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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 76 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.49% 0.86% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.87% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 18
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
839 802 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.11% 98.04% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 748 769 789
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) PhD
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) iPhone
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 3 (16.67%) Broadband
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (16.67%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Java

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Synon
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) OpenCL
5 2 (11.11%) OpenMP
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Synon Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Kindle
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.11%) PHP5
5 2 (11.11%) R
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) RPG IV
6 1 (5.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
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