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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 181 121 157
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 53 117 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 2.12% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 2.22% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51 108 76
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
5773 5264 5390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.50% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4921 4467 4798
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -15 18 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Somerset +6 9 £30,000 -28.57% 2
Dorset -9 9 £41,000 -0.60%
Cornwall - 6 £32,500 - 1
Wiltshire -14 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bristol -52 3 £27,000 -25.00% 6
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 54 (45.38%) .NET
2 50 (42.02%) C#
3 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
4 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET
5 41 (34.45%) HTML
6 40 (33.61%) SQL
7 34 (28.57%) CSS
8 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
8 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
9 27 (22.69%) C++
9 27 (22.69%) OO
10 25 (21.01%) Linux
10 25 (21.01%) Java
11 24 (20.17%) Oracle
12 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
13 18 (15.13%) PHP
13 18 (15.13%) Windows
14 17 (14.29%) Finance
14 17 (14.29%) jQuery
14 17 (14.29%) Qt
15 16 (13.45%) Degree
15 16 (13.45%) OOD
16 15 (12.61%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.76%) VB.NET
18 13 (10.92%) MVC
19 12 (10.08%) Subversion
19 12 (10.08%) Digital Signal Processing
19 12 (10.08%) Signal Processing
19 12 (10.08%) Web Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (6.72%) WordPress
2 5 (4.20%) Drupal
3 4 (3.36%) CMS
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.36%) ProductWriter
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (7.56%) MySQL
4 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (5.04%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.68%) MS Access
8 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) DTS
8 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Subversion
2 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.84%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.84%) Xcode
7 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 4 (3.36%) Games
3 4 (3.36%) Legal
3 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.38%) .NET
2 43 (36.13%) ASP.NET
3 41 (34.45%) HTML
4 34 (28.57%) CSS
5 17 (14.29%) jQuery
5 17 (14.29%) Qt
6 11 (9.24%) HTML5
7 8 (6.72%) XML
8 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.04%) CSS3
9 6 (5.04%) MFC
10 5 (4.20%) Web Services
10 5 (4.20%) LAMP
10 5 (4.20%) Ext JS
11 4 (3.36%) JSON
11 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.36%) OpenGL
11 4 (3.36%) SAP Basis
11 4 (3.36%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.20%) AS400
4 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.36%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.68%) Physics
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 18 (15.13%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) Android
3 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.20%) UNIX
5 2 (1.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
2 27 (22.69%) OO
3 16 (13.45%) OOD
4 13 (10.92%) MVC
5 12 (10.08%) Digital Signal Processing
5 12 (10.08%) Signal Processing
5 12 (10.08%) Web Development
6 9 (7.56%) OOP
7 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.04%) Workflow
8 6 (5.04%) ERP
9 5 (4.20%) Android Development
9 5 (4.20%) iOS Development
9 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.36%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) C#
2 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
3 40 (33.61%) SQL
4 27 (22.69%) C++
5 25 (21.01%) Java
6 19 (15.97%) PL/SQL
7 18 (15.13%) PHP
8 14 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 9 (7.56%) RPG
9 9 (7.56%) C
10 7 (5.88%) VB
11 5 (4.20%) Perl
11 5 (4.20%) Pascal
12 4 (3.36%) Python
12 4 (3.36%) COBOL
12 4 (3.36%) ABAP
13 3 (2.52%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.52%) Ruby
14 2 (1.68%) RPG IV
14 2 (1.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.84%) MCP
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) Zend
4 4 (3.36%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) hybris
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Optimus Search
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k plus bonus, 25 days holiday and flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita - ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 8 days ago