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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 39 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 87 59 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.85% 3.29% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 3.45% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 55 98
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £49,200 £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
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 17 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.01%) HTML
3 54 (38.30%) .NET
4 51 (36.17%) C#
5 49 (34.75%) SQL
6 45 (31.91%) Java
6 45 (31.91%) Degree
7 42 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 38 (26.95%) CSS
9 35 (24.82%) MVC
10 32 (22.70%) HTML5
11 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
12 28 (19.86%) Computer Science
13 27 (19.15%) Windows
14 25 (17.73%) OO
14 25 (17.73%) Python
15 24 (17.02%) Web Services
15 24 (17.02%) MySQL
15 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
15 24 (17.02%) Jenkins
16 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
18 20 (14.18%) J2EE
18 20 (14.18%) C++
19 19 (13.48%) PHP
19 19 (13.48%) jQuery
19 19 (13.48%) Android
20 18 (12.77%) CSS3
20 18 (12.77%) Finance
21 17 (12.06%) Tomcat

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (12.06%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.80%) JBoss
4 10 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.55%) Node.js
6 5 (3.55%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.55%) Drupal
7 3 (2.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) Documentum
8 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) SaaS
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) Wireless
2 5 (3.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) 802.11
4 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.02%) MySQL
3 15 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (7.09%) RDBMS
6 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.55%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.55%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.55%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.71%) DB2
12 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.22%) NUnit
3 11 (7.80%) Selenium
3 11 (7.80%) Moq
4 10 (7.09%) SpecFlow
4 10 (7.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (6.38%) Maven
6 8 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.26%) Subversion
8 4 (2.84%) MSTest
9 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.42%) JIRA
11 1 (0.71%) Ant
11 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.71%) QUnit
11 1 (0.71%) Hudson
11 1 (0.71%) NSubstitute
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 6 (4.26%) Advertising
5 5 (3.55%) Games
6 4 (2.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) HTML
2 54 (38.30%) .NET
3 38 (26.95%) CSS
4 32 (22.70%) HTML5
5 24 (17.02%) Web Services
6 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
7 20 (14.18%) J2EE
8 19 (13.48%) jQuery
9 18 (12.77%) CSS3
10 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (11.35%) WPF
11 15 (10.64%) WCF
12 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (7.80%) REST
13 10 (7.09%) Java EE
13 10 (7.09%) Spring
14 9 (6.38%) Hibernate
14 9 (6.38%) AngularJS
15 7 (4.96%) XML
16 6 (4.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.06%) User Experience
3 16 (11.35%) Statistics
4 15 (10.64%) Algorithms
5 14 (9.93%) Mathematics
6 9 (6.38%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.96%) Open Source
8 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (4.26%) Physics
8 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.55%) Informatics
9 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.84%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.13%) Internet of Things
11 3 (2.13%) PMI
12 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.15%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Android
3 14 (9.93%) Linux
4 5 (3.55%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.84%) UNIX
5 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.71%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.82%) MVC
3 25 (17.73%) OO
4 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.06%) Unit Testing
5 17 (12.06%) Android Development
6 14 (9.93%) Web Development
6 14 (9.93%) TDD
7 12 (8.51%) Analytics
8 11 (7.80%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.80%) DSDM
9 10 (7.09%) Multithreading
9 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.96%) User Stories
10 7 (4.96%) Software Architecture
10 7 (4.96%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.96%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.96%) Scrum
11 6 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.17%) C#
2 49 (34.75%) SQL
3 45 (31.91%) Java
4 42 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 25 (17.73%) Python
6 20 (14.18%) C++
7 19 (13.48%) PHP
8 13 (9.22%) C
8 13 (9.22%) Perl
9 11 (7.80%) Ruby
10 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.55%) R
11 5 (3.55%) Haskell
11 5 (3.55%) Golang
11 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.84%) XAML
12 4 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Xen
1 5 (3.55%) KVM
1 5 (3.55%) Docker
1 5 (3.55%) LXC
1 5 (3.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.96%) Google
3 7 (4.96%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.55%) Pegasus
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle
6 3 (2.13%) Zend
7 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) Capita
8 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
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