The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 78 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 27 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.21% 3.86% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.96% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 58
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
3 27 (44.26%) .NET
4 26 (42.62%) MVC
5 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
6 22 (36.07%) Web Services
6 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
6 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (32.79%) WCF
9 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (31.15%) Java
10 18 (29.51%) SQL
10 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
13 14 (22.95%) NHS
13 14 (22.95%) Windows
13 14 (22.95%) Python
13 14 (22.95%) Workflow
13 14 (22.95%) WF
13 14 (22.95%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (22.95%) SignalR
13 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
15 12 (19.67%) Informatics
16 11 (18.03%) Bioinformatics
16 11 (18.03%) Perl
17 10 (16.39%) C++

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Kentico
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) GoogleTest
2 3 (4.92%) MSTest
2 3 (4.92%) NUnit
3 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.28%) webpack
General
1 3 (4.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (36.07%) Web Services
4 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (32.79%) WCF
6 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (22.95%) Razor View Engine
6 14 (22.95%) SignalR
6 14 (22.95%) WF
7 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.75%) HTML
8 8 (13.11%) HTML5
9 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) Node.js
10 5 (8.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (8.20%) CSS3
10 5 (8.20%) REST
10 5 (8.20%) STL
11 3 (4.92%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) NHS
2 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) MVC
2 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
3 14 (22.95%) Workflow
4 12 (19.67%) Informatics
5 11 (18.03%) Bioinformatics
6 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.48%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) SOA
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 5 (8.20%) Microservices
7 5 (8.20%) UML
8 4 (6.56%) OOP
9 3 (4.92%) BDD
9 3 (4.92%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (4.92%) DevOps
9 3 (4.92%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.92%) OOD
9 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 19 (31.15%) Java
3 18 (29.51%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.95%) Python
6 11 (18.03%) Perl
7 10 (16.39%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) XAML
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
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