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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 91 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.57% 2.17% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.33% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 26
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.56% 93.00% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1355 1518
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 23 (39.66%) C#
4 21 (36.21%) SQL
5 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (24.14%) HTML
8 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.41%) MVC
9 13 (22.41%) Java
9 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (18.97%) CSS
11 10 (17.24%) OO
11 10 (17.24%) Ajax
11 10 (17.24%) Degree
12 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.52%) TDD
12 9 (15.52%) MySQL
13 8 (13.79%) Pair Programming
13 8 (13.79%) Retail
13 8 (13.79%) Scrum
13 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.79%) BDD
13 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (10.34%) Finance
14 6 (10.34%) XML
14 6 (10.34%) C++
14 6 (10.34%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.62%) WordPress
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
3 1 (1.72%) SMTP
3 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Publishing
4 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.45%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (24.14%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (18.97%) CSS
6 10 (17.24%) Ajax
7 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (10.34%) jQuery
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) XHTML
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 5 (8.62%) Laravel
9 5 (8.62%) WCF
9 5 (8.62%) WPF
9 5 (8.62%) Symfony
9 5 (8.62%) CakePHP
9 5 (8.62%) LINQ
9 5 (8.62%) HTML5
9 5 (8.62%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Firmware
5 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
1 5 (8.62%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.41%) MVC
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Pair Programming
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.79%) BDD
6 5 (8.62%) OOP
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) Data Management
7 3 (5.17%) Biostatistics
7 3 (5.17%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (3.45%) Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Revenue Management
8 2 (3.45%) Clinical Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) Validation
9 1 (1.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) C++
5 6 (10.34%) PHP
5 6 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.17%) GLSL
6 3 (5.17%) MAXScript
7 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) VB6
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Zend
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) VMware