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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 240 202 231
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 19 62 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.89% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 21
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
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
6735 6957 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.55% 96.75% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5648 5392
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -13 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Suffolk -7 7 £70,000 +115.38%
Essex -5 3 £24,000 -40.00% 1
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 13 February 2016, 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 35 (70.00%) Degree
2 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.00%) SQL
4 22 (44.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (32.00%) Linux
6 16 (32.00%) Python
7 15 (30.00%) OO
8 13 (26.00%) C++
8 13 (26.00%) HTML
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.00%) Apache Flex
10 10 (20.00%) .NET
10 10 (20.00%) XML
11 9 (18.00%) Unix
11 9 (18.00%) Perl
11 9 (18.00%) C#
11 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
13 7 (14.00%) Scrum
13 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
13 7 (14.00%) Web Services
13 7 (14.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 7 (14.00%) High Availability
13 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
14 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (12.00%) Perforce

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.00%) Node.js
1 2 (4.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Informix
3 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
1 6 (12.00%) Maven
1 6 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) Apache Flex
3 10 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (14.00%) Web Services
6 4 (8.00%) WCF
7 3 (6.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.00%) D3.js
8 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (4.00%) ServiceStack
8 2 (4.00%) SignalR
8 2 (4.00%) WinForms
8 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.00%) Internet of Things
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.00%) Fintech
6 2 (4.00%) Social Media
6 2 (4.00%) Social Network
6 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) OO
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) High Availability
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) SDLC
5 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.00%) MVC
9 2 (4.00%) Analytics
9 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.00%) B2B
10 1 (2.00%) Document Management
10 1 (2.00%) Practice Management
10 1 (2.00%) Time Management
10 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) C++
5 9 (18.00%) C#
5 9 (18.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) C
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.00%) XAML
9 1 (2.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Perforce
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
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