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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 63 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.18% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
646 352 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.42% 95.39% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 597 333 396
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL
6 2 (12.50%) RPG
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) ProC
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) ProC
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) ExpressJS
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
1 1 (6.25%) iSeries
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Web Development
1 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) RPG
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) PHP5
6 1 (6.25%) RPG IV
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM