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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 62 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 77 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.60% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 1.79% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 37 38
Average salary £42,250 £41,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
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
2070 2351 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.91% 95.41% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 1966 2241
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +45 68 £42,500 -1.16% 13
Peterborough -11 5 £40,000 -9.09% 1
St Neots -2 2 £22,500 -21.05%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 65 (47.10%) C#
1 65 (47.10%) Degree
2 61 (44.20%) .NET
3 58 (42.03%) Software Engineering
4 52 (37.68%) HTML
5 51 (36.96%) ASP.NET
5 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (34.06%) C++
7 46 (33.33%) Python
8 45 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
10 34 (24.64%) CSS
10 34 (24.64%) MVC
11 31 (22.46%) Computer Science
12 30 (21.74%) SQL
13 27 (19.57%) Java
13 27 (19.57%) Windows
14 26 (18.84%) C
14 26 (18.84%) WCF
15 25 (18.12%) Scrum
16 22 (15.94%) Linux
17 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (15.22%) HTML5
18 20 (14.49%) OO
19 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
19 18 (13.04%) QA
19 18 (13.04%) XML
19 18 (13.04%) Finance
20 17 (12.32%) jQuery
21 16 (11.59%) Android

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (2.17%) Node.js
2 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Drupal
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) 3ds Max
2 4 (2.90%) Blender
2 4 (2.90%) Maya
3 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.52%) ICMP
3 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.90%) HTTP
5 3 (2.17%) SMS
6 2 (1.45%) Wireless
6 2 (1.45%) SSL
7 1 (0.72%) Intranet
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Eclipse
1 10 (7.25%) JIRA
2 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) NUnit
2 6 (4.35%) Android Studio
3 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) Xcode
4 4 (2.90%) MSTest
5 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.72%) JMeter
6 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.72%) SCons
6 1 (0.72%) GoogleTest
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Electronics
3 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (44.20%) .NET
2 52 (37.68%) HTML
3 51 (36.96%) ASP.NET
4 34 (24.64%) CSS
5 26 (18.84%) WCF
6 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (15.22%) HTML5
7 18 (13.04%) XML
8 17 (12.32%) jQuery
9 14 (10.14%) WPF
9 14 (10.14%) CSS3
10 12 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.97%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (7.25%) REST
13 9 (6.52%) Web Services
14 8 (5.80%) LINQ
15 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (2.90%) OpenGL ES
16 4 (2.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.62%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.62%) User Experience
5 4 (2.90%) CUDA
5 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.17%) Statistics
7 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.72%) RIA
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Windows
2 22 (15.94%) Linux
3 16 (11.59%) Android
4 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Software Engineering
2 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.64%) MVC
4 25 (18.12%) Scrum
5 20 (14.49%) OO
6 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 15 (10.87%) TDD
8 13 (9.42%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (9.42%) Mobile Development
9 12 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.25%) Web Design
11 8 (5.80%) Regression Testing
12 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
12 6 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (4.35%) Android Development
12 6 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.62%) MVVM
13 5 (3.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.10%) C#
2 47 (34.06%) C++
3 46 (33.33%) Python
4 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 30 (21.74%) SQL
6 27 (19.57%) Java
7 26 (18.84%) C
8 10 (7.25%) Perl
9 9 (6.52%) XAML
10 8 (5.80%) MATLAB
11 7 (5.07%) PHP
12 6 (4.35%) GLSL
13 3 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (2.17%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.17%) VB
14 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 65 (47.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Perforce
2 7 (5.07%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.90%) Google
5 3 (2.17%) Sencha
5 3 (2.17%) Facebook
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.72%) Coverity
6 1 (0.72%) Symbian
6 1 (0.72%) Unisys
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
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