The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 159 95 151
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 103 182 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 2.37% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 94 171 104
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -10 45 £40,150 +0.37%
Hertfordshire -28 27 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Essex -27 19 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bedfordshire -23 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Suffolk +3 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 130 (43.77%) SQL
2 112 (37.71%) JavaScript
3 100 (33.67%) C#
4 98 (33.00%) .NET
5 95 (31.99%) HTML
6 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
7 76 (25.59%) Degree
8 74 (24.92%) Java
9 70 (23.57%) Oracle
10 69 (23.23%) Finance
11 68 (22.90%) ASP.NET
11 68 (22.90%) CSS
12 67 (22.56%) Linux
13 61 (20.54%) XML
14 60 (20.20%) Software Engineering
15 59 (19.87%) UNIX
15 59 (19.87%) Web Services
16 58 (19.53%) Relational Database
17 54 (18.18%) MVC
18 51 (17.17%) TDD
18 51 (17.17%) Computer Science
19 49 (16.50%) C++
20 47 (15.82%) OO
20 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
21 44 (14.81%) C
22 39 (13.13%) RDBMS
23 37 (12.46%) Perl
24 36 (12.12%) Informix
24 36 (12.12%) Hibernate
25 34 (11.45%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.04%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.04%) Tuxedo
3 11 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.69%) CMS
5 7 (2.36%) SAS
6 5 (1.68%) Node.js
6 5 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.68%) WordPress
6 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.35%) Mule
7 4 (1.35%) Liferay
8 3 (1.01%) Drupal
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.01%) IIS
8 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.67%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.34%) concrete5
Applications
1 10 (3.37%) MS Office
2 7 (2.36%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.02%) Mingle
4 3 (1.01%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Magento
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.72%) Ethernet
2 13 (4.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) NGN
5 1 (0.34%) IPsec
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) SMTP
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
2 58 (19.53%) Relational Database
3 39 (13.13%) RDBMS
4 36 (12.12%) Informix
5 32 (10.77%) MySQL
6 17 (5.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (3.37%) DB2
10 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.02%) RavenDB
11 6 (2.02%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.01%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) Eclipse
2 22 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.40%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.39%) Subversion
5 14 (4.71%) Maven
6 11 (3.70%) NUnit
6 11 (3.70%) JUnit
7 6 (2.02%) Ant
7 6 (2.02%) MSTest
7 6 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.68%) Grunt
8 5 (1.68%) PhoneGap
8 5 (1.68%) Mocha
9 4 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.01%) Gradle
10 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 69 (23.23%) Finance
2 24 (8.08%) Banking
3 20 (6.73%) Marketing
4 19 (6.40%) Retail
5 10 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.68%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Advertising
6 5 (1.68%) Publishing
7 3 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (33.00%) .NET
2 95 (31.99%) HTML
3 68 (22.90%) ASP.NET
3 68 (22.90%) CSS
4 61 (20.54%) XML
5 59 (19.87%) Web Services
6 36 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 34 (11.45%) Spring
7 34 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (11.11%) J2EE
9 32 (10.77%) jQuery
10 29 (9.76%) Ajax
11 28 (9.43%) WCF
12 19 (6.40%) Struts
13 16 (5.39%) XHTML
14 15 (5.05%) XSLT
15 14 (4.71%) HTML5
16 13 (4.38%) JSP
17 12 (4.04%) SOAP
18 11 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.17%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.02%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.02%) Statistics
4 6 (2.02%) AS400
4 6 (2.02%) iPad
4 6 (2.02%) iPhone
5 5 (1.68%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.68%) Biology
5 5 (1.68%) iSeries
5 5 (1.68%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.01%) Biotechnology
7 3 (1.01%) Life Science
7 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.01%) MPEG
8 2 (0.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.56%) Linux
2 59 (19.87%) UNIX
3 29 (9.76%) Windows
4 16 (5.39%) AIX
4 16 (5.39%) HPUX
5 12 (4.04%) Android
6 6 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.02%) CentOS
7 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.20%) Software Engineering
2 54 (18.18%) MVC
3 51 (17.17%) TDD
4 47 (15.82%) OO
5 31 (10.44%) OOP
6 24 (8.08%) E-Commerce
7 20 (6.73%) BDD
8 19 (6.40%) Unit Testing
9 18 (6.06%) CRM
10 14 (4.71%) Web Development
11 13 (4.38%) SOA
12 12 (4.04%) Scrum
13 11 (3.70%) Waterfall
14 10 (3.37%) UML
15 9 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.03%) Pair Programming
16 8 (2.69%) ETL
16 8 (2.69%) Data Transformation
16 8 (2.69%) Analytics
17 7 (2.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 130 (43.77%) SQL
2 112 (37.71%) JavaScript
3 100 (33.67%) C#
4 74 (24.92%) Java
5 49 (16.50%) C++
6 44 (14.81%) C
7 37 (12.46%) Perl
8 32 (10.77%) Python
9 26 (8.75%) PHP
9 26 (8.75%) VB.NET
9 26 (8.75%) Shell Script
10 16 (5.39%) T-SQL
11 12 (4.04%) VB
12 11 (3.70%) RPG
13 10 (3.37%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.69%) VBA
14 8 (2.69%) Groovy
15 7 (2.36%) F#
16 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.68%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 76 (25.59%) Degree
2 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.02%) MCSE
3 6 (2.02%) MCSD
3 6 (2.02%) MCTS
4 5 (1.68%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.67%) ISEB
5 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (23.57%) Oracle
2 47 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.10%) JBoss
4 14 (4.71%) Perforce
5 7 (2.36%) HP
6 6 (2.02%) Adobe
6 6 (2.02%) Unisys
7 5 (1.68%) Zend
7 5 (1.68%) IBM
7 5 (1.68%) Intel
8 4 (1.35%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.01%) SAP
10 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.34%) Demandware
11 1 (0.34%) Twitter
11 1 (0.34%) hybris
11 1 (0.34%) VMware
11 1 (0.34%) MKS
11 1 (0.34%) ATG
11 1 (0.34%) Endeca
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