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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 59 50 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 41 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.51% 4.46% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 4.63% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1130 1405 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.66% 96.50% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1246 1354
Median salary £43,250 £43,900 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.48% +7.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (49.37%) Java
2 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
3 30 (37.97%) C#
3 30 (37.97%) C++
4 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
5 27 (34.18%) Python
6 24 (30.38%) .NET
7 23 (29.11%) HTML
7 23 (29.11%) Degree
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
9 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
10 20 (25.32%) OO
10 20 (25.32%) Linux
10 20 (25.32%) MVC
11 19 (24.05%) CSS
11 19 (24.05%) SQL
12 18 (22.78%) SDLC
13 17 (21.52%) OOP
13 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
15 13 (16.46%) HTML5
16 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
16 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
16 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
16 12 (15.19%) Perl
17 10 (12.66%) Android
17 10 (12.66%) Windows
18 9 (11.39%) Web Services
18 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (7.59%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) IPv4
2 3 (3.80%) IPv6
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.27%) MSTest
4 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
1 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 19 (24.05%) CSS
4 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
5 13 (16.46%) HTML5
6 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (11.39%) REST
7 9 (11.39%) Web Services
8 8 (10.13%) XSD
9 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.86%) CSS3
10 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.33%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) PhoneGap
10 5 (6.33%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (6.33%) WCF
10 5 (6.33%) XML
11 4 (5.06%) SOAP
11 4 (5.06%) WSDL
11 4 (5.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Mathematics
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Internet of Things
3 5 (6.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.80%) Telematics
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.53%) Informatics
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.66%) Android
3 10 (12.66%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.32%) MVC
2 20 (25.32%) OO
3 18 (22.78%) SDLC
4 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.52%) OOP
5 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
5 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.86%) Computer Vision
6 7 (8.86%) Image Processing
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.33%) TDD
8 4 (5.06%) Full Text Search
8 4 (5.06%) OOD
8 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Machine Learning
9 3 (3.80%) Market Research
10 2 (2.53%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Java
2 30 (37.97%) C#
2 30 (37.97%) C++
3 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (34.18%) Python
5 19 (24.05%) SQL
6 12 (15.19%) Perl
7 8 (10.13%) PHP
8 7 (8.86%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.80%) Ruby
12 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.27%) R
13 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.53%) Google
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