The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 89 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.39% 0.89% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.92% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 19
Average salary £40,000 £67,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% +132.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Programmer
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
1653 1408 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.44% 95.98% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1184 1815
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 £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 22 October 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
4 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) Python
5 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
6 12 (24.49%) C++
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
8 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 10 (20.41%) WCF
8 10 (20.41%) Android
8 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
8 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (18.37%) HTML
9 9 (18.37%) CSS
9 9 (18.37%) LINQ
9 9 (18.37%) WPF
9 9 (18.37%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (18.37%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.33%) 3D Modelling
10 8 (16.33%) GLSL
10 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (16.33%) Smartphone
10 8 (16.33%) CRM
10 8 (16.33%) SharePoint

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) WordPress
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) Hudson
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) WCF
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) LINQ
4 9 (18.37%) WPF
4 9 (18.37%) LINQ to SQL
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Ajax
7 4 (8.16%) jQuery
7 4 (8.16%) Spring
8 3 (6.12%) XML
8 3 (6.12%) XHTML
8 3 (6.12%) Symfony
8 3 (6.12%) CakePHP
8 3 (6.12%) HTML5
8 3 (6.12%) CSS3
8 3 (6.12%) Laravel
9 2 (4.08%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (16.33%) Smartphone
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) 3D Modelling
2 8 (16.33%) CRM
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) BDD
3 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.24%) TDD
3 6 (12.24%) Pair Programming
4 5 (10.20%) Web Development
5 3 (6.12%) OOP
5 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Business Development
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) OO
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) MVVM
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) C#
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) Python
3 12 (24.49%) C++
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 8 (16.33%) GLSL
5 8 (16.33%) MAXScript
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Zend
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