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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 105 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.37% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
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
1445 1562 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.85% 96.78% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1247 1199
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Perforce
5 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Flex
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
7 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Apache Flex
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Perforce