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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 61 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 51 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.39% 3.15% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.26% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1457 1565 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.94% 96.78% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1249 1185
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 68 (56.67%) HTML
2 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (50.83%) .NET
3 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET
4 59 (49.17%) C#
5 56 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 55 (45.83%) CSS
7 53 (44.17%) MVC
8 47 (39.17%) SQL Server
9 41 (34.17%) Degree
10 38 (31.67%) jQuery
11 33 (27.50%) HTML5
12 31 (25.83%) AngularJS
12 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (24.17%) Software Engineering
14 28 (23.33%) Python
15 23 (19.17%) Web Services
16 22 (18.33%) Java
16 22 (18.33%) OO
17 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 20 (16.67%) Scrum
18 19 (15.83%) WCF
19 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (15.00%) C++
20 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
20 17 (14.17%) SDLC
20 17 (14.17%) CSS3
21 16 (13.33%) REST
21 16 (13.33%) QA
22 15 (12.50%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.67%) Drupal
2 2 (1.67%) Node.js
2 2 (1.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (5.83%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.50%) 3ds Max
2 3 (2.50%) Blender
2 3 (2.50%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) GitHub
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.50%) Text Mining
4 2 (1.67%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.67%) Moq
2 8 (6.67%) NUnit
2 8 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.00%) JIRA
3 6 (5.00%) Maven
3 6 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 2 (1.67%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.83%) Automotive
2 1 (0.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (56.67%) HTML
2 61 (50.83%) .NET
2 61 (50.83%) ASP.NET
3 55 (45.83%) CSS
4 38 (31.67%) jQuery
5 33 (27.50%) HTML5
6 31 (25.83%) AngularJS
6 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (19.17%) Web Services
8 19 (15.83%) WCF
9 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (14.17%) CSS3
10 17 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (13.33%) REST
12 13 (10.83%) Django
13 11 (9.17%) Apache Flex
13 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (8.33%) XSD
14 10 (8.33%) XSLT
15 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.17%) Life Science
5 3 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Biology
6 2 (1.67%) Clustering
6 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) Social Media
6 2 (1.67%) Social Network
6 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.17%) MVC
3 29 (24.17%) Software Engineering
4 22 (18.33%) OO
5 20 (16.67%) Scrum
6 17 (14.17%) SDLC
7 14 (11.67%) OOP
7 14 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 11 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (9.17%) Process Improvement
9 11 (9.17%) Web Design
10 10 (8.33%) OOD
10 10 (8.33%) TDD
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.50%) 3D Modelling
13 3 (2.50%) Front End Development
13 3 (2.50%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.17%) C#
2 56 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.33%) Python
4 22 (18.33%) Java
5 18 (15.00%) C++
6 13 (10.83%) SQL
7 10 (8.33%) Perl
8 9 (7.50%) PHP
9 3 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.50%) GLSL
10 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.67%) R
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) Perforce
4 3 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) QNX
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