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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 107 145 160
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 179 158 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.40% 1.87% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.96% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 170 138 111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
7164 8060 7831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 95.40% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5903 6721 6825
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +47 72 £40,000 - 10
Essex +27 41 £35,000 -27.08% 4
Hertfordshire -40 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Suffolk +10 16 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Bedfordshire +18 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Norfolk +9 9 £40,250 +15.00% 3
East Anglia - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 178 (52.82%) .NET
2 177 (52.52%) C#
3 144 (42.73%) SQL Server
4 129 (38.28%) ASP.NET
5 127 (37.69%) HTML
6 121 (35.91%) Software Engineering
7 119 (35.31%) JavaScript
8 114 (33.83%) SQL
9 106 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (26.71%) Degree
11 88 (26.11%) MVC
12 87 (25.82%) CSS
13 71 (21.07%) Java
14 67 (19.88%) Finance
15 64 (18.99%) jQuery
16 61 (18.10%) C++
17 57 (16.91%) Microsoft
17 57 (16.91%) TDD
18 54 (16.02%) Windows
19 53 (15.73%) Linux
20 49 (14.54%) Computer Science
21 48 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
22 46 (13.65%) Python
23 43 (12.76%) Web Services
23 43 (12.76%) C
23 43 (12.76%) WCF
23 43 (12.76%) Unit Testing
24 41 (12.17%) Scrum
25 39 (11.57%) HTML5
26 37 (10.98%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 9 (2.67%) CMS
2 7 (2.08%) EPiServer CMS
3 6 (1.78%) Node.js
3 6 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.89%) Tuxedo
5 3 (0.89%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.59%) WordPress
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) Liferay
7 1 (0.30%) Kentico
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 14 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.37%) Mingle
3 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.89%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.59%) Maya
4 2 (0.59%) Blender
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP SRM
1 4 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.08%) SaaS
2 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.86%) Internet
2 12 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.67%) ICMP
3 9 (2.67%) HTTP
4 6 (1.78%) SSL
5 5 (1.48%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.19%) FTP
7 3 (0.89%) SMS
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.15%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.86%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.37%) RavenDB
6 8 (2.37%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.89%) MySQL
10 2 (0.59%) Firebird
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.59%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.30%) Big Data
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Visual Studio
1 15 (4.45%) Eclipse
1 15 (4.45%) NUnit
1 15 (4.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.86%) MSTest
3 9 (2.67%) Subversion
3 9 (2.67%) JIRA
3 9 (2.67%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.78%) Android Studio
6 6 (1.78%) JUnit
7 5 (1.48%) Maven
8 4 (1.19%) Xcode
8 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.59%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.59%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.30%) JMeter
10 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 67 (19.88%) Finance
2 25 (7.42%) Banking
3 14 (4.15%) Electronics
4 8 (2.37%) Aerospace
4 8 (2.37%) Automotive
5 7 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.19%) Front Office
6 4 (1.19%) Advertising
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (52.82%) .NET
2 129 (38.28%) ASP.NET
3 127 (37.69%) HTML
4 87 (25.82%) CSS
5 64 (18.99%) jQuery
6 48 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (12.76%) WCF
7 43 (12.76%) Web Services
8 39 (11.57%) HTML5
9 37 (10.98%) XML
10 33 (9.79%) WPF
11 29 (8.61%) J2EE
11 29 (8.61%) Spring
12 24 (7.12%) .NET Framework
12 24 (7.12%) CSS3
13 21 (6.23%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (5.34%) REST
15 14 (4.15%) Silverlight
15 14 (4.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.97%) User Experience
4 9 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.37%) Economics
6 7 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.78%) FMCG
8 5 (1.48%) iSeries
8 5 (1.48%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.48%) AS400
9 4 (1.19%) CUDA
10 3 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.89%) Derivative
10 3 (0.89%) Statistics
11 2 (0.59%) Photography
11 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.59%) Social Network
11 2 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.02%) Windows
2 53 (15.73%) Linux
3 30 (8.90%) UNIX
4 16 (4.75%) Android
5 10 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.91%) Software Engineering
2 106 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.11%) MVC
4 57 (16.91%) TDD
5 43 (12.76%) Unit Testing
6 41 (12.17%) Scrum
7 31 (9.20%) OO
8 22 (6.53%) SDLC
9 21 (6.23%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.04%) Regression Testing
10 17 (5.04%) Web Development
10 17 (5.04%) Test Automation
11 16 (4.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (4.45%) Migration
12 15 (4.45%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.86%) Data Mapping
14 12 (3.56%) Web Design
15 11 (3.26%) OOP
15 11 (3.26%) Test Scripting
15 11 (3.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 177 (52.52%) C#
2 119 (35.31%) JavaScript
3 114 (33.83%) SQL
4 71 (21.07%) Java
5 61 (18.10%) C++
6 46 (13.65%) Python
7 43 (12.76%) C
8 31 (9.20%) VB
9 21 (6.23%) PL/SQL
9 21 (6.23%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.34%) VB.NET
11 17 (5.04%) T-SQL
12 15 (4.45%) PHP
13 14 (4.15%) VB6
14 12 (3.56%) XAML
15 11 (3.26%) Perl
16 10 (2.97%) COBOL
17 9 (2.67%) RPG
18 8 (2.37%) MATLAB
18 8 (2.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (26.71%) Degree
2 37 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.48%) MCTS
3 5 (1.48%) MCSD
3 5 (1.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) RosettaNet
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 57 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.98%) Oracle
3 10 (2.97%) EPiServer
3 10 (2.97%) Perforce
4 8 (2.37%) IBM
5 6 (1.78%) SAP
5 6 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.48%) BMC
6 5 (1.48%) Micro Focus
6 5 (1.48%) Facebook
6 5 (1.48%) Google
7 4 (1.19%) Computacenter
7 4 (1.19%) Blue Martini
7 4 (1.19%) Sencha
7 4 (1.19%) Remedy
8 3 (0.89%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.89%) Unisys
9 2 (0.59%) Sybase
9 2 (0.59%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
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