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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 221 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 254 333 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.50% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 231 313 234
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey -23 73 £40,000 -14.52% 1
Berkshire -44 42 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -9 30 £45,000 +15.38% 2
East Sussex +9 27 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Kent +21 23 £40,000 -13.51%
West Sussex -18 23 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Hampshire -9 18 £38,207 +3.26% 6
Oxfordshire -6 13 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Middlesex +4 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 218 (42.41%) SQL
2 154 (29.96%) C#
3 132 (25.68%) .NET
4 129 (25.10%) HTML
5 127 (24.71%) Oracle
6 123 (23.93%) JavaScript
6 123 (23.93%) Software Engineering
7 116 (22.57%) SQL Server
8 105 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (20.04%) Java
9 103 (20.04%) Degree
10 102 (19.84%) CSS
11 94 (18.29%) Finance
12 89 (17.32%) Linux
13 85 (16.54%) C++
14 83 (16.15%) ASP.NET
15 81 (15.76%) PL/SQL
16 79 (15.37%) MySQL
17 76 (14.79%) MVC
18 72 (14.01%) Windows
19 71 (13.81%) Web Services
20 70 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (12.06%) jQuery
22 60 (11.67%) OO
22 60 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
23 59 (11.48%) Microsoft
24 52 (10.12%) XML
25 49 (9.53%) MS Excel
26 47 (9.14%) Games
26 47 (9.14%) Oracle Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (8.17%) Apache
2 33 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 32 (6.23%) SAS
4 12 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.95%) Resin
6 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.36%) OpenEdge
7 7 (1.36%) Node.js
8 6 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.17%) CMS
9 4 (0.78%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.58%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.58%) SAP EP
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) Documentum
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.19%) Moodle
12 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (9.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Mingle
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.58%) Magento
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle AGIS
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.17%) SaaS
3 4 (0.78%) GitHub
4 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.78%) Bluetooth
1 4 (0.78%) Wireless
2 3 (0.58%) ATM
3 2 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) RTP
4 1 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.19%) Modbus
4 1 (0.19%) Profibus
4 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.57%) SQL Server
2 79 (15.37%) MySQL
3 60 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (9.14%) Oracle Database
5 31 (6.03%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.28%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (3.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 19 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (3.11%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.92%) Big Data
13 11 (2.14%) Base SAS
14 10 (1.95%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (6.42%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 23 (4.47%) Eclipse
5 14 (2.72%) Toad
6 13 (2.53%) Xcode
6 13 (2.53%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.95%) NUnit
7 10 (1.95%) PowerBuilder
8 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.17%) WebSpeed
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (1.17%) Selenium
10 5 (0.97%) ProC
11 4 (0.78%) Subversion
11 4 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.19%) MSTest
13 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
General
1 94 (18.29%) Finance
2 47 (9.14%) Games
3 39 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.56%) Retail
5 4 (0.78%) Marketing
5 4 (0.78%) Advertising
5 4 (0.78%) Publishing
6 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.39%) Military
7 2 (0.39%) Automotive
7 2 (0.39%) Law
7 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (25.68%) .NET
2 129 (25.10%) HTML
3 102 (19.84%) CSS
4 83 (16.15%) ASP.NET
5 71 (13.81%) Web Services
6 62 (12.06%) jQuery
7 52 (10.12%) XML
8 40 (7.78%) Ajax
9 36 (7.00%) .NET Framework
10 35 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (6.61%) WCF
12 30 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (5.64%) REST
14 23 (4.47%) HTML5
14 23 (4.47%) RESTful
14 23 (4.47%) WPF
15 22 (4.28%) Entity Framework
15 22 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (4.09%) J2EE
17 20 (3.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.11%) Xbox
6 14 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.53%) iPhone
7 13 (2.53%) iPad
8 12 (2.33%) PlayStation
9 11 (2.14%) Mobile Games
10 10 (1.95%) Data Extraction
10 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.75%) Physics
12 7 (1.36%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.32%) Linux
2 72 (14.01%) Windows
3 42 (8.17%) UNIX
4 34 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.84%) Android
6 28 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.72%) AIX
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (23.93%) Software Engineering
2 105 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.79%) MVC
4 60 (11.67%) OO
5 41 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (7.39%) TDD
7 37 (7.20%) Analytics
8 34 (6.61%) Data Analysis
8 34 (6.61%) Scrum
9 28 (5.45%) Project Management
10 25 (4.86%) OOP
11 24 (4.67%) Unit Testing
11 24 (4.67%) Open Source
12 22 (4.28%) Game Development
13 21 (4.09%) Mobile Development
14 19 (3.70%) SDLC
15 18 (3.50%) iOS Development
16 17 (3.31%) System Testing
17 15 (2.92%) UML
17 15 (2.92%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 218 (42.41%) SQL
2 154 (29.96%) C#
3 123 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 103 (20.04%) Java
5 85 (16.54%) C++
6 81 (15.76%) PL/SQL
7 46 (8.95%) T-SQL
8 40 (7.78%) C
9 38 (7.39%) PHP
10 33 (6.42%) VB
11 27 (5.25%) VB.NET
11 27 (5.25%) Objective-C
12 25 (4.86%) Python
13 16 (3.11%) PHP5
14 14 (2.72%) VB6
15 13 (2.53%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.75%) SAS Macro
16 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.36%) Progress 4GL
18 4 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 103 (20.04%) Degree
2 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.14%) SAS Certification
4 10 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.78%) PhD
7 3 (0.58%) HND
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) MCSD
9 1 (0.19%) MCTS
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.14%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) Puppet
2 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.97%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.78%) Nagios
5 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 127 (24.71%) Oracle
2 59 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.50%) Informatica
5 12 (2.33%) Telerik
6 7 (1.36%) Planview
6 7 (1.36%) SAP
7 6 (1.17%) Progress
7 6 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.78%) Splunk
9 3 (0.58%) Lotus
9 3 (0.58%) Google
9 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.58%) IBM
10 2 (0.39%) Cognos
10 2 (0.39%) HP
10 2 (0.39%) EMC
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.39%) Pega
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: up to 35k + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 18% PENSION, BONUS
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Salary up to £40,000 plus benefits
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