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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 65 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 2.42% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.51% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +5.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
689 758 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.30% 96.68% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 583 627 566
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Tyne and Wear -6 10 £30,000 -2.43% 4
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) C++
1 12 (66.67%) Games
1 12 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
4 7 (38.89%) Physics
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (38.89%) 3D Programming
4 7 (38.89%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) PhD
4 7 (38.89%) OpenGL
4 7 (38.89%) DirectX
4 7 (38.89%) HLSL
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Automotive
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) CAD
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Kinect
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Node.js
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
General
1 12 (66.67%) Games
2 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (38.89%) OpenGL
2 7 (38.89%) DirectX
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (38.89%) Physics
3 7 (38.89%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (16.67%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
2 7 (38.89%) 3D Programming
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) CAD
3 3 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) HLSL
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) PhD
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