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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 94 83 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 13 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 1.68% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 9
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,900 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
1215 1393 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 97.75% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1179 1530
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 27 May 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (78.26%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 17 (73.91%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SDLC
4 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 9 (39.13%) OO
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) OOP
7 7 (30.43%) Perl
7 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
10 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) HTML
10 4 (17.39%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) Apache
11 3 (13.04%) JIRA
11 3 (13.04%) Perforce
11 3 (13.04%) Scrum
11 3 (13.04%) Web Services
11 3 (13.04%) Internet
11 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 3 (13.04%) Internet of Things
12 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.70%) Secure Coding

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 4 (17.39%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Internet of Things
3 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) SDLC
3 9 (39.13%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) OOP
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.70%) Secure Coding
10 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
10 1 (4.35%) MVC
10 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Perforce
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle