The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 87 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.91% 2.06% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.14% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1913 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.70% 96.03% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1675 1697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Programmer
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) OO
4 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.77%) Mathematics
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
5 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
6 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 11 (21.15%) Java
8 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.23%) MVC
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (17.31%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) CSS
12 7 (13.46%) MySQL
12 7 (13.46%) Windows
12 7 (13.46%) C++
13 6 (11.54%) Ajax
13 6 (11.54%) Subversion
13 6 (11.54%) Perl
13 6 (11.54%) PHP
13 6 (11.54%) Analytics
14 5 (9.62%) HTML5
14 5 (9.62%) Android

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) WordPress
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) Wireless
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.92%) IPsec
3 1 (1.92%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.00%) HTML
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
6 6 (11.54%) Ajax
7 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 4 (7.69%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) XML
9 3 (5.77%) J2EE
9 3 (5.77%) Symfony
9 3 (5.77%) CakePHP
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) XHTML
9 3 (5.77%) CGI
9 3 (5.77%) Laravel
10 2 (3.85%) Lucene
10 2 (3.85%) Web Services
11 1 (1.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Statistics
4 3 (5.77%) Physics
5 2 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Firmware
6 1 (1.92%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Solaris
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.77%) OO
3 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) Biostatistics
8 3 (5.77%) OOP
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) OOD
8 3 (5.77%) Revenue Management
8 3 (5.77%) Clinical Data Management
9 2 (3.85%) Android Development
9 2 (3.85%) BDD
9 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C#
2 21 (40.38%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 6 (11.54%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) PHP
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.77%) Python
9 2 (3.85%) VBScript
9 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.85%) GLSL
10 1 (1.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.92%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) Sun
3 3 (5.77%) Zend
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) DevExpress