The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 234 231 257
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 30 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.64% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 27
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
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
6682 7531 8384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 97.59% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 6171 6963
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

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 1 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 16 £50,000 +17.64%
Essex +2 6 £47,500 +28.37%
Hertfordshire +16 4 £36,250 -2.02%
Suffolk +2 4 £70,000 +169.23%
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Software Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 31 (64.58%) Software Engineering
1 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (41.67%) Python
5 19 (39.58%) C++
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
7 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) Perl
8 12 (25.00%) OOP
8 12 (25.00%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) SDLC
9 10 (20.83%) Internet
10 9 (18.75%) Unix
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) Internet of Things
10 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
11 8 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (16.67%) High Availability
11 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 6 (12.50%) C
12 6 (12.50%) J2EE
13 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
13 5 (10.42%) QA
13 5 (10.42%) XML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Documentum
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (12.50%) J2EE
4 5 (10.42%) HTML5
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 4 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (6.25%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Flex
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.17%) CSS3
7 2 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.08%) D3.js
8 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.08%) LESS
8 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceStack
8 1 (2.08%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Internet of Things
3 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Social Network
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Software Engineering
2 12 (25.00%) OO
2 12 (25.00%) OOP
2 12 (25.00%) SDLC
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) High Availability
3 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) Analytics
8 1 (2.08%) Data Acquisition
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Secure Coding
8 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Python
4 19 (39.58%) C++
5 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) Perl
7 6 (12.50%) C
7 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.08%) XAML
10 1 (2.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle