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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 37 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 26 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.75% 0.45% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 0.46% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 9
Average salary £27,500 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 - £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
531 434 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.07% 96.88% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 368 378 352
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
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
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 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (55.81%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) C++
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) C
4 20 (46.51%) UNIX
5 18 (41.86%) SQL
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
7 12 (27.91%) AWK
7 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
7 12 (27.91%) sed
8 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.93%) COBOL
8 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) Web Services
9 8 (18.60%) VME
10 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) Python
11 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
11 5 (11.63%) SOAP
11 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.63%) Web Development
11 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
12 4 (9.30%) Scrum
12 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.30%) HTML
12 4 (9.30%) OO
12 4 (9.30%) ITIL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) VTune
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) Java EE
5 3 (6.98%) JSR 170
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) MooTools
5 3 (6.98%) Apache Wicket
5 3 (6.98%) JAX-WS
5 3 (6.98%) DirectX
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
6 2 (4.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) XForms
7 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.33%) Laravel
7 1 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
2 5 (11.63%) Web Development
2 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
3 4 (9.30%) Scrum
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) OO
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.33%) CRM
5 1 (2.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) C++
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) C
5 18 (41.86%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) sed
6 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
6 12 (27.91%) AWK
7 9 (20.93%) COBOL
8 6 (13.95%) Python
9 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) Ruby
10 1 (2.33%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) ICL