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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 73 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 32 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.52% 0.74% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.77% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1216 906 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.60% 95.87% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 958 688 715
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £40,000 - 1
Witham -2 5 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Colchester +7 2 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Chelmsford - 2 £39,725 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Basildon - 1 £62,500 - 1
Billericay - 1 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) .NET
3 21 (51.22%) jQuery
4 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (41.46%) C#
5 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
6 15 (36.59%) MVC
7 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) WCF
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
11 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
12 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
12 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
12 8 (19.51%) Migration
12 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
13 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.07%) XML
13 7 (17.07%) Java
14 6 (14.63%) VB
14 6 (14.63%) Linux
14 6 (14.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (14.63%) TKPROF
15 5 (12.20%) Finance

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.63%) TKPROF
5 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Gradle
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
1 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) .NET
2 21 (51.22%) jQuery
3 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) WCF
6 7 (17.07%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) Classic ASP
9 3 (7.32%) LAMP
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.32%) JMS
10 2 (4.88%) Web Services
10 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.44%) SAP XI
11 1 (2.44%) HTML5
11 1 (2.44%) LINQ
11 1 (2.44%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) FMCG
1 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.32%) AS400
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) LIMS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Information Management
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.44%) Release Management
7 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 17 (41.46%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.51%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.07%) Java
7 6 (14.63%) VB
8 5 (12.20%) VBScript
9 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 3 (7.32%) COBOL
10 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.88%) RPG
10 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (4.88%) Groovy
11 1 (2.44%) C
11 1 (2.44%) C++
11 1 (2.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 10 days ago