The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 170 119 137
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 70 119 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 1.95% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.03% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5660 5857 5070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.86% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4762 4823 4465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the South West region.

Programmer Salary Trend in the South West

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the South West

Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
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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
Gloucestershire 0 23 £42,000 +24.44% 2
Bristol -43 17 £32,500 -11.56% 8
Somerset -14 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Devon -9 6 £40,000 +11.88%
Wiltshire -13 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Dorset +5 4 £37,500 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 51 (37.78%) SQL
2 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.59%) HTML
4 42 (31.11%) Java
5 39 (28.89%) C#
6 38 (28.15%) .NET
7 37 (27.41%) CSS
8 36 (26.67%) C++
8 36 (26.67%) OO
8 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
10 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (17.04%) Web Services
12 22 (16.30%) Windows
12 22 (16.30%) Linux
12 22 (16.30%) MVC
13 21 (15.56%) Finance
13 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
14 19 (14.07%) TDD
14 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
15 18 (13.33%) RPG
16 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (11.85%) Spring
17 16 (11.85%) C
18 15 (11.11%) Oracle
18 15 (11.11%) ETL
18 15 (11.11%) AS400
18 15 (11.11%) Degree
19 14 (10.37%) jQuery
19 14 (10.37%) Python

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.22%) Mule ESB
2 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.22%) Mule
3 2 (1.48%) WordPress
3 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) MySQL
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.70%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.41%) Subversion
3 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.96%) Synon
6 4 (2.96%) Maven
6 4 (2.96%) JUnit
6 4 (2.96%) TestNG
7 2 (1.48%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.48%) JIRA
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.59%) HTML
2 38 (28.15%) .NET
3 37 (27.41%) CSS
4 23 (17.04%) Web Services
5 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.85%) Spring
7 14 (10.37%) jQuery
7 14 (10.37%) STL
8 13 (9.63%) HTML5
9 12 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (8.89%) XML
10 11 (8.15%) JSON
11 10 (7.41%) Ext JS
11 10 (7.41%) REST
12 9 (6.67%) CSS3
12 9 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (6.67%) Qt
13 8 (5.93%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (5.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.07%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.11%) AS400
4 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.70%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.96%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.22%) GIS
8 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.22%) iSeries
8 3 (2.22%) Xbox
8 3 (2.22%) User Experience
8 3 (2.22%) Statistics
9 2 (1.48%) Physics
10 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.74%) Blog
10 1 (0.74%) Social Network
10 1 (0.74%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Windows
1 22 (16.30%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Android
2 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.70%) UNIX
3 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.22%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.48%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) OO
1 36 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.30%) MVC
3 19 (14.07%) TDD
4 17 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (11.11%) ETL
6 12 (8.89%) OOP
6 12 (8.89%) Scrum
7 10 (7.41%) OOD
8 8 (5.93%) Workflow
9 7 (5.19%) Validation
9 7 (5.19%) Information Management
9 7 (5.19%) Digital Signal Processing
9 7 (5.19%) Signal Processing
9 7 (5.19%) Analytics
9 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.70%) SOA
11 5 (3.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.78%) SQL
2 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 42 (31.11%) Java
4 39 (28.89%) C#
5 36 (26.67%) C++
6 18 (13.33%) RPG
7 16 (11.85%) C
8 14 (10.37%) Python
8 14 (10.37%) RPG IV
9 10 (7.41%) VB.NET
9 10 (7.41%) PHP
10 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 8 (5.93%) VBA
11 8 (5.93%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.19%) Ruby
13 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
14 5 (3.70%) VB
14 5 (3.70%) Embedded C
15 4 (2.96%) Embedded C++
15 4 (2.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Oracle
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.22%) ESRI
3 3 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (1.48%) Zend
4 2 (1.48%) Freescale
4 2 (1.48%) Minitab
5 1 (0.74%) Teradata
5 1 (0.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Infor
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