The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 93 70 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 29 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 3.35% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 3.44% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 62
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1621 2096 2012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.58% 97.53% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1650 1644
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -19 26 £45,000 - 7
Huntingdon +7 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Ely -2 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Peterborough -7 1 £39,500 +12.85%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 40 (45.98%) MVC
2 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 37 (42.53%) C#
4 35 (40.23%) .NET
5 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
7 29 (33.33%) WCF
7 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (31.03%) Degree
9 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
9 26 (29.89%) SQL
10 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (25.29%) Java
12 21 (24.14%) Web Services
13 20 (22.99%) HTML
14 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 18 (20.69%) Python
15 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
16 17 (19.54%) CSS
16 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
16 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (18.39%) AngularJS
18 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (17.24%) Perl
19 14 (16.09%) C++
19 14 (16.09%) Windows
19 14 (16.09%) Workflow
19 14 (16.09%) NHS
19 14 (16.09%) WF

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (4.60%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.15%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.30%) RS-232
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.45%) Base SAS
6 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) GoogleTest
2 3 (3.45%) MSTest
2 3 (3.45%) NUnit
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.30%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Military
4 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (33.33%) WCF
4 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (24.14%) Web Services
6 20 (22.99%) HTML
7 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (19.54%) CSS
9 16 (18.39%) AngularJS
10 14 (16.09%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (16.09%) SignalR
10 14 (16.09%) WF
11 13 (14.94%) HTML5
12 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.49%) CSS3
13 7 (8.05%) REST
14 6 (6.90%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.90%) jQuery
14 6 (6.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.09%) NHS
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Fintech
5 4 (4.60%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.15%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.15%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) MVC
2 26 (29.89%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.09%) Workflow
5 13 (14.94%) TDD
6 11 (12.64%) Bioinformatics
6 11 (12.64%) Informatics
7 8 (9.20%) OOP
7 8 (9.20%) SDLC
7 8 (9.20%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.05%) OO
8 7 (8.05%) SOA
9 5 (5.75%) Microservices
10 4 (4.60%) Analytics
10 4 (4.60%) Feasibility Study
10 4 (4.60%) Scrum
10 4 (4.60%) Software Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) C#
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.89%) SQL
4 22 (25.29%) Java
5 18 (20.69%) Python
6 15 (17.24%) Perl
7 14 (16.09%) C++
8 5 (5.75%) C
9 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.45%) XAML
11 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Google
4 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.60%) Unisys
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
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