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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 238 262 237
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 26 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.013% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.014% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 16
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Cambridgeshire - 16 £46,250 - 1
Essex -3 6 £24,500 -38.75%
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
East Anglia - 1 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) C#
3 35 (47.30%) HTML
3 35 (47.30%) .NET
3 35 (47.30%) Degree
4 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
4 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
5 26 (35.14%) jQuery
6 24 (32.43%) TDD
6 24 (32.43%) SQL
7 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
9 21 (28.38%) Java
10 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (24.32%) Python
12 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
12 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
12 15 (20.27%) Linux
12 15 (20.27%) Scrum
13 12 (16.22%) OO
13 12 (16.22%) Perl
13 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.86%) SDLC
15 10 (13.51%) QA
15 10 (13.51%) XML
15 10 (13.51%) VB
15 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
16 9 (12.16%) C
16 9 (12.16%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (2.70%) Node.js
1 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) ICMP
3 3 (4.05%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Firebird
2 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) PhantomJS
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Electronics
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) HTML
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 26 (35.14%) jQuery
3 23 (31.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 10 (13.51%) XML
6 7 (9.46%) Apache Flex
6 7 (9.46%) WPF
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 3 (4.05%) WCF
7 3 (4.05%) J2EE
8 2 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.70%) LAMP
8 2 (2.70%) ServiceStack
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.70%) HTML5
8 2 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.70%) D3.js
8 2 (2.70%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.70%) Social Network
3 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) TDD
3 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.27%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.27%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) OO
6 11 (14.86%) SDLC
7 9 (12.16%) Migration
8 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.05%) MVC
10 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.70%) Analytics
11 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C#
2 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Java
5 18 (24.32%) Python
6 12 (16.22%) Perl
7 10 (13.51%) VB
7 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
8 9 (12.16%) C
8 9 (12.16%) VB6
9 6 (8.11%) C++
10 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) PHP
12 1 (1.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Degree
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Perforce
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
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