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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 56 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 51 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.62% 2.10% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.22% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 31
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 63 (55.75%) HTML
2 61 (53.98%) .NET
3 60 (53.10%) C#
4 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
5 51 (45.13%) SQL Server
6 47 (41.59%) Degree
7 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
8 38 (33.63%) CSS
9 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (30.09%) HTML5
10 32 (28.32%) MVC
11 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (24.78%) SQL
12 28 (24.78%) C++
13 23 (20.35%) Python
13 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
13 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
14 19 (16.81%) WCF
14 19 (16.81%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (16.81%) Linux
14 19 (16.81%) Java
14 19 (16.81%) Oracle
15 18 (15.93%) Scrum
16 15 (13.27%) OOD
16 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.39%) jQuery
17 14 (12.39%) OO
17 14 (12.39%) XML
17 14 (12.39%) XSD
17 14 (12.39%) XSLT

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (9.73%) Node.js
1 11 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.65%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Maya
2 1 (0.88%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.88%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.19%) Internet
3 6 (5.31%) ICMP
4 5 (4.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.65%) SMS
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
7 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (45.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) Selenium
2 5 (4.42%) PhantomJS
3 4 (3.54%) Maven
3 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.65%) NUnit
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.77%) Xcode
5 2 (1.77%) MSTest
5 2 (1.77%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.75%) HTML
2 61 (53.98%) .NET
3 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
4 38 (33.63%) CSS
5 34 (30.09%) HTML5
6 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (16.81%) KnockoutJS
7 19 (16.81%) WCF
8 14 (12.39%) XML
8 14 (12.39%) XSD
8 14 (12.39%) XSLT
8 14 (12.39%) jQuery
9 12 (10.62%) Web Services
10 11 (9.73%) WPF
11 10 (8.85%) CSS3
11 10 (8.85%) AngularJS
12 8 (7.08%) REST
13 7 (6.19%) SignalR
13 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (6.19%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.19%) Social Network
2 7 (6.19%) Visualisation
2 7 (6.19%) Social Media
2 7 (6.19%) Clustering
2 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.42%) User Experience
4 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.54%) CUDA
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.65%) Statistics
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Xbox
7 1 (0.88%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.81%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Android
4 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.77%) UNIX
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) MVC
3 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.93%) Scrum
5 15 (13.27%) OOD
5 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.39%) OO
7 12 (10.62%) SDLC
8 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.08%) Analytics
11 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.31%) TDD
12 5 (4.42%) OOP
12 5 (4.42%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.42%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.54%) Mobile Development
13 4 (3.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.54%) Kanban
13 4 (3.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) C#
2 44 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (24.78%) C++
3 28 (24.78%) SQL
4 23 (20.35%) Python
5 19 (16.81%) Java
6 12 (10.62%) C
7 9 (7.96%) Perl
7 9 (7.96%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.65%) VB
9 3 (2.65%) F#
10 2 (1.77%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.77%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.77%) XAML
10 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) Lua
11 1 (0.88%) GLSL
11 1 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.96%) Perforce
4 4 (3.54%) Google
4 4 (3.54%) Sencha
4 4 (3.54%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.88%) Symbian
5 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
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