The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 229 218 264
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 23 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 15
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
Software Programmer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7344 6551 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 5257 7412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Hertfordshire -12 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Degree
2 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) C#
5 16 (51.61%) .NET
6 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
7 13 (41.94%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) Windows
8 12 (38.71%) SQL
9 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) OO
10 9 (29.03%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) C++
11 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 8 (25.81%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) XML
11 8 (25.81%) Python
12 7 (22.58%) Java
12 7 (22.58%) MVC
12 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
12 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
13 6 (19.35%) C
13 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 6 (19.35%) Linux
13 6 (19.35%) NUnit
13 6 (19.35%) Web Development

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Mingle
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) ICMP
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) RavenDB
2 6 (19.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
1 6 (19.35%) NUnit
1 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) MSTest
1 6 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) GoogleTest
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
6 6 (19.35%) CSS3
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) RESTful
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.45%) XSL
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (3.23%) JMS
8 1 (3.23%) JDBC
8 1 (3.23%) JSP
8 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 6 (19.35%) CQRS
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) C
6 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.68%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) Delphi
9 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Perforce
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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