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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 66 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.66% 2.13% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 2.23% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 15
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1266 1345 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.20% 95.46% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1088 812
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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
Basildon +10 5 - -
Chelmsford +2 4 £28,000 -18.24% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £37,500 - 1
Witham - 3 £37,000 -
Billericay - 3 £27,500 -
Braintree - 3 £35,000 -
Colchester -5 1 £22,000 -48.23%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 39 (58.21%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 32 (47.76%) C#
4 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
4 32 (47.76%) Software Engineering
5 29 (43.28%) HTML
5 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
6 28 (41.79%) jQuery
7 27 (40.30%) MVC
8 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
9 16 (23.88%) Finance
9 16 (23.88%) WCF
10 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (20.90%) Java
12 11 (16.42%) Degree
13 10 (14.93%) COBOL
13 10 (14.93%) XML
14 9 (13.43%) VB
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) VBScript
15 8 (11.94%) Classic ASP
15 8 (11.94%) FMCG
16 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
16 7 (10.45%) Oracle
16 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
16 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (8.96%) Web Services
17 6 (8.96%) Linux
17 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.97%) Mingle
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) RavenDB
2 4 (5.97%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) TKPROF
3 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) MSTest
3 4 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (5.97%) NUnit
3 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Local Government
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 29 (43.28%) HTML
4 28 (41.79%) jQuery
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
6 16 (23.88%) WCF
7 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (14.93%) XML
9 8 (11.94%) Classic ASP
10 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.96%) HTML5
10 6 (8.96%) Web Services
11 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.46%) CSS3
12 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (5.97%) JPA
12 4 (5.97%) RESTful
12 4 (5.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) FMCG
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) AS400
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) LIMS
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) EPoS
5 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Software Engineering
2 27 (40.30%) MVC
3 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.96%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.97%) TDD
6 4 (5.97%) OOP
6 4 (5.97%) Data Mapping
6 4 (5.97%) BDD
6 4 (5.97%) CQRS
6 4 (5.97%) E-business
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Web Development
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.99%) Workflow
8 2 (2.99%) Information Management
8 2 (2.99%) Change Control
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 32 (47.76%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) COBOL
5 9 (13.43%) VB
6 8 (11.94%) VBScript
7 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.97%) RPG
9 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.48%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.99%) Groovy
12 1 (1.49%) Python
12 1 (1.49%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) C
12 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCTS
3 4 (5.97%) MCSD
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Micro Focus
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.99%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Facebook
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