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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 173 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 68 132 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 2.29% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.41% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57 117 87
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £31,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
5935 5488 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.26% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4609 4580
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -12 25 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Somerset -19 16 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Wiltshire +6 10 £39,000 -22.00% 2
Bristol -45 8 £30,000 -17.24% 4
Dorset -22 4 £58,750 +67.85%
Devon -9 1 £30,000 -15.49%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 45 (37.50%) SQL
2 43 (35.83%) Software Engineering
3 42 (35.00%) C++
4 41 (34.17%) C#
5 40 (33.33%) OO
6 37 (30.83%) HTML
6 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
6 37 (30.83%) .NET
7 36 (30.00%) Java
8 31 (25.83%) CSS
9 30 (25.00%) Linux
10 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
11 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 23 (19.17%) Windows
13 21 (17.50%) Qt
13 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (16.67%) OOD
15 18 (15.00%) C
16 17 (14.17%) Oracle
16 17 (14.17%) MVC
16 17 (14.17%) HTML5
16 17 (14.17%) Digital Signal Processing
16 17 (14.17%) Signal Processing
17 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
18 15 (12.50%) Subversion
18 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 14 (11.67%) STL
19 14 (11.67%) Web Services
19 14 (11.67%) Finance
20 13 (10.83%) ETL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.33%) WordPress
3 3 (2.50%) Mule
3 3 (2.50%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Maximo
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (4.17%) Data Mart
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.67%) MS Access
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Subversion
2 10 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.83%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.33%) Maven
5 4 (3.33%) TestNG
5 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.33%) JUnit
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.83%) HTML
1 37 (30.83%) .NET
2 31 (25.83%) CSS
3 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 21 (17.50%) Qt
5 17 (14.17%) HTML5
6 14 (11.67%) STL
6 14 (11.67%) Web Services
7 12 (10.00%) XML
7 12 (10.00%) Ext JS
7 12 (10.00%) Spring
8 11 (9.17%) jQuery
9 10 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (8.33%) JSON
10 8 (6.67%) CSS3
11 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.83%) OpenGL
12 6 (5.00%) SOAP
12 6 (5.00%) MFC
12 6 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.17%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.67%) AS400
5 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (4.17%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.50%) Statistics
7 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.67%) Physics
8 2 (1.67%) iSeries
9 1 (0.83%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.83%) GIS
9 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.83%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.00%) Linux
2 23 (19.17%) Windows
3 8 (6.67%) Android
3 8 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.17%) UNIX
5 3 (2.50%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Software Engineering
2 40 (33.33%) OO
3 20 (16.67%) OOD
4 17 (14.17%) MVC
4 17 (14.17%) Digital Signal Processing
4 17 (14.17%) Signal Processing
5 13 (10.83%) ETL
5 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.17%) TDD
6 11 (9.17%) Scrum
7 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.83%) Web Development
8 7 (5.83%) Image Processing
9 6 (5.00%) Android Development
9 6 (5.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.00%) Workflow
9 6 (5.00%) OOP
10 5 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) SQL
2 42 (35.00%) C++
3 41 (34.17%) C#
4 37 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 36 (30.00%) Java
6 18 (15.00%) C
7 10 (8.33%) PHP
7 10 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.33%) RPG
7 10 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 9 (7.50%) Python
9 6 (5.00%) Ruby
10 5 (4.17%) VB
10 5 (4.17%) RPG IV
10 5 (4.17%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.33%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.33%) ABAP
11 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) SAP
4 2 (1.67%) Freescale
4 2 (1.67%) Minitab
4 2 (1.67%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) Infor
5 1 (0.83%) Teradata
5 1 (0.83%) ESRI
5 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Radstock, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West
TRG
Salary: 40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £37,000 to £42,000 per annum, depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago