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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 66 87 116
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 67 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.19% 2.43% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.55% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 55 29
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
2032 2316 2615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.72% 95.47% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1964 2279
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 March 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 March 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 +37 62 £45,000 +5.26% 9
St Neots -3 2 £22,500 -21.05%
Peterborough -18 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
1 54 (47.37%) Degree
2 53 (46.49%) C#
3 52 (45.61%) .NET
4 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 41 (35.96%) Python
7 40 (35.09%) HTML
8 39 (34.21%) C++
9 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
10 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
11 30 (26.32%) MVC
12 26 (22.81%) CSS
13 25 (21.93%) Java
14 24 (21.05%) WCF
15 23 (20.18%) Computer Science
15 23 (20.18%) Windows
16 22 (19.30%) SQL
17 19 (16.67%) C
18 18 (15.79%) Scrum
18 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (14.91%) HTML5
19 17 (14.91%) Finance
19 17 (14.91%) OO
20 16 (14.04%) QA
21 15 (13.16%) jQuery
21 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
21 15 (13.16%) Linux
22 14 (12.28%) TDD
22 14 (12.28%) XML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.63%) JBoss
2 2 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) WildFly
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) 3ds Max
2 4 (3.51%) Blender
2 4 (3.51%) Maya
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.14%) ICMP
3 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.63%) HTTP
4 3 (2.63%) SMS
5 2 (1.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.02%) JIRA
2 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) NUnit
3 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.51%) Android Studio
4 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.51%) MSTest
5 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.63%) Subversion
6 2 (1.75%) Xcode
6 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.88%) Mockito
7 1 (0.88%) SCons
7 1 (0.88%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.61%) .NET
2 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 40 (35.09%) HTML
4 26 (22.81%) CSS
5 24 (21.05%) WCF
6 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (14.91%) HTML5
8 15 (13.16%) jQuery
9 14 (12.28%) XML
10 12 (10.53%) WPF
10 12 (10.53%) CSS3
11 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.89%) REST
13 7 (6.14%) LINQ
13 7 (6.14%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
16 4 (3.51%) RESTful
16 4 (3.51%) Entity Framework
16 4 (3.51%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 4 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.63%) Statistics
5 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) RIA
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 43 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) MVC
4 18 (15.79%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) OO
6 14 (12.28%) TDD
6 14 (12.28%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (10.53%) Mobile Development
8 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Web Design
9 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.02%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.02%) 3D Modelling
11 7 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.39%) Document Management
13 5 (4.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) C#
2 41 (35.96%) Python
3 39 (34.21%) C++
4 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.93%) Java
6 22 (19.30%) SQL
7 19 (16.67%) C
8 9 (7.89%) XAML
9 8 (7.02%) MATLAB
9 8 (7.02%) Perl
9 8 (7.02%) GLSL
10 4 (3.51%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) MAXScript
11 3 (2.63%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) Scala
13 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 54 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Perforce
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Coverity
4 1 (0.88%) Sencha
4 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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