The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 226 180 151
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 248 341 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.47% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.55% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 216 303 336
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the South East

Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Surrey -42 52 £41,500 -16.16% 3
Oxfordshire +21 46 £45,000 - 12
East Sussex +5 36 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -2 34 £35,500 +1.42% 6
Berkshire -24 26 £49,000 +8.88% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 18 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Sussex -13 13 £22,500 -59.09%
Kent -6 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Middlesex - 8 £34,500 - 1
Home Counties +1 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 213 (47.02%) C#
2 190 (41.94%) .NET
3 179 (39.51%) SQL
4 126 (27.81%) Software Engineering
4 126 (27.81%) ASP.NET
5 110 (24.28%) HTML
6 108 (23.84%) JavaScript
7 102 (22.52%) Java
8 96 (21.19%) SQL Server
8 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
9 93 (20.53%) MVC
10 90 (19.87%) Oracle
11 88 (19.43%) CSS
12 80 (17.66%) Degree
13 76 (16.78%) Linux
14 70 (15.45%) Web Services
14 70 (15.45%) C++
14 70 (15.45%) PL/SQL
15 67 (14.79%) Finance
16 62 (13.69%) Windows
17 59 (13.02%) MS Excel
18 56 (12.36%) VB
19 55 (12.14%) jQuery
20 53 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
21 52 (11.48%) MySQL
22 49 (10.82%) .NET Framework
23 46 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
25 43 (9.49%) XML
26 42 (9.27%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (6.62%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.30%) Apache
4 14 (3.09%) SAS
5 12 (2.65%) CMS
6 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.10%) IIS
9 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.88%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.88%) Node.js
10 3 (0.66%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.66%) Orchard CMS
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.66%) WordPress
10 3 (0.66%) Documentum
11 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.65%) MS Office
3 8 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.32%) PrintSoft PReS
5 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.88%) Mingle
6 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
2 4 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.66%) Agresso
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.88%) SaaS
2 3 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.77%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.88%) ATM
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
2 4 (0.88%) Wireless
3 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) CTI
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) Modbus
5 1 (0.22%) Profibus
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.48%) MySQL
3 35 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (2.21%) Big Data
11 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (1.32%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (1.32%) OLAP
12 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 27 (5.96%) Eclipse
2 27 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (3.09%) Toad
4 14 (3.09%) Xcode
5 12 (2.65%) PowerBuilder
6 11 (2.43%) NUnit
7 9 (1.99%) Subversion
8 8 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.55%) Emacs
10 6 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.32%) JIRA
11 5 (1.10%) Selenium
12 4 (0.88%) Maven
12 4 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.66%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.66%) MSTest
General
1 67 (14.79%) Finance
2 34 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.62%) Games
4 21 (4.64%) Marketing
5 8 (1.77%) Publishing
5 8 (1.77%) Banking
5 8 (1.77%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Advertising
7 5 (1.10%) Military
8 4 (0.88%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (41.94%) .NET
2 126 (27.81%) ASP.NET
3 110 (24.28%) HTML
4 88 (19.43%) CSS
5 70 (15.45%) Web Services
6 55 (12.14%) jQuery
7 49 (10.82%) .NET Framework
8 43 (9.49%) XML
9 40 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (8.39%) WCF
11 31 (6.84%) Ajax
12 26 (5.74%) WPF
13 25 (5.52%) Entity Framework
14 22 (4.86%) HTML5
14 22 (4.86%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (3.53%) J2EE
16 15 (3.31%) CSS3
17 14 (3.09%) REST
17 14 (3.09%) Spring
18 13 (2.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.08%) Open Source
3 23 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.75%) Social Media
5 11 (2.43%) User Experience
6 10 (2.21%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.99%) Data Extraction
7 9 (1.99%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.77%) Mobile Games
8 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.10%) Physics
9 5 (1.10%) Xbox
10 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.88%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.88%) Streaming Media
10 4 (0.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.78%) Linux
2 62 (13.69%) Windows
3 38 (8.39%) Android
4 26 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 25 (5.52%) UNIX
6 19 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.87%) AIX
8 5 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.66%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (27.81%) Software Engineering
2 93 (20.53%) MVC
3 53 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (9.27%) OO
6 35 (7.73%) TDD
7 33 (7.28%) CRM
8 25 (5.52%) UML
9 24 (5.30%) Scrum
10 20 (4.42%) Web Development
11 19 (4.19%) Unit Testing
12 18 (3.97%) Project Management
12 18 (3.97%) Analytics
13 17 (3.75%) Web Application Development
13 17 (3.75%) iOS Development
14 16 (3.53%) Android Development
14 16 (3.53%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.53%) SOA
15 14 (3.09%) Mobile Development
16 13 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 213 (47.02%) C#
2 179 (39.51%) SQL
3 108 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 102 (22.52%) Java
5 70 (15.45%) C++
5 70 (15.45%) PL/SQL
6 56 (12.36%) VB
7 40 (8.83%) VB.NET
8 32 (7.06%) T-SQL
9 31 (6.84%) C
10 29 (6.40%) Python
11 26 (5.74%) PHP
11 26 (5.74%) VB6
12 19 (4.19%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.21%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.77%) VBA
15 6 (1.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 6 (1.32%) RPG
15 6 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.32%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 80 (17.66%) Degree
2 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.88%) HND
4 4 (0.88%) MCSE
5 3 (0.66%) MCSD
5 3 (0.66%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (1.10%) Puppet
1 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.22%) Control-M
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 90 (19.87%) Oracle
3 27 (5.96%) Informatica
4 19 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.65%) Adobe
6 10 (2.21%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.55%) Telerik
8 6 (1.32%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.10%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.88%) Lotus
10 4 (0.88%) Cognos
10 4 (0.88%) Progress
11 3 (0.66%) SAP
11 3 (0.66%) Northgate
11 3 (0.66%) Google
11 3 (0.66%) EMC
11 3 (0.66%) NorthgateArinso
12 2 (0.44%) Zend
12 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.22%) Micro Focus
Surrey
TIMES Resources Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ediTRACK
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago