Period
to 22 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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

Programmer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 166 101
Rank change year-on-year +31 -65 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.20% 1.13% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.17% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 78
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 2,654 4,443 3,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.73% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,903 3,078 2,618
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +55 20 £65,000 +30.00% 11
Peterborough 0 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) Android
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.21%) C++
7 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
7 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
9 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
10 4 (12.12%) React
10 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (12.12%) Apache Flex

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Gradle
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) REST
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) Apache Flex
4 4 (12.12%) React
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) Django
6 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
6 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.03%) Retrofit
7 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.09%) Internet of Things
2 3 (9.09%) Life Science
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
4 5 (15.15%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
5 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
5 5 (15.15%) C
6 3 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) Haskell
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) Go
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) F#
8 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
8 1 (3.03%) ML
8 1 (3.03%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Google