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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 90 84 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 10 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.86% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.92% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 7
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,200 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
1125 1408 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.40% 97.04% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1187 1398
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Degree
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) SDLC
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) OOP
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) C++
8 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
9 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
10 5 (22.73%) Python
11 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) QA
12 3 (13.64%) HTML
12 3 (13.64%) PHP
12 3 (13.64%) XML
12 3 (13.64%) REST
13 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
13 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
13 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 2 (9.09%) Unix
13 2 (9.09%) Perforce
13 2 (9.09%) Scrum
13 2 (9.09%) J2EE

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 6 (27.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) OOP
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 5 (22.73%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Perforce