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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 80 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 12 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.25% 0.57% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.60% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £33,100 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,600 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.26%
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
922 831 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.94% 95.41% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 736 731 684
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 6 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (56.25%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) PHP
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 14 (43.75%) Java
6 13 (40.63%) jQuery
7 12 (37.50%) XHTML
8 11 (34.38%) XSLT
8 11 (34.38%) C++
8 11 (34.38%) Python
8 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
9 8 (25.00%) Kindle
10 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
10 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
10 7 (21.88%) Marketing
10 7 (21.88%) Data Analysis
11 6 (18.75%) PrintSoft PReS
11 6 (18.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) Subversion
13 4 (12.50%) OO
13 4 (12.50%) Apache
13 4 (12.50%) MySQL
13 4 (12.50%) XML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) jQuery
4 12 (37.50%) XHTML
5 11 (34.38%) XSLT
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 2 (6.25%) Laravel
9 1 (3.13%) LAMP
9 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
9 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Kindle
2 4 (12.50%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Data Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) OOP
5 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Python
4 11 (34.38%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
6 6 (18.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.25%) RPG
8 2 (6.25%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Northgate
1 3 (9.38%) NorthgateArinso
2 1 (3.13%) Zend