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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 144 131 178
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 84 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 1.69% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 76 86 37
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £28,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Somerset +17 39 £42,500 +44.06% 1
Bristol -7 19 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire -7 11 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Wiltshire -19 7 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Dorset -7 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Devon -24 1 £26,500 -19.69% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 85 (38.46%) .NET
2 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 80 (36.20%) C#
4 79 (35.75%) HTML
5 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
6 67 (30.32%) SQL
7 64 (28.96%) CSS
8 60 (27.15%) MVC
9 58 (26.24%) Java
10 48 (21.72%) PHP
11 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (17.65%) MySQL
13 37 (16.74%) SQL Server
13 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
14 35 (15.84%) Web Application Development
15 34 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 32 (14.48%) Software Engineering
16 32 (14.48%) Scrum
17 30 (13.57%) OOP
17 30 (13.57%) jQuery
18 29 (13.12%) PHP5
19 28 (12.67%) Web Development
19 28 (12.67%) Degree
20 27 (12.22%) JIRA
20 27 (12.22%) hybris
21 26 (11.76%) Retail
22 23 (10.41%) Finance
23 20 (9.05%) RPG
24 19 (8.60%) Web Services
24 19 (8.60%) LAMP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.98%) CMS
2 11 (4.98%) Drupal
3 6 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.81%) WordPress
5 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.90%) CICS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) Node.js
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) Broadband
3 1 (0.45%) PBX
3 1 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Extranet
3 1 (0.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.65%) MySQL
2 37 (16.74%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.07%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Big Data
8 2 (0.90%) Ingres
8 2 (0.90%) DB2
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) JIRA
2 19 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.07%) Subversion
4 8 (3.62%) Maven
5 7 (3.17%) JUnit
6 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.81%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (1.81%) Selenium
8 4 (1.81%) Ant
9 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.45%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.45%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.45%) Synon
10 1 (0.45%) JMeter
10 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (11.76%) Retail
2 23 (10.41%) Finance
3 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.71%) Games
4 4 (1.81%) Banking
4 4 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (38.46%) .NET
2 79 (35.75%) HTML
3 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
4 64 (28.96%) CSS
5 30 (13.57%) jQuery
6 19 (8.60%) Web Services
6 19 (8.60%) LAMP
7 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.88%) HTML5
8 13 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.98%) XML
9 11 (4.98%) Ext JS
9 11 (4.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (4.52%) Spring
11 9 (4.07%) Symfony
11 9 (4.07%) SOAP
11 9 (4.07%) RESTful
12 8 (3.62%) Yii
12 8 (3.62%) REST
13 7 (3.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.33%) AS400
3 10 (4.52%) Open Source
4 9 (4.07%) Social Network
5 7 (3.17%) Web 2.0
5 7 (3.17%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.17%) W3C
6 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.45%) Physics
9 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) iSeries
9 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.45%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.14%) Linux
2 13 (5.88%) Windows
3 7 (3.17%) Android
4 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.36%) UNIX
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.15%) MVC
2 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.84%) Web Application Development
4 34 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 32 (14.48%) Scrum
5 32 (14.48%) Software Engineering
6 30 (13.57%) OOP
7 28 (12.67%) Web Development
8 18 (8.14%) OO
9 9 (4.07%) TDD
10 8 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.62%) Analytics
11 6 (2.71%) iOS Development
11 6 (2.71%) Project Management
11 6 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.26%) ERP
12 5 (2.26%) Project Planning
12 5 (2.26%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (2.26%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (2.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.10%) JavaScript
2 80 (36.20%) C#
3 67 (30.32%) SQL
4 58 (26.24%) Java
5 48 (21.72%) PHP
6 29 (13.12%) PHP5
7 20 (9.05%) RPG
8 15 (6.79%) RPG IV
9 13 (5.88%) C++
10 11 (4.98%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.17%) Python
13 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.81%) Pascal
14 4 (1.81%) COBOL
15 3 (1.36%) C
16 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.45%) VB
17 1 (0.45%) VC++
17 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (12.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) HND
3 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.22%) hybris
3 19 (8.60%) Zend
4 14 (6.33%) Oracle
5 4 (1.81%) Sun
5 4 (1.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.90%) Sybase
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.45%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.45%) Google
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