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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 301 247 237
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 116 257 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 1.22% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.27% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 233 252
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
16695 20295 21092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.93% 96.65% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13977 17025 16464
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
West Sussex +28 31 £33,173 +47.43% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 31 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Surrey -25 21 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Kent -8 13 £40,000 +35.59%
Oxfordshire -1 8 £72,500 +81.25%
East Sussex -13 7 £47,500 +30.13%
Berkshire -2 5 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 179 (54.08%) C#
2 173 (52.27%) .NET
3 158 (47.73%) SQL
4 153 (46.22%) HTML
5 124 (37.46%) MVC
6 119 (35.95%) JavaScript
7 114 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 103 (31.12%) ASP.NET
8 103 (31.12%) CSS
9 95 (28.70%) Software Engineering
10 85 (25.68%) Oracle
11 74 (22.36%) C++
12 72 (21.75%) Java
13 62 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (18.73%) Degree
14 59 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (16.31%) Computer Science
16 52 (15.71%) jQuery
17 49 (14.80%) Linux
18 48 (14.50%) TDD
19 46 (13.90%) MySQL
20 44 (13.29%) AngularJS
21 40 (12.08%) Microsoft
22 39 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
23 37 (11.18%) VB.NET
24 35 (10.57%) Web Services
25 34 (10.27%) C
25 34 (10.27%) Visual Studio
25 34 (10.27%) HTML5
25 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing

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 12 (3.63%) SAS
1 12 (3.63%) SharePoint
1 12 (3.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.72%) IIS
3 6 (1.81%) Apache
3 6 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.51%) CMS
4 5 (1.51%) JCAPS
4 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.30%) CICS
6 1 (0.30%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.30%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.21%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) G Suite
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.91%) Internet
1 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.90%) MySQL
3 19 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.93%) Big Data
4 13 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.32%) Base SAS
5 11 (3.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 10 (3.02%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.21%) DataStage
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.44%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (2.72%) ReSharper
4 9 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.51%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.51%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.21%) GoogleTest
6 4 (1.21%) NUnit
7 2 (0.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.30%) MSTest
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (6.95%) Finance
2 19 (5.74%) Marketing
3 14 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.93%) Banking
4 13 (3.93%) Games
5 12 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.42%) Retail
7 5 (1.51%) Back Office
7 5 (1.51%) Electronics
8 4 (1.21%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (52.27%) .NET
2 153 (46.22%) HTML
3 103 (31.12%) ASP.NET
3 103 (31.12%) CSS
4 59 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (15.71%) jQuery
6 44 (13.29%) AngularJS
7 39 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (10.57%) Web Services
9 34 (10.27%) HTML5
10 32 (9.67%) XML
11 24 (7.25%) .NET Framework
12 23 (6.95%) WCF
13 21 (6.34%) Ajax
13 21 (6.34%) Entity Framework
14 20 (6.04%) Spring
15 17 (5.14%) JSP
15 17 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (4.83%) CSS3
16 16 (4.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.31%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.04%) User Experience
4 19 (5.74%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.83%) Visualisation
6 13 (3.93%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.32%) iPhone
7 11 (3.32%) Physics
8 10 (3.02%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (3.02%) iPad
9 7 (2.11%) BBC
10 6 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.51%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.21%) AS400
12 4 (1.21%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.80%) Linux
2 31 (9.37%) Windows
3 16 (4.83%) Unix
4 12 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.72%) Android
6 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.46%) MVC
2 95 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 62 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (14.50%) TDD
5 34 (10.27%) Multithreading
5 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing
6 28 (8.46%) Web Development
7 23 (6.95%) Analytics
8 22 (6.65%) ETL
9 21 (6.34%) SOA
9 21 (6.34%) SOLID
10 19 (5.74%) Project Management
11 18 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.44%) Web Design
12 16 (4.83%) OO
13 15 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.23%) CRM
14 14 (4.23%) Waterfall
15 12 (3.63%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 179 (54.08%) C#
2 158 (47.73%) SQL
3 119 (35.95%) JavaScript
4 74 (22.36%) C++
5 72 (21.75%) Java
6 37 (11.18%) VB.NET
7 34 (10.27%) C
8 29 (8.76%) PL/SQL
8 29 (8.76%) Python
9 18 (5.44%) Assembly Language
10 17 (5.14%) PHP
10 17 (5.14%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.14%) VB
11 12 (3.63%) Perl
12 11 (3.32%) SAS Macro
13 10 (3.02%) HLSL
14 9 (2.72%) Tcl
15 6 (1.81%) R
15 6 (1.81%) VBA
15 6 (1.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (18.73%) Degree
2 10 (3.02%) PhD
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.51%) SLA
3 4 (1.21%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.51%) Puppet
2 5 (1.51%) Salt
3 1 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 85 (25.68%) Oracle
2 40 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.11%) Cognos
4 6 (1.81%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.91%) jBASE
5 3 (0.91%) Telerik
6 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.60%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.60%) Reuters
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe
7 1 (0.30%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.30%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) HP
7 1 (0.30%) IBM
7 1 (0.30%) ILOG
7 1 (0.30%) New Relic
7 1 (0.30%) Pega
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: Circa £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago