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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 254 179 169
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 201 293 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.41% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.49% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 185 257 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
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 £26,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Hampshire +1 46 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Surrey -52 46 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire -39 34 £37,500 - 6
West Sussex -6 20 £37,500 -11.76%
East Sussex -23 19 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Oxfordshire +8 14 £60,000 +93.54% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £37,500 - 5
Kent -5 8 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Middlesex +9 2 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 233 (52.95%) C#
2 204 (46.36%) .NET
3 188 (42.73%) SQL
4 133 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 132 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 130 (29.55%) Java
6 130 (29.55%) Software Engineering
7 119 (27.05%) HTML
8 95 (21.59%) SQL Server
9 93 (21.14%) Microsoft
10 89 (20.23%) CSS
11 82 (18.64%) MVC
12 80 (18.18%) Degree
13 77 (17.50%) jQuery
14 76 (17.27%) Oracle
15 69 (15.68%) Web Services
16 67 (15.23%) PL/SQL
17 65 (14.77%) VB.NET
18 64 (14.55%) XML
18 64 (14.55%) Linux
19 63 (14.32%) VB
20 56 (12.73%) Finance
20 56 (12.73%) C++
21 55 (12.50%) MySQL
22 52 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
23 50 (11.36%) MS Excel
24 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
25 47 (10.68%) Windows
26 40 (9.09%) OO
27 37 (8.41%) WCF

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 31 (7.05%) BizTalk Server
2 29 (6.59%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.36%) Apache
4 16 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.05%) CMS
6 8 (1.82%) Drupal
6 8 (1.82%) WordPress
6 8 (1.82%) IIS
7 7 (1.59%) MediaWiki
8 5 (1.14%) Node.js
8 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.14%) Joomla!
8 5 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.91%) SAS
9 4 (0.91%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.95%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.36%) PrintSoft PReS
3 6 (1.36%) Mathematica
3 6 (1.36%) MS Office
4 4 (0.91%) Mingle
5 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.68%) Agresso
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) SaaS
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) GitHub
3 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.45%) Heroku
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.14%) Internet
2 4 (0.91%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.68%) HTTP
3 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.45%) CTI
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) ATM
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.50%) MySQL
3 28 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.23%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.82%) Adabas
12 8 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.68%) OLAP
14 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.14%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.14%) Eclipse
3 24 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (3.64%) Subversion
6 10 (2.27%) JIRA
6 10 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.05%) NUnit
8 8 (1.82%) Maven
9 7 (1.59%) Emacs
9 7 (1.59%) Xcode
10 6 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.14%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.68%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.68%) MSTest
12 3 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (12.73%) Finance
2 33 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.14%) Marketing
4 17 (3.86%) Games
5 8 (1.82%) Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Publishing
7 4 (0.91%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (46.36%) .NET
2 132 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 119 (27.05%) HTML
4 89 (20.23%) CSS
5 77 (17.50%) jQuery
6 69 (15.68%) Web Services
7 64 (14.55%) XML
8 49 (11.14%) .NET Framework
9 37 (8.41%) WCF
10 32 (7.27%) Ajax
11 31 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (5.91%) J2EE
12 26 (5.91%) WPF
13 23 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (5.00%) Spring
15 19 (4.32%) HTML5
16 18 (4.09%) SOAP
17 17 (3.86%) JSON
18 16 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 15 (3.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 22 (5.00%) Open Source
4 18 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.86%) Social Media
6 13 (2.95%) User Experience
7 12 (2.73%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.05%) Kindle
9 7 (1.59%) Physics
10 6 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.68%) W3C
13 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.68%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.68%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.55%) Linux
2 47 (10.68%) Windows
3 32 (7.27%) Android
4 26 (5.91%) UNIX
5 20 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.68%) CentOS
8 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) zOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.55%) Software Engineering
2 82 (18.64%) MVC
3 52 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (9.09%) OO
5 34 (7.73%) CRM
6 30 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (6.82%) TDD
7 29 (6.59%) SOA
8 28 (6.36%) UML
9 27 (6.14%) Web Development
10 26 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.77%) Scrum
11 21 (4.77%) Unit Testing
12 18 (4.09%) Web Application Development
13 17 (3.86%) System Testing
14 14 (3.18%) OOP
15 13 (2.95%) Multithreading
16 11 (2.50%) Android Development
16 11 (2.50%) iOS Development
17 10 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 233 (52.95%) C#
2 188 (42.73%) SQL
3 133 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 130 (29.55%) Java
5 67 (15.23%) PL/SQL
6 65 (14.77%) VB.NET
7 63 (14.32%) VB
8 56 (12.73%) C++
9 33 (7.50%) PHP
10 31 (7.05%) VB6
11 26 (5.91%) Python
12 16 (3.64%) C
13 14 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.50%) RPG
15 10 (2.27%) RPG IV
16 9 (2.05%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.82%) NATURAL
18 7 (1.59%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
19 6 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (18.18%) Degree
2 16 (3.64%) VCP4
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.91%) MCSD
5 3 (0.68%) HND
5 3 (0.68%) MCSE
5 3 (0.68%) MCTS
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.23%) Control-M
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 93 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 76 (17.27%) Oracle
3 20 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.32%) Informatica
5 14 (3.18%) Adobe
6 9 (2.05%) HP
7 6 (1.36%) Google
8 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.14%) Zend
9 4 (0.91%) Progress
10 3 (0.68%) Cognos
10 3 (0.68%) Lotus
10 3 (0.68%) NorthgateArinso
10 3 (0.68%) Twitter
10 3 (0.68%) Northgate
11 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.45%) Open Text
11 2 (0.45%) IBM
12 1 (0.23%) SAP
12 1 (0.23%) Business Objects
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 27 days hol, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus, pension, Health,shares,
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Equity (Negotiable)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
G4S Cash Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago