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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 148 99 177
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 119 173 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 2.39% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.52% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 106 164 84
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
7589 6859 8596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.98% 94.70% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6253 5881 7323
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 55 £40,150 +0.37% 4
Hertfordshire -30 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Essex -17 18 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Bedfordshire -4 16 £35,000 -17.64%
Suffolk +7 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 119 (43.27%) SQL
2 108 (39.27%) JavaScript
3 103 (37.45%) C#
4 96 (34.91%) .NET
5 84 (30.55%) HTML
6 78 (28.36%) SQL Server
7 72 (26.18%) CSS
8 68 (24.73%) ASP.NET
9 65 (23.64%) Java
9 65 (23.64%) Degree
10 63 (22.91%) Linux
11 60 (21.82%) Oracle
11 60 (21.82%) Finance
12 55 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 52 (18.91%) MVC
14 50 (18.18%) UNIX
14 50 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 48 (17.45%) Web Services
15 48 (17.45%) TDD
16 47 (17.09%) C++
16 47 (17.09%) XML
16 47 (17.09%) Microsoft
17 41 (14.91%) Computer Science
18 39 (14.18%) C
19 36 (13.09%) OO
20 33 (12.00%) Perl
20 33 (12.00%) OOP
20 33 (12.00%) RDBMS
21 32 (11.64%) Spring
21 32 (11.64%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.36%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.36%) Tuxedo
3 10 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.91%) CMS
5 7 (2.55%) Node.js
6 6 (2.18%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.18%) WordPress
7 5 (1.82%) SAS
8 4 (1.45%) Liferay
8 4 (1.45%) Mule
9 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.09%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.09%) IIS
10 2 (0.73%) Apache
10 2 (0.73%) CICS
10 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.73%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (2.91%) MS Office
2 7 (2.55%) Mingle
3 5 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.45%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) Ethernet
1 13 (4.73%) Internet
2 4 (1.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) SNMP
4 1 (0.36%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) SMTP
4 1 (0.36%) IPsec
4 1 (0.36%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 33 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 31 (11.27%) MySQL
5 29 (10.55%) Informix
6 16 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.91%) DB2
10 7 (2.55%) RavenDB
10 7 (2.55%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.45%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.73%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 27 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 19 (6.91%) Subversion
4 18 (6.55%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.73%) Maven
6 11 (4.00%) JUnit
6 11 (4.00%) NUnit
7 8 (2.91%) Ant
8 7 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.55%) MSTest
8 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.82%) Grunt
9 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.82%) Mocha
10 4 (1.45%) Gradle
11 3 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.73%) Hudson
13 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 60 (21.82%) Finance
2 20 (7.27%) Marketing
3 15 (5.45%) Retail
4 14 (5.09%) Banking
5 8 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.82%) Advertising
6 5 (1.82%) Publishing
7 4 (1.45%) Games
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (34.91%) .NET
2 84 (30.55%) HTML
3 72 (26.18%) CSS
4 68 (24.73%) ASP.NET
5 48 (17.45%) Web Services
6 47 (17.09%) XML
7 32 (11.64%) Spring
7 32 (11.64%) WCF
7 32 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (11.27%) jQuery
8 31 (11.27%) Ajax
9 29 (10.55%) Hibernate
10 26 (9.45%) J2EE
11 17 (6.18%) XHTML
12 16 (5.82%) Struts
13 14 (5.09%) HTML5
14 11 (4.00%) CSS3
14 11 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (3.64%) LINQ
15 10 (3.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.55%) Visualisation
3 7 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.18%) iPad
4 6 (2.18%) iPhone
4 6 (2.18%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.18%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (1.82%) Biology
6 4 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.45%) Statistics
6 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.09%) Life Science
7 3 (1.09%) Biotechnology
7 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.09%) MPEG
8 2 (0.73%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.73%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.91%) Linux
2 50 (18.18%) UNIX
3 29 (10.55%) Windows
4 15 (5.45%) Android
5 9 (3.27%) AIX
5 9 (3.27%) HPUX
6 7 (2.55%) CentOS
7 4 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.73%) zOS
9 2 (0.73%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (18.91%) MVC
3 48 (17.45%) TDD
4 36 (13.09%) OO
5 33 (12.00%) OOP
6 22 (8.00%) BDD
7 21 (7.64%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.91%) CRM
9 16 (5.82%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.45%) Web Development
11 11 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.64%) Pair Programming
12 10 (3.64%) SOA
13 9 (3.27%) Scrum
13 9 (3.27%) Waterfall
14 8 (2.91%) Multithreading
14 8 (2.91%) Analytics
14 8 (2.91%) Data Transformation
14 8 (2.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 119 (43.27%) SQL
2 108 (39.27%) JavaScript
3 103 (37.45%) C#
4 65 (23.64%) Java
5 47 (17.09%) C++
6 39 (14.18%) C
7 33 (12.00%) Perl
8 31 (11.27%) Python
9 25 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 23 (8.36%) PHP
11 19 (6.91%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.73%) T-SQL
13 11 (4.00%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.64%) VB
15 8 (2.91%) Groovy
16 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.55%) F#
17 6 (2.18%) VBA
18 5 (1.82%) Objective-C
18 5 (1.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 65 (23.64%) Degree
2 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.55%) MCTS
3 7 (2.55%) MCSD
3 7 (2.55%) MCSE
4 5 (1.82%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (21.82%) Oracle
2 47 (17.09%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.45%) JBoss
4 14 (5.09%) Perforce
5 6 (2.18%) Zend
6 5 (1.82%) Adobe
7 4 (1.45%) Unisys
7 4 (1.45%) IBM
7 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.73%) HP
8 2 (0.73%) Intel
8 2 (0.73%) CA
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) MKS
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Endeca
9 1 (0.36%) hybris
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