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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 149 130 188
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 121 117 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.71% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.77% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 115 97 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
7433 6612 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.62% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6091 5305 7435
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 +4 47 £45,000 +9.09% 8
Hertfordshire -30 34 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Essex -10 25 £39,725 +3.18% 4
Bedfordshire +12 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Anglia - 2 £35,000 -
Norfolk +2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 124 (55.61%) .NET
2 121 (54.26%) C#
3 94 (42.15%) ASP.NET
4 80 (35.87%) Software Engineering
5 79 (35.43%) SQL Server
6 72 (32.29%) JavaScript
7 71 (31.84%) MVC
8 69 (30.94%) CSS
9 66 (29.60%) HTML
9 66 (29.60%) SQL
9 66 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (29.15%) Degree
11 56 (25.11%) Java
12 44 (19.73%) WCF
12 44 (19.73%) jQuery
13 43 (19.28%) C++
14 38 (17.04%) Microsoft
15 36 (16.14%) Finance
16 35 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (14.80%) Windows
17 33 (14.80%) Linux
18 31 (13.90%) Python
19 30 (13.45%) Computer Science
19 30 (13.45%) Relational Database
19 30 (13.45%) Oracle
20 28 (12.56%) Web Services
21 27 (12.11%) TDD
22 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
22 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
23 22 (9.87%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.04%) CMS
3 8 (3.59%) JBoss
4 7 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.79%) Kentico
5 4 (1.79%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.35%) IIS
6 3 (1.35%) Mule
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.90%) CICS
7 2 (0.90%) Node.js
7 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.45%) WildFly
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (6.28%) 3ds Max
2 11 (4.93%) Mingle
3 8 (3.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.14%) MS Office
5 4 (1.79%) Maya
5 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.79%) Blender
6 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
2 5 (2.24%) HTTP
3 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) ICMP
4 2 (0.90%) Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (8.52%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.93%) RavenDB
5 11 (4.93%) Neo4j
5 11 (4.93%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.14%) MySQL
7 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.69%) DB2
8 6 (2.69%) TKPROF
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.17%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.38%) NUnit
5 12 (5.38%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.93%) MSTest
6 11 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.59%) Subversion
7 8 (3.59%) Maven
8 7 (3.14%) Ant
9 4 (1.79%) JIRA
10 2 (0.90%) JUnit
10 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (0.90%) Gradle
10 2 (0.90%) Hudson
10 2 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (16.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Banking
3 9 (4.04%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.79%) Advertising
4 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.90%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (55.61%) .NET
2 94 (42.15%) ASP.NET
3 69 (30.94%) CSS
4 66 (29.60%) HTML
5 44 (19.73%) WCF
5 44 (19.73%) jQuery
6 35 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (12.56%) Web Services
8 22 (9.87%) XML
9 16 (7.17%) WPF
10 15 (6.73%) RESTful
11 14 (6.28%) HTML5
12 13 (5.83%) Spring
13 12 (5.38%) Ajax
13 12 (5.38%) .NET Framework
13 12 (5.38%) CSS3
14 11 (4.93%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (4.93%) Hibernate
14 11 (4.93%) J2EE
15 10 (4.48%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.17%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (4.48%) Smartphone
4 7 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.69%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.79%) FMCG
7 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.90%) LIMS
8 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) VSAM
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) Physics
9 1 (0.45%) Biology
9 1 (0.45%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.45%) iSeries
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) RIA
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.80%) Windows
1 33 (14.80%) Linux
2 18 (8.07%) Android
3 12 (5.38%) UNIX
4 5 (2.24%) CentOS
5 4 (1.79%) AIX
6 2 (0.90%) HPUX
6 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) zOS
6 2 (0.90%) MVS
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.87%) Software Engineering
2 71 (31.84%) MVC
3 66 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (12.11%) TDD
5 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
6 22 (9.87%) OO
7 19 (8.52%) E-Commerce
7 19 (8.52%) Scrum
7 19 (8.52%) Web Development
8 16 (7.17%) BDD
9 14 (6.28%) 3D Modelling
10 12 (5.38%) CRM
10 12 (5.38%) OOP
11 11 (4.93%) CQRS
11 11 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.48%) Web Application Development
13 9 (4.04%) Multithreading
14 8 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.59%) SOA
15 7 (3.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (54.26%) C#
2 72 (32.29%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.60%) SQL
4 56 (25.11%) Java
5 43 (19.28%) C++
6 31 (13.90%) Python
7 19 (8.52%) VB.NET
8 14 (6.28%) C
8 14 (6.28%) GLSL
9 11 (4.93%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.93%) VB
9 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.48%) MAXScript
11 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.04%) Perl
11 9 (4.04%) PHP
12 5 (2.24%) VB6
13 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.79%) VC++
13 4 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (29.15%) Degree
2 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.24%) MCSD
3 5 (2.24%) MCSE
3 5 (2.24%) MCTS
4 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 38 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.69%) IBM
4 4 (1.79%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.35%) Perforce
6 2 (0.90%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
6 2 (0.90%) BMC
6 2 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.45%) Remedy
7 1 (0.45%) ATG
7 1 (0.45%) Zend
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) hybris
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