The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 56 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 25 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.23% 0.73% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 0.76% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 12
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 529 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.28% 96.36% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 610 461 590
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Programmer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Somerset

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Programmer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Taunton - 8 £35,000 -
Glastonbury - 7 £42,500 -
Shepton Mallet - 7 £42,500 -
Somerton - 7 £42,500 -
Street -7 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Bath -15 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Bridgwater +2 2 £45,000 +109.30%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Java
3 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.21%) .NET
4 26 (34.21%) C#
4 26 (34.21%) E-Commerce
5 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 23 (30.26%) JIRA
6 23 (30.26%) hybris
6 23 (30.26%) Scrum
6 23 (30.26%) Web Application Development
7 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
7 21 (27.63%) Retail
8 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.68%) HTML
9 16 (21.05%) CSS
10 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.79%) Web Services
12 11 (14.47%) RPG
12 11 (14.47%) AS400
13 10 (13.16%) RPG IV
14 9 (11.84%) Linux
15 8 (10.53%) MySQL
15 8 (10.53%) Degree
16 7 (9.21%) jQuery
16 7 (9.21%) Ext JS
16 7 (9.21%) Finance
16 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
17 6 (7.89%) Oracle
18 5 (6.58%) Computer Science

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.63%) Drupal
3 2 (2.63%) WordPress
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.95%) Ant
3 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (27.63%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) .NET
2 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 18 (23.68%) HTML
4 16 (21.05%) CSS
5 12 (15.79%) Web Services
6 7 (9.21%) jQuery
6 7 (9.21%) Ext JS
7 5 (6.58%) REST
7 5 (6.58%) HTML5
8 3 (3.95%) Spring
8 3 (3.95%) JSF
8 3 (3.95%) JNDI
8 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.95%) FreeMarker
8 3 (3.95%) Spring Security
8 3 (3.95%) YUI
8 3 (3.95%) XML
8 3 (3.95%) XSLT
8 3 (3.95%) JMS
8 3 (3.95%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) AS400
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) E-Commerce
3 23 (30.26%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) Web Application Development
4 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.58%) MVC
7 4 (5.26%) Android Development
7 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.95%) ERP
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) OOP
9 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.32%) Content Management
10 1 (1.32%) TDD
10 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Java
3 26 (34.21%) C#
4 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) RPG
6 10 (13.16%) RPG IV
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 4 (5.26%) Python
9 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) PHP5
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) hybris
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Sun
4 1 (1.32%) Zend