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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 112 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 167 201 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.22% 2.33% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.44% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 152 162 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +8.48%
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
7216 8249 8203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.54% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5923 6837 7129
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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
Cambridgeshire +25 75 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Hertfordshire -45 42 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Essex +16 34 £37,000 -10.30% 6
Norfolk +7 7 £39,000 +11.42%
Bedfordshire +16 6 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Suffolk +4 4 £45,000 +19.20%
East Anglia - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

1 165 (52.55%) .NET
2 161 (51.27%) C#
3 131 (41.72%) SQL Server
3 131 (41.72%) ASP.NET
4 128 (40.76%) Software Engineering
5 111 (35.35%) HTML
6 107 (34.08%) JavaScript
6 107 (34.08%) SQL
7 95 (30.25%) CSS
8 93 (29.62%) MVC
9 84 (26.75%) Degree
10 83 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (22.61%) Java
12 64 (20.38%) C++
13 61 (19.43%) Finance
14 54 (17.20%) jQuery
15 52 (16.56%) Windows
16 51 (16.24%) Linux
16 51 (16.24%) WCF
17 47 (14.97%) Python
18 46 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (14.01%) Microsoft
20 43 (13.69%) XML
21 42 (13.38%) C
22 41 (13.06%) Unit Testing
23 40 (12.74%) Web Services
24 39 (12.42%) Computer Science
25 38 (12.10%) Oracle
25 38 (12.10%) TDD
26 33 (10.51%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 13 (4.14%) CMS
2 9 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (2.55%) EPiServer CMS
4 7 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.59%) JBoss
5 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.27%) Kentico
7 3 (0.96%) Tuxedo
7 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.96%) Node.js
8 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.32%) Liferay
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.55%) Mingle
3 6 (1.91%) 3ds Max
4 4 (1.27%) Blender
4 4 (1.27%) Maya
5 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) SAP SRM
1 4 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.46%) Internet
2 11 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.87%) ICMP
3 9 (2.87%) HTTP
4 6 (1.91%) SSL
5 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.27%) FTP
6 3 (0.96%) SMS
7 2 (0.64%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (41.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.46%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.55%) RavenDB
6 8 (2.55%) Neo4j
7 6 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.96%) MySQL
11 2 (0.64%) DB2
11 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.64%) TKPROF
12 1 (0.32%) Big Data
12 1 (0.32%) Informix
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.78%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.46%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.46%) NUnit
4 12 (3.82%) MSTest
5 11 (3.50%) Subversion
6 10 (3.18%) JIRA
7 9 (2.87%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.91%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.91%) Maven
10 5 (1.59%) JUnit
11 4 (1.27%) Xcode
11 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.96%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.64%) Ant
13 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
14 1 (0.32%) JMeter
General
1 61 (19.43%) Finance
2 25 (7.96%) Banking
3 13 (4.14%) Electronics
4 8 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.91%) Automotive
6 5 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.27%) Front Office
7 4 (1.27%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (52.55%) .NET
2 131 (41.72%) ASP.NET
3 111 (35.35%) HTML
4 95 (30.25%) CSS
5 54 (17.20%) jQuery
6 51 (16.24%) WCF
7 46 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (13.69%) XML
9 40 (12.74%) Web Services
10 33 (10.51%) HTML5
11 24 (7.64%) WPF
11 24 (7.64%) Spring
12 23 (7.32%) J2EE
12 23 (7.32%) CSS3
13 22 (7.01%) .NET Framework
14 16 (5.10%) REST
14 16 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (4.46%) Silverlight
15 14 (4.46%) Hibernate
16 13 (4.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.42%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.55%) FMCG
4 7 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.23%) User Experience
5 6 (1.91%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.59%) AS400
6 5 (1.59%) Economics
6 5 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.27%) iSeries
7 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.96%) Derivative
8 3 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.64%) LIMS
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.56%) Windows
2 51 (16.24%) Linux
3 31 (9.87%) UNIX
4 15 (4.78%) Android
5 7 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.59%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.64%) HPUX
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (40.76%) Software Engineering
2 93 (29.62%) MVC
3 83 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.06%) Unit Testing
5 38 (12.10%) TDD
6 33 (10.51%) Scrum
7 27 (8.60%) OO
8 19 (6.05%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.05%) Mobile Development
9 18 (5.73%) Regression Testing
9 18 (5.73%) Web Development
9 18 (5.73%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.14%) Data Mapping
13 11 (3.50%) BDD
13 11 (3.50%) Test Scripting
13 11 (3.50%) Web Design
14 10 (3.18%) OOP
15 9 (2.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 161 (51.27%) C#
2 107 (34.08%) JavaScript
2 107 (34.08%) SQL
3 71 (22.61%) Java
4 64 (20.38%) C++
5 47 (14.97%) Python
6 42 (13.38%) C
7 26 (8.28%) VB
8 21 (6.69%) Shell Script
9 17 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 16 (5.10%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.46%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.82%) PHP
13 11 (3.50%) Perl
14 10 (3.18%) COBOL
14 10 (3.18%) XAML
15 9 (2.87%) VB6
16 8 (2.55%) PowerShell
16 8 (2.55%) MATLAB
16 8 (2.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (26.75%) Degree
2 22 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.59%) MCTS
3 5 (1.59%) MCSD
3 5 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) RosettaNet
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.10%) Oracle
3 11 (3.50%) Perforce
3 11 (3.50%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.87%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.23%) IBM
6 6 (1.91%) SAP
7 5 (1.59%) BMC
7 5 (1.59%) Micro Focus
7 5 (1.59%) Google
8 4 (1.27%) Computacenter
8 4 (1.27%) Blue Martini
8 4 (1.27%) Remedy
8 4 (1.27%) Facebook
9 3 (0.96%) Sencha
9 3 (0.96%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.64%) Sybase
10 2 (0.64%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.32%) Symbian
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