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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 206 203 199
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 273 264 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.25% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.32% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 255 220 281
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Berkshire +42 85 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Surrey -15 73 £45,500 +13.75% 2
West Sussex +5 31 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Hampshire -13 31 £37,000 +5.71% 3
East Sussex -19 31 £45,000 +45.16%
Oxfordshire +6 26 £50,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +6 23 £38,500 -23.00%
Middlesex -2 4 £42,500 +25.92%
Kent -13 3 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 306 (46.43%) C#
2 303 (45.98%) SQL
3 271 (41.12%) JavaScript
4 267 (40.52%) .NET
5 259 (39.30%) HTML
6 218 (33.08%) CSS
7 213 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
8 204 (30.96%) Java
9 192 (29.14%) SQL Server
10 189 (28.68%) Software Engineering
11 182 (27.62%) ASP.NET
12 173 (26.25%) Degree
13 150 (22.76%) jQuery
14 148 (22.46%) Oracle
15 142 (21.55%) XML
16 140 (21.24%) Web Services
17 131 (19.88%) MVC
18 129 (19.58%) Finance
18 129 (19.58%) Linux
19 122 (18.51%) C++
20 116 (17.60%) Microsoft
21 89 (13.51%) OO
22 84 (12.75%) Computer Science
23 80 (12.14%) C
24 75 (11.38%) SOAP
25 74 (11.23%) Mathematics
26 73 (11.08%) .NET Framework
26 73 (11.08%) VB.NET
26 73 (11.08%) MySQL
27 70 (10.62%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.19%) CMS
3 19 (2.88%) Apache
4 17 (2.58%) Drupal
5 16 (2.43%) Node.js
6 11 (1.67%) MediaWiki
7 8 (1.21%) SAS
8 7 (1.06%) IIS
9 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.76%) WordPress
10 3 (0.46%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.46%) CICS
11 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.30%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) TYPO3
Applications
1 53 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.37%) MS Office
4 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.30%) Simulink
6 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Revit
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.06%) GitHub
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Trello
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.50%) Internet
2 50 (7.59%) CTI
3 29 (4.40%) HTTP
4 5 (0.76%) Broadband
5 3 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) Firewall
6 2 (0.30%) Modbus
6 2 (0.30%) Profibus
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.08%) MySQL
3 43 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (3.34%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.67%) Adabas
11 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (5.77%) Subversion
2 37 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 23 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.34%) Ant
6 17 (2.58%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.12%) NUnit
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.76%) JUnit
10 5 (0.76%) Synon
10 5 (0.76%) Hudson
10 5 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.61%) JSUnit
11 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.61%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (0.61%) Maven
12 3 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 129 (19.58%) Finance
2 35 (5.31%) Marketing
3 18 (2.73%) Games
4 12 (1.82%) Retail
5 10 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.37%) Banking
6 9 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.06%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.91%) French Language
9 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (40.52%) .NET
2 259 (39.30%) HTML
3 218 (33.08%) CSS
4 182 (27.62%) ASP.NET
5 150 (22.76%) jQuery
6 142 (21.55%) XML
7 140 (21.24%) Web Services
8 75 (11.38%) SOAP
9 73 (11.08%) .NET Framework
10 70 (10.62%) HTML5
11 65 (9.86%) WPF
12 61 (9.26%) WCF
13 58 (8.80%) Ajax
14 56 (8.50%) Spring
15 55 (8.35%) CSS3
16 53 (8.04%) JSP
17 51 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 50 (7.59%) RESTful
19 35 (5.31%) J2EE
20 34 (5.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.75%) Computer Science
2 74 (11.23%) Mathematics
3 37 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.86%) Open Source
5 24 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 22 (3.34%) RIA
6 22 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.88%) Physics
8 14 (2.12%) Statistics
9 12 (1.82%) User Experience
10 11 (1.67%) Social Media
11 10 (1.52%) Animation
11 10 (1.52%) Economics
12 9 (1.37%) iPhone
13 8 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
14 7 (1.06%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
16 5 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 129 (19.58%) Linux
2 70 (10.62%) Windows
3 29 (4.40%) UNIX
4 19 (2.88%) Android
5 18 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.06%) Debian
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.61%) zOS
11 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.30%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) webOS
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (28.68%) Software Engineering
3 131 (19.88%) MVC
4 89 (13.51%) OO
5 62 (9.41%) TDD
6 61 (9.26%) Multithreading
7 60 (9.10%) Scrum
8 56 (8.50%) SOA
8 56 (8.50%) Kalman Filter
9 37 (5.61%) System Testing
9 37 (5.61%) Web Development
10 33 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (4.70%) Software Architecture
12 24 (3.64%) Waterfall
13 23 (3.49%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.19%) Unit Testing
15 19 (2.88%) E-Commerce
15 19 (2.88%) OOP
16 15 (2.28%) Configuration Management
16 15 (2.28%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (46.43%) C#
2 303 (45.98%) SQL
3 271 (41.12%) JavaScript
4 204 (30.96%) Java
5 122 (18.51%) C++
6 80 (12.14%) C
7 73 (11.08%) VB.NET
8 63 (9.56%) PHP
9 50 (7.59%) Assembly Language
10 38 (5.77%) PL/SQL
11 26 (3.95%) VB
12 19 (2.88%) Python
13 18 (2.73%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.28%) PHP5
14 15 (2.28%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.12%) VB6
16 13 (1.97%) VBA
17 10 (1.52%) NATURAL
18 8 (1.21%) RPG
18 8 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 173 (26.25%) Degree
2 27 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.97%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.37%) PhD
7 4 (0.61%) MCTS
8 3 (0.46%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.15%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.52%) QA
2 6 (0.91%) GAMP
3 5 (0.76%) SLA
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) WAI
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Control-M
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
1 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 148 (22.46%) Oracle
2 116 (17.60%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.37%) HP
3 9 (1.37%) IBM
4 8 (1.21%) JBoss
5 7 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.76%) Google
6 5 (0.76%) Zend
6 5 (0.76%) Twitter
6 5 (0.76%) Remedy
7 4 (0.61%) Sencha
8 3 (0.46%) Talend
8 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.46%) Telerik
8 3 (0.46%) Akamai
8 3 (0.46%) Apple
8 3 (0.46%) Adobe
8 3 (0.46%) Progress
9 2 (0.30%) SAP
9 2 (0.30%) Cognos
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Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: Circa 35,000 + benefits and profit share.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £33000 per annum
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
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Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum + benefits
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
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Slough
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: Unspecified
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Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
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