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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 176 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 63 134 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 2.27% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.37% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 116 85
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
5550 5646 5067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4733 4457
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -9 21 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Somerset -14 14 £38,750 -13.88%
Bristol -41 12 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Wiltshire -3 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Devon -13 3 £30,000 -16.08% 1
Dorset -6 1 £35,000 - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (37.29%) SQL
2 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.20%) C#
3 38 (32.20%) C++
3 38 (32.20%) Software Engineering
4 37 (31.36%) HTML
5 36 (30.51%) Java
6 35 (29.66%) .NET
6 35 (29.66%) OO
7 32 (27.12%) CSS
8 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 24 (20.34%) Linux
9 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
10 22 (18.64%) MVC
11 21 (17.80%) Windows
12 18 (15.25%) C
12 18 (15.25%) Computer Science
13 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (12.71%) STL
14 15 (12.71%) Web Services
14 15 (12.71%) XML
14 15 (12.71%) Oracle
14 15 (12.71%) OOD
14 15 (12.71%) Finance
15 14 (11.86%) Qt
16 13 (11.02%) HTML5
16 13 (11.02%) jQuery
16 13 (11.02%) Mathematics
16 13 (11.02%) Degree

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.39%) WordPress
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.54%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.54%) Mule
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Maximo
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) MySQL
3 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (4.24%) Data Mart
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) Big Data
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.69%) MS Access
6 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Subversion
2 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.39%) Maven
5 4 (3.39%) TestNG
5 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.39%) JUnit
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.69%) Synon
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) HTML
2 35 (29.66%) .NET
3 32 (27.12%) CSS
4 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
5 15 (12.71%) STL
5 15 (12.71%) Web Services
5 15 (12.71%) XML
6 14 (11.86%) Qt
7 13 (11.02%) jQuery
7 13 (11.02%) HTML5
8 12 (10.17%) Spring
9 11 (9.32%) JSON
10 10 (8.47%) Ext JS
10 10 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.47%) REST
10 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.78%) CSS3
12 7 (5.93%) OpenGL
13 6 (5.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.02%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.78%) AS400
5 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.24%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (4.24%) E-Learning
6 5 (4.24%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.54%) GIS
7 3 (2.54%) Statistics
7 3 (2.54%) User Experience
8 2 (1.69%) iSeries
8 2 (1.69%) Physics
9 1 (0.85%) Social Network
9 1 (0.85%) Xbox
9 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.85%) Economics
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Linux
2 21 (17.80%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Android
3 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.54%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.69%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) Software Engineering
2 35 (29.66%) OO
3 22 (18.64%) MVC
4 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.71%) OOD
6 13 (11.02%) ETL
7 12 (10.17%) TDD
7 12 (10.17%) Scrum
7 12 (10.17%) Digital Signal Processing
7 12 (10.17%) Signal Processing
8 8 (6.78%) Workflow
9 7 (5.93%) OOP
9 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.08%) Analytics
11 5 (4.24%) Coaching
11 5 (4.24%) SDLC
11 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.24%) Image Processing
11 5 (4.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) SQL
2 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.20%) C#
3 38 (32.20%) C++
4 36 (30.51%) Java
5 18 (15.25%) C
6 12 (10.17%) Python
7 11 (9.32%) RPG
8 9 (7.63%) PHP
9 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.93%) Ruby
11 6 (5.08%) RPG IV
11 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
12 5 (4.24%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.39%) VBA
13 4 (3.39%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.54%) VB
14 3 (2.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) ESRI
3 3 (2.54%) Google
4 2 (1.69%) Zend
4 2 (1.69%) Minitab
4 2 (1.69%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) Freescale
5 1 (0.85%) Teradata
5 1 (0.85%) Infor
5 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago