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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Rank 51 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 30 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.30% 1.97% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 2.02% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 28
Median salary £42,500 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £41,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -

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
864 1136 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 97.18% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 646 876 989
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +5 12 £52,500 -16.00%
Chelmsford -3 8 £24,000 - 2
Loughton - 4 £42,500 -
Saffron Walden -3 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 47 (85.45%) Java
2 43 (78.18%) Degree
2 43 (78.18%) Computer Science
3 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
4 31 (56.36%) HTML
4 31 (56.36%) CSS
5 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (50.91%) Relational Database
6 26 (47.27%) E-Commerce
7 24 (43.64%) JBoss
7 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
8 23 (41.82%) Ajax
8 23 (41.82%) Swing
8 23 (41.82%) OOP
8 23 (41.82%) OO
8 23 (41.82%) J2EE
8 23 (41.82%) Oracle
9 22 (40.00%) WebLogic
9 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
10 20 (36.36%) Oracle Database
11 15 (27.27%) Open Source
12 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.00%) C#
13 11 (20.00%) .NET
13 11 (20.00%) MVC
14 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.36%) MySQL
15 9 (16.36%) Internet
15 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things

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 24 (43.64%) JBoss
2 22 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Movex
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) Relational Database
2 20 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.36%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) Gradle
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) CSS
1 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 23 (41.82%) Ajax
2 23 (41.82%) J2EE
2 23 (41.82%) Swing
3 11 (20.00%) .NET
4 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.91%) jQuery
5 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (9.09%) CSS3
6 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (9.09%) React
7 3 (5.45%) Spring
8 2 (3.64%) Java SE
8 2 (3.64%) JPA
9 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (78.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) E-Commerce
3 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 23 (41.82%) OO
4 23 (41.82%) OOP
5 15 (27.27%) Open Source
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (9.09%) Logistics
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) E-business
9 2 (3.64%) SDLC
9 2 (3.64%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 5 (9.09%) C
5 5 (9.09%) C++
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (78.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
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