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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 63 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 39 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.12% 2.59% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 2.70% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 99
Average salary £43,750 £45,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,050 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
1708 1442 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 95.88% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1221 1804
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 20 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 70 (59.32%) .NET
2 64 (54.24%) SQL
3 58 (49.15%) C#
4 56 (47.46%) JavaScript
5 53 (44.92%) HTML
6 51 (43.22%) SQL Server
6 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (42.37%) CSS
8 47 (39.83%) jQuery
9 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET
9 45 (38.14%) MVC
10 39 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (28.81%) TDD
12 31 (26.27%) Java
13 30 (25.42%) Finance
14 29 (24.58%) HTML5
14 29 (24.58%) CSS3
14 29 (24.58%) WCF
15 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
16 26 (22.03%) MySQL
16 26 (22.03%) NUnit
17 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
17 23 (19.49%) Rhino Mocks
17 23 (19.49%) Moq
18 21 (17.80%) C++
18 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
19 20 (16.95%) MSTest
19 20 (16.95%) Razor View Engine
19 20 (16.95%) Degree
19 20 (16.95%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
2 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) CMS
3 4 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Force.com
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) SMS
1 2 (1.69%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.03%) MySQL
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) DB2
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) NUnit
2 23 (19.49%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (19.49%) Moq
3 20 (16.95%) MSTest
4 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (11.02%) ReSharper
6 12 (10.17%) CppUnit
6 12 (10.17%) MbUnit
6 12 (10.17%) xUnit.net
7 6 (5.08%) QUnit
7 6 (5.08%) Selenium
8 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.69%) WiX
11 1 (0.85%) dotTrace
11 1 (0.85%) AQtime
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
11 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.85%) JIRA
11 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Marketing
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.54%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.32%) .NET
2 53 (44.92%) HTML
3 50 (42.37%) CSS
4 47 (39.83%) jQuery
5 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET
6 39 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (24.58%) HTML5
7 29 (24.58%) CSS3
7 29 (24.58%) WCF
8 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
9 20 (16.95%) Razor View Engine
10 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
11 12 (10.17%) Web Services
11 12 (10.17%) XML
12 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (7.63%) LINQ
13 8 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (5.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.93%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.24%) User Experience
3 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.54%) DTV
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) UNIX
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) Android
4 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) MVC
3 34 (28.81%) TDD
4 23 (19.49%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.56%) Web Development
5 16 (13.56%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.71%) OO
7 12 (10.17%) Web Design
7 12 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.93%) Refactoring
10 6 (5.08%) OOP
10 6 (5.08%) BDD
11 5 (4.24%) CQRS
11 5 (4.24%) MVVM
11 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.24%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (3.39%) ERD
12 4 (3.39%) Scrum
12 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) SQL
2 58 (49.15%) C#
3 56 (47.46%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.27%) Java
5 21 (17.80%) C++
6 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.63%) PHP
8 7 (5.93%) C
9 5 (4.24%) PHP5
10 4 (3.39%) Python
11 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) VB
11 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.69%) R
12 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Sybase
4 3 (2.54%) SAP
4 3 (2.54%) Zend
5 2 (1.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
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