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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 70 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 2.19% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.31% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 12
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
984 821 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.91% 94.59% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 806 756 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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
Cheltenham +6 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Gloucester +2 6 £46,750 +24.66%
Wotton-under-Edge - 1 £21,500 -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (45.45%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 18 (40.91%) .NET
3 18 (40.91%) CSS
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 16 (36.36%) C++
6 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.09%) OO
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) Java
8 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
8 13 (29.55%) Windows
8 13 (29.55%) OOD
8 13 (29.55%) Subversion
8 13 (29.55%) Qt
8 13 (29.55%) Digital Signal Processing
8 13 (29.55%) Signal Processing
9 9 (20.45%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) PHP
11 7 (15.91%) C
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
12 6 (13.64%) MVC
12 6 (13.64%) HTML5
13 5 (11.36%) Spring
13 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
13 5 (11.36%) Web Development
13 5 (11.36%) Ruby
13 5 (11.36%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) SOAP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (6.82%) Mule
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ProductWriter
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) TestNG
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) CSS
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) Qt
4 6 (13.64%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) Spring
5 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.09%) JPA
6 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 4 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) STL
8 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.09%) OO
3 13 (29.55%) OOD
3 13 (29.55%) Digital Signal Processing
3 13 (29.55%) Signal Processing
4 6 (13.64%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Coaching
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 1 (2.27%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.27%) SOA
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) C++
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) PHP
7 7 (15.91%) C
8 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 5 (11.36%) Python
8 5 (11.36%) Ruby
9 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.82%) Pascal
9 3 (6.82%) COBOL
9 3 (6.82%) RPG
10 2 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Zend