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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 245 179 171
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 214 324 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.46% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.54% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 190 289 299
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 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
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 £65,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +21 44 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey -54 43 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire -31 33 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Sussex -17 28 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +2 21 £39,866 -22.21% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 14 £40,000 -
Kent +3 13 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Sussex -9 12 £22,500 -52.63%
Middlesex - 4 £34,000 -
Home Counties +2 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 237 (53.38%) C#
2 211 (47.52%) .NET
3 195 (43.92%) SQL
4 138 (31.08%) ASP.NET
5 129 (29.05%) Software Engineering
6 124 (27.93%) JavaScript
7 118 (26.58%) Java
8 116 (26.13%) HTML
9 100 (22.52%) Microsoft
10 90 (20.27%) SQL Server
11 87 (19.59%) CSS
12 86 (19.37%) MVC
13 83 (18.69%) Oracle
14 79 (17.79%) Degree
15 74 (16.67%) PL/SQL
16 72 (16.22%) Linux
17 71 (15.99%) VB
18 65 (14.64%) Web Services
19 62 (13.96%) VB.NET
20 61 (13.74%) C++
20 61 (13.74%) Finance
21 60 (13.51%) jQuery
22 55 (12.39%) Windows
23 52 (11.71%) XML
24 51 (11.49%) MySQL
25 50 (11.26%) MS Excel
26 49 (11.04%) .NET Framework
27 43 (9.68%) OO
28 42 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
29 37 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (6.98%) Apache
1 31 (6.98%) Tomcat
1 31 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.25%) CMS
4 7 (1.58%) IIS
4 7 (1.58%) MediaWiki
5 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.13%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.13%) WordPress
6 4 (0.90%) Drupal
6 4 (0.90%) Node.js
6 4 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.90%) SAS
6 4 (0.90%) OpenEdge
7 3 (0.68%) Documentum
7 3 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (0.68%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.03%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) PrintSoft PReS
4 5 (1.13%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.90%) Mingle
6 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.68%) Agresso
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.90%) SaaS
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.90%) ATM
3 3 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.23%) CTI
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.49%) MySQL
3 24 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (4.73%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.80%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.13%) OLAP
13 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.90%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 29 (6.53%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.86%) Eclipse
2 26 (5.86%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (2.70%) Subversion
6 11 (2.48%) Xcode
7 10 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (2.25%) NUnit
8 9 (2.03%) Toad
9 8 (1.80%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (1.80%) JIRA
10 7 (1.58%) Emacs
11 6 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.35%) Maven
12 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.68%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.68%) MSTest
13 3 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.45%) Android Studio
General
1 61 (13.74%) Finance
2 36 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.31%) Marketing
4 21 (4.73%) Games
5 8 (1.80%) Banking
6 7 (1.58%) Publishing
7 5 (1.13%) Military
8 4 (0.90%) Local Government
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (47.52%) .NET
2 138 (31.08%) ASP.NET
3 116 (26.13%) HTML
4 87 (19.59%) CSS
5 65 (14.64%) Web Services
6 60 (13.51%) jQuery
7 52 (11.71%) XML
8 49 (11.04%) .NET Framework
9 36 (8.11%) WCF
9 36 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (7.43%) Ajax
11 28 (6.31%) WPF
12 26 (5.86%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (5.18%) J2EE
14 22 (4.95%) Spring
15 16 (3.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 15 (3.38%) JSON
16 15 (3.38%) HTML5
16 15 (3.38%) XHTML
16 15 (3.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.95%) Open Source
4 18 (4.05%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.83%) Social Media
6 12 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.70%) User Experience
7 9 (2.03%) Kindle
8 8 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.35%) Physics
10 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.68%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.68%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.68%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.22%) Linux
2 55 (12.39%) Windows
3 33 (7.43%) Android
4 23 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.95%) UNIX
6 21 (4.73%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.80%) AIX
8 5 (1.13%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.68%) CentOS
9 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) zOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.05%) Software Engineering
2 86 (19.37%) MVC
3 43 (9.68%) OO
4 42 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (7.66%) CRM
5 34 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (6.53%) TDD
7 28 (6.31%) UML
8 27 (6.08%) Web Development
9 25 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.18%) Unit Testing
11 21 (4.73%) SOA
12 19 (4.28%) Scrum
13 18 (4.05%) System Testing
13 18 (4.05%) Web Application Development
14 15 (3.38%) iOS Development
15 14 (3.15%) Multithreading
16 13 (2.93%) Project Management
16 13 (2.93%) OOP
17 11 (2.48%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (53.38%) C#
2 195 (43.92%) SQL
3 124 (27.93%) JavaScript
4 118 (26.58%) Java
5 74 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 71 (15.99%) VB
7 62 (13.96%) VB.NET
8 61 (13.74%) C++
9 32 (7.21%) VB6
10 29 (6.53%) PHP
10 29 (6.53%) Python
11 26 (5.86%) T-SQL
12 18 (4.05%) C
13 11 (2.48%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.25%) RPG
15 9 (2.03%) RPG IV
16 8 (1.80%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.80%) VBA
17 6 (1.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 5 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (17.79%) Degree
2 7 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.90%) HND
5 3 (0.68%) MCSD
5 3 (0.68%) MCSE
5 3 (0.68%) MCTS
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.23%) cPanel
2 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 100 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 83 (18.69%) Oracle
3 23 (5.18%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.95%) Informatica
5 12 (2.70%) Adobe
6 5 (1.13%) HP
6 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.13%) Google
7 4 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.90%) Zend
7 4 (0.90%) Lotus
7 4 (0.90%) Progress
8 3 (0.68%) EMC
8 3 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.68%) NorthgateArinso
8 3 (0.68%) Telerik
8 3 (0.68%) Northgate
9 2 (0.45%) SAP
9 2 (0.45%) Cognos
Brighton, Sussex
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: £50,000 - £59,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago