The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 80 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.76% 0.88% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.92% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Programmer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
758 866 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 95.37% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 572 772 746
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Programmer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Southampton region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Southampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Marketing
5 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Retail
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (30.00%) PrintSoft PReS
6 5 (25.00%) Telerik
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) WinForms
6 5 (25.00%) MVVM
6 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) B2B
6 5 (25.00%) B2C
6 5 (25.00%) Kendo UI
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) PrintSoft PReS
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (25.00%) MVVM
3 5 (25.00%) B2B
3 5 (25.00%) B2C
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) RPG
6 2 (10.00%) RPG IV
7 1 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (5.00%) Northgate