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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 187 163 133
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 56 78 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 1.26% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.32% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 72 82
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,174 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 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
5610 5895 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.24% 95.34% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4719 4866 4220
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,932 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 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
Gloucestershire -8 18 £42,000 +50.00% 2
Bristol -9 18 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Devon +3 9 £32,500 +22.64%
Somerset -20 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dorset +9 4 £39,250 -1.87%
Wiltshire -2 1 £39,500 +6.75% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 42 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 38 (31.93%) HTML
4 37 (31.09%) .NET
5 36 (30.25%) SQL Server
6 34 (28.57%) CSS
7 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
8 31 (26.05%) C#
9 27 (22.69%) Java
10 26 (21.85%) C++
11 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (18.49%) Web Services
12 22 (18.49%) OO
13 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 21 (17.65%) RPG
14 20 (16.81%) MySQL
15 18 (15.13%) Windows
15 18 (15.13%) Linux
15 18 (15.13%) AS400
15 18 (15.13%) Finance
16 16 (13.45%) Python
17 15 (12.61%) MVC
17 15 (12.61%) Degree
17 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
17 15 (12.61%) RPG IV
18 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
18 13 (10.92%) OOP
19 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
20 11 (9.24%) STL
20 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (5.04%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.36%) Confluence
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) SAS
3 3 (2.52%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Maximo
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) SMS
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.81%) MySQL
3 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.20%) Big Data
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.52%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.84%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Subversion
5 4 (3.36%) Synon
5 4 (3.36%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.36%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
7 2 (1.68%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Games
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.93%) HTML
2 37 (31.09%) .NET
3 34 (28.57%) CSS
4 22 (18.49%) Web Services
5 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.24%) STL
6 11 (9.24%) jQuery
6 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
8 9 (7.56%) JSON
9 8 (6.72%) RESTful
10 7 (5.88%) Ext JS
10 7 (5.88%) HTML5
10 7 (5.88%) J2EE
11 6 (5.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (5.04%) Spring
11 6 (5.04%) REST
11 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (4.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.13%) AS400
3 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.40%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.88%) Xbox
5 7 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.36%) User Experience
6 4 (3.36%) Wiki
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) GIS
7 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.52%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.52%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.52%) Statistics
8 2 (1.68%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.68%) Physics
8 2 (1.68%) Social Network
8 2 (1.68%) iSeries
8 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
1 18 (15.13%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Android
2 9 (7.56%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 7 (5.88%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.36%) UNIX
4 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.52%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.49%) OO
3 15 (12.61%) MVC
4 13 (10.92%) OOP
5 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.24%) TDD
6 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.72%) ETL
7 8 (6.72%) Analytics
8 7 (5.88%) Validation
8 7 (5.88%) Information Management
9 6 (5.04%) Content Management
9 6 (5.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.04%) Scrum
9 6 (5.04%) Workflow
9 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.04%) SDLC
10 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.20%) Coaching
11 4 (3.36%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.18%) SQL
2 42 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.05%) C#
4 27 (22.69%) Java
5 26 (21.85%) C++
6 21 (17.65%) RPG
7 16 (13.45%) Python
8 15 (12.61%) RPG IV
9 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
10 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
10 9 (7.56%) VBA
11 8 (6.72%) Clojure
11 8 (6.72%) Ruby
11 8 (6.72%) Haskell
11 8 (6.72%) Scala
12 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
12 7 (5.88%) PHP
13 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
13 6 (5.04%) VB
14 4 (3.36%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) ESRI
3 3 (2.52%) Google
4 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.68%) Minitab
4 2 (1.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.84%) Apple
5 1 (0.84%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Teradata
5 1 (0.84%) Freescale
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago