The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 32 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.13% 0.96% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.03% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £75,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 97 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 94.33% 93.27% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 117 95 112
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Programmer
Lancashire

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 16 April 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Laravel
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) COBOL
3 3 (33.33%) Games
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Yii
3 3 (33.33%) Symfony
3 3 (33.33%) Zend
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Jetty
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) OC4J
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) JSF
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Java

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Jetty
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Laravel
2 3 (33.33%) Yii
2 3 (33.33%) Symfony
2 3 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 2 (22.22%) OC4J
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) SEO
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Zend
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss