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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 86 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.21% 2.45% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.57% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 12
Average salary £39,450 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £28,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1322 1090 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.43% 95.45% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 832 717
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 - 5 £40,000 - 1
Witham -4 3 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Colchester +10 2 £40,000 +42.85%
Chelmsford +5 2 £39,725 -11.72% 2
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (51.43%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) Degree
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
8 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
9 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
9 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
11 7 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
12 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (17.14%) WCF
12 6 (17.14%) Java
13 5 (14.29%) PHP
13 5 (14.29%) Linux
13 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 5 (14.29%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) LAMP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (11.43%) TKPROF
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Ant
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
1 2 (5.71%) Gradle
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) CSS
3 17 (48.57%) jQuery
4 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) WCF
7 5 (14.29%) LAMP
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
9 3 (8.57%) XML
10 2 (5.71%) J2EE
10 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.71%) JMS
11 1 (2.86%) CSS3
11 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.86%) XHTML
11 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) LIMS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Information Management
7 1 (2.86%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
4 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) VBScript
7 3 (8.57%) VB
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C
9 1 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (2.86%) COBOL
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago