The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 753 703 731
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 129 127 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Software Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the England region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in England

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Software Programmer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
South East +8 61 £47,500 +39.70% 2
London -37 20 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +6 19 £36,250 +16.00% 1
East Midlands +6 16 £37,500 +15.38%
North West -6 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -33 5 £35,000 -
South West -21 2 £29,500 -9.23% 2
East of England -24 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 214 (70.86%) C#
2 176 (58.28%) .NET
3 174 (57.62%) Software Engineering
4 122 (40.40%) SQL Server
5 119 (39.40%) ASP.NET
6 116 (38.41%) SQL
7 112 (37.09%) JavaScript
8 97 (32.12%) HTML
9 93 (30.79%) Degree
10 90 (29.80%) MVC
11 87 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (25.83%) Finance
13 76 (25.17%) Java
14 70 (23.18%) TDD
15 67 (22.19%) jQuery
16 65 (21.52%) CSS
17 63 (20.86%) WPF
18 62 (20.53%) Computer Science
18 62 (20.53%) C++
18 62 (20.53%) OO
19 61 (20.20%) Microsoft
20 44 (14.57%) Scrum
21 40 (13.25%) HTML5
22 38 (12.58%) Mathematics
22 38 (12.58%) Windows
23 37 (12.25%) MS Excel
23 37 (12.25%) Web Services
23 37 (12.25%) WinForms
24 36 (11.92%) Linux
25 33 (10.93%) Oracle

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 7 (2.32%) SharePoint
1 7 (2.32%) Node.js
2 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.66%) CMS
3 5 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.66%) WordPress
4 4 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.32%) Sitefinity
4 4 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
4 4 (1.32%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 37 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Ethernet
1 8 (2.65%) Internet
2 5 (1.66%) AMQP
3 3 (0.99%) Intranet
4 2 (0.66%) Broadband
4 2 (0.66%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (40.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.96%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.63%) MySQL
5 12 (3.97%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.32%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.32%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.32%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.99%) Big Data
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.64%) NUnit
4 13 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.31%) Subversion
7 8 (2.65%) Maven
8 6 (1.99%) Selenium
8 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.99%) Hudson
8 6 (1.99%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.66%) JBehave
10 4 (1.32%) MSTest
10 4 (1.32%) Moq
10 4 (1.32%) WiX
11 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.33%) Gradle
13 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 78 (25.83%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Marketing
3 14 (4.64%) Investment Banking
3 14 (4.64%) Banking
4 12 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.31%) Games
5 10 (3.31%) Retail
6 7 (2.32%) Publishing
7 6 (1.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Front Office
9 2 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (58.28%) .NET
2 119 (39.40%) ASP.NET
3 97 (32.12%) HTML
4 67 (22.19%) jQuery
5 65 (21.52%) CSS
6 63 (20.86%) WPF
7 40 (13.25%) HTML5
8 37 (12.25%) Web Services
8 37 (12.25%) WinForms
9 33 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (10.60%) XML
11 31 (10.26%) .NET Framework
12 23 (7.62%) Spring
13 21 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (5.63%) CSS3
14 17 (5.63%) JSON
15 16 (5.30%) WCF
15 16 (5.30%) LINQ
16 15 (4.97%) AngularJS
16 15 (4.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.58%) Mathematics
3 17 (5.63%) Open Source
4 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.30%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (3.64%) Physics
5 11 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.98%) IVR
6 9 (2.98%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.65%) Social Media
8 6 (1.99%) RIA
9 5 (1.66%) SCADA
10 4 (1.32%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.99%) Animation
11 3 (0.99%) MPEG
12 2 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.58%) Windows
2 36 (11.92%) Linux
3 12 (3.97%) UNIX
4 9 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.66%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (57.62%) Software Engineering
2 90 (29.80%) MVC
3 87 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (23.18%) TDD
5 62 (20.53%) OO
6 44 (14.57%) Scrum
7 32 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.27%) Software Architecture
9 25 (8.28%) SOA
10 16 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.30%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.97%) Multithreading
11 12 (3.97%) MVVM
11 12 (3.97%) OOP
12 11 (3.64%) Build Automation
13 10 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (3.31%) Financial Modelling
13 10 (3.31%) Web Design
14 9 (2.98%) Software Testing
14 9 (2.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 214 (70.86%) C#
2 116 (38.41%) SQL
3 112 (37.09%) JavaScript
4 76 (25.17%) Java
5 62 (20.53%) C++
6 33 (10.93%) VB.NET
7 28 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 28 (9.27%) PHP
8 17 (5.63%) Python
9 14 (4.64%) Perl
10 12 (3.97%) VB
11 11 (3.64%) VBA
11 11 (3.64%) C
11 11 (3.64%) Ruby
12 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.99%) XPath
14 3 (0.99%) F#
14 3 (0.99%) Delphi
15 2 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 93 (30.79%) Degree
2 10 (3.31%) PhD
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) MCPD
6 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) GAMP
2 4 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.93%) Oracle
3 4 (1.32%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.66%) Zend
4 2 (0.66%) SAP
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.33%) Google
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