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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 78 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.15% 1.13% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.19% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
763 505 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.20% 95.10% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 683 412 404
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Programmer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Dorset

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Dorset

Programmer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -26 9 £37,500 -25.00%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) J2SE
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Ext JS
4 5 (29.41%) WordPress
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Spring

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (29.41%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) J2SE
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Ext JS
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) Laravel
5 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Symfony
5 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Pair Programming
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) cPanel
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Zend