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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 78 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 2.67% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 4
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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
1185 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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
Colchester -9 14 £62,500 +56.25%
Chelmsford +9 2 £24,000 -39.58%
Witham +1 1 £40,000 +8.10%
Brentwood -1 1 £60,000 -
Basildon -15 1 £42,500 -32.00%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (70.69%) Java
2 35 (60.34%) Computer Science
3 32 (55.17%) Degree
4 29 (50.00%) HTML
5 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
6 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 25 (43.10%) CSS
7 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (41.38%) J2EE
9 23 (39.66%) Oracle
10 21 (36.21%) JBoss
11 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
12 19 (32.76%) OOP
12 19 (32.76%) OO
13 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
13 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
13 18 (31.03%) WebSphere
13 18 (31.03%) Open Source
13 18 (31.03%) Swing
13 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
13 18 (31.03%) RDBMS
13 18 (31.03%) WebLogic
13 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
13 18 (31.03%) Ajax
14 14 (24.14%) .NET
15 11 (18.97%) C#
16 9 (15.52%) SDLC
16 9 (15.52%) Spring
17 8 (13.79%) E-business
17 8 (13.79%) JPA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (36.21%) JBoss
2 18 (31.03%) WebLogic
2 18 (31.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 18 (31.03%) RDBMS
2 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.62%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) HTML
2 25 (43.10%) CSS
3 24 (41.38%) J2EE
4 18 (31.03%) Ajax
4 18 (31.03%) Swing
5 14 (24.14%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) Spring
7 8 (13.79%) JPA
8 6 (10.34%) HTML5
8 6 (10.34%) jQuery
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.90%) WPF
11 3 (5.17%) Django
11 3 (5.17%) Java SE
11 3 (5.17%) Polymer
11 3 (5.17%) WCF
11 3 (5.17%) Web Components
11 3 (5.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Biology
3 3 (5.17%) Chemistry
3 3 (5.17%) Life Science
3 3 (5.17%) Physics
3 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.45%) AS400
4 2 (3.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) OS/400
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 19 (32.76%) OO
3 19 (32.76%) OOP
4 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
4 18 (31.03%) Open Source
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) E-business
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (8.62%) Workflow
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (6.90%) Logistics
10 4 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (5.17%) 3D Rendering
11 3 (5.17%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 11 (18.97%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) C++
7 5 (8.62%) Groovy
7 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.90%) Python
8 4 (6.90%) VBA
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) VB
9 3 (5.17%) VB6
9 3 (5.17%) VBScript
10 2 (3.45%) RPG
11 1 (1.72%) Perl
11 1 (1.72%) PHP
11 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (55.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) JDA
3 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.72%) Facebook
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
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