The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 123 110
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 9 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 0.60% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.61% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 24
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 1627 2119 2067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.59% 97.43% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1660 1699
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%  

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 3 months to 27 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 -1 7 £47,500 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Programmer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 15 (62.50%) Perl
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) Python
6 11 (45.83%) Bioinformatics
6 11 (45.83%) Informatics
7 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (37.50%) C++
9 5 (20.83%) STL
9 5 (20.83%) UML
9 5 (20.83%) Google
9 5 (20.83%) GoogleTest
9 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (16.67%) Internet of Things
10 4 (16.67%) C
10 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.67%) OOP
11 3 (12.50%) HTML
11 3 (12.50%) CSS
11 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (12.50%) MVC
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
11 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 3 (12.50%) User Experience

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (20.83%) STL
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) CSS3
2 3 (12.50%) D3.js
2 3 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Internet of Things
3 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) Bioinformatics
2 11 (45.83%) Informatics
3 5 (20.83%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Perl
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Google
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