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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 240 225 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 213 260 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.30% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 201 228 322
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 31 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 31 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 +23 70 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Buckinghamshire +43 38 £42,500 +13.33% 2
West Sussex +8 25 £52,500 +133.33% 1
Berkshire 0 19 £36,250 -26.02% 1
Hampshire -5 18 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Kent +10 15 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire -50 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Sussex -22 6 £25,000 -37.50%
Middlesex +7 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Isle of Wight - 4 - -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 201 (49.88%) SQL
2 186 (46.15%) HTML
3 174 (43.18%) C#
4 168 (41.69%) JavaScript
5 163 (40.45%) .NET
6 157 (38.96%) CSS
7 135 (33.50%) Oracle
8 130 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 114 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
10 110 (27.30%) MVC
11 103 (25.56%) Software Engineering
12 95 (23.57%) ASP.NET
13 89 (22.08%) C++
13 89 (22.08%) Java
14 78 (19.35%) PL/SQL
15 77 (19.11%) jQuery
16 75 (18.61%) MySQL
17 64 (15.88%) Degree
18 61 (15.14%) Linux
19 60 (14.89%) Microsoft
20 53 (13.15%) Web Development
21 51 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (11.41%) OO
22 46 (11.41%) HTML5
22 46 (11.41%) .NET Framework
23 45 (11.17%) Web Services
23 45 (11.17%) PHP
24 44 (10.92%) Windows
24 44 (10.92%) TDD
25 43 (10.67%) Finance

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 18 (4.47%) IIS
2 17 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.23%) CMS
4 12 (2.98%) SAS
5 11 (2.73%) Apache
6 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.23%) WordPress
8 6 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.99%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.99%) Magento
4 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Odoo
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.98%) SaaS
5 8 (1.99%) Sage Pay
6 3 (0.74%) GitHub
7 2 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.48%) Intranet
2 4 (0.99%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) NAS
2 4 (0.99%) SAN
3 2 (0.50%) Extranet
3 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.25%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.25%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 75 (18.61%) MySQL
3 40 (9.93%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 17 (4.22%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.73%) DataStage
11 11 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (2.48%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.97%) TeamCity
4 14 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.99%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.24%) NUnit
7 5 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.99%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.99%) MSTest
8 4 (0.99%) Subversion
9 3 (0.74%) Ant
9 3 (0.74%) Grunt
9 3 (0.74%) JUnit
9 3 (0.74%) TestNG
10 2 (0.50%) Bower
10 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 43 (10.67%) Finance
2 23 (5.71%) Marketing
3 14 (3.47%) Games
4 10 (2.48%) Banking
4 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.23%) Electronics
6 8 (1.99%) Retail
7 7 (1.74%) Back Office
8 6 (1.49%) Legal
8 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (46.15%) HTML
2 163 (40.45%) .NET
3 157 (38.96%) CSS
4 95 (23.57%) ASP.NET
5 77 (19.11%) jQuery
6 46 (11.41%) .NET Framework
6 46 (11.41%) HTML5
7 45 (11.17%) Web Services
8 36 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 36 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (8.44%) Ajax
10 31 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 31 (7.69%) Spring
11 30 (7.44%) WPF
11 30 (7.44%) XML
12 27 (6.70%) JSP
12 27 (6.70%) WCF
13 26 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (6.45%) Hibernate
14 24 (5.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.95%) User Experience
4 22 (5.46%) iPad
4 22 (5.46%) iPhone
5 19 (4.71%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.72%) Physics
7 11 (2.73%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.48%) AS400
8 10 (2.48%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.24%) Clustering
11 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.24%) Statistics
11 5 (1.24%) Xbox
12 4 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.14%) Linux
2 44 (10.92%) Windows
3 15 (3.72%) Unix
4 13 (3.23%) Android
5 9 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (27.30%) MVC
3 103 (25.56%) Software Engineering
4 53 (13.15%) Web Development
5 46 (11.41%) OO
6 44 (10.92%) TDD
7 38 (9.43%) Multithreading
8 33 (8.19%) ETL
9 32 (7.94%) OOP
10 28 (6.95%) Unit Testing
11 25 (6.20%) Web Design
12 20 (4.96%) Waterfall
13 19 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (4.22%) ERP
16 16 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (3.47%) Scrum
18 13 (3.23%) CRM
19 12 (2.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 201 (49.88%) SQL
2 174 (43.18%) C#
3 168 (41.69%) JavaScript
4 89 (22.08%) C++
4 89 (22.08%) Java
5 78 (19.35%) PL/SQL
6 45 (11.17%) PHP
7 35 (8.68%) Python
8 28 (6.95%) C
9 24 (5.96%) Assembly Language
10 21 (5.21%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.72%) R
11 15 (3.72%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.98%) Perl
13 10 (2.48%) Tcl
13 10 (2.48%) VB
13 10 (2.48%) VBA
14 9 (2.23%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.23%) RPG
15 6 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (15.88%) Degree
2 5 (1.24%) PhD
2 5 (1.24%) SAS Certification
3 4 (0.99%) MCITP
3 4 (0.99%) MCSE
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
1 3 (0.74%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) logstash
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 135 (33.50%) Oracle
2 60 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.24%) Cognos
3 5 (1.24%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.74%) HP
5 2 (0.50%) Google
5 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.25%) Altova
6 1 (0.25%) Ciena
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco
6 1 (0.25%) IBM
6 1 (0.25%) New Relic
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.25%) SAP
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £42k - 48k per year + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 3 days ago