The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 94 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 12 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.62% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.64% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 21
Median salary £34,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
1101 1407 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.83% 97.37% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1109 1252
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Degree
3 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) Perl
5 14 (63.64%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) Informatics
6 12 (54.55%) Bioinformatics
7 9 (40.91%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) OOP
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) Ext JS
9 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
9 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 3 (13.64%) D3.js
9 3 (13.64%) User Experience
10 2 (9.09%) Google
10 2 (9.09%) GoogleTest
10 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (9.09%) Apache
10 2 (9.09%) STL
10 2 (9.09%) Linux
10 2 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (9.09%) C++
10 2 (9.09%) PHP

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) D3.js
1 3 (13.64%) Ext JS
2 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) STL
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (54.55%) Informatics
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) OOP
3 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Google
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