.34%) PHP
7 7 (5.34%) C
8 6 (4.58%) Perl
8 6 (4.58%) Python
9 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.53%) R
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) XAML
10 2 (1.53%) VB6
10 2 (1.53%) PHP5
11 1 (0.76%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (22.90%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.08%) Oracle
3 9 (6.87%) Sybase
4 7 (5.34%) SAP
5 3 (2.29%) VMware
6 2 (1.53%) Apple
6 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.76%) Telerik
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
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