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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 171 136 136
Rank change year-on-year
-35 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 72 97 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.66% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 86 82
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -1 25 £42,000 +29.23% 2
Bristol -20 22 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Devon -4 10 £40,000 +15.94%
Somerset -22 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dorset +2 5 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Wiltshire -6 3 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (37.86%) SQL
2 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.00%) HTML
4 41 (29.29%) Java
4 41 (29.29%) CSS
5 40 (28.57%) C#
5 40 (28.57%) .NET
5 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 35 (25.00%) C++
6 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 35 (25.00%) OO
7 26 (18.57%) Web Services
8 24 (17.14%) Finance
8 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (16.43%) Windows
9 23 (16.43%) Linux
10 22 (15.71%) RPG
11 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 20 (14.29%) TDD
13 19 (13.57%) MySQL
13 19 (13.57%) AS400
13 19 (13.57%) MVC
14 18 (12.86%) Computer Science
15 17 (12.14%) Degree
15 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.43%) Python
16 16 (11.43%) RPG IV
17 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.00%) ETL
18 14 (10.00%) Oracle

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (4.29%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.86%) Confluence
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.14%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.14%) Mule
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.43%) CMS
5 2 (1.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Maximo
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.57%) MySQL
3 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.57%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.86%) Big Data
7 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Subversion
1 11 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.86%) Synon
4 4 (2.86%) Bugzilla
4 4 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.14%) JUnit
5 3 (2.14%) TestNG
5 3 (2.14%) Maven
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 24 (17.14%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Games
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (2.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Publishing
4 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.00%) HTML
2 41 (29.29%) CSS
3 40 (28.57%) .NET
4 26 (18.57%) Web Services
5 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (10.00%) Spring
7 13 (9.29%) HTML5
8 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.57%) Ext JS
8 12 (8.57%) STL
9 11 (7.86%) jQuery
9 11 (7.86%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.86%) JSON
10 9 (6.43%) XML
10 9 (6.43%) REST
11 7 (5.00%) CSS3
11 7 (5.00%) Qt
11 7 (5.00%) RESTful
11 7 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.57%) AS400
3 18 (12.86%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.29%) Xbox
6 5 (3.57%) E-Learning
7 4 (2.86%) Wiki
7 4 (2.86%) User Experience
8 3 (2.14%) Statistics
8 3 (2.14%) iSeries
8 3 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.14%) GIS
8 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.43%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.43%) Social Network
9 2 (1.43%) Physics
10 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Windows
1 23 (16.43%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Android
2 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.29%) UNIX
3 6 (4.29%) Windows Phone
4 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.14%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 35 (25.00%) OO
3 20 (14.29%) TDD
4 19 (13.57%) MVC
5 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.00%) ETL
6 14 (10.00%) OOP
7 12 (8.57%) Scrum
8 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.71%) OOD
9 8 (5.71%) Workflow
9 8 (5.71%) Analytics
10 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.00%) Validation
10 7 (5.00%) Information Management
11 6 (4.29%) Content Management
11 6 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.57%) SOA
12 5 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.86%) SQL
2 51 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.29%) Java
4 40 (28.57%) C#
5 35 (25.00%) C++
6 22 (15.71%) RPG
7 16 (11.43%) RPG IV
7 16 (11.43%) Python
8 12 (8.57%) C
9 10 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.43%) VB.NET
11 8 (5.71%) VBA
11 8 (5.71%) PHP
11 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.00%) Ruby
12 7 (5.00%) Haskell
12 7 (5.00%) Scala
12 7 (5.00%) Bash Shell
12 7 (5.00%) Clojure
13 6 (4.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Degree
2 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.14%) ESRI
3 3 (2.14%) Google
4 2 (1.43%) Minitab
4 2 (1.43%) Adobe
4 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.43%) Freescale
5 1 (0.71%) Apple
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Teradata
5 1 (0.71%) Zend
5 1 (0.71%) Infor
South West
Talent International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Salary £28K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Salary £28K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Salary £28K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
ITR-UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago