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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 55 104 74
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 56 17 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.87% 0.96% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 1.02% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 16 47
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1379 1663 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.23% 94.06% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1373 1452
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (49.58%) Degree
2 56 (47.06%) C#
2 56 (47.06%) .NET
3 51 (42.86%) HTML
4 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET
5 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
7 38 (31.93%) C++
8 37 (31.09%) Python
9 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
10 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 30 (25.21%) CSS
13 29 (24.37%) SQL
13 29 (24.37%) HTML5
14 26 (21.85%) MVC
15 24 (20.17%) C
16 22 (18.49%) Linux
16 22 (18.49%) Scrum
17 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (16.81%) WCF
18 20 (16.81%) Windows
19 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
20 16 (13.45%) Java
20 16 (13.45%) QA
21 15 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
21 15 (12.61%) OO
21 15 (12.61%) XML
22 13 (10.92%) CSS3
22 13 (10.92%) Mentoring

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (6.72%) Node.js
2 6 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
3 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.56%) ICMP
3 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 4 (3.36%) Internet
4 3 (2.52%) SMS
4 3 (2.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) JIRA
2 7 (5.88%) NUnit
3 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.04%) Android Studio
4 5 (4.20%) MSTest
5 4 (3.36%) Xcode
6 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.68%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.68%) Selenium
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.84%) SCons
8 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Electronics
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) .NET
2 51 (42.86%) HTML
3 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET
4 30 (25.21%) CSS
5 29 (24.37%) HTML5
6 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (16.81%) WCF
8 15 (12.61%) XML
8 15 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (10.92%) CSS3
9 13 (10.92%) WPF
10 11 (9.24%) jQuery
11 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.56%) REST
12 9 (7.56%) LINQ
12 9 (7.56%) Web Services
12 9 (7.56%) XSD
12 9 (7.56%) XSLT
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (5.04%) User Experience
5 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.36%) Clustering
6 4 (3.36%) Statistics
6 4 (3.36%) Social Network
6 4 (3.36%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.36%) CUDA
6 4 (3.36%) Social Media
7 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.84%) Handset
9 1 (0.84%) Physics
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Windows
3 10 (8.40%) Android
4 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.52%) UNIX
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) Software Engineering
2 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.85%) MVC
4 22 (18.49%) Scrum
5 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.61%) OO
7 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.24%) SDLC
9 10 (8.40%) OOD
9 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.56%) TDD
11 8 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (6.72%) Mobile Development
12 6 (5.04%) Android Development
12 6 (5.04%) Web Design
13 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.20%) Analytics
13 5 (4.20%) Test Strategy
14 4 (3.36%) iOS Development
14 4 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) C#
2 38 (31.93%) C++
3 37 (31.09%) Python
4 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
5 29 (24.37%) SQL
6 24 (20.17%) C
7 16 (13.45%) Java
8 10 (8.40%) Perl
9 8 (6.72%) MATLAB
10 7 (5.88%) XAML
11 6 (5.04%) PHP
12 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.52%) VB
13 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.52%) F#
13 3 (2.52%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.68%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.68%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (49.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Oracle
2 10 (8.40%) Perforce
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Google
4 4 (3.36%) Sencha
4 4 (3.36%) Facebook
5 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.84%) Symbian
5 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.84%) Coverity
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