The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 94 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 27 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 2.36% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.54% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1680 1538 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 93.10% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1351 1513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
3 24 (40.68%) C#
4 22 (37.29%) SQL
5 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
6 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
6 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.73%) MVC
8 14 (23.73%) HTML
8 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (20.34%) Java
10 11 (18.64%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
10 11 (18.64%) OO
11 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
11 10 (16.95%) Ajax
12 9 (15.25%) TDD
12 9 (15.25%) Scrum
12 9 (15.25%) MySQL
12 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (13.56%) BDD
13 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.56%) Pair Programming
13 8 (13.56%) Retail
14 6 (10.17%) jQuery
14 6 (10.17%) Finance
14 6 (10.17%) XML
14 6 (10.17%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.47%) WordPress
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) SNMP
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) SMTP
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) IPsec
3 1 (1.69%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Publishing
4 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.39%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.73%) HTML
3 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
5 10 (16.95%) Ajax
6 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (10.17%) jQuery
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) XHTML
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) Laravel
8 5 (8.47%) WCF
8 5 (8.47%) WPF
8 5 (8.47%) Symfony
8 5 (8.47%) CakePHP
8 5 (8.47%) LINQ
8 5 (8.47%) HTML5
8 5 (8.47%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.78%) Statistics
3 4 (6.78%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
5 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
4 9 (15.25%) TDD
5 8 (13.56%) Pair Programming
5 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) BDD
6 5 (8.47%) OOP
6 5 (8.47%) Web Development
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.78%) Data Management
7 4 (6.78%) Biostatistics
8 3 (5.08%) Clinical Data Management
8 3 (5.08%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (5.08%) Validation
9 2 (3.39%) Revenue Management
9 2 (3.39%) Analytics
10 1 (1.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 5 (8.47%) C++
6 5 (8.47%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.08%) GLSL
7 3 (5.08%) MAXScript
8 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) VB6
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Zend
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) VMware