The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 42 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.30% 0.30% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 0.31% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 15
Average salary £27,500 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,350 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
793 639 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.42% 97.41% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 586 557 618
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Programmer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the North East

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the North East

Programmer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear +23 31 £27,500 - 1
Northumberland - 4 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 39 (59.09%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) C++
3 31 (46.97%) Degree
4 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) UNIX
5 23 (34.85%) Java
6 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (30.30%) C
7 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
8 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
8 16 (24.24%) Python
8 16 (24.24%) Games
9 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 13 (19.70%) DirectX
10 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
11 12 (18.18%) sed
11 12 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 12 (18.18%) AWK
12 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
12 11 (16.67%) VTune
12 11 (16.67%) HLSL
13 10 (15.15%) 3D Visualisation
13 10 (15.15%) 3D Rendering
13 10 (15.15%) Visualisation
13 10 (15.15%) Augmented Reality
13 10 (15.15%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (15.15%) COBOL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (7.58%) nginx
1 5 (7.58%) Tornado
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) Redis
3 5 (7.58%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.03%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) VTune
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 16 (24.24%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) DirectX
2 12 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 8 (12.12%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) jQuery
6 6 (9.09%) XML
6 6 (9.09%) .NET
7 5 (7.58%) SOAP
7 5 (7.58%) CherryPy
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.58%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (7.58%) gevent
7 5 (7.58%) Memcached
7 5 (7.58%) Twisted
7 5 (7.58%) Ember.js
7 5 (7.58%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (6.06%) HTML
9 3 (4.55%) Spring
9 3 (4.55%) Java EE
9 3 (4.55%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.15%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (15.15%) Visualisation
3 10 (15.15%) Augmented Reality
4 5 (7.58%) Animation
4 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
5 2 (3.03%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) UNIX
2 13 (19.70%) Linux
3 8 (12.12%) VME
4 5 (7.58%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Multithreading
3 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.15%) 3D Rendering
4 10 (15.15%) 3D Visualisation
5 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.58%) Web Development
6 5 (7.58%) CRM
6 5 (7.58%) OOD
7 4 (6.06%) TDD
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) OO
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.03%) Biostatistics
9 1 (1.52%) BDD
9 1 (1.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) C++
3 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 23 (34.85%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) C
6 16 (24.24%) Python
7 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 12 (18.18%) AWK
8 12 (18.18%) sed
9 11 (16.67%) HLSL
10 10 (15.15%) COBOL
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) ICL
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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