The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 62 60 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 49 66 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.66% 4.45% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.53% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 28
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1291 1458 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.49% 98.31% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 1231 1502
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 59 (55.66%) HTML
2 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.11%) C#
3 51 (48.11%) .NET
3 51 (48.11%) ASP.NET
4 48 (45.28%) CSS
5 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
5 42 (39.62%) MVC
6 35 (33.02%) HTML5
7 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
8 32 (30.19%) jQuery
9 31 (29.25%) Degree
9 31 (29.25%) Python
9 31 (29.25%) Java
10 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
11 22 (20.75%) CSS3
11 22 (20.75%) SDLC
12 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
13 19 (17.92%) C++
13 19 (17.92%) OOP
13 19 (17.92%) OO
14 18 (16.98%) REST
15 17 (16.04%) Oracle
15 17 (16.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (16.04%) Scrum
16 16 (15.09%) Web Services
16 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (14.15%) Perl

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Documentum
4 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) SSL
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 5 (4.72%) Text Mining
5 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.72%) Moq
2 5 (4.72%) NUnit
2 5 (4.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (2.83%) JIRA
3 3 (2.83%) Subversion
4 2 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.94%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.94%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (16.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (55.66%) HTML
2 51 (48.11%) .NET
2 51 (48.11%) ASP.NET
3 48 (45.28%) CSS
4 35 (33.02%) HTML5
5 32 (30.19%) jQuery
6 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
6 30 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (20.75%) CSS3
8 18 (16.98%) REST
9 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (15.09%) Web Services
10 13 (12.26%) WCF
11 12 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (9.43%) Django
14 9 (8.49%) Backbone.js
14 9 (8.49%) XSD
14 9 (8.49%) XSLT
15 8 (7.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.60%) Life Science
2 7 (6.60%) User Experience
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.77%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.83%) NHS
7 2 (1.89%) Biology
7 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Social Network
8 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.66%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.94%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (39.62%) MVC
3 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
4 22 (20.75%) SDLC
5 19 (17.92%) OO
5 19 (17.92%) OOP
6 17 (16.04%) Scrum
7 13 (12.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (12.26%) Web Development
8 12 (11.32%) Mobile Development
8 12 (11.32%) Process Improvement
9 11 (10.38%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (10.38%) Web Design
10 9 (8.49%) OOD
11 8 (7.55%) TDD
11 8 (7.55%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.77%) iOS Development
14 3 (2.83%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (48.11%) C#
3 31 (29.25%) Java
3 31 (29.25%) Python
4 19 (17.92%) C++
5 15 (14.15%) Perl
6 12 (11.32%) SQL
7 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.83%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.89%) C
8 2 (1.89%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.89%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) R
9 1 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) Google
4 3 (2.83%) Perforce
5 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.94%) QNX