The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 66 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 0.15% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.15% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 7
Average salary £33,000 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,850 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
846 656 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.58% 95.91% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 785 579 565
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Northampton - 8 £33,500 -
Towcester - 3 £17,500 -
Corby +3 1 £42,000 -
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (19.35%) J2EE
5 6 (19.35%) RPG
5 6 (19.35%) JSP
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) RPG IV
7 4 (12.90%) Statistics
7 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.90%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) SAS
7 4 (12.90%) Validation
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.45%) MySQL
9 2 (6.45%) C#

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (12.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.23%) ProC
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) J2EE
1 6 (19.35%) JSP
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) WCF
6 1 (3.23%) Symfony
6 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Statistics
1 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Data Management
3 2 (6.45%) TDD
3 2 (6.45%) OO
3 2 (6.45%) MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Web Development
3 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.23%) OOP
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) RPG
5 5 (16.13%) RPG IV
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM