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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 51 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 61 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.33% 1.47% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 1.54% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60 26 35
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 61 (50.00%) Degree
2 58 (47.54%) C#
3 55 (45.08%) .NET
4 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
5 47 (38.52%) HTML
6 46 (37.70%) ASP.NET
7 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (34.43%) Python
9 41 (33.61%) C++
10 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
11 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
12 33 (27.05%) Computer Science
13 29 (23.77%) MVC
14 28 (22.95%) CSS
15 27 (22.13%) Windows
15 27 (22.13%) SQL
15 27 (22.13%) Scrum
16 26 (21.31%) C
17 24 (19.67%) HTML5
18 23 (18.85%) Linux
19 22 (18.03%) WCF
20 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (15.57%) Java
21 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
22 18 (14.75%) OO
23 17 (13.93%) QA
24 16 (13.11%) XML
25 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
25 15 (12.30%) KnockoutJS
26 14 (11.48%) Electronics

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (4.92%) Node.js
2 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.82%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.82%) SAS
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.82%) Maya
3 1 (0.82%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.20%) ICMP
3 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.28%) HTTP
5 3 (2.46%) SMS
6 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 2 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) Intranet
7 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) JIRA
2 8 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.74%) NUnit
4 6 (4.92%) Android Studio
5 5 (4.10%) MSTest
6 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.28%) Xcode
7 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.64%) Subversion
9 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.82%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.82%) Maven
9 1 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.82%) SCons
9 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (11.48%) Electronics
2 13 (10.66%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.08%) .NET
2 47 (38.52%) HTML
3 46 (37.70%) ASP.NET
4 28 (22.95%) CSS
5 24 (19.67%) HTML5
6 22 (18.03%) WCF
7 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (13.11%) XML
9 15 (12.30%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (10.66%) CSS3
10 13 (10.66%) WPF
10 13 (10.66%) jQuery
11 12 (9.84%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.02%) REST
13 9 (7.38%) LINQ
14 8 (6.56%) Web Services
15 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (4.92%) XSLT
15 6 (4.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.74%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.92%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.10%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) CUDA
6 3 (2.46%) Statistics
7 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.64%) Social Network
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.64%) Social Media
7 2 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.64%) Clustering
7 2 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) Handset
8 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) Windows
2 23 (18.85%) Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Android
4 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.46%) UNIX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Software Engineering
2 43 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.77%) MVC
4 27 (22.13%) Scrum
5 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
6 18 (14.75%) OO
7 14 (11.48%) TDD
8 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.20%) Mobile Development
10 10 (8.20%) Web Design
11 7 (5.74%) OOD
11 7 (5.74%) Regression Testing
12 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (4.92%) Android Development
13 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.28%) Refactoring
14 4 (3.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) C#
2 42 (34.43%) Python
3 41 (33.61%) C++
4 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 27 (22.13%) SQL
6 26 (21.31%) C
7 19 (15.57%) Java
8 10 (8.20%) Perl
9 9 (7.38%) XAML
10 8 (6.56%) MATLAB
11 6 (4.92%) PHP
12 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.46%) VB
13 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.46%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.46%) F#
14 2 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.64%) GLSL
14 2 (1.64%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 61 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Perforce
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) Google
4 4 (3.28%) Facebook
4 4 (3.28%) Sencha
5 1 (0.82%) Symbian
5 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.82%) Coverity
5 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
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