The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems 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
System Developer
Rank 114 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 5
Average salary £63,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.21% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £35,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £48,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Systems 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%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the Cambridge region.

Systems Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 7 (58.33%) Android
2 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Phone
3 6 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 6 (50.00%) MSTest
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) NFC
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) SMPP
3 6 (50.00%) XAML
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) SMS
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ISO 8583
4 5 (41.67%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) Java ME
4 5 (41.67%) NUnit
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell

Systems 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 Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SMS
1 6 (50.00%) SMPP
1 6 (50.00%) NFC
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) MSTest
1 6 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) WiX
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (41.67%) LINQ
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) Java ME
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Phone
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) XAML
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Squid
1 3 (25.00%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Telerik
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft