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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 105 149 100
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 181 118 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 1.54% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.60% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 174 104 159
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 71 £40,000 - 7
Hertfordshire +17 50 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Essex +9 37 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Norfolk +19 11 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Suffolk +4 11 £31,000 -43.63%
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 186 (51.52%) .NET
2 172 (47.65%) C#
3 171 (47.37%) HTML
4 146 (40.44%) SQL Server
5 133 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 125 (34.63%) SQL
7 124 (34.35%) JavaScript
8 116 (32.13%) Degree
9 102 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (27.42%) CSS
11 84 (23.27%) Java
12 79 (21.88%) MVC
13 74 (20.50%) Finance
13 74 (20.50%) Software Engineering
14 64 (17.73%) jQuery
15 63 (17.45%) Computer Science
16 60 (16.62%) XML
17 59 (16.34%) Microsoft
18 56 (15.51%) Oracle
19 55 (15.24%) Linux
20 54 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (13.02%) TDD
23 43 (11.91%) HTML5
24 42 (11.63%) C
25 41 (11.36%) Python
26 40 (11.08%) Windows
27 39 (10.80%) Web Services
27 39 (10.80%) C++
28 38 (10.53%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (3.32%) Node.js
2 11 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.22%) CMS
3 8 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.94%) EPiServer CMS
4 7 (1.94%) JBoss
5 6 (1.66%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.11%) Mule ESB
7 4 (1.11%) Mule
8 3 (0.83%) WordPress
8 3 (0.83%) Captiva
8 3 (0.83%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.55%) IIS
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) Mingle
4 1 (0.28%) Blender
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
4 1 (0.28%) Maya
4 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.11%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.55%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.55%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.94%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.32%) Internet
3 9 (2.49%) HTTP
4 6 (1.66%) ICMP
4 6 (1.66%) SSL
5 4 (1.11%) FTP
6 3 (0.83%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.83%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.09%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (4.16%) Informix
6 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.39%) MySQL
10 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.55%) Firebird
11 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.55%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.55%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.55%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) JIRA
1 9 (2.49%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.94%) Maven
3 6 (1.66%) JUnit
3 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.39%) Selenium
4 5 (1.39%) PhantomJS
4 5 (1.39%) Subversion
4 5 (1.39%) NUnit
4 5 (1.39%) Xcode
5 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.11%) MSTest
6 2 (0.55%) LSMW
6 2 (0.55%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.28%) NuGet
General
1 74 (20.50%) Finance
2 27 (7.48%) Banking
3 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.77%) Automotive
4 9 (2.49%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Front Office
7 3 (0.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (51.52%) .NET
2 171 (47.37%) HTML
3 133 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 99 (27.42%) CSS
5 64 (17.73%) jQuery
6 60 (16.62%) XML
7 54 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (11.91%) HTML5
9 39 (10.80%) Web Services
10 36 (9.97%) Spring
11 33 (9.14%) J2EE
12 32 (8.86%) WCF
13 29 (8.03%) .NET Framework
14 28 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (7.48%) WPF
16 24 (6.65%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (5.82%) XSLT
18 20 (5.54%) XSD
19 19 (5.26%) CSS3
20 16 (4.43%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.45%) Computer Science
2 49 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.60%) User Experience
4 9 (2.49%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.22%) Economics
5 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.94%) Social Media
6 7 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.94%) Social Network
6 7 (1.94%) Clustering
7 6 (1.66%) iSeries
8 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.11%) CUDA
9 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.11%) Statistics
9 4 (1.11%) FMCG
10 3 (0.83%) Derivative
10 3 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.24%) Linux
2 40 (11.08%) Windows
3 35 (9.70%) UNIX
4 18 (4.99%) AIX
4 18 (4.99%) HPUX
5 10 (2.77%) Android
6 9 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.88%) MVC
3 74 (20.50%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.02%) TDD
5 38 (10.53%) SDLC
6 28 (7.76%) Mentoring
7 27 (7.48%) OO
8 25 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 25 (6.93%) Scrum
9 18 (4.99%) OOD
10 16 (4.43%) Workflow
11 15 (4.16%) Test Automation
12 14 (3.88%) OOP
12 14 (3.88%) Web Development
13 13 (3.60%) E-business
14 12 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (2.77%) Automated Testing
16 9 (2.49%) Waterfall
16 9 (2.49%) UML
16 9 (2.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 172 (47.65%) C#
2 125 (34.63%) SQL
3 124 (34.35%) JavaScript
4 84 (23.27%) Java
5 42 (11.63%) C
6 41 (11.36%) Python
7 39 (10.80%) C++
8 33 (9.14%) Shell Script
9 32 (8.86%) VB
10 31 (8.59%) PHP
11 30 (8.31%) VB.NET
12 29 (8.03%) Perl
13 21 (5.82%) T-SQL
14 17 (4.71%) PL/SQL
14 17 (4.71%) RPG
15 16 (4.43%) VB6
16 14 (3.88%) VBScript
17 10 (2.77%) VBA
18 8 (2.22%) XQuery
18 8 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (32.13%) Degree
2 33 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.55%) MCSD
3 2 (0.55%) HNC
3 2 (0.55%) HND
3 2 (0.55%) MCSE
3 2 (0.55%) MCTS
4 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 59 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 56 (15.51%) Oracle
3 10 (2.77%) IBM
3 10 (2.77%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.49%) Unisys
4 9 (2.49%) Perforce
5 7 (1.94%) Cognos
6 6 (1.66%) SAP
6 6 (1.66%) Facebook
6 6 (1.66%) Google
7 4 (1.11%) Blue Martini
7 4 (1.11%) Computacenter
7 4 (1.11%) Remedy
7 4 (1.11%) BMC
7 4 (1.11%) Sencha
8 3 (0.83%) Epicor
8 3 (0.83%) Kofax
9 2 (0.55%) OpenText
9 2 (0.55%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.55%) HP
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