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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 243 233 272
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 8 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
7323 6839 8867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5878 7555
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Hertfordshire - 7 £23,500 -
Essex -2 1 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) MSTest
7 4 (30.77%) Mingle
7 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Neo4j
7 4 (30.77%) CQRS
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) RavenDB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSTest
1 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) FFmpeg
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) CQRS
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) XAML
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle