The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 82 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 21 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.91% 2.10% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.19% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 13
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1075 1096 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.64% 95.72% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 931 964 1071
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Programmer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Programmer Salary Trend in West Sussex

Programmer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Programmer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Crawley +3 17 £40,000 -27.27%
Burgess Hill - 2 £37,500 -
Haywards Heath -3 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Horsham -17 1 £47,500 +35.71%
East Grinstead - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (46.00%) C#
4 23 (46.00%) Oracle
5 22 (44.00%) .NET
5 22 (44.00%) Linux
6 21 (42.00%) Tomcat
6 21 (42.00%) Java
7 20 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 20 (40.00%) MySQL
7 20 (40.00%) VB
7 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (40.00%) Apache
8 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
8 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
8 19 (38.00%) VB6
8 19 (38.00%) VB.NET
8 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (38.00%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
12 7 (14.00%) MVC
13 6 (12.00%) JSP
13 6 (12.00%) jQuery
14 5 (10.00%) Ajax
14 5 (10.00%) Web Development
14 5 (10.00%) PHP
15 4 (8.00%) Servlets

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 21 (42.00%) Tomcat
2 20 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Drupal
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) SugarCRM
4 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) CTI
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) OLAP
2 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.00%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (18.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) JSP
6 6 (12.00%) jQuery
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Servlets
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
9 3 (6.00%) XML
10 2 (4.00%) LAMP
11 1 (2.00%) XSLT
11 1 (2.00%) SOAP
11 1 (2.00%) Web Services
11 1 (2.00%) WPF
11 1 (2.00%) LINQ
11 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Kindle
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.00%) MVC
4 5 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (6.00%) OOP
6 2 (4.00%) OO
6 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.00%) UML
7 1 (2.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.00%) Market Research
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.00%) C#
4 21 (42.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) VB
5 20 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 19 (38.00%) VB6
6 19 (38.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft