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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 97 95 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.83% 1.77% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.84% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 33
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,952 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
2391 2070 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.96% 96.55% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1656 2286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +14 31 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Peterborough -16 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (45.74%) C#
1 43 (45.74%) .NET
2 33 (35.11%) Software Engineering
2 33 (35.11%) Java
3 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (32.98%) ASP.NET
4 30 (31.91%) C++
4 30 (31.91%) Python
5 27 (28.72%) Degree
6 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
7 24 (25.53%) HTML
8 20 (21.28%) CSS
8 20 (21.28%) MVC
9 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
9 19 (20.21%) WCF
10 18 (19.15%) SQL
11 17 (18.09%) Finance
12 16 (17.02%) 3D Graphics
12 16 (17.02%) Android
13 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
14 14 (14.89%) 3D Modelling
14 14 (14.89%) 3ds Max
14 14 (14.89%) GLSL
15 13 (13.83%) WPF
15 13 (13.83%) jQuery
15 13 (13.83%) Eclipse
15 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
16 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.77%) TDD

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) JBoss
3 3 (3.19%) Mule
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) WildFly
5 1 (1.06%) WordPress
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) 3ds Max
2 4 (4.26%) Blender
2 4 (4.26%) Maya
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.19%) ICMP
2 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.06%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.83%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Maven
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.19%) Ant
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Hudson
6 1 (1.06%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) Mockito
6 1 (1.06%) NUnit
6 1 (1.06%) TestNG
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) .NET
2 31 (32.98%) ASP.NET
3 24 (25.53%) HTML
4 20 (21.28%) CSS
5 19 (20.21%) WCF
6 13 (13.83%) WPF
6 13 (13.83%) jQuery
7 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.51%) LINQ
8 8 (8.51%) XML
8 8 (8.51%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (7.45%) Spring
10 6 (6.38%) Ajax
10 6 (6.38%) OpenGL
10 6 (6.38%) HTML5
10 6 (6.38%) CSS3
11 4 (4.26%) OpenGL ES
11 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (10.64%) Smartphone
2 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Biology
5 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.06%) RIA
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Android
2 12 (12.77%) Windows
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Software Engineering
2 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) MVC
4 14 (14.89%) 3D Modelling
5 12 (12.77%) TDD
6 9 (9.57%) Scrum
6 9 (9.57%) OO
7 8 (8.51%) CRM
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.26%) Web Design
11 4 (4.26%) SOA
11 4 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (4.26%) Document Management
11 4 (4.26%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) C#
2 33 (35.11%) Java
3 30 (31.91%) C++
3 30 (31.91%) Python
4 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.15%) SQL
6 14 (14.89%) GLSL
7 10 (10.64%) MAXScript
8 7 (7.45%) C
8 7 (7.45%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) PHP
9 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.13%) XAML
11 1 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Perforce
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Zend
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