The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 268 247 196
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 197 249 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.17% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.21% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 300
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,200 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18585 20615 22693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15815 16468 18150
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 58 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Berkshire +22 26 £43,750 -10.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 25 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Kent +12 23 £38,750 +3.33%
West Sussex +7 23 £53,750 +138.88% 1
Hampshire -7 20 £47,500 +25.82% 1
Oxfordshire -36 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Isle of Wight - 5 - -
Middlesex +5 4 £40,000 +15.94%
East Sussex -12 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 198 (51.16%) SQL
2 166 (42.89%) HTML
3 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
4 154 (39.79%) C#
5 148 (38.24%) .NET
5 148 (38.24%) CSS
6 138 (35.66%) Oracle
7 119 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (30.23%) SQL Server
9 99 (25.58%) Java
10 92 (23.77%) Software Engineering
11 88 (22.74%) MVC
12 86 (22.22%) PL/SQL
13 84 (21.71%) C++
13 84 (21.71%) ASP.NET
14 73 (18.86%) jQuery
14 73 (18.86%) MySQL
15 67 (17.31%) Linux
16 64 (16.54%) Degree
17 60 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
18 55 (14.21%) Windows
18 55 (14.21%) Microsoft
19 52 (13.44%) Finance
19 52 (13.44%) OO
19 52 (13.44%) Oracle Database
20 51 (13.18%) Web Development
20 51 (13.18%) Web Services
21 45 (11.63%) HTML5
22 42 (10.85%) .NET Framework
23 41 (10.59%) PHP

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.91%) IIS
2 16 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.10%) Apache
3 12 (3.10%) CMS
4 11 (2.84%) SAS
5 8 (2.07%) WordPress
6 6 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.03%) JBoss
8 4 (1.03%) Node.js
9 3 (0.78%) JCAPS
9 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.52%) Moodle
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.52%) Totara
11 1 (0.26%) Jetty
11 1 (0.26%) Resin
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) InDesign
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.13%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (2.07%) Magento
4 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Odoo
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.36%) SaaS
4 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.07%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) Intranet
2 4 (1.03%) NAS
2 4 (1.03%) SAN
3 3 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) Extranet
4 2 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 73 (18.86%) MySQL
3 52 (13.44%) Oracle Database
4 33 (8.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (6.72%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (4.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (3.88%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 15 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.58%) DataStage
12 10 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (2.07%) MongoDB
14 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.91%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (3.36%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.81%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.29%) Subversion
8 4 (1.03%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.03%) Grunt
8 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.03%) JIRA
8 4 (1.03%) JUnit
8 4 (1.03%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.03%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.03%) MSTest
9 3 (0.78%) Ant
9 3 (0.78%) NUnit
9 3 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 52 (13.44%) Finance
2 19 (4.91%) Marketing
3 14 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.36%) Games
5 10 (2.58%) Banking
5 10 (2.58%) Electronics
5 10 (2.58%) Retail
6 6 (1.55%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (42.89%) HTML
2 148 (38.24%) .NET
2 148 (38.24%) CSS
3 84 (21.71%) ASP.NET
4 73 (18.86%) jQuery
5 51 (13.18%) Web Services
6 45 (11.63%) HTML5
7 42 (10.85%) .NET Framework
8 36 (9.30%) WPF
9 33 (8.53%) AngularJS
9 33 (8.53%) XML
10 32 (8.27%) Ajax
10 32 (8.27%) Spring
11 28 (7.24%) Hibernate
12 27 (6.98%) WCF
13 26 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (6.72%) JSP
14 24 (6.20%) Entity Framework
15 23 (5.94%) JSF
16 20 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.46%) Mathematics
4 22 (5.68%) iPad
4 22 (5.68%) iPhone
4 22 (5.68%) User Experience
5 14 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.36%) Physics
7 12 (3.10%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.58%) AS400
9 8 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.07%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.29%) Clustering
11 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.29%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.29%) Statistics
12 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.03%) Xbox
13 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.31%) Linux
2 55 (14.21%) Windows
3 19 (4.91%) Android
4 18 (4.65%) Unix
5 7 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.77%) Software Engineering
3 88 (22.74%) MVC
4 52 (13.44%) OO
5 51 (13.18%) Web Development
6 38 (9.82%) OOP
7 36 (9.30%) TDD
8 33 (8.53%) ETL
8 33 (8.53%) Multithreading
9 28 (7.24%) Unit Testing
10 27 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.94%) Web Design
12 22 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (5.68%) Waterfall
13 20 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (4.39%) Scrum
15 16 (4.13%) ERP
16 15 (3.88%) Defect Management
17 14 (3.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 198 (51.16%) SQL
2 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
3 154 (39.79%) C#
4 99 (25.58%) Java
5 86 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 84 (21.71%) C++
7 41 (10.59%) PHP
8 30 (7.75%) Python
9 29 (7.49%) C
10 23 (5.94%) Assembly Language
11 17 (4.39%) R
12 14 (3.62%) VB.NET
13 13 (3.36%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.58%) MATLAB
15 9 (2.33%) Perl
15 9 (2.33%) RPG
15 9 (2.33%) VB
16 7 (1.81%) VBA
17 6 (1.55%) Scala
17 6 (1.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (16.54%) Degree
2 5 (1.29%) SAS Certification
3 4 (1.03%) MCITP
3 4 (1.03%) MCSE
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.03%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) logstash
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 138 (35.66%) Oracle
2 55 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.29%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.03%) Sencha
5 3 (0.78%) HP
5 3 (0.78%) IBM
6 2 (0.52%) Cognos
6 2 (0.52%) Google
6 2 (0.52%) Planview
6 2 (0.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe
7 1 (0.26%) Altova
7 1 (0.26%) Ciena
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) New Relic
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
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