The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 91 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 47 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 2.23% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.38% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 40
Average salary £40,150 £40,000 £34,460
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.37% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2353 2223 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.30% 93.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1917 2341
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 -3 30 £42,500 +6.25%
Peterborough +11 16 £40,150 +5.65%
St Neots - 2 £29,750 -
Huntingdon - 2 £29,750 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (41.94%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) SQL
3 33 (35.48%) C#
4 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
5 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
6 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 20 (21.51%) Degree
8 18 (19.35%) Java
8 18 (19.35%) MySQL
8 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.28%) MVC
9 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (17.20%) CSS
11 15 (16.13%) HTML
12 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
13 13 (13.98%) Finance
13 13 (13.98%) TDD
14 12 (12.90%) C++
14 12 (12.90%) Python
14 12 (12.90%) WCF
15 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
16 10 (10.75%) OO
16 10 (10.75%) XML
16 10 (10.75%) Ajax
16 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
17 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
17 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
17 9 (9.68%) Subversion
18 8 (8.60%) Spring

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (5.38%) WordPress
1 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.30%) SAS
2 4 (4.30%) Mule
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Internet
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) NGN
3 1 (1.08%) IPsec
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) SNMP
3 1 (1.08%) SMTP
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.35%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.68%) Subversion
2 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.23%) Maven
4 3 (3.23%) NUnit
4 3 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Publishing
4 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.94%) .NET
2 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (17.20%) CSS
5 15 (16.13%) HTML
6 12 (12.90%) WCF
7 10 (10.75%) XML
7 10 (10.75%) Ajax
8 8 (8.60%) Spring
8 8 (8.60%) J2EE
8 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (7.53%) LINQ
10 6 (6.45%) jQuery
10 6 (6.45%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (5.38%) HTML5
11 5 (5.38%) Laravel
11 5 (5.38%) WPF
11 5 (5.38%) Symfony
11 5 (5.38%) CakePHP
11 5 (5.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.38%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.38%) Biology
3 5 (5.38%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (4.30%) AS400
4 4 (4.30%) Statistics
5 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.08%) Physics
6 1 (1.08%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
1 6 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
2 17 (18.28%) MVC
3 13 (13.98%) TDD
4 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.75%) OO
5 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.60%) Pair Programming
6 8 (8.60%) Scrum
6 8 (8.60%) SOA
6 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.60%) BDD
7 7 (7.53%) Analytics
8 6 (6.45%) UML
9 5 (5.38%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (5.38%) Web Development
9 5 (5.38%) OOP
9 5 (5.38%) CRM
10 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.30%) Data Management
11 3 (3.23%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 33 (35.48%) C#
3 24 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.35%) Java
5 12 (12.90%) C++
5 12 (12.90%) Python
6 8 (8.60%) Perl
7 7 (7.53%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 6 (6.45%) C
9 4 (4.30%) RPG
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
9 4 (4.30%) RPG IV
10 3 (3.23%) GLSL
10 3 (3.23%) MAXScript
10 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.08%) LINC
12 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) JBoss
3 6 (6.45%) Unisys
4 5 (5.38%) Zend
5 1 (1.08%) VMware