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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 71 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 65 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.99% 1.83% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.93% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,150 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.37% +0.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2067 2336 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.03% 95.15% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1897 1925
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +35 43 £42,500 - 10
Peterborough -2 16 £38,650 -3.73% 1
Huntingdon 0 2 £19,500 -34.45%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 73 (52.14%) .NET
2 69 (49.29%) C#
3 66 (47.14%) Degree
4 60 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 59 (42.14%) ASP.NET
5 59 (42.14%) HTML
6 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 41 (29.29%) SQL
6 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (25.00%) C++
7 35 (25.00%) CSS
8 32 (22.86%) MVC
8 32 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 30 (21.43%) HTML5
9 30 (21.43%) Python
10 29 (20.71%) Computer Science
11 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (15.71%) WCF
13 21 (15.00%) Linux
13 21 (15.00%) C
14 19 (13.57%) Finance
14 19 (13.57%) Scrum
14 19 (13.57%) SDLC
15 18 (12.86%) Java
16 17 (12.14%) Windows
16 17 (12.14%) OO
16 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
17 16 (11.43%) WPF
17 16 (11.43%) XML
18 15 (10.71%) Oracle

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (6.43%) Node.js
2 7 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Drupal
4 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.71%) ICMP
3 5 (3.57%) Internet
4 4 (2.86%) HTTP
5 3 (2.14%) SMS
6 2 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) Intranet
7 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.43%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.57%) Android Studio
4 4 (2.86%) NUnit
5 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.14%) MSTest
5 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.14%) PhantomJS
5 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.14%) Xcode
5 3 (2.14%) Selenium
6 2 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) JMeter
7 1 (0.71%) SCons
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Electronics
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (52.14%) .NET
2 59 (42.14%) ASP.NET
2 59 (42.14%) HTML
3 35 (25.00%) CSS
4 30 (21.43%) HTML5
5 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (15.71%) WCF
7 16 (11.43%) WPF
7 16 (11.43%) XML
8 15 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (8.57%) CSS3
9 12 (8.57%) Web Services
10 11 (7.86%) XSD
10 11 (7.86%) XSLT
10 11 (7.86%) jQuery
11 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.71%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.71%) REST
13 7 (5.00%) LINQ
14 6 (4.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.43%) Mathematics
2 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) User Experience
3 5 (3.57%) Clustering
3 5 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.57%) Social Network
3 5 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.57%) Social Media
3 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.86%) CUDA
4 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.86%) Statistics
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Physics
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Linux
2 17 (12.14%) Windows
3 12 (8.57%) Android
4 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.14%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.86%) Software Engineering
2 32 (22.86%) MVC
3 19 (13.57%) Scrum
3 19 (13.57%) SDLC
4 17 (12.14%) OO
4 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
5 15 (10.71%) OOD
6 14 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.86%) TDD
9 9 (6.43%) UML
10 8 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.71%) Android Development
11 6 (4.29%) Mobile Development
11 6 (4.29%) Analytics
12 5 (3.57%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) C#
2 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 41 (29.29%) SQL
3 35 (25.00%) C++
4 30 (21.43%) Python
5 21 (15.00%) C
6 18 (12.86%) Java
7 10 (7.14%) Perl
8 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.00%) PHP
10 5 (3.57%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.57%) XAML
11 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.14%) VB
12 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.14%) F#
13 2 (1.43%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (47.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) HNC
2 2 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Oracle
2 10 (7.14%) Perforce
3 9 (6.43%) Unisys
4 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.86%) Sencha
5 4 (2.86%) Facebook
5 4 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Coverity
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) Symbian
6 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
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