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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 176 135 161
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 66 110 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.86% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.96% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 99 63
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
6084 5624 5471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.18% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5105 4776 4874
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Gloucestershire -18 21 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Somerset +12 12 £30,750 -26.78%
Wiltshire -14 11 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Dorset -13 6 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Bristol -42 5 £25,500 -29.16% 1
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Devon - 1 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 54 (41.54%) .NET
2 51 (39.23%) C#
3 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
4 43 (33.08%) HTML
4 43 (33.08%) SQL
5 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
6 31 (23.85%) Java
7 30 (23.08%) CSS
7 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 27 (20.77%) C++
9 25 (19.23%) OO
10 24 (18.46%) Linux
11 23 (17.69%) Oracle
12 22 (16.92%) PHP
13 19 (14.62%) PL/SQL
14 17 (13.08%) Finance
15 15 (11.54%) Windows
15 15 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (11.54%) OOD
15 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.54%) Degree
15 15 (11.54%) Qt
16 14 (10.77%) Web Development
16 14 (10.77%) MVC
17 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (10.00%) VB.NET
17 13 (10.00%) jQuery
18 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (8.46%) Subversion

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (3.85%) CMS
1 5 (3.85%) Drupal
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.08%) WordPress
2 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Node.js
3 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.08%) ProductWriter
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (8.46%) MySQL
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Subversion
2 8 (6.15%) JIRA
3 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.77%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.77%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.77%) JMeter
6 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.54%) .NET
2 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
3 43 (33.08%) HTML
4 30 (23.08%) CSS
5 15 (11.54%) Qt
6 13 (10.00%) jQuery
7 11 (8.46%) HTML5
8 8 (6.15%) Web Services
8 8 (6.15%) LAMP
8 8 (6.15%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.85%) XML
9 5 (3.85%) MFC
9 5 (3.85%) Ext JS
10 4 (3.08%) RESTful
10 4 (3.08%) SAP Basis
10 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.31%) OpenGL
11 3 (2.31%) STL
11 3 (2.31%) Symfony
12 2 (1.54%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.38%) AS400
4 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.54%) Physics
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.46%) Linux
2 15 (11.54%) Windows
3 9 (6.92%) Android
3 9 (6.92%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
2 25 (19.23%) OO
3 15 (11.54%) OOD
4 14 (10.77%) MVC
4 14 (10.77%) Web Development
5 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.46%) OOP
7 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
7 10 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 9 (6.92%) Scrum
9 8 (6.15%) Web Application Development
10 7 (5.38%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.62%) ERP
11 6 (4.62%) Workflow
11 6 (4.62%) iOS Development
12 5 (3.85%) Android Development
13 4 (3.08%) Cyber Security
13 4 (3.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.23%) C#
2 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 43 (33.08%) SQL
4 31 (23.85%) Java
5 27 (20.77%) C++
6 22 (16.92%) PHP
7 19 (14.62%) PL/SQL
8 13 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 11 (8.46%) RPG
10 5 (3.85%) Perl
10 5 (3.85%) C
10 5 (3.85%) Pascal
10 5 (3.85%) VB
11 4 (3.08%) RPG IV
11 4 (3.08%) Python
11 4 (3.08%) ABAP
11 4 (3.08%) COBOL
12 3 (2.31%) Ruby
12 3 (2.31%) PHP5
13 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) MCP
3 1 (0.77%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Oracle
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) hybris
4 7 (5.38%) Zend
5 4 (3.08%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) Sybase
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BIG
Salary: £30k - £45k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits/ Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago