The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior Programmer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 107 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.080% 0.40% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.42% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01%  

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 1187 1445 1437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.42% 97.31% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1130 1185
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 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Cambridge

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Cambridge

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript