The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 121 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 155 165 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 2.29% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.37% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 134 155 112
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,702 £27,200 £31,815
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6812 6968 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.71% 96.56% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5574 5644 5248
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the East of England

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Cambridgeshire +12 76 £45,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -13 33 £42,500 - 2
Essex -9 28 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Suffolk -2 13 £37,500 -3.22%
Norfolk +5 2 £28,500 -27.84% 1
Bedfordshire -10 2 £40,000 -20.00%
East Anglia 0 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 168 (48.14%) HTML
2 153 (43.84%) .NET
3 145 (41.55%) C#
4 131 (37.54%) JavaScript
5 129 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 129 (36.96%) CSS
6 127 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (33.52%) ASP.NET
8 112 (32.09%) Degree
9 111 (31.81%) Java
10 96 (27.51%) MVC
11 90 (25.79%) SQL
12 80 (22.92%) Computer Science
13 69 (19.77%) Software Engineering
14 67 (19.20%) Oracle
15 66 (18.91%) jQuery
16 62 (17.77%) Finance
17 61 (17.48%) Web Services
18 60 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 57 (16.33%) HTML5
20 56 (16.05%) OO
21 52 (14.90%) Python
22 50 (14.33%) AngularJS
23 48 (13.75%) Linux
24 45 (12.89%) Microsoft
25 44 (12.61%) XML
26 42 (12.03%) Windows
27 38 (10.89%) OOP
27 38 (10.89%) J2EE
28 36 (10.32%) C++

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 34 (9.74%) WebSphere
2 30 (8.60%) JBoss
3 24 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.59%) WebLogic
5 18 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.29%) Apache
6 8 (2.29%) IIS
7 4 (1.15%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.86%) Mule
8 3 (0.86%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.86%) Node.js
8 3 (0.86%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 2 (0.57%) Drupal
9 2 (0.57%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.29%) Documentum
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.86%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.86%) Blender
2 3 (0.86%) Maya
2 3 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.29%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.29%) GitHub
4 4 (1.15%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) iBeacon
3 3 (0.86%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 18 (5.16%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (2.58%) Informix
8 9 (2.58%) MySQL
8 9 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.43%) QlikView
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.86%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.57%) Big Data
12 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.44%) NUnit
3 12 (3.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (3.15%) JIRA
4 11 (3.15%) Subversion
5 8 (2.29%) Moq
6 7 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.01%) Maven
6 7 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.15%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.15%) MSTest
8 4 (1.15%) NMock
8 4 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.15%) Xcode
9 3 (0.86%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 62 (17.77%) Finance
2 17 (4.87%) Banking
3 15 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.15%) Automotive
5 4 (1.15%) Law
5 4 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (48.14%) HTML
2 153 (43.84%) .NET
3 129 (36.96%) CSS
4 117 (33.52%) ASP.NET
5 66 (18.91%) jQuery
6 61 (17.48%) Web Services
7 60 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (16.33%) HTML5
9 50 (14.33%) AngularJS
10 44 (12.61%) XML
11 38 (10.89%) J2EE
12 36 (10.32%) WCF
13 32 (9.17%) Ajax
14 30 (8.60%) CSS3
14 30 (8.60%) Spring
15 28 (8.02%) REST
16 25 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (6.59%) .NET Framework
17 23 (6.59%) Swing
18 21 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.16%) User Experience
4 15 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.58%) Fintech
6 8 (2.29%) Life Science
6 8 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.01%) iSeries
7 7 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.43%) Biology
9 5 (1.43%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.15%) AS400
10 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.15%) EPoS
10 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.15%) NHS
11 3 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.75%) Linux
2 42 (12.03%) Windows
3 33 (9.46%) Unix
4 11 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.87%) Android
5 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.58%) AIX
6 9 (2.58%) HPUX
7 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) OS/400
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (27.51%) MVC
3 69 (19.77%) Software Engineering
4 56 (16.05%) OO
5 38 (10.89%) OOP
6 33 (9.46%) SDLC
7 27 (7.74%) TDD
8 26 (7.45%) Scrum
9 24 (6.88%) Open Source
10 21 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.87%) Front End Development
11 17 (4.87%) OOD
12 16 (4.58%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (4.58%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.30%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (3.72%) Mobile Development
14 13 (3.72%) Web Design
15 12 (3.44%) Process Improvement
16 11 (3.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 145 (41.55%) C#
2 131 (37.54%) JavaScript
3 111 (31.81%) Java
4 90 (25.79%) SQL
5 52 (14.90%) Python
6 36 (10.32%) C++
7 26 (7.45%) PHP
8 25 (7.16%) C
8 25 (7.16%) Perl
9 20 (5.73%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.44%) PL/SQL
11 15 (4.30%) RPG
12 14 (4.01%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.44%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.44%) VB
14 11 (3.15%) RPG IV
15 9 (2.58%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.43%) Groovy
16 5 (1.43%) RPG/400
16 5 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 112 (32.09%) Degree
2 9 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (2.58%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.02%) QA
2 8 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.15%) NFS
3 3 (0.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 67 (19.20%) Oracle
2 45 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.15%) IBM
4 8 (2.29%) Google
4 8 (2.29%) VMware
5 7 (2.01%) Perforce
6 6 (1.72%) Cognos
7 3 (0.86%) Siemens
7 3 (0.86%) Unisys
7 3 (0.86%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.57%) HP
8 2 (0.57%) JDA
9 1 (0.29%) Apple
9 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.29%) Facebook
9 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.29%) PTC
9 1 (0.29%) QNX
9 1 (0.29%) Remedy
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: up to 40k + 5% Pension, 25 days, 10am - 4pm core hours and more
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Salary: up to 50k + 10% bonus, 5% pension, 25 days and more!
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Salary: up to 45k + bonus, pension, 25days and more!
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Essex
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Braintree
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
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Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + competitive
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