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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 62 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 37 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.67% 2.84% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 2.91% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 16
Median salary £47,500 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
976 1270 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.83% 97.62% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1038 1133
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 17 £62,500 +184.09%
Saffron Walden +1 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Witham +2 2 £40,000 +8.10%
Chelmsford +7 1 £26,000 -18.75%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 48 (73.85%) JavaScript
2 42 (64.62%) Java
2 42 (64.62%) Computer Science
3 40 (61.54%) Degree
4 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 37 (56.92%) HTML
6 31 (47.69%) CSS
7 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (44.62%) Software Engineering
8 28 (43.08%) JBoss
9 27 (41.54%) Swing
9 27 (41.54%) OOP
9 27 (41.54%) OO
9 27 (41.54%) Oracle
9 27 (41.54%) E-Commerce
9 27 (41.54%) Ajax
9 27 (41.54%) Relational Database
10 25 (38.46%) J2EE
11 24 (36.92%) PL/SQL
11 24 (36.92%) WebLogic
11 24 (36.92%) WebSphere
11 24 (36.92%) Open Source
11 24 (36.92%) Oracle Database
12 21 (32.31%) RDBMS
13 20 (30.77%) C#
14 19 (29.23%) SQL
15 18 (27.69%) .NET
16 13 (20.00%) jQuery
17 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
18 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio

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 28 (43.08%) JBoss
2 24 (36.92%) WebLogic
2 24 (36.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (41.54%) Relational Database
3 24 (36.92%) Oracle Database
4 21 (32.31%) RDBMS
5 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) MySQL
7 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) HTML
2 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 27 (41.54%) Ajax
3 27 (41.54%) Swing
4 25 (38.46%) J2EE
5 18 (27.69%) .NET
6 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
8 9 (13.85%) HTML5
9 8 (12.31%) WPF
10 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.69%) JPA
10 5 (7.69%) Spring
11 4 (6.15%) Java SE
12 3 (4.62%) CSS3
12 3 (4.62%) Java EE
12 3 (4.62%) REST
12 3 (4.62%) WCF
13 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (64.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.08%) Biology
4 2 (3.08%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 2 (3.08%) Physics
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (44.62%) Software Engineering
2 27 (41.54%) E-Commerce
2 27 (41.54%) OO
2 27 (41.54%) OOP
3 24 (36.92%) Open Source
4 10 (15.38%) MVC
5 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (7.69%) E-business
5 5 (7.69%) SDLC
6 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.62%) Analytics
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 2 (3.08%) 3D Rendering
8 2 (3.08%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.08%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.08%) Knowledge Discovery
8 2 (3.08%) Microscopy
8 2 (3.08%) TDD
8 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) JavaScript
2 42 (64.62%) Java
3 24 (36.92%) PL/SQL
4 20 (30.77%) C#
5 19 (29.23%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) C++
6 8 (12.31%) Python
7 6 (9.23%) C
7 6 (9.23%) Perl
7 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
9 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Facebook
2 1 (1.54%) Google