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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 59 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 37 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.96% 1.46% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.53% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £39,045 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1137 1048 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.89% 95.71% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 861 855 849
Average salary £38,848 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Basildon - 10 £42,500 -
Chelmsford -14 5 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £40,000 -
Billericay - 2 £28,750 -
Harlow - 2 £55,000 -
Colchester -2 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Braintree -6 1 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £47,500 -
Witham - 1 £37,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (53.85%) .NET
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 30 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 26 (33.33%) C#
4 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 25 (32.05%) Degree
6 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 22 (28.21%) CSS
7 20 (25.64%) jQuery
8 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
9 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.51%) MVC
10 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.95%) Spring
11 14 (17.95%) VBScript
11 14 (17.95%) SDLC
12 13 (16.67%) VB
12 13 (16.67%) E-business
12 13 (16.67%) JPA
13 12 (15.38%) TDD
13 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
13 12 (15.38%) J2EE
14 10 (12.82%) VBA
14 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
15 9 (11.54%) XML
15 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (5.13%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) Captiva
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.28%) InDesign
3 1 (1.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.56%) Firebird
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.28%) QlikView
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
4 1 (1.28%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.85%) .NET
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
3 22 (28.21%) CSS
4 20 (25.64%) jQuery
5 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 14 (17.95%) Spring
7 13 (16.67%) JPA
8 12 (15.38%) J2EE
9 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (11.54%) XML
11 7 (8.97%) Java SE
11 7 (8.97%) HTML5
11 7 (8.97%) CSS3
12 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.41%) WCF
13 5 (6.41%) Classic ASP
13 5 (6.41%) EJB
14 4 (5.13%) WPF
14 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) FMCG
4 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) EPoS
5 2 (2.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) OS/400
2 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.51%) MVC
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.95%) SDLC
5 13 (16.67%) E-business
6 12 (15.38%) TDD
7 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.54%) Workflow
8 7 (8.97%) Document Management
9 4 (5.13%) Scrum
9 4 (5.13%) OO
10 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.56%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.56%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.56%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.56%) ERP
11 2 (2.56%) PDM
12 1 (1.28%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) Java
2 30 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) C#
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) VBScript
5 13 (16.67%) VB
6 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 10 (12.82%) VBA
8 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.69%) VB6
10 5 (6.41%) Perl
11 4 (5.13%) PHP
12 3 (3.85%) C++
12 3 (3.85%) Python
12 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.85%) C
13 2 (2.56%) COBOL
13 2 (2.56%) RPG
14 1 (1.28%) Groovy
14 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCTS
3 1 (1.28%) MCSD
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Kofax
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Facebook
3 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
3 2 (2.56%) OpenText
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.56%) JDA
4 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) InterSystems
Chelmsford, Essex
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