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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 215 269 239
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 49 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 9 33
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
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
7259 8252 7907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.92% 95.32% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5989 6882 6880
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
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 28 May 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 May 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 - 18 £47,500 - 2
Suffolk +15 14 £25,000 -28.57%
Essex - 13 £25,000 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £32,500 +1.56%
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
3 45 (52.94%) Degree
4 42 (49.41%) C#
5 39 (45.88%) .NET
6 35 (41.18%) HTML
7 31 (36.47%) Python
8 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 28 (32.94%) SQL
10 27 (31.76%) TDD
11 23 (27.06%) Scrum
12 22 (25.88%) C
12 22 (25.88%) jQuery
13 21 (24.71%) Computer Science
14 20 (23.53%) C++
14 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET
14 20 (23.53%) Windows
15 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
15 19 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 17 (20.00%) Linux
17 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (15.29%) QA
18 13 (15.29%) Electronics
19 12 (14.12%) Java
19 12 (14.12%) VB.NET
20 11 (12.94%) VB
20 11 (12.94%) XML
20 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Mingle
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.59%) ICMP
3 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.35%) HTTP
4 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Neo4j
3 3 (3.53%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.35%) Firebird
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.88%) NUnit
4 3 (3.53%) MSTest
4 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 13 (15.29%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.71%) Advertising
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.88%) .NET
2 35 (41.18%) HTML
3 22 (25.88%) jQuery
4 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 19 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (12.94%) XML
7 10 (11.76%) Web Services
8 7 (8.24%) CSS
9 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.88%) WPF
11 4 (4.71%) HTML5
11 4 (4.71%) CSS3
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.53%) RESTful
13 2 (2.35%) J2EE
13 2 (2.35%) Servlets
13 2 (2.35%) LAMP
13 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 17 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) Software Engineering
3 27 (31.76%) TDD
4 23 (27.06%) Scrum
5 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.76%) OO
6 10 (11.76%) SDLC
7 9 (10.59%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) MVC
8 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.53%) CQRS
11 3 (3.53%) BDD
11 3 (3.53%) Web Development
12 2 (2.35%) ERP
12 2 (2.35%) iOS Development
13 1 (1.18%) Agile Testing
13 1 (1.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) C#
2 31 (36.47%) Python
3 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 28 (32.94%) SQL
5 22 (25.88%) C
6 20 (23.53%) C++
7 12 (14.12%) Java
7 12 (14.12%) VB.NET
8 11 (12.94%) VB
9 10 (11.76%) Perl
10 9 (10.59%) VB6
11 8 (9.41%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.53%) PHP
12 3 (3.53%) Delphi
13 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 45 (52.94%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Perforce
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Red Gate
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