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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 62 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 21 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.59% 1.94% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.98% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 20
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
778 859 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.81% 97.95% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 666 744 746
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
1 21 (65.63%) C#
1 21 (65.63%) CSS
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) PHP
3 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 15 (46.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Python
5 13 (40.63%) XHTML
6 12 (37.50%) XSLT
6 12 (37.50%) C++
7 9 (28.13%) ISO 9001
7 9 (28.13%) Kindle
8 7 (21.88%) Subversion
8 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) Open Source
11 4 (12.50%) Apache
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) MVC
11 4 (12.50%) XML
12 3 (9.38%) IIS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

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 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Synon
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) CSS
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) XHTML
5 12 (37.50%) XSLT
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 1 (3.13%) LAMP
8 1 (3.13%) OpenMP
8 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Synon Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Laravel
8 1 (3.13%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Kindle
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) W3C
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) VHDL
5 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) OOP
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) SEO
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) C#
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 20 (62.50%) PHP
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.25%) PHP5
10 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
10 1 (3.13%) RPG
10 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Northgate
1 3 (9.38%) NorthgateArinso
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
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