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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 60 81 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.45% 1.65% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 1.71% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 24
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
Chelmsford +10 7 £32,000 -6.56%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £35,000 - 1
Colchester -1 5 £25,000 -41.17%
Billericay - 3 £27,500 - 1
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Basildon - 2 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £40,000 -
Braintree - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (54.05%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) C#
2 34 (45.95%) HTML
2 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) CSS
5 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
6 26 (35.14%) jQuery
7 24 (32.43%) MVC
8 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
9 19 (25.68%) Finance
10 16 (21.62%) Java
11 14 (18.92%) Degree
12 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (16.22%) WCF
14 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.51%) COBOL
16 9 (12.16%) Windows
16 9 (12.16%) TDD
17 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.81%) VB
17 8 (10.81%) XML
17 8 (10.81%) J2EE
17 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
17 8 (10.81%) HTML5
18 7 (9.46%) CSS3
18 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Mingle
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) RavenDB
2 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.70%) Firebird
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.70%) TKPROF
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) NUnit
2 4 (5.41%) MSTest
2 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) HTML
3 31 (41.89%) CSS
4 26 (35.14%) jQuery
5 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.22%) WCF
8 8 (10.81%) XML
8 8 (10.81%) J2EE
8 8 (10.81%) HTML5
9 7 (9.46%) CSS3
9 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (9.46%) Classic ASP
10 6 (8.11%) Spring
10 6 (8.11%) Web Services
10 6 (8.11%) JPA
10 6 (8.11%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (6.76%) EJB
11 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) FMCG
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) AS400
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) MVC
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) TDD
5 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 6 (8.11%) E-business
7 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) OOP
8 4 (5.41%) OO
8 4 (5.41%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
8 4 (5.41%) CQRS
9 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Workflow
10 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) C#
2 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 16 (21.62%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) COBOL
5 8 (10.81%) VB
6 7 (9.46%) VBScript
7 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
8 4 (5.41%) RPG
8 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.70%) Python
10 2 (2.70%) C
10 2 (2.70%) C++
10 2 (2.70%) Perl
10 2 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) MCTS
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
3 4 (5.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Micro Focus
4 3 (4.05%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.35%) Facebook
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.35%) Google
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k + pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago