The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 88 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 19 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 0.060% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.062% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 12
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Software 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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 27 March 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 29 (96.67%) Degree
2 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (86.67%) Python
4 17 (56.67%) C
5 16 (53.33%) C++
6 14 (46.67%) QA
6 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 14 (46.67%) Linux
7 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Electronics
8 11 (36.67%) Scrum
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
9 10 (33.33%) HTML
10 9 (30.00%) XML
10 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
12 7 (23.33%) ICMP
12 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (23.33%) Perforce
12 7 (23.33%) Perl
12 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) JIRA
13 4 (13.33%) TDD
13 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
14 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 2 (6.67%) PHP
15 2 (6.67%) XSL
15 2 (6.67%) Java
15 2 (6.67%) Wireless
15 2 (6.67%) Multimedia

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (23.33%) ICMP
2 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 12 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) XSL
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (3.33%) UML
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.33%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) C
3 16 (53.33%) C++
4 8 (26.67%) MATLAB
5 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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