Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Software Programmer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 151 157
Rank change year-on-year -48 +6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 7 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.90% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.92% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 40
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £67,500 £51,875
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 4096 3366 3968
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.20% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2801 3428
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Cambridge -49 3 £35,000 -37.78% 2
Software Programmer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Go
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) webpack
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Haskell
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Software 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) webpack
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) GoogleTest
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) Haskell
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle