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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 210 195 157
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 43 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 1.04% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.07% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 50 76
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,035
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
5379 5773 5928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.73% 97.09% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 4878 4888
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £57,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Bristol +22 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Gloucestershire -14 7 £30,000 -28.57% 1
Somerset -6 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire +6 2 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Dorset +7 1 - -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.88%) RPG
5 20 (29.41%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) C#
6 18 (26.47%) Oracle
7 17 (25.00%) C++
7 17 (25.00%) MVC
7 17 (25.00%) Web Development
7 17 (25.00%) System Testing
7 17 (25.00%) iSeries
8 16 (23.53%) Java
9 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.06%) Degree
9 15 (22.06%) jQuery
10 14 (20.59%) Scrum
11 13 (19.12%) AS400
11 13 (19.12%) SDLC
12 11 (16.18%) Infor
12 11 (16.18%) RPG IV
12 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
12 11 (16.18%) Spring
12 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.71%) ERP
13 10 (14.71%) FTP
13 10 (14.71%) PHP
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.71%) DB2
13 10 (14.71%) MySQL

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 5 (7.35%) CMS
1 5 (7.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (7.35%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) DB2
1 10 (14.71%) MySQL
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
2 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Selenium
2 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) Ant
5 2 (2.94%) Maven
5 2 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.24%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) CSS
3 15 (22.06%) jQuery
4 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
4 11 (16.18%) Spring
5 10 (14.71%) CodeIgniter
5 10 (14.71%) Laravel
6 8 (11.76%) XML
7 7 (10.29%) J2EE
8 6 (8.82%) Java EE
8 6 (8.82%) JDBC
8 6 (8.82%) JSP
8 6 (8.82%) Struts
9 5 (7.35%) .NET
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (4.41%) Ext JS
10 3 (4.41%) STL
10 3 (4.41%) Web Services
11 2 (2.94%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) iSeries
2 13 (19.12%) AS400
3 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.35%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.35%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (4.41%) Physics
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
1 8 (11.76%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) OS/400
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) MVC
1 17 (25.00%) System Testing
1 17 (25.00%) Web Development
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Scrum
4 13 (19.12%) SDLC
5 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) ERP
7 5 (7.35%) CRM
7 5 (7.35%) Human Factors
7 5 (7.35%) OOP
8 4 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (2.94%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (2.94%) Front End Development
9 2 (2.94%) OO
9 2 (2.94%) OOD
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) RPG
4 18 (26.47%) C#
5 17 (25.00%) C++
6 16 (23.53%) Java
7 11 (16.18%) RPG IV
8 10 (14.71%) PHP
8 10 (14.71%) RPG III
9 7 (10.29%) C
10 5 (7.35%) Python
11 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.47%) ABAP
12 1 (1.47%) SAPscript
12 1 (1.47%) VB
12 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) MCSD
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) PhD
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Infor
3 10 (14.71%) IFS
4 5 (7.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
Bristol Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago