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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 214 177 175
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 257 359 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.59% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.67% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 229 340 274
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 £25,000 £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 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
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 August 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 August 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 -26 72 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Berkshire -29 48 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Sussex +19 32 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 29 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Oxfordshire +16 27 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Kent +9 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -24 18 £22,500 -55.00%
Hampshire -23 7 £37,500 -0.66% 2
Middlesex +8 4 £60,000 +41.17%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 204 (40.16%) SQL
2 171 (33.66%) C#
3 143 (28.15%) .NET
4 125 (24.61%) HTML
5 124 (24.41%) Software Engineering
6 119 (23.43%) JavaScript
7 116 (22.83%) SQL Server
8 109 (21.46%) Oracle
9 101 (19.88%) CSS
10 94 (18.50%) Finance
11 91 (17.91%) C++
12 90 (17.72%) Java
12 90 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (17.72%) Degree
13 88 (17.32%) ASP.NET
14 87 (17.13%) Linux
15 84 (16.54%) MVC
16 78 (15.35%) Windows
16 78 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (14.37%) Web Services
18 71 (13.98%) PL/SQL
19 68 (13.39%) Microsoft
20 66 (12.99%) MySQL
21 58 (11.42%) MS Excel
21 58 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
22 57 (11.22%) OO
22 57 (11.22%) jQuery
23 46 (9.06%) Games
23 46 (9.06%) T-SQL
24 45 (8.86%) VB

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 34 (6.69%) Apache
2 31 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.91%) SAS
4 9 (1.77%) Node.js
5 7 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.38%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.38%) CMS
5 7 (1.38%) Resin
6 6 (1.18%) OpenEdge
6 6 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.79%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.59%) Documentum
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.20%) DNN
10 1 (0.20%) Jetty
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) FormScape
10 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (11.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.17%) MS Office
3 5 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) Mingle
5 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.79%) SaaS
2 4 (0.79%) GitHub
3 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.57%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.79%) Wireless
2 4 (0.79%) ATM
3 3 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) RTP
4 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.20%) Modbus
4 1 (0.20%) Profibus
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.99%) MySQL
3 58 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (8.46%) Oracle Database
5 28 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
6 25 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (4.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 21 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (3.15%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (2.95%) Big Data
12 11 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.38%) Base SAS
14 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.18%) OLAP
14 6 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 34 (6.69%) Oracle Forms
2 33 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 17 (3.35%) Xcode
5 14 (2.76%) Toad
5 14 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.36%) PowerBuilder
6 12 (2.36%) NUnit
7 9 (1.77%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.18%) WebSpeed
8 6 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.18%) Selenium
9 5 (0.98%) Subversion
10 4 (0.79%) JIRA
10 4 (0.79%) ProC
10 4 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.79%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.59%) NuGet
General
1 94 (18.50%) Finance
2 46 (9.06%) Games
3 35 (6.89%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.97%) Marketing
5 8 (1.57%) Retail
6 6 (1.18%) Advertising
7 5 (0.98%) Publishing
7 5 (0.98%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (28.15%) .NET
2 125 (24.61%) HTML
3 101 (19.88%) CSS
4 88 (17.32%) ASP.NET
5 73 (14.37%) Web Services
6 57 (11.22%) jQuery
7 44 (8.66%) XML
8 39 (7.68%) Ajax
8 39 (7.68%) .NET Framework
9 38 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (7.09%) WCF
11 30 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (5.51%) RESTful
13 26 (5.12%) HTML5
13 26 (5.12%) WPF
13 26 (5.12%) Entity Framework
14 25 (4.92%) REST
15 23 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (3.94%) WinForms
17 18 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.69%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.35%) Visualisation
4 15 (2.95%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.36%) Xbox
6 12 (2.36%) Data Extraction
7 11 (2.17%) Mobile Games
8 10 (1.97%) iPhone
8 10 (1.97%) iPad
9 9 (1.77%) PlayStation
10 8 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (1.57%) Physics
10 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.18%) Social Media
12 5 (0.98%) User Experience
12 5 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.13%) Linux
2 78 (15.35%) Windows
3 43 (8.46%) UNIX
4 36 (7.09%) Apple iOS
5 34 (6.69%) Android
6 26 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.76%) AIX
8 6 (1.18%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.41%) Software Engineering
2 90 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.54%) MVC
4 57 (11.22%) OO
5 43 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (7.28%) TDD
7 36 (7.09%) Scrum
7 36 (7.09%) Analytics
8 30 (5.91%) Project Management
9 29 (5.71%) Data Analysis
10 28 (5.51%) OOP
11 25 (4.92%) Unit Testing
12 22 (4.33%) Open Source
13 21 (4.13%) Game Development
14 20 (3.94%) Mobile Development
15 19 (3.74%) iOS Development
16 17 (3.35%) SDLC
17 15 (2.95%) Data Transformation
17 15 (2.95%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (2.95%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (40.16%) SQL
2 171 (33.66%) C#
3 119 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.91%) C++
5 90 (17.72%) Java
6 71 (13.98%) PL/SQL
7 46 (9.06%) T-SQL
8 45 (8.86%) VB
9 38 (7.48%) C
10 31 (6.10%) PHP
11 29 (5.71%) Python
12 28 (5.51%) VB.NET
13 27 (5.31%) Objective-C
14 16 (3.15%) Apple Swift
15 14 (2.76%) VB6
16 13 (2.56%) PHP5
17 10 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.18%) VBA
18 6 (1.18%) Progress 4GL
19 5 (0.98%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 90 (17.72%) Degree
2 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (1.38%) SAS Certification
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.79%) HND
4 4 (0.79%) MCSE
4 4 (0.79%) PhD
5 3 (0.59%) MCTS
5 3 (0.59%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) Puppet
1 6 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.79%) Nagios
3 3 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (21.46%) Oracle
2 68 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 20 (3.94%) Informatica
5 13 (2.56%) Telerik
6 7 (1.38%) Planview
7 6 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.18%) Progress
8 5 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.79%) Splunk
9 4 (0.79%) SAP
9 4 (0.79%) Lotus
10 3 (0.59%) EMC
10 3 (0.59%) Google
11 2 (0.39%) Cognos
11 2 (0.39%) IBM
11 2 (0.39%) Adobe
11 2 (0.39%) HP
11 2 (0.39%) Pega
12 1 (0.20%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + benefits including flexitime.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year + benefits and relocation package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £38k per year + Profit Share + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 circa
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago