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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 178 133 195
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 82 118 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.67% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.74% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 33 £40,000 +3.49% 6
Hertfordshire -31 29 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire -3 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Essex -23 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Suffolk +2 3 £55,000 +83.33%
East Anglia - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 97 (52.15%) C#
2 93 (50.00%) .NET
3 74 (39.78%) ASP.NET
4 73 (39.25%) SQL
5 65 (34.95%) SQL Server
6 61 (32.80%) JavaScript
7 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (29.57%) CSS
9 51 (27.42%) HTML
10 50 (26.88%) Degree
11 49 (26.34%) Software Engineering
12 45 (24.19%) MVC
13 40 (21.51%) Java
14 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
15 35 (18.82%) Finance
15 35 (18.82%) TDD
15 35 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (17.20%) Computer Science
17 31 (16.67%) Oracle
17 31 (16.67%) Relational Database
18 30 (16.13%) Web Services
18 30 (16.13%) Linux
19 28 (15.05%) WCF
20 26 (13.98%) Windows
20 26 (13.98%) Git (software)
21 25 (13.44%) C++
22 24 (12.90%) Python
23 23 (12.37%) VB.NET
24 22 (11.83%) Visual Studio
24 22 (11.83%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.91%) JBoss
3 6 (3.23%) CMS
4 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.69%) Mule
4 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.15%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 3 (1.61%) WordPress
7 2 (1.08%) Node.js
7 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.08%) SAS
7 2 (1.08%) CICS
8 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Mingle
2 12 (6.45%) MS Office
3 8 (4.30%) 3ds Max
4 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.54%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) HTTP
1 6 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (8.60%) MySQL
4 16 (8.60%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.99%) RavenDB
5 13 (6.99%) Neo4j
6 12 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.23%) DB2
9 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.15%) TKPROF
10 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.08%) Informix
12 1 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.83%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.14%) NUnit
4 14 (7.53%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.53%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.99%) MSTest
5 13 (6.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.38%) Subversion
8 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.76%) Maven
10 6 (3.23%) Ant
11 3 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.08%) Hudson
12 2 (1.08%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (1.08%) Gradle
12 2 (1.08%) JUnit
12 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 1 (0.54%) JIRA
13 1 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 35 (18.82%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Retail
3 9 (4.84%) Marketing
4 6 (3.23%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) Advertising
5 3 (1.61%) Publishing
5 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (50.00%) .NET
2 74 (39.78%) ASP.NET
3 55 (29.57%) CSS
4 51 (27.42%) HTML
5 35 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (16.13%) Web Services
7 28 (15.05%) WCF
8 20 (10.75%) XML
8 20 (10.75%) jQuery
9 18 (9.68%) Ajax
10 15 (8.06%) Spring
11 14 (7.53%) CSS3
11 14 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (7.53%) RESTful
12 13 (6.99%) J2EE
13 12 (6.45%) HTML5
14 11 (5.91%) WPF
14 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
15 10 (5.38%) XHTML
16 9 (4.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.38%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (4.30%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.76%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.69%) Biology
6 5 (2.69%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.08%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.08%) VSAM
8 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) Physics
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.13%) Linux
2 26 (13.98%) Windows
3 13 (6.99%) UNIX
4 11 (5.91%) Android
5 7 (3.76%) CentOS
6 4 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.15%) AIX
7 2 (1.08%) HPUX
7 2 (1.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.08%) zOS
7 2 (1.08%) MVS
7 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) Software Engineering
3 45 (24.19%) MVC
4 35 (18.82%) TDD
5 22 (11.83%) OOP
6 21 (11.29%) BDD
7 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 17 (9.14%) OO
9 16 (8.60%) Web Development
10 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.99%) CRM
11 13 (6.99%) CQRS
12 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.91%) SOA
13 9 (4.84%) Pair Programming
13 9 (4.84%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.30%) 3D Modelling
14 8 (4.30%) Scrum
15 6 (3.23%) Workflow
15 6 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 97 (52.15%) C#
2 73 (39.25%) SQL
3 61 (32.80%) JavaScript
4 40 (21.51%) Java
5 25 (13.44%) C++
6 24 (12.90%) Python
7 23 (12.37%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.99%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.45%) C
9 12 (6.45%) Perl
10 10 (5.38%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.30%) PHP
11 8 (4.30%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.30%) MAXScript
11 8 (4.30%) GLSL
12 7 (3.76%) VB
12 7 (3.76%) VBA
13 5 (2.69%) F#
13 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (26.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.76%) MCSD
3 7 (3.76%) MCSE
3 7 (3.76%) MCTS
4 5 (2.69%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (2.69%) IBM
4 4 (2.15%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.61%) Zend
6 2 (1.08%) CA
6 2 (1.08%) Sun
7 1 (0.54%) BMC
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Remedy
7 1 (0.54%) Google
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