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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 223 236 257
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 36 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +21 21 £47,500 +38.68%
Hertfordshire -11 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Norfolk +1 2 £29,000 -24.67%
Suffolk -3 2 £32,500 -19.75%
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (81.03%) Software Engineering
1 47 (81.03%) Degree
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) C#
4 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
5 25 (43.10%) .NET
6 24 (41.38%) SQL
7 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
7 23 (39.66%) Python
8 22 (37.93%) HTML
9 21 (36.21%) Windows
10 18 (31.03%) C++
10 18 (31.03%) C
11 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
13 14 (24.14%) CSS
13 14 (24.14%) Scrum
13 14 (24.14%) TDD
14 13 (22.41%) Web Services
15 12 (20.69%) Linux
15 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
15 12 (20.69%) QA
15 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
16 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (18.97%) XML
16 11 (18.97%) Electronics
16 11 (18.97%) OO
17 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (17.24%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Mingle
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.34%) ICMP
2 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) RavenDB
3 9 (15.52%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.24%) NUnit
3 9 (15.52%) TeamCity
3 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.52%) MSTest
3 9 (15.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (10.34%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.72%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 11 (18.97%) Electronics
2 7 (12.07%) Advertising
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.93%) HTML
4 14 (24.14%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 11 (18.97%) XML
6 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
7 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (17.24%) HTML5
7 10 (17.24%) CSS3
8 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (15.52%) RESTful
9 3 (5.17%) Servlets
9 3 (5.17%) Spring
10 2 (3.45%) Ajax
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (3.45%) JPA
10 2 (3.45%) XSL
11 1 (1.72%) XSLT
11 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Software Engineering
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) TDD
3 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 11 (18.97%) OO
6 10 (17.24%) MVC
6 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Web Application Development
7 9 (15.52%) Web Development
7 9 (15.52%) BDD
7 9 (15.52%) CQRS
8 2 (3.45%) ERP
8 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.72%) User Stories
9 1 (1.72%) OOD
9 1 (1.72%) Validation
9 1 (1.72%) UML
9 1 (1.72%) Agile Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 23 (39.66%) Python
4 18 (31.03%) C++
4 18 (31.03%) C
5 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.79%) Java
8 7 (12.07%) MATLAB
9 6 (10.34%) Perl
10 3 (5.17%) Delphi
10 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.45%) PHP
11 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (81.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Perforce
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.72%) Google