The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 215 185 110
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 25 65 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 1.07% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.10% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 125
Median salary £41,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £55,000 £50,000
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 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
5430 5923 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.83% 97.45% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4551 4856 4770
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Wiltshire -2 13 £43,000 +16.21%
Somerset -11 4 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -20 4 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Bristol -2 3 £27,500 +1.85% 4
Dorset +9 1 £35,000 -40.42% 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) RPG
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) HTML
5 13 (29.55%) RPG IV
6 12 (27.27%) iSeries
7 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
8 10 (22.73%) AS400
8 10 (22.73%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) Web Development
9 8 (18.18%) ERP
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.18%) Infor
10 7 (15.91%) RPG III
10 7 (15.91%) IFS
10 7 (15.91%) FTP
10 7 (15.91%) DB2
10 7 (15.91%) PHP
10 7 (15.91%) System Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Degree
11 6 (13.64%) Subversion
11 6 (13.64%) Java
11 6 (13.64%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
11 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (13.64%) CSS3

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) Drupal
1 3 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (2.27%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) DB2
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) MorphX
5 1 (2.27%) ProC
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) CSS
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 10 (22.73%) .NET
3 10 (22.73%) jQuery
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.64%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) HTML5
5 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.09%) D3.js
6 4 (9.09%) JSON
6 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (9.09%) RequireJS
6 4 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
7 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) iSeries
2 10 (22.73%) AS400
3 4 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) OS/400
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) ERP
2 8 (18.18%) Web Development
3 7 (15.91%) System Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) OOP
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) RPG
3 13 (29.55%) RPG IV
4 10 (22.73%) C#
5 7 (15.91%) PHP
5 7 (15.91%) RPG III
6 6 (13.64%) Java
7 4 (9.09%) C
7 4 (9.09%) ECMAScript
7 4 (9.09%) ES6
8 3 (6.82%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Infor
2 7 (15.91%) IFS
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Tortworth, Gloucestershire
The Flexible Resource Company
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: upto £35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Wells, Somerset
Datamine Software Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago