The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 78 69 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.98% 1.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1345 940 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.25% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 830 1131
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Programmer
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 6 £55,000 -
Colchester - 3 £42,500 - 1
Basildon +4 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £34,250 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) .NET
4 13 (34.21%) OO
4 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) Marketing
5 12 (31.58%) J2EE
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Retail
6 10 (26.32%) JSF
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) OOP
8 7 (18.42%) JBoss
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
8 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) OOD
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) RPG
9 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
9 6 (15.79%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) Delphi
10 5 (13.16%) ActionScript

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) Umbraco
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Grunt
1 5 (13.16%) PhoneGap
1 5 (13.16%) Mocha
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 13 (34.21%) Marketing
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Advertising
4 4 (10.53%) Publishing
5 3 (7.89%) Back Office
6 2 (5.26%) Automotive
7 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) JSF
5 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.79%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) JDBC
7 5 (13.16%) JavaBeans
7 5 (13.16%) Flash
7 5 (13.16%) Backbone.js
7 5 (13.16%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) XSD
8 3 (7.89%) XSL
8 3 (7.89%) XSLT
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.16%) iPhone
2 5 (13.16%) iSeries
2 5 (13.16%) iPad
3 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) OO
1 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 8 (21.05%) OOP
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) OOD
4 5 (13.16%) CRM
4 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) BPEL
5 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Web Design
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) RPG
4 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) Delphi
5 5 (13.16%) ActionScript
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) F#
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) JBoss
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe
2 5 (13.16%) Intel
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) MKS
Colchester
Informa
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago