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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 108 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 9 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 1.45% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 10
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
4 12 (41.38%) OO
4 12 (41.38%) Apache Flex
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Scrum
7 7 (24.14%) Python
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) Perl
7 7 (24.14%) Maven
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Perforce
7 7 (24.14%) QA
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 7 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (24.14%) SDLC
7 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
9 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.79%) Internet
11 3 (10.34%) CSS
11 3 (10.34%) JavaScript

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
1 2 (6.90%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
1 7 (24.14%) Maven
1 7 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.90%) PhantomJS
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Apache Flex
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.90%) D3.js
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceStack
6 2 (6.90%) SignalR
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (6.90%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) GWT
7 1 (3.45%) LESS
7 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Social Network
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) OO
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Document Management
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
2 7 (24.14%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Perforce