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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 764 734 750
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 129 128 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 119 114 119
Average salary £34,293 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.79% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,500 £24,082
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,647 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.45% +15.71%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 November 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 -12 27 £37,500 -16.66% 1
South West -1 23 £32,500 -27.77% 4
East of England -17 22 £46,250 +15.62% 1
London -12 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands -7 13 £30,500 -12.85%
East Midlands +13 11 £25,000 -38.27%
North West -12 9 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Yorkshire -39 7 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 165 (63.95%) C#
2 157 (60.85%) Software Engineering
3 133 (51.55%) .NET
4 107 (41.47%) JavaScript
5 105 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (37.98%) HTML
7 94 (36.43%) ASP.NET
7 94 (36.43%) Degree
8 85 (32.95%) SQL
9 81 (31.40%) CSS
10 77 (29.84%) SQL Server
11 68 (26.36%) MVC
12 66 (25.58%) OO
13 62 (24.03%) Java
14 58 (22.48%) Computer Science
15 51 (19.77%) Linux
16 48 (18.60%) jQuery
17 44 (17.05%) C++
18 43 (16.67%) Windows
19 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
19 42 (16.28%) Finance
20 40 (15.50%) TDD
20 40 (15.50%) WPF
21 39 (15.12%) HTML5
22 36 (13.95%) Scrum
22 36 (13.95%) Visual Studio
23 34 (13.18%) MS Excel
24 30 (11.63%) .NET Framework
24 30 (11.63%) PHP
25 29 (11.24%) VB.NET

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 13 (5.04%) Apache
1 13 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.55%) WordPress
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.04%) Internet
2 4 (1.55%) AMQP
2 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.78%) ICMP
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (29.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.59%) MySQL
5 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.71%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.33%) RavenDB
7 6 (2.33%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 36 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.04%) Eclipse
4 12 (4.65%) Subversion
4 12 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.49%) NUnit
6 8 (3.10%) Maven
7 7 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.33%) MSTest
9 5 (1.94%) Selenium
10 4 (1.55%) JBehave
11 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.16%) Hudson
11 3 (1.16%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.78%) JIRA
12 2 (0.78%) Ant
13 1 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 42 (16.28%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.71%) Advertising
4 6 (2.33%) Games
4 6 (2.33%) Retail
5 4 (1.55%) Banking
5 4 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (51.55%) .NET
2 98 (37.98%) HTML
3 94 (36.43%) ASP.NET
4 81 (31.40%) CSS
5 48 (18.60%) jQuery
6 40 (15.50%) WPF
7 39 (15.12%) HTML5
8 30 (11.63%) .NET Framework
9 28 (10.85%) Web Services
10 27 (10.47%) XML
11 24 (9.30%) CSS3
12 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (8.91%) Spring
13 18 (6.98%) WinForms
14 16 (6.20%) LINQ
15 15 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (5.04%) RESTful
16 13 (5.04%) Flash
17 11 (4.26%) Qt
18 10 (3.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.48%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 12 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.88%) IVR
6 9 (3.49%) Open Source
7 7 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.33%) RIA
8 6 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.33%) SCADA
9 5 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.55%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.16%) Animation
11 3 (1.16%) Physics
12 2 (0.78%) STB
12 2 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.77%) Linux
2 43 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (3.88%) UNIX
4 9 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.71%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (60.85%) Software Engineering
2 105 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (26.36%) MVC
4 66 (25.58%) OO
5 40 (15.50%) TDD
6 36 (13.95%) Scrum
7 25 (9.69%) Unit Testing
8 24 (9.30%) OOD
9 23 (8.91%) Software Architecture
10 19 (7.36%) OOP
11 16 (6.20%) SOA
11 16 (6.20%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.81%) BDD
13 14 (5.43%) Web Application Development
14 13 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (4.65%) Web Development
15 12 (4.65%) E-Commerce
16 10 (3.88%) CRM
16 10 (3.88%) Test Scripting
16 10 (3.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 165 (63.95%) C#
2 107 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 85 (32.95%) SQL
4 62 (24.03%) Java
5 44 (17.05%) C++
6 30 (11.63%) PHP
7 29 (11.24%) VB.NET
8 15 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.88%) Python
9 10 (3.88%) Perl
10 8 (3.10%) VB
11 6 (2.33%) XPath
11 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.33%) C
11 6 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
13 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 2 (0.78%) Scala
13 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (36.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) MCPD
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) MCSD
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) GAMP
2 5 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.69%) Oracle
3 9 (3.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.16%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.16%) Zend
5 2 (0.78%) Perforce
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Extremely competitive Basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Auburn Rose
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum £Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quanta Consultants
Salary: Very Good, depends on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 plus 27 Days Holiday.
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago