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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 86 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 17 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
1312 1712 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.46% 94.80% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1333 1300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (85.29%) Degree
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) Python
4 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
5 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) SDLC
8 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 10 (29.41%) QA
8 10 (29.41%) XML
9 9 (26.47%) Perforce
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
9 9 (26.47%) JIRA
10 8 (23.53%) Apache Flex
10 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 8 (23.53%) OO
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) Windows
11 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
12 6 (17.65%) ICMP
12 6 (17.65%) C
13 5 (14.71%) Maven
13 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
13 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
14 4 (11.76%) C#
14 4 (11.76%) .NET

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
1 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) ICMP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) PhantomJS
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) Apache Flex
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
6 2 (5.88%) WPF
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.88%) D3.js
6 2 (5.88%) SignalR
6 2 (5.88%) ServiceStack
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Social Network
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
3 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) OO
7 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.88%) Analytics
10 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
11 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) Python
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) C
5 4 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (85.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Perforce
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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