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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 216 178 148
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 257 352 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.54% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.62% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 226 326 333
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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 29 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 29 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
Oxfordshire +46 59 £45,000 +9.09% 12
Surrey -43 50 £41,500 -17.00%
East Sussex +30 44 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire -11 27 £49,000 +8.88% 3
Hampshire -22 26 £36,500 -5.19%
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex -20 12 £22,500 -59.09% 1
Kent -9 11 £40,000 - 2
Middlesex +14 7 £35,000 -17.64%
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 29 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.

1 201 (43.60%) C#
2 173 (37.53%) SQL
2 173 (37.53%) .NET
3 133 (28.85%) Software Engineering
4 117 (25.38%) ASP.NET
5 110 (23.86%) HTML
6 107 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 105 (22.78%) JavaScript
8 95 (20.61%) Java
8 95 (20.61%) MVC
9 94 (20.39%) Microsoft
10 89 (19.31%) CSS
11 86 (18.66%) Oracle
12 81 (17.57%) Degree
13 78 (16.92%) Web Services
14 75 (16.27%) C++
15 73 (15.84%) Linux
16 69 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (14.53%) Windows
18 65 (14.10%) MS Excel
19 62 (13.45%) Finance
20 60 (13.02%) PL/SQL
21 56 (12.15%) MySQL
22 55 (11.93%) jQuery
23 52 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (10.85%) VB
25 46 (9.98%) OO
26 44 (9.54%) .NET Framework
26 44 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
27 42 (9.11%) Data Warehouse

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 24 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 23 (4.99%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (4.34%) Apache
4 18 (3.90%) SAS
5 10 (2.17%) CMS
6 9 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.30%) Node.js
7 6 (1.30%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.87%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.65%) Documentum
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.65%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.43%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.43%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.60%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) PrintSoft PReS
3 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.87%) Mingle
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.87%) GitHub
3 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.74%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) ATM
2 4 (0.87%) Wireless
3 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) CTI
4 1 (0.22%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) Modbus
4 1 (0.22%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 56 (12.15%) MySQL
3 42 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 16 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.60%) Big Data
8 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.30%) OLAP
11 6 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.42%) Eclipse
4 16 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.25%) Toad
5 15 (3.25%) Xcode
6 14 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.04%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.60%) PowerBuilder
8 11 (2.39%) NUnit
9 7 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.30%) JIRA
10 6 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.08%) Emacs
11 5 (1.08%) Subversion
11 5 (1.08%) Selenium
12 4 (0.87%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.87%) Maven
13 3 (0.65%) CocoaPods
13 3 (0.65%) NuGet
General
1 62 (13.45%) Finance
2 36 (7.81%) Games
3 32 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.12%) Marketing
5 8 (1.74%) Publishing
6 7 (1.52%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Advertising
8 5 (1.08%) Banking
8 5 (1.08%) Military
9 4 (0.87%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (37.53%) .NET
2 117 (25.38%) ASP.NET
3 110 (23.86%) HTML
4 89 (19.31%) CSS
5 78 (16.92%) Web Services
6 55 (11.93%) jQuery
7 44 (9.54%) .NET Framework
8 42 (9.11%) XML
8 42 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (8.89%) WCF
10 34 (7.38%) Ajax
11 27 (5.86%) WPF
12 26 (5.64%) HTML5
13 23 (4.99%) Entity Framework
14 22 (4.77%) REST
15 21 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (4.34%) RESTful
16 20 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (3.47%) CSS3
18 15 (3.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.90%) Social Media
5 13 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.60%) User Experience
7 11 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.17%) Data Extraction
9 9 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.74%) Mobile Games
10 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.52%) Xbox
12 6 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.30%) Physics
12 6 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.08%) PlayStation
14 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.87%) Streaming Media
14 4 (0.87%) IPTV
14 4 (0.87%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.84%) Linux
2 67 (14.53%) Windows
3 40 (8.68%) Android
4 28 (6.07%) Apple iOS
5 24 (5.21%) UNIX
6 18 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (3.04%) AIX
8 5 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.85%) Software Engineering
2 95 (20.61%) MVC
3 69 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (9.98%) OO
5 44 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (8.89%) TDD
7 28 (6.07%) CRM
7 28 (6.07%) Scrum
8 26 (5.64%) Open Source
9 25 (5.42%) Analytics
10 22 (4.77%) UML
10 22 (4.77%) Unit Testing
11 19 (4.12%) Mobile Development
11 19 (4.12%) OOP
12 18 (3.90%) Project Management
12 18 (3.90%) iOS Development
13 17 (3.69%) Android Development
13 17 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.69%) Web Development
14 15 (3.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (43.60%) C#
2 173 (37.53%) SQL
3 105 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 95 (20.61%) Java
5 75 (16.27%) C++
6 60 (13.02%) PL/SQL
7 50 (10.85%) VB
8 38 (8.24%) C
9 35 (7.59%) T-SQL
10 33 (7.16%) VB.NET
11 26 (5.64%) Python
11 26 (5.64%) PHP
12 22 (4.77%) VB6
12 22 (4.77%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.60%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.74%) VBA
15 6 (1.30%) RPG IV
15 6 (1.30%) RPG
15 6 (1.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 5 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 81 (17.57%) Degree
2 7 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.87%) HND
4 4 (0.87%) MCSE
5 3 (0.65%) MCSD
5 3 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.95%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.22%) RACF
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) Puppet
1 6 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.43%) Nagios
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 94 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.66%) Oracle
3 24 (5.21%) Informatica
4 18 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.04%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.39%) Telerik
7 8 (1.74%) Adobe
8 6 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.30%) Google
9 5 (1.08%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.87%) Lotus
10 4 (0.87%) Progress
10 4 (0.87%) Cognos
11 3 (0.65%) IBM
11 3 (0.65%) EMC
12 2 (0.43%) Splunk
12 2 (0.43%) Zend
12 2 (0.43%) SAP
13 1 (0.22%) PayPal
13 1 (0.22%) Micro Focus
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + benefits including flexitime.
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 7 days ago
Witney
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago