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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 117 127 158
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 156 143 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 2.03% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.12% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 144 117 109
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,050
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.40%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 62 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Hertfordshire -17 43 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Essex +7 31 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Bedfordshire +8 9 £50,000 +57.15% 1
Suffolk -1 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Norfolk -2 3 £29,000 -27.50% 1
East Anglia - 3 £35,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 134 (53.17%) .NET
2 128 (50.79%) C#
3 107 (42.46%) Software Engineering
4 105 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 97 (38.49%) SQL Server
6 85 (33.73%) HTML
7 83 (32.94%) JavaScript
8 80 (31.75%) MVC
9 79 (31.35%) CSS
10 78 (30.95%) Degree
11 77 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (27.78%) SQL
13 57 (22.62%) C++
14 55 (21.83%) Java
15 46 (18.25%) jQuery
16 44 (17.46%) Computer Science
17 43 (17.06%) Windows
17 43 (17.06%) Python
18 42 (16.67%) Finance
18 42 (16.67%) WCF
19 41 (16.27%) Linux
19 41 (16.27%) Unit Testing
20 38 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (13.89%) C
22 34 (13.49%) TDD
23 30 (11.90%) Microsoft
23 30 (11.90%) OO
24 29 (11.51%) Web Services
25 27 (10.71%) Scrum
25 27 (10.71%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (4.37%) CMS
2 8 (3.17%) JBoss
3 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.78%) EPiServer CMS
4 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.59%) Kentico
6 3 (1.19%) Tuxedo
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.19%) Mule
7 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.40%) WildFly
8 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Mingle
2 10 (3.97%) 3ds Max
3 8 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.59%) Maya
4 4 (1.59%) Blender
5 3 (1.19%) MS Office
6 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.38%) ICMP
2 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.79%) HTTP
4 2 (0.79%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (38.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 16 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.76%) RavenDB
5 12 (4.76%) Neo4j
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.59%) TKPROF
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.19%) DB2
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.79%) MySQL
10 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.40%) Big Data
11 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 22 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.75%) NUnit
4 15 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.95%) MSTest
5 14 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.17%) Subversion
7 8 (3.17%) JIRA
8 4 (1.59%) Maven
8 4 (1.59%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.79%) Xcode
9 2 (0.79%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.79%) Ant
9 2 (0.79%) JUnit
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 42 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Banking
3 12 (4.76%) Electronics
4 7 (2.78%) Advertising
4 7 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.59%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (53.17%) .NET
2 105 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 85 (33.73%) HTML
4 79 (31.35%) CSS
5 46 (18.25%) jQuery
6 42 (16.67%) WCF
7 38 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (11.51%) Web Services
9 27 (10.71%) XML
10 26 (10.32%) HTML5
11 21 (8.33%) CSS3
12 19 (7.54%) .NET Framework
13 17 (6.75%) WPF
13 17 (6.75%) RESTful
14 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (5.95%) Spring
16 13 (5.16%) J2EE
17 12 (4.76%) Hibernate
18 11 (4.37%) Silverlight
19 10 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.38%) FMCG
5 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.98%) AS400
5 5 (1.98%) User Experience
6 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.79%) LIMS
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) RIA
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Physics
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
9 1 (0.40%) Open Source
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.06%) Windows
2 41 (16.27%) Linux
3 23 (9.13%) UNIX
4 17 (6.75%) Android
5 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.19%) CentOS
6 3 (1.19%) AIX
7 2 (0.79%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) OS/400
8 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.46%) Software Engineering
2 80 (31.75%) MVC
3 77 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.27%) Unit Testing
5 34 (13.49%) TDD
6 30 (11.90%) OO
7 27 (10.71%) Scrum
8 19 (7.54%) Web Development
9 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.75%) Regression Testing
11 15 (5.95%) BDD
12 13 (5.16%) Web Application Development
13 12 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (4.76%) CQRS
13 12 (4.76%) Test Automation
14 11 (4.37%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.97%) 3D Modelling
15 10 (3.97%) Web Design
16 9 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 128 (50.79%) C#
2 83 (32.94%) JavaScript
3 70 (27.78%) SQL
4 57 (22.62%) C++
5 55 (21.83%) Java
6 43 (17.06%) Python
7 35 (13.89%) C
8 17 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.95%) VB
10 14 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.76%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.97%) GLSL
13 9 (3.57%) Perl
14 8 (3.17%) COBOL
14 8 (3.17%) XAML
15 7 (2.78%) MATLAB
15 7 (2.78%) VB6
15 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
16 6 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (30.95%) Degree
2 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.38%) VCP4
4 3 (1.19%) MCTS
4 3 (1.19%) MCSD
4 3 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 30 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.32%) Oracle
3 8 (3.17%) Perforce
4 7 (2.78%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.59%) IBM
6 3 (1.19%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.79%) BMC
7 2 (0.79%) Sybase
7 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 2 (0.79%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.79%) Google
7 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.40%) Coverity
8 1 (0.40%) hybris
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
8 1 (0.40%) Remedy
8 1 (0.40%) ATG
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
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Haverhill, Suffolk
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Salary: 40 - 50k + 10% bonus, 2% pension, flexi time and more
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Salary: up to 60k + benefits
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Salary: 50 - 60k plus 10% bonus, pension, health care and more
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Salary: up to 37k + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 35 - 45k plus 7.5% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
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Salary: 18 - 26k + Project bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k plus project bonus, pension, flexitime and more
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: up to 55k plus benefits
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