The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Rank 51 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.91% 2.28% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.36% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 27
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £39,450
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +52.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
857 1231 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.75% 96.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 625 928 977
Median salary £47,500 £43,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +9.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Essex

Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +12 12 £52,500 -16.00%
Chelmsford -3 9 £24,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 5 £40,000 -
Loughton - 4 £42,500 -
Brentwood +10 2 - -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 49 (81.67%) Java
2 45 (75.00%) Degree
2 45 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
4 33 (55.00%) HTML
5 32 (53.33%) CSS
6 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
7 26 (43.33%) JBoss
7 26 (43.33%) E-Commerce
8 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
9 24 (40.00%) Ajax
9 24 (40.00%) OO
10 23 (38.33%) Swing
10 23 (38.33%) OOP
10 23 (38.33%) J2EE
10 23 (38.33%) Oracle
10 23 (38.33%) WebLogic
10 23 (38.33%) WebSphere
10 23 (38.33%) Oracle Database
11 18 (30.00%) Open Source
12 14 (23.33%) SQL
13 13 (21.67%) C#
13 13 (21.67%) .NET
14 11 (18.33%) MVC
14 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.00%) Internet of Things
15 9 (15.00%) Internet
16 8 (13.33%) MySQL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (43.33%) JBoss
2 23 (38.33%) WebLogic
2 23 (38.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Movex
2 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 23 (38.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) HTML
2 32 (53.33%) CSS
3 24 (40.00%) Ajax
4 23 (38.33%) J2EE
4 23 (38.33%) Swing
5 13 (21.67%) .NET
6 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.00%) HTML5
7 6 (10.00%) jQuery
7 6 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.33%) CSS3
8 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.33%) React
9 3 (5.00%) Java SE
9 3 (5.00%) JPA
9 3 (5.00%) Spring
10 2 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Android
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) E-Commerce
3 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 24 (40.00%) OO
5 23 (38.33%) OOP
6 18 (30.00%) Open Source
7 11 (18.33%) MVC
8 6 (10.00%) Web Development
9 5 (8.33%) Logistics
10 3 (5.00%) E-business
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (3.33%) TDD
11 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) Java
2 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) C#
5 5 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 5 (8.33%) C
5 5 (8.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) Perl
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
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