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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 83 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.96% 1.00% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.01% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
Average salary £32,296 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £35,000 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
818 894 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.96% 99.00% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 773 687 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Extranet
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Grunt
3 2 (22.22%) Bower
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Extranet
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Bower
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP