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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 209 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 272 382 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.66% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.75% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 244 356 308
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 £27,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -43 72 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Oxfordshire +41 48 £45,000 +28.57% 7
East Sussex +33 40 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Berkshire -35 40 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 28 £37,500 +11.94% 1
West Sussex -25 15 £22,500 -59.09%
Hampshire -41 15 £35,500 -11.25% 6
Kent -9 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Middlesex +15 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 194 (38.88%) SQL
2 186 (37.27%) C#
3 156 (31.26%) .NET
4 131 (26.25%) Software Engineering
5 118 (23.65%) SQL Server
5 118 (23.65%) HTML
6 107 (21.44%) JavaScript
7 103 (20.64%) Oracle
8 100 (20.04%) ASP.NET
9 95 (19.04%) CSS
10 91 (18.24%) Java
11 89 (17.84%) Degree
12 87 (17.43%) MVC
13 86 (17.23%) C++
14 84 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (16.43%) Finance
16 81 (16.23%) Linux
17 79 (15.83%) Web Services
17 79 (15.83%) Microsoft
18 76 (15.23%) Windows
19 71 (14.23%) PL/SQL
20 69 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
21 63 (12.63%) MS Excel
22 58 (11.62%) MySQL
23 55 (11.02%) jQuery
24 54 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
25 52 (10.42%) OO
26 49 (9.82%) VB
27 47 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
28 45 (9.02%) XML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (5.01%) SAS
2 24 (4.81%) Apache
2 24 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.00%) OpenEdge
5 9 (1.80%) CMS
6 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.20%) Node.js
8 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.80%) Resin
10 3 (0.60%) Documentum
10 3 (0.60%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) WordPress
11 2 (0.40%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 63 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) PrintSoft PReS
4 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.80%) Mingle
5 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.80%) GitHub
3 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.60%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.80%) ATM
2 4 (0.80%) Internet
2 4 (0.80%) Wireless
3 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) CTI
4 1 (0.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) Modbus
4 1 (0.20%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.62%) MySQL
3 54 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (7.82%) Oracle Database
5 25 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (4.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 14 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (2.81%) Big Data
9 12 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (1.20%) OLAP
12 5 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.81%) Oracle Forms
4 24 (4.81%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.21%) Xcode
5 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.81%) Toad
7 12 (2.40%) PowerBuilder
8 11 (2.20%) NUnit
8 11 (2.20%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.20%) JIRA
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.20%) WebSpeed
10 5 (1.00%) Selenium
10 5 (1.00%) Subversion
10 5 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.80%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.60%) NuGet
General
1 82 (16.43%) Finance
2 45 (9.02%) Games
3 31 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.01%) Marketing
5 8 (1.60%) Retail
6 7 (1.40%) Publishing
7 6 (1.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.00%) Local Government
8 5 (1.00%) Military
8 5 (1.00%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Law
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (31.26%) .NET
2 118 (23.65%) HTML
3 100 (20.04%) ASP.NET
4 95 (19.04%) CSS
5 79 (15.83%) Web Services
6 55 (11.02%) jQuery
7 45 (9.02%) XML
8 42 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 40 (8.02%) Ajax
10 39 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (7.62%) WCF
12 26 (5.21%) WPF
12 26 (5.21%) HTML5
13 25 (5.01%) RESTful
13 25 (5.01%) Entity Framework
13 25 (5.01%) REST
14 23 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (4.41%) JSON
16 21 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (3.41%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.41%) Visualisation
4 16 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.01%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.20%) Xbox
7 11 (2.20%) Data Extraction
7 11 (2.20%) Social Media
7 11 (2.20%) Mobile Games
8 9 (1.80%) User Experience
8 9 (1.80%) PlayStation
9 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.60%) Physics
10 7 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.00%) iPhone
11 5 (1.00%) iPad
12 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.23%) Linux
2 76 (15.23%) Windows
3 39 (7.82%) Android
4 36 (7.21%) UNIX
5 34 (6.81%) Apple iOS
6 19 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.81%) AIX
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.60%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (26.25%) Software Engineering
2 87 (17.43%) MVC
3 84 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (10.42%) OO
5 47 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (8.62%) TDD
7 37 (7.41%) Scrum
8 34 (6.81%) Analytics
9 28 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 25 (5.01%) Project Management
11 24 (4.81%) Open Source
12 23 (4.61%) OOP
13 21 (4.21%) CRM
13 21 (4.21%) Mobile Development
14 20 (4.01%) Data Analysis
14 20 (4.01%) Game Development
15 19 (3.81%) UML
16 18 (3.61%) iOS Development
17 17 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (3.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (38.88%) SQL
2 186 (37.27%) C#
3 107 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 91 (18.24%) Java
5 86 (17.23%) C++
6 71 (14.23%) PL/SQL
7 49 (9.82%) VB
8 40 (8.02%) T-SQL
9 38 (7.62%) C
10 30 (6.01%) VB.NET
11 28 (5.61%) Python
12 27 (5.41%) PHP
13 25 (5.01%) Objective-C
14 18 (3.61%) VB6
15 14 (2.81%) Apple Swift
16 10 (2.00%) Progress 4GL
17 8 (1.60%) VBA
17 8 (1.60%) PHP5
18 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
19 6 (1.20%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 89 (17.84%) Degree
2 7 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) HND
4 4 (0.80%) MCSE
4 4 (0.80%) PhD
5 3 (0.60%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.60%) MCTS
5 3 (0.60%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Puppet
1 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.80%) Nagios
3 3 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (20.64%) Oracle
2 79 (15.83%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.81%) Informatica
4 21 (4.21%) Business Objects
5 19 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.40%) Telerik
7 10 (2.00%) Progress
8 6 (1.20%) Planview
8 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.00%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.00%) Adobe
10 4 (0.80%) SAP
10 4 (0.80%) Cognos
10 4 (0.80%) Lotus
10 4 (0.80%) Google
10 4 (0.80%) Splunk
11 3 (0.60%) EMC
11 3 (0.60%) IBM
12 2 (0.40%) Pega
12 2 (0.40%) Zend
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £41,404 to £54,685 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + benefits including flexitime.
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: Upto £30k + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 circa
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £32,927 to £43,486 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago