The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 96 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 - £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Senior 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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Cambridge region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 8 (47.06%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Perforce
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) QA
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) WPF
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Java

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Commerce Server
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.88%) LESS
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
1 8 (47.06%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) XAML
6 1 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft