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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 227 269 235
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 38 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.013% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.013% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 1 21
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 15 £47,500 - 1
Essex +8 11 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Suffolk - 9 £25,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Degree
3 33 (46.48%) C#
3 33 (46.48%) .NET
4 32 (45.07%) HTML
5 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
5 27 (38.03%) Software Engineering
6 26 (36.62%) jQuery
6 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
7 24 (33.80%) Python
7 24 (33.80%) TDD
8 23 (32.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.17%) SQL
11 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
12 17 (23.94%) Linux
13 15 (21.13%) Computer Science
13 15 (21.13%) C
13 15 (21.13%) Scrum
14 14 (19.72%) Java
15 12 (16.90%) QA
16 11 (15.49%) SDLC
16 11 (15.49%) Perl
17 10 (14.08%) VB
17 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
17 10 (14.08%) XML
17 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
17 10 (14.08%) Windows
17 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) ICMP
3 2 (2.82%) SSL
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 6 (8.45%) Electronics
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 32 (45.07%) HTML
3 26 (36.62%) jQuery
4 23 (32.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.08%) XML
6 5 (7.04%) Web Services
6 5 (7.04%) WPF
7 4 (5.63%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.82%) LAMP
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE
9 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.41%) WCF
9 1 (1.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Software Engineering
3 24 (33.80%) TDD
4 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
5 15 (21.13%) Scrum
6 11 (15.49%) SDLC
7 9 (12.68%) Migration
8 8 (11.27%) OO
9 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.23%) MVC
12 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.41%) Multithreading
13 1 (1.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) C#
2 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.80%) Python
4 20 (28.17%) SQL
5 15 (21.13%) C
6 14 (19.72%) Java
7 11 (15.49%) Perl
8 10 (14.08%) VB
8 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
9 9 (12.68%) C++
9 9 (12.68%) VB6
10 5 (7.04%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.82%) PHP
12 1 (1.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) Degree
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Perforce
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
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