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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 77 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 39 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.13% 1.97% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.10% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 18
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £75,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 19 (30.65%) SQL
5 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
6 16 (25.81%) HTML
6 16 (25.81%) Java
7 13 (20.97%) CSS
7 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
8 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (19.35%) MVC
9 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (17.74%) Ajax
10 10 (16.13%) C++
10 10 (16.13%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) Python
11 9 (14.52%) MySQL
11 9 (14.52%) Degree
11 9 (14.52%) WCF
11 9 (14.52%) LINQ
11 9 (14.52%) Android
11 9 (14.52%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (14.52%) Retail
11 9 (14.52%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
12 8 (12.90%) Subversion
12 8 (12.90%) TDD
12 8 (12.90%) WPF

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) WordPress
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) SNMP
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) IPsec
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.90%) Subversion
3 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Ant
5 2 (3.23%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Publishing
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.81%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.74%) Ajax
7 9 (14.52%) WCF
7 9 (14.52%) LINQ
7 9 (14.52%) LINQ to SQL
8 8 (12.90%) WPF
9 6 (9.68%) Symfony
9 6 (9.68%) CakePHP
9 6 (9.68%) jQuery
9 6 (9.68%) HTML5
9 6 (9.68%) Laravel
9 6 (9.68%) XHTML
10 4 (6.45%) XML
10 4 (6.45%) SOAP
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Android
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.35%) MVC
3 8 (12.90%) CRM
3 8 (12.90%) Web Development
3 8 (12.90%) TDD
4 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
4 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.29%) BDD
5 6 (9.68%) OOP
5 6 (9.68%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.06%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.23%) Revenue Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Development
8 2 (3.23%) Content Management
8 2 (3.23%) Analytics
9 1 (1.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Java
5 10 (16.13%) C++
5 10 (16.13%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) MAXScript
7 5 (8.06%) GLSL
8 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.84%) Perl
10 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Zend
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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