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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 65 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.06% 1.66% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.76% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 38
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
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 £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 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 54 (50.00%) C#
1 54 (50.00%) HTML
1 54 (50.00%) .NET
2 51 (47.22%) Degree
3 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
4 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
5 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
6 31 (28.70%) CSS
6 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 30 (27.78%) C++
7 30 (27.78%) HTML5
8 28 (25.93%) SQL
8 28 (25.93%) Python
9 27 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 25 (23.15%) MVC
11 21 (19.44%) Linux
11 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (16.67%) C
12 18 (16.67%) Scrum
13 17 (15.74%) Java
13 17 (15.74%) Test Automation
13 17 (15.74%) WCF
14 15 (13.89%) QA
14 15 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (13.89%) Oracle
14 15 (13.89%) XML
15 14 (12.96%) Windows
16 13 (12.04%) OO
17 12 (11.11%) OOD

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (8.33%) Node.js
2 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.85%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Drupal
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) ICMP
3 5 (4.63%) Internet
4 4 (3.70%) HTTP
5 3 (2.78%) SMS
6 2 (1.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) JIRA
2 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.63%) Android Studio
3 4 (3.70%) NUnit
4 3 (2.78%) Xcode
4 3 (2.78%) Selenium
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.78%) MSTest
4 3 (2.78%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.00%) HTML
1 54 (50.00%) .NET
2 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
3 31 (28.70%) CSS
4 30 (27.78%) HTML5
5 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (15.74%) WCF
7 15 (13.89%) XML
7 15 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (10.19%) CSS3
8 11 (10.19%) XSD
8 11 (10.19%) XSLT
8 11 (10.19%) WPF
9 10 (9.26%) jQuery
10 9 (8.33%) Web Services
11 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.41%) REST
12 7 (6.48%) LINQ
13 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.63%) Clustering
3 5 (4.63%) Social Network
3 5 (4.63%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.63%) Social Media
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.63%) User Experience
4 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.70%) CUDA
4 4 (3.70%) Statistics
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Handset
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) Linux
2 14 (12.96%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Android
4 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.85%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 25 (23.15%) MVC
4 18 (16.67%) Scrum
5 17 (15.74%) Test Automation
6 13 (12.04%) OO
7 12 (11.11%) OOD
8 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.19%) SDLC
9 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.56%) Analytics
10 6 (5.56%) TDD
10 6 (5.56%) Mobile Development
11 5 (4.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.63%) Android Development
12 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.70%) Multithreading
12 4 (3.70%) Kanban
12 4 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.00%) C#
2 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.78%) C++
4 28 (25.93%) SQL
4 28 (25.93%) Python
5 18 (16.67%) C
6 17 (15.74%) Java
7 9 (8.33%) Perl
8 7 (6.48%) PHP
9 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.70%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.70%) XAML
10 3 (2.78%) F#
10 3 (2.78%) VB
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.85%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.93%) Lua
Qualifications
1 51 (47.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Perforce
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Google
4 4 (3.70%) Sencha
4 4 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Symbian
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
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