The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 54 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.60% 2.26% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.31% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Programmer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
410 519 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.61% 97.56% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 334 446 388
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Programmer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 12 (85.71%) C++
1 12 (85.71%) Games
1 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (50.00%) Physics
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (50.00%) 3D Programming
4 7 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) PhD
4 7 (50.00%) OpenGL
4 7 (50.00%) DirectX
4 7 (50.00%) HLSL
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Kinect
6 3 (21.43%) 3D Visualisation
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Node.js
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) CSS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 12 (85.71%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 7 (50.00%) DirectX
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Visualisation
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (50.00%) Physics
4 3 (21.43%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (50.00%) 3D Programming
3 3 (21.43%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) HLSL
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) PhD
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago