The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 74 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.12% 2.57% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.68% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,945 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1097 1081 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.73% 95.83% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 870 860 802
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Essex region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Essex

Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Colchester +1 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Chelmsford - 5 £40,000 -
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) Degree
6 11 (31.43%) Ajax
6 11 (31.43%) MVC
6 11 (31.43%) OOP
6 11 (31.43%) OO
6 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
7 10 (28.57%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
9 8 (22.86%) Marketing
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) F#
10 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (20.00%) XHTML
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.43%) TKPROF
5 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
5 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
1 4 (11.43%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Mocha
General
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
1 17 (48.57%) CSS
2 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) Ajax
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) XHTML
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (11.43%) JMS
7 4 (11.43%) LAMP
7 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) CSS3
7 4 (11.43%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.71%) Spring
10 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.86%) Flash
10 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) OOP
1 11 (31.43%) OO
1 11 (31.43%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Web Design
9 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.86%) Logistics
9 1 (2.86%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.00%) F#
6 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.14%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) COBOL
9 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com