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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
England / East of England
Rank 211 242 223
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 29 19 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.26% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 54
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
5659 6938 7136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.36% 96.74% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5636 5808
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +13 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Essex +28 9 £24,000 -49.47%
Suffolk +13 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 36 (73.47%) Degree
1 36 (73.47%) Computer Science
2 34 (69.39%) Java
3 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 19 (38.78%) Perl
6 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (34.69%) Python
7 13 (26.53%) C++
7 13 (26.53%) Bioinformatics
7 13 (26.53%) Informatics
8 10 (20.41%) Internet
8 10 (20.41%) Internet of Things
9 7 (14.29%) OOP
9 7 (14.29%) HTML
9 7 (14.29%) C
10 6 (12.24%) MVC
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
10 6 (12.24%) SDLC
11 5 (10.20%) HTML5
12 4 (8.16%) Google
12 4 (8.16%) QA
12 4 (8.16%) Finance
12 4 (8.16%) Scrum
12 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
12 4 (8.16%) UML
12 4 (8.16%) CSS
12 4 (8.16%) STL
12 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture

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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) GoogleTest
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) CSS3
3 4 (8.16%) STL
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) D3.js
4 3 (6.12%) Ext JS
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (73.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) Internet of Things
3 4 (8.16%) Fintech
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.53%) Bioinformatics
2 13 (26.53%) Informatics
3 7 (14.29%) OOP
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) SDLC
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) UML
5 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (6.12%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Perl
4 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) Python
5 13 (26.53%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) C
7 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.12%) C#
10 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
10 2 (4.08%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Cloudera