The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 115 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.90% 0.78% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 28
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1808 1716 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.07% 95.97% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1373 1315
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,758
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) MySQL
4 8 (27.59%) VBA
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Haskell
4 8 (27.59%) Scala
4 8 (27.59%) Clojure
4 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
5 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Phone
5 7 (24.14%) Xbox
5 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (24.14%) RESTful
5 7 (24.14%) Android
5 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) Information Management
5 7 (24.14%) JSON
5 7 (24.14%) Validation
5 7 (24.14%) Games
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.34%) Statistics
8 3 (10.34%) Banking

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (24.14%) Games
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
1 7 (24.14%) JSON
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Mason
4 1 (3.45%) Symfony
4 1 (3.45%) Django
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) XHTML
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Xbox
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Economics
5 1 (3.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Android
2 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Validation
2 7 (24.14%) Information Management
3 3 (10.34%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) ETL
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) VBA
3 8 (27.59%) Haskell
3 8 (27.59%) Scala
3 8 (27.59%) Clojure
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Siebel
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Eloqua