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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 224 183 123
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 22 58 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.97% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.99% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 54 113
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,550 £29,825
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,550 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5540 5841 5294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.99% 97.46% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4969 4505
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Wiltshire +13 10 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Bristol +5 5 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Somerset -16 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Gloucestershire -11 4 £38,250 -4.37%
Dorset -2 2 £35,750 -23.93%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (35.29%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) CSS
2 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 14 (27.45%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.53%) RPG
4 12 (23.53%) jQuery
5 11 (21.57%) RPG IV
6 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
6 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.61%) SQL
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
7 9 (17.65%) C#
7 9 (17.65%) C++
7 9 (17.65%) MySQL
7 9 (17.65%) Degree
7 9 (17.65%) JSON
7 9 (17.65%) iSeries
7 9 (17.65%) Big Data
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
8 8 (15.69%) PHP
8 8 (15.69%) Python
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 7 (13.73%) Games
9 7 (13.73%) Retail
9 7 (13.73%) Computer Science

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Drupal
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.96%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.96%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (1.96%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
3 9 (17.65%) Big Data
3 9 (17.65%) MySQL
4 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.80%) Subversion
1 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.96%) MorphX
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Games
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) CSS
2 14 (27.45%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) HTML
3 12 (23.53%) jQuery
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
5 9 (17.65%) JSON
6 8 (15.69%) CSS3
6 8 (15.69%) HTML5
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
8 5 (9.80%) RESTful
8 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.84%) D3.js
9 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.84%) RequireJS
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.92%) DirectX
11 2 (3.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) iSeries
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Xbox
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) AS400
5 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.92%) Physics
5 2 (3.92%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Android
1 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
1 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) TDD
4 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
4 5 (9.80%) Machine Learning
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) BDD
5 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.84%) OO
5 4 (7.84%) OOP
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (3.92%) Game Development
7 2 (3.92%) SDLC
8 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) RPG
4 11 (21.57%) RPG IV
5 10 (19.61%) SQL
6 9 (17.65%) C#
6 9 (17.65%) C++
7 8 (15.69%) PHP
7 8 (15.69%) Python
8 5 (9.80%) Clojure
8 5 (9.80%) Haskell
8 5 (9.80%) Scala
9 4 (7.84%) ECMAScript
9 4 (7.84%) ES6
9 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.92%) C
11 2 (3.92%) Lua
11 2 (3.92%) Perl
11 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Siebel
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday/ Training/ Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Ortolan Group
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago