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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 56 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.22% 5.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 5.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
380 548 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.91% 97.34% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 330 362 355
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) Visualisation
2 9 (69.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Games
3 8 (61.54%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (61.54%) OpenGL
3 8 (61.54%) DirectX
3 8 (61.54%) HLSL
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
5 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
5 6 (46.15%) Physics
5 6 (46.15%) 3D Programming
5 6 (46.15%) PhD
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Automotive
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (23.08%) Kinect
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (69.23%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 8 (61.54%) OpenGL
2 8 (61.54%) DirectX
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Visualisation
2 8 (61.54%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Physics
4 3 (23.08%) Kinect
5 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) 3D Programming
4 3 (23.08%) 3D Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) HLSL
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft