The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 71 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.14% 1.19% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 1.24% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
704 643 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 98.19% 95.83% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 639 593 338
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Programmer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Northampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik