The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 167 177 180
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 367 333 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.51% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.59% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 346 273 292
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21506 20964 22168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.87% 95.02% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17227 17288 18941
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
Surrey +12 127 £50,000 +38.88% 4
Berkshire +51 87 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Sussex +11 42 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Hampshire -12 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex -8 35 £43,750 +45.83%
Buckinghamshire +4 25 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Oxfordshire -21 20 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Kent -18 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Middlesex +2 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 340 (48.36%) C#
2 316 (44.95%) .NET
3 302 (42.96%) SQL
4 285 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 260 (36.98%) HTML
6 215 (30.58%) ASP.NET
7 214 (30.44%) CSS
8 212 (30.16%) Software Engineering
9 206 (29.30%) Java
10 201 (28.59%) SQL Server
11 179 (25.46%) Degree
12 165 (23.47%) jQuery
13 161 (22.90%) MVC
14 155 (22.05%) Finance
15 149 (21.19%) Web Services
16 134 (19.06%) Microsoft
17 133 (18.92%) XML
18 129 (18.35%) C++
19 125 (17.78%) Oracle
20 123 (17.50%) Linux
21 117 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
22 111 (15.79%) Computer Science
23 107 (15.22%) OO
24 99 (14.08%) Mathematics
25 97 (13.80%) .NET Framework
26 90 (12.80%) TDD
27 81 (11.52%) VB.NET
28 80 (11.38%) Ajax
29 77 (10.95%) MySQL
30 71 (10.10%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (3.84%) CMS
2 22 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.84%) Apache
4 17 (2.42%) Node.js
4 17 (2.42%) SAS
5 10 (1.42%) MediaWiki
6 9 (1.28%) Drupal
7 8 (1.14%) IIS
7 8 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.85%) FileNet
9 3 (0.43%) CICS
9 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Kentico
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 64 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.71%) MS Office
3 11 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) Simulink
5 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Maya
6 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Revit
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.28%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.56%) SaaS
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.57%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.12%) Internet
2 34 (4.84%) CTI
3 23 (3.27%) HTTP
4 5 (0.71%) Intranet
4 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.57%) Broadband
6 3 (0.43%) SMTP
7 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) Modbus
7 2 (0.28%) Profibus
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
8 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (28.59%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.95%) MySQL
3 46 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 21 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.85%) OLAP
13 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.57%) UniData
14 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (5.69%) Subversion
2 33 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.70%) Ant
5 25 (3.56%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.42%) NUnit
8 13 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.85%) Hudson
10 5 (0.71%) Synon
10 5 (0.71%) JUnit
11 4 (0.57%) Maven
11 4 (0.57%) JSUnit
11 4 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (0.57%) WiX
11 4 (0.57%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.43%) Log4j
General
1 155 (22.05%) Finance
2 45 (6.40%) Marketing
3 28 (3.98%) Games
4 18 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (2.42%) Banking
6 15 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.28%) Retail
8 7 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.85%) French Language
9 6 (0.85%) Electronics
10 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Military
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (44.95%) .NET
2 260 (36.98%) HTML
3 215 (30.58%) ASP.NET
4 214 (30.44%) CSS
5 165 (23.47%) jQuery
6 149 (21.19%) Web Services
7 133 (18.92%) XML
8 97 (13.80%) .NET Framework
9 80 (11.38%) Ajax
10 69 (9.82%) SOAP
11 65 (9.25%) HTML5
12 63 (8.96%) WPF
13 60 (8.53%) Spring
14 58 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (7.68%) WCF
16 48 (6.83%) CSS3
17 45 (6.40%) WinForms
18 41 (5.83%) JSP
19 39 (5.55%) JSON
20 38 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 99 (14.08%) Mathematics
3 35 (4.98%) Physics
3 35 (4.98%) Open Source
4 23 (3.27%) Statistics
5 22 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.42%) Economics
7 16 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.13%) RIA
9 14 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
10 13 (1.85%) Animation
11 12 (1.71%) Social Media
12 9 (1.28%) iPhone
13 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.00%) Mobile Games
14 6 (0.85%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.85%) iPad
15 5 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (17.50%) Linux
2 60 (8.53%) Windows
3 18 (2.56%) Android
3 18 (2.56%) UNIX
3 18 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.00%) Debian
4 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.57%) zOS
7 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.28%) AIX
7 2 (0.28%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) webOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (30.16%) Software Engineering
2 161 (22.90%) MVC
3 117 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (15.22%) OO
5 90 (12.80%) TDD
6 64 (9.10%) Scrum
7 62 (8.82%) SOA
8 45 (6.40%) Multithreading
9 44 (6.26%) Web Development
10 37 (5.26%) System Testing
11 34 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (4.27%) Software Architecture
12 30 (4.27%) Waterfall
13 25 (3.56%) OOP
14 22 (3.13%) Unit Testing
15 18 (2.56%) E-Commerce
16 16 (2.28%) Financial Modelling
17 15 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
17 15 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
18 14 (1.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (48.36%) C#
2 302 (42.96%) SQL
3 285 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 206 (29.30%) Java
5 129 (18.35%) C++
6 81 (11.52%) VB.NET
7 71 (10.10%) PHP
8 70 (9.96%) C
9 39 (5.55%) Assembly Language
10 31 (4.41%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.98%) Python
12 22 (3.13%) VB
12 22 (3.13%) PHP5
13 18 (2.56%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.42%) VBA
15 14 (1.99%) VB6
15 14 (1.99%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.85%) Perl
17 12 (1.71%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 179 (25.46%) Degree
2 26 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.56%) PhD
5 15 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) MCTS
8 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.28%) MCPD
9 2 (0.28%) HNC
9 2 (0.28%) MCP
9 2 (0.28%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.42%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.28%) CDISC
4 2 (0.28%) WAI
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) GAMP
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) KVM
1 1 (0.14%) vSphere
1 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.14%) Control-M
2 1 (0.14%) Nagios
2 1 (0.14%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 134 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 125 (17.78%) Oracle
3 23 (3.27%) IBM
4 11 (1.56%) Cognos
5 9 (1.28%) JBoss
6 7 (1.00%) Informatica
6 7 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.00%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.00%) Zend
7 6 (0.85%) Pega
7 6 (0.85%) Open Text
7 6 (0.85%) Metastorm
8 5 (0.71%) Remedy
8 5 (0.71%) Apple
9 4 (0.57%) Facebook
9 4 (0.57%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.57%) Sencha
10 3 (0.43%) Akamai
10 3 (0.43%) Talend
10 3 (0.43%) Progress
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Wight
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: 50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Isle of Wight
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: 35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Redhill
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: 25 days ago