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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 59 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.80% 0.47% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.49% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £38,750 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,600 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,400 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 412 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.39% 96.49% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 388 326 486
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Programmer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Programmer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stowmarket 0 2 £32,500 +51.16%
Haverhill - 2 £45,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (28.57%) Delphi
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Delphi
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle