The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 164 139 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 43 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.53% 1.17% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.21% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 118
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3105 3562 3730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.12% 97.00% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2927 3070
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Programmer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Northamptonshire +4 5 £40,000 +2.56%
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £40,000 +17.64%
Lincolnshire +1 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 42 (67.74%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.26%) .NET
4 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
5 17 (27.42%) RPG
5 17 (27.42%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) AS400
6 16 (25.81%) HTML
6 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 14 (22.58%) C#
7 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.97%) CSS
8 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
8 13 (20.97%) jQuery
9 12 (19.35%) Ajax
10 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (16.13%) XML
11 10 (16.13%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) FTP
12 9 (14.52%) COBOL
13 8 (12.90%) Telerik
13 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
13 8 (12.90%) OpenEdge
13 8 (12.90%) Progress
13 8 (12.90%) RPG/400
14 7 (11.29%) IBM
15 6 (9.68%) Degree
15 6 (9.68%) JD Edwards

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (12.90%) OpenEdge
2 5 (8.06%) SAS
3 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.84%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (1.61%) CICS
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) FTP
2 3 (4.84%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) DataStage
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.81%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 13 (20.97%) jQuery
5 12 (19.35%) Ajax
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (16.13%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) Drools
9 4 (6.45%) J2EE
9 4 (6.45%) JSON
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.84%) EDI
10 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.84%) JAX-WS
10 3 (4.84%) JDBC
10 3 (4.84%) JMS
10 3 (4.84%) JPA
10 3 (4.84%) JTA
10 3 (4.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) AS400
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) OS/400
2 3 (4.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.68%) Project Management
3 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.06%) OO
3 5 (8.06%) OOP
3 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.45%) MVC
4 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.84%) AOP
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.84%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.84%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.84%) UML
5 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.84%) Web Development
6 2 (3.23%) Front End Development
6 2 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (67.74%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) RPG
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 10 (16.13%) Java
6 9 (14.52%) COBOL
7 8 (12.90%) RPG/400
7 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.06%) Delphi
8 5 (8.06%) RPG IV
9 4 (6.45%) RPG III
10 2 (3.23%) ABAP
10 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.23%) Korn
10 2 (3.23%) PHP
10 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (3.23%) VBScript
11 1 (1.61%) C++
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
1 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Progress
2 8 (12.90%) Telerik
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle