The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 133 118 161
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 3 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.71% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.75% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £42,000 £38,650 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% -22.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Senior 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
2331 2143 2872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.97% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1860 2517
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Peterborough -4 1 £42,000 +8.66%
Senior Programmer
East of England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) SOA
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (29.41%) Postgraduate
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) Biology
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) JBoss

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) NUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 5 (29.41%) Biology
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) LINC
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) CDISC
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Unisys