The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 92 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 1.89% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.94% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 16
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 979 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.77% 97.22% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 614 812 775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Gloucestershire region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Programmer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 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
(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
Cheltenham -5 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Gloucester -1 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) RPG
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) AS400
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Physics
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) DirectX
5 2 (18.18%) Games
5 2 (18.18%) Lua
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) RPG IV

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ProductWriter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) DirectX
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Physics
1 2 (18.18%) PlayStation
1 2 (18.18%) Xbox
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Game Development
1 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) E-business
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) RPG
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Lua
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle