The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 70 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.84% 3.40% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.43% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Programmer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1149 670 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.97% 98.97% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 989 603 741
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Programmer
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Brighton region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Brighton

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (56.67%) HTML
3 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (51.67%) C#
5 28 (46.67%) .NET
6 27 (45.00%) SQL
7 26 (43.33%) CSS
8 23 (38.33%) MVC
8 23 (38.33%) Degree
9 22 (36.67%) jQuery
10 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
13 14 (23.33%) MySQL
13 14 (23.33%) Linux
14 12 (20.00%) TDD
14 12 (20.00%) OO
15 11 (18.33%) WinForms
15 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
15 11 (18.33%) Social Media
16 10 (16.67%) Java
17 9 (15.00%) XML
17 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
18 8 (13.33%) Subversion
18 8 (13.33%) Drupal
19 7 (11.67%) Marketing
19 7 (11.67%) Web Development
19 7 (11.67%) VB

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.33%) Drupal
2 6 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) MySQL
3 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Subversion
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Hudson
3 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (8.33%) NUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (6.67%) JSUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Toad
5 2 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) HTML
2 28 (46.67%) .NET
3 26 (43.33%) CSS
4 22 (36.67%) jQuery
5 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.33%) WinForms
7 9 (15.00%) XML
8 6 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (10.00%) XHTML
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.00%) WCF
8 6 (10.00%) WPF
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 5 (8.33%) LINQ
9 5 (8.33%) JSON
10 4 (6.67%) D3.js
10 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
10 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.33%) Social Media
3 6 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.67%) Open Source
5 3 (5.00%) Physics
6 2 (3.33%) W3C
6 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) AIX
3 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) MVC
3 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Web Development
6 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
9 2 (3.33%) OOD
9 2 (3.33%) Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.67%) User Experience Design
10 1 (1.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) C#
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 6 (10.00%) PHP
7 5 (8.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.67%) Clojure
9 1 (1.67%) Lua
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Zend