The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 34 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.19% 8.16% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 8.51% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £39,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
167 94 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 99.40% 95.92% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 150 87 71
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Programmer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Preston

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft