The median annual salary for a Programmer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 239 237
Rank change year-on-year -43 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 98 222 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 1.22% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.26% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 82 212 253
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the South East

Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the South East.

Salary trend for Programmer in the South East

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the South East

Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -19 26 £47,500 -2.56% 4
Buckinghamshire -33 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +17 16 £80,000 +120.68% 1
Oxfordshire +5 14 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex -3 14 £49,000 +8.88% 1
Hampshire +14 11 £40,000 +6.66% 2
East Sussex +8 4 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Kent 0 1 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 79 (41.58%) SQL
2 73 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (35.26%) Java
4 64 (33.68%) Software Engineering
5 57 (30.00%) HTML
6 53 (27.89%) C#
7 52 (27.37%) JavaScript
8 51 (26.84%) CSS
9 44 (23.16%) .NET
10 43 (22.63%) SQL Server
11 37 (19.47%) Oracle
12 36 (18.95%) OO
13 34 (17.89%) MVC
14 33 (17.37%) ASP.NET
15 31 (16.32%) Windows
15 31 (16.32%) C++
16 30 (15.79%) MySQL
17 29 (15.26%) PL/SQL
17 29 (15.26%) Linux
18 25 (13.16%) Oracle Database
19 24 (12.63%) jQuery
19 24 (12.63%) Finance
20 23 (12.11%) Degree
20 23 (12.11%) Microsoft
20 23 (12.11%) Client/Server
21 22 (11.58%) SOA
21 22 (11.58%) Unit Testing
22 20 (10.53%) Computer Science
22 20 (10.53%) TDD
22 20 (10.53%) Product Management

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (6.84%) Drupal
3 11 (5.79%) CMS
4 9 (4.74%) WordPress
5 3 (1.58%) IIS
5 3 (1.58%) JBoss
5 3 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Kentico
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) CICS
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Mathcad
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.05%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) CDMA
3 1 (0.53%) GSM
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) LTE
3 1 (0.53%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.79%) MySQL
3 25 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.63%) Electronic Patient Records
6 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.58%) Big Data
8 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.53%) Power BI
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (4.74%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.63%) Maven
4 4 (2.11%) PhpStorm
4 4 (2.11%) Subversion
4 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.58%) Selenium
6 2 (1.05%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.05%) JIRA
6 2 (1.05%) NUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Arquillian
7 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 14 (7.37%) Marketing
3 12 (6.32%) Electronics
4 11 (5.79%) Games
5 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.63%) Retail
8 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.00%) HTML
2 51 (26.84%) CSS
3 44 (23.16%) .NET
4 33 (17.37%) ASP.NET
5 24 (12.63%) jQuery
6 20 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (8.42%) HTML5
8 15 (7.89%) WPF
9 14 (7.37%) Web Services
10 13 (6.84%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.32%) XML
12 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (5.79%) Java EE
13 7 (3.68%) REST
14 6 (3.16%) WCF
15 5 (2.63%) Oracle ADF
15 5 (2.63%) SOAP
15 5 (2.63%) Spring
16 4 (2.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Client/Server
2 20 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.47%) Mobile App
4 17 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.74%) User Experience
6 8 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.21%) PlayStation
7 7 (3.68%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.58%) AS400
10 2 (1.05%) BBC
10 2 (1.05%) iSeries
10 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.05%) Social Media
11 1 (0.53%) Life Science
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Windows
2 29 (15.26%) Linux
3 13 (6.84%) Android
3 13 (6.84%) Unix
4 11 (5.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.05%) OS/400
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (33.68%) Software Engineering
3 36 (18.95%) OO
4 34 (17.89%) MVC
5 22 (11.58%) SOA
5 22 (11.58%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.53%) Product Management
6 20 (10.53%) TDD
7 16 (8.42%) Web Development
8 15 (7.89%) Front End Development
8 15 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.32%) High Availability
9 12 (6.32%) OOP
9 12 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.32%) Scrum
10 11 (5.79%) Android Development
10 11 (5.79%) iOS Development
10 11 (5.79%) Kanban
10 11 (5.79%) OOD
10 11 (5.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (41.58%) SQL
2 67 (35.26%) Java
3 53 (27.89%) C#
4 52 (27.37%) JavaScript
5 31 (16.32%) C++
6 29 (15.26%) PL/SQL
7 19 (10.00%) C
8 18 (9.47%) PHP
9 16 (8.42%) Python
9 16 (8.42%) VB.NET
10 12 (6.32%) VB
11 10 (5.26%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.11%) R
14 3 (1.58%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.58%) COBOL
14 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.58%) VBA
15 2 (1.05%) ABAP
15 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.11%) PhD
4 2 (1.05%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.63%) HL7
3 4 (2.11%) WCAG
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (19.47%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.26%) SAP
3 10 (5.26%) VMware
4 9 (4.74%) Sun
5 6 (3.16%) Adobe
6 3 (1.58%) EMC
6 3 (1.58%) HP
6 3 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.58%) Sony
7 2 (1.05%) IBM
7 2 (1.05%) JDA
7 2 (1.05%) LANSA
7 2 (1.05%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.05%) Telerik
7 2 (1.05%) Zend
8 1 (0.53%) Cerner
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
South East
Zurich
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Highly competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton/Crawley
TRG
Salary: 30000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago