The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 84 68
Rank change year-on-year -32 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 44 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 2.38% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.46% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 68
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 1874 1788 2135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.05% 96.91% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1507 1768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -23 26 £47,500 +5.55% 6
St Neots - 2 £55,000 -
Ely -7 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Programmer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 37 (63.79%) C#
2 29 (50.00%) MVC
3 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
4 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 24 (41.38%) .NET
5 22 (37.93%) C++
6 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (31.03%) WCF
7 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
9 16 (27.59%) Web Services
9 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.69%) OO
12 12 (20.69%) SOA
12 12 (20.69%) Microservices
13 11 (18.97%) GoogleTest
13 11 (18.97%) UML
13 11 (18.97%) STL
13 11 (18.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (18.97%) Google
14 10 (17.24%) Degree
14 10 (17.24%) HTML
14 10 (17.24%) Windows
15 9 (15.52%) CSS
16 8 (13.79%) SQL
16 8 (13.79%) NHS

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 6 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.45%) Kentico
2 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.45%) RS-232
1 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) GoogleTest
2 4 (6.90%) MSTest
2 4 (6.90%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Automotive
2 2 (3.45%) Military
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) .NET
1 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
2 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (31.03%) WCF
4 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (18.97%) STL
7 10 (17.24%) HTML
8 9 (15.52%) CSS
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (13.79%) RESTful
9 8 (13.79%) SignalR
9 8 (13.79%) WF
10 7 (12.07%) WPF
11 6 (10.34%) Node.js
12 5 (8.62%) HTML5
12 5 (8.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) NHS
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.72%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) MVC
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.69%) Microservices
3 12 (20.69%) OO
3 12 (20.69%) SOA
4 11 (18.97%) UML
5 8 (13.79%) Workflow
6 4 (6.90%) Informatics
6 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.90%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Android Development
8 2 (3.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (1.72%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) C++
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) Perl
6 5 (8.62%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) XAML
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Google
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
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