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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 57 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 71 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.32% 2.19% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.29% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 47 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2010 2356 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.01% 95.35% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1867 1827
Average salary £43,250 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +26 51 £42,500 - 7
Peterborough -4 16 £35,837 +2.39%
Huntingdon -4 1 £20,000 -42.85%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (53.79%) .NET
2 72 (49.66%) C#
3 70 (48.28%) HTML
4 67 (46.21%) ASP.NET
5 66 (45.52%) SQL Server
5 66 (45.52%) Degree
6 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 44 (30.34%) SQL
7 44 (30.34%) CSS
8 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (25.52%) MVC
10 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (23.45%) HTML5
11 31 (21.38%) C++
12 24 (16.55%) Java
12 24 (16.55%) Computer Science
12 24 (16.55%) WCF
12 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
13 23 (15.86%) Python
14 20 (13.79%) SDLC
15 19 (13.10%) Linux
15 19 (13.10%) Oracle
15 19 (13.10%) XML
15 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
15 19 (13.10%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (12.41%) XSD
16 18 (12.41%) Web Services
16 18 (12.41%) OO
16 18 (12.41%) OOD
16 18 (12.41%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (7.59%) Node.js
1 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.76%) Mule ESB
3 4 (2.76%) Mule
4 3 (2.07%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Maya
2 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.69%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.83%) Internet
3 6 (4.14%) ICMP
4 5 (3.45%) HTTP
5 3 (2.07%) SMS
6 2 (1.38%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (45.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 5 (3.45%) Selenium
2 5 (3.45%) PhantomJS
3 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.76%) Maven
4 3 (2.07%) NUnit
4 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.38%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.38%) MSTest
5 2 (1.38%) Xcode
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (53.79%) .NET
2 70 (48.28%) HTML
3 67 (46.21%) ASP.NET
4 44 (30.34%) CSS
5 34 (23.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (23.45%) HTML5
6 24 (16.55%) WCF
7 19 (13.10%) XML
7 19 (13.10%) KnockoutJS
8 18 (12.41%) XSD
8 18 (12.41%) Web Services
9 15 (10.34%) WPF
9 15 (10.34%) jQuery
10 14 (9.66%) XSLT
11 11 (7.59%) CSS3
12 10 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.90%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.52%) REST
14 7 (4.83%) J2EE
14 7 (4.83%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.55%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.52%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.83%) Clustering
4 7 (4.83%) Social Network
4 7 (4.83%) Social Media
4 7 (4.83%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.45%) User Experience
6 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.76%) CUDA
6 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.07%) Statistics
7 3 (2.07%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Handset
9 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Linux
2 13 (8.97%) Windows
3 10 (6.90%) Android
4 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.38%) UNIX
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.52%) MVC
3 24 (16.55%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.79%) SDLC
5 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
6 18 (12.41%) OO
6 18 (12.41%) OOD
6 18 (12.41%) Scrum
7 15 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 11 (7.59%) TDD
8 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.52%) Analytics
9 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.52%) UML
10 6 (4.14%) Web Development
10 6 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.45%) OOP
11 5 (3.45%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.45%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.66%) C#
2 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.34%) SQL
4 31 (21.38%) C++
5 24 (16.55%) Java
6 23 (15.86%) Python
7 13 (8.97%) C
8 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.21%) Perl
8 9 (6.21%) PHP
9 4 (2.76%) XPath
9 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.76%) XQuery
10 3 (2.07%) XAML
10 3 (2.07%) VB
10 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.07%) F#
11 2 (1.38%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.38%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (45.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) HNC
2 2 (1.38%) HND
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Oracle
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.21%) Perforce
3 9 (6.21%) Unisys
4 5 (3.45%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Facebook
5 4 (2.76%) Sencha
5 4 (2.76%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) Symbian
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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