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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 77 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.76% 1.70% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.79% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 12
Average salary £39,450 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.71% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1303 1008 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.39% 95.18% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 759 729
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £40,000 -
Witham -3 4 £37,000 +5.71%
Colchester +8 3 £40,000 +42.85%
Chelmsford +1 2 £39,725 -11.72% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) jQuery
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 17 (45.95%) C#
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 16 (43.24%) MVC
7 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
8 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 12 (32.43%) Degree
9 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
9 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
9 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
10 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
10 9 (24.32%) WCF
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (21.62%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
11 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (18.92%) Java
12 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (16.22%) XML
13 6 (16.22%) Linux
13 6 (16.22%) N-Tier
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (16.22%) Migration
13 6 (16.22%) TKPROF
14 5 (13.51%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
2 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) TKPROF
5 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Ant
1 2 (5.41%) Maven
1 2 (5.41%) Gradle
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) jQuery
3 19 (51.35%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
5 9 (24.32%) WCF
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) LAMP
10 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
11 3 (8.11%) JMS
12 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 2 (5.41%) J2EE
13 1 (2.70%) JSP
13 1 (2.70%) SOAP
13 1 (2.70%) Web Services
13 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.81%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) LIMS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) MVC
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
5 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
6 7 (18.92%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
8 4 (10.81%) VBScript
8 4 (10.81%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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