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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 176 190 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 342 310 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.49% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 324 255 275
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -5 108 £50,000 +38.88% 6
Berkshire +45 101 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East Sussex -13 37 £45,000 +50.00%
West Sussex 0 36 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Hampshire -24 34 £37,000 +5.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 32 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Oxfordshire +2 25 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Kent -17 4 £46,250 +13.84%
Middlesex -4 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 332 (48.05%) C#
2 305 (44.14%) SQL
3 299 (43.27%) .NET
4 286 (41.39%) JavaScript
5 265 (38.35%) HTML
6 219 (31.69%) CSS
7 206 (29.81%) Java
8 201 (29.09%) ASP.NET
8 201 (29.09%) Software Engineering
9 194 (28.08%) SQL Server
10 180 (26.05%) Degree
11 157 (22.72%) jQuery
12 147 (21.27%) MVC
13 144 (20.84%) Finance
14 141 (20.41%) Oracle
15 140 (20.26%) Web Services
16 136 (19.68%) XML
17 131 (18.96%) C++
18 125 (18.09%) Linux
18 125 (18.09%) Microsoft
19 109 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
20 102 (14.76%) OO
21 100 (14.47%) Computer Science
22 93 (13.46%) Mathematics
23 87 (12.59%) .NET Framework
24 79 (11.43%) VB.NET
24 79 (11.43%) TDD
25 74 (10.71%) C
26 73 (10.56%) MySQL
27 70 (10.13%) HTML5

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (3.62%) SharePoint
1 25 (3.62%) CMS
2 19 (2.75%) Apache
3 17 (2.46%) Node.js
4 14 (2.03%) SAS
5 13 (1.88%) Drupal
6 11 (1.59%) MediaWiki
7 8 (1.16%) IIS
8 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) CICS
9 3 (0.43%) WordPress
9 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.43%) FileNet
10 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.29%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.14%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.45%) MS Office
4 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.29%) Simulink
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Revit
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.29%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.29%) ProductWriter
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.30%) SaaS
2 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.87%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.09%) Internet
2 40 (5.79%) CTI
3 26 (3.76%) HTTP
4 5 (0.72%) Broadband
5 3 (0.43%) SMTP
6 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.29%) Modbus
6 2 (0.29%) Profibus
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) Extranet
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (28.08%) SQL Server
2 73 (10.56%) MySQL
3 45 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (3.47%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.72%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.72%) UniData
Development Applications
1 38 (5.50%) Subversion
1 38 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.76%) Ant
4 23 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.32%) NUnit
7 15 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.87%) Hudson
9 5 (0.72%) JUnit
9 5 (0.72%) Synon
10 4 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.58%) Maven
10 4 (0.58%) WiX
10 4 (0.58%) JSUnit
10 4 (0.58%) Sinon.JS
General
1 144 (20.84%) Finance
2 40 (5.79%) Marketing
3 28 (4.05%) Games
4 16 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (2.03%) Banking
6 13 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.30%) Retail
8 7 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.87%) French Language
10 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (43.27%) .NET
2 265 (38.35%) HTML
3 219 (31.69%) CSS
4 201 (29.09%) ASP.NET
5 157 (22.72%) jQuery
6 140 (20.26%) Web Services
7 136 (19.68%) XML
8 87 (12.59%) .NET Framework
9 70 (10.13%) HTML5
10 69 (9.99%) SOAP
11 68 (9.84%) Ajax
12 65 (9.41%) WPF
13 61 (8.83%) Spring
14 58 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 56 (8.10%) WCF
16 52 (7.53%) CSS3
17 46 (6.66%) JSP
18 42 (6.08%) RESTful
19 40 (5.79%) WinForms
20 38 (5.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 93 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 33 (4.78%) Open Source
4 32 (4.63%) Physics
5 23 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 23 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.75%) Statistics
6 19 (2.75%) RIA
7 14 (2.03%) Animation
7 14 (2.03%) Economics
8 11 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
8 11 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.59%) Social Media
9 9 (1.30%) iPhone
10 6 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.87%) Mobile Games
10 6 (0.87%) iPad
11 5 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 125 (18.09%) Linux
2 67 (9.70%) Windows
3 20 (2.89%) Android
4 19 (2.75%) UNIX
4 19 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.01%) Debian
5 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.58%) zOS
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.29%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 147 (21.27%) MVC
3 109 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (14.76%) OO
5 79 (11.43%) TDD
6 67 (9.70%) Scrum
7 56 (8.10%) SOA
8 53 (7.67%) Multithreading
9 48 (6.95%) Kalman Filter
10 38 (5.50%) Web Development
11 35 (5.07%) System Testing
11 35 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (4.34%) Waterfall
13 27 (3.91%) Software Architecture
14 25 (3.62%) OOP
15 21 (3.04%) Unit Testing
16 20 (2.89%) E-Commerce
17 14 (2.03%) OOA/OOD
17 14 (2.03%) Configuration Management
17 14 (2.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 332 (48.05%) C#
2 305 (44.14%) SQL
3 286 (41.39%) JavaScript
4 206 (29.81%) Java
5 131 (18.96%) C++
6 79 (11.43%) VB.NET
7 74 (10.71%) C
8 69 (9.99%) PHP
9 42 (6.08%) Assembly Language
10 37 (5.35%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.91%) VB
12 25 (3.62%) Python
13 20 (2.89%) PHP5
14 18 (2.60%) Objective-C
15 15 (2.17%) VB6
15 15 (2.17%) VBA
16 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.59%) Perl
18 9 (1.30%) MATLAB
19 8 (1.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 180 (26.05%) Degree
2 26 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.17%) PhD
6 13 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) MCTS
8 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.29%) MCP
9 2 (0.29%) MCPD
10 1 (0.14%) MCSD
10 1 (0.14%) HNC
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.45%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) GAMP
3 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.29%) WAI
4 2 (0.29%) CDISC
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Control-M
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
1 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 141 (20.41%) Oracle
2 125 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.32%) IBM
4 8 (1.16%) JBoss
5 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.87%) Cognos
6 6 (0.87%) Zend
7 5 (0.72%) Google
7 5 (0.72%) Remedy
8 4 (0.58%) Apple
8 4 (0.58%) Progress
8 4 (0.58%) Sencha
8 4 (0.58%) Twitter
8 4 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.43%) Talend
9 3 (0.43%) Facebook
9 3 (0.43%) Akamai
9 3 (0.43%) Open Text
9 3 (0.43%) Telerik
9 3 (0.43%) Pega
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