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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 69 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.67% 4.17% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 4.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
580 697 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.99% 93.68% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 603 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Bath +8 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Glastonbury +1 1 £26,500 -37.64%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) RPG
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) AS400
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (21.05%) RPG IV
7 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) STL
7 4 (21.05%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
8 3 (15.79%) CAD
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (15.79%) PDM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) STL
2 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Ext JS
3 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (10.53%) LESS
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) AS400
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (10.53%) iSeries
6 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) CAD
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) PDM
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Product Management
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Video Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) RPG
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) RPG IV
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) C
8 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft