The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 68 79 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 59 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.60% 2.58% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.68% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 30
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2155 2015 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.10% 96.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1668 2189
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +27 50 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Peterborough -22 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
2 39 (42.86%) Degree
2 39 (42.86%) C#
2 39 (42.86%) .NET
3 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (36.26%) C++
5 32 (35.16%) Python
6 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
7 27 (29.67%) Java
8 25 (27.47%) HTML
9 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.88%) MVC
11 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
11 18 (19.78%) CSS
11 18 (19.78%) WCF
12 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.68%) Windows
13 14 (15.38%) Scrum
13 14 (15.38%) Finance
13 14 (15.38%) Android
14 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 13 (14.29%) SQL
15 12 (13.19%) Linux
15 12 (13.19%) 3D Graphics
16 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
16 11 (12.09%) OO
16 11 (12.09%) TDD
16 11 (12.09%) 3ds Max
16 11 (12.09%) WPF
16 11 (12.09%) 3D Modelling

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) Mule
3 2 (2.20%) Node.js
4 1 (1.10%) WildFly
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) 3ds Max
2 4 (4.40%) Blender
2 4 (4.40%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
1 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.40%) ICMP
2 2 (2.20%) Wireless
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.49%) Subversion
5 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.40%) NUnit
6 2 (2.20%) Hudson
6 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.20%) MSTest
7 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.10%) Mockito
7 1 (1.10%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Xcode
7 1 (1.10%) TestNG
7 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) .NET
2 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET
3 25 (27.47%) HTML
4 18 (19.78%) CSS
4 18 (19.78%) WCF
5 11 (12.09%) WPF
6 10 (10.99%) jQuery
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.89%) HTML5
8 8 (8.79%) CSS3
9 7 (7.69%) XML
10 6 (6.59%) LINQ
10 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.49%) OpenGL
12 4 (4.40%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (4.40%) REST
12 4 (4.40%) RESTful
12 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.40%) Spring
12 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.19%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) RIA
5 1 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Android
3 12 (13.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.88%) MVC
4 14 (15.38%) Scrum
5 11 (12.09%) TDD
5 11 (12.09%) OO
5 11 (12.09%) 3D Modelling
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.59%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Web Design
10 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.49%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.49%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.40%) MVVM
11 4 (4.40%) Refactoring
11 4 (4.40%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) C#
2 33 (36.26%) C++
3 32 (35.16%) Python
4 27 (29.67%) Java
5 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.29%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) GLSL
8 9 (9.89%) C
9 7 (7.69%) MAXScript
10 6 (6.59%) Perl
11 5 (5.49%) XAML
12 3 (3.30%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.30%) PHP
12 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.20%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Perforce
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Zend
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