The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 110 131 130
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 21 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 0.092% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.096% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 10
Average salary £47,500 £34,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.68% -16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Software 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
2138 2078 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.26% 96.07% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1745 2135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +18 21 £47,500 +38.68%
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 23 (82.14%) Python
4 15 (53.57%) C
4 15 (53.57%) C++
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) QA
5 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Electronics
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Scrum
8 9 (32.14%) HTML
9 8 (28.57%) XML
9 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
11 6 (21.43%) JIRA
11 6 (21.43%) ICMP
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) Perforce
11 6 (21.43%) Perl
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) TDD
13 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
14 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 2 (7.14%) XSL
15 2 (7.14%) PHP
15 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
15 2 (7.14%) .NET
15 2 (7.14%) Java

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 6 (21.43%) ICMP
2 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 11 (39.29%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSL
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) STL
4 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Python
2 15 (53.57%) C
2 15 (53.57%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft