Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £45,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Programmer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 164 160
Rank change year-on-year -36 -4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.097% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.53% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 30
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.13% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £41,500 £33,173 £33,173
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £54,125
East of England median annual salary £50,750 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.74% +27.78% -5.26%

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 4004 3399 4004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.17% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 2823 3450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Peterborough -19 2 £43,000 +12.42%
Senior Programmer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit

Senior 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle