The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 71 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.94% 3.56% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.66% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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
1089 1419 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.15% 97.19% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1137 1253
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 30 (42.25%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) Software Engineering
3 28 (39.44%) .NET
4 27 (38.03%) Python
5 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
6 22 (30.99%) SQL
7 21 (29.58%) MVC
8 20 (28.17%) Computer Science
8 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
9 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.94%) C++
10 17 (23.94%) Web Services
10 17 (23.94%) WCF
10 17 (23.94%) Degree
11 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
14 13 (18.31%) Windows
14 13 (18.31%) Perl
14 13 (18.31%) SignalR
14 13 (18.31%) Razor View Engine
15 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 12 (16.90%) WF
15 12 (16.90%) Linux
15 12 (16.90%) Workflow
15 12 (16.90%) NHS
16 11 (15.49%) OOP

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) GoogleTest
1 2 (2.82%) MSTest
1 2 (2.82%) NUnit
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.82%) webpack
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) .NET
2 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
3 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (23.94%) WCF
4 17 (23.94%) Web Services
5 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (18.31%) Razor View Engine
6 13 (18.31%) SignalR
7 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (16.90%) WF
8 10 (14.08%) HTML
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
9 9 (12.68%) XSD
10 6 (8.45%) REST
11 5 (7.04%) CSS
11 5 (7.04%) XML
11 5 (7.04%) XSLT
12 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.63%) SOAP
12 4 (5.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.90%) NHS
3 11 (15.49%) Informatics
4 5 (7.04%) User Experience
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.58%) MVC
3 12 (16.90%) Workflow
4 11 (15.49%) Bioinformatics
4 11 (15.49%) OO
4 11 (15.49%) OOP
5 10 (14.08%) SDLC
6 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.45%) Computer Vision
7 6 (8.45%) Image Processing
8 5 (7.04%) OOD
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Machine Learning
9 4 (5.63%) TDD
10 3 (4.23%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.23%) SOA
11 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) Python
4 22 (30.99%) SQL
5 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
6 17 (23.94%) C++
7 13 (18.31%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.23%) PHP
11 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.41%) C
12 1 (1.41%) R
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Google
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