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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 231 261 247
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 31 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 28
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
7271 8227 8200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.13% 95.53% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5955 6841 7139
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 £26,000 £25,548
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +32 20 £46,250 +28.47% 1
Suffolk +8 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Essex - 3 £24,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -16 2 £29,750 -7.03%
Norfolk - 1 £29,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (69.70%) Degree
2 45 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (45.45%) Python
5 24 (36.36%) C#
5 24 (36.36%) SQL
6 23 (34.85%) HTML
7 22 (33.33%) C
8 21 (31.82%) .NET
8 21 (31.82%) C++
9 20 (30.30%) Windows
10 19 (28.79%) Scrum
10 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
11 18 (27.27%) Linux
11 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.24%) QA
14 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.21%) XML
15 14 (21.21%) TDD
16 13 (19.70%) Electronics
17 12 (18.18%) Java
18 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 9 (13.64%) JIRA
19 9 (13.64%) ICMP
19 9 (13.64%) Perforce
19 9 (13.64%) Web Services
19 9 (13.64%) Perl
20 8 (12.12%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.64%) ICMP
3 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) RavenDB
3 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.58%) NUnit
4 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) MSTest
4 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.52%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
General
1 13 (19.70%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.06%) Advertising
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) HTML
2 21 (31.82%) .NET
3 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
4 14 (21.21%) XML
5 9 (13.64%) Web Services
6 7 (10.61%) CSS
7 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.58%) jQuery
9 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.06%) HTML5
9 4 (6.06%) CSS3
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (4.55%) RESTful
10 3 (4.55%) Spring
10 3 (4.55%) Servlets
11 2 (3.03%) J2EE
11 2 (3.03%) Ajax
11 2 (3.03%) XSL
11 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) Scrum
4 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.21%) TDD
6 6 (9.09%) OO
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
8 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.55%) CQRS
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Web Development
10 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.03%) ERP
10 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.52%) Mobile Development
11 1 (1.52%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) Python
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) C#
3 22 (33.33%) C
4 21 (31.82%) C++
5 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.18%) Java
7 9 (13.64%) Perl
8 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 8 (12.12%) MATLAB
9 7 (10.61%) VB
10 5 (7.58%) VB6
11 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.55%) Delphi
12 2 (3.03%) PHP
12 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 46 (69.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Perforce
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.52%) Google
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago