The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 755 690 627
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 140 261 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 138 249 349
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
87554 99617 109098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74678 83101 90011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London +35 46 £75,000 +57.89% 1
South East +28 43 £40,000 +5.96% 1
Yorkshire +26 23 £31,500 -30.00% 2
East of England -13 23 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North West +3 2 £28,250 -8.13%
West Midlands -26 2 £42,500 -3.40%
South West +3 1 - - 2
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 235 (77.05%) Software Engineering
2 169 (55.41%) C#
3 148 (48.52%) .NET
4 142 (46.56%) SQL
5 124 (40.66%) SQL Server
6 118 (38.69%) Degree
7 109 (35.74%) Computer Science
8 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
9 98 (32.13%) Java
10 94 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (27.21%) C++
12 78 (25.57%) Finance
13 75 (24.59%) HTML
14 67 (21.97%) WCF
15 65 (21.31%) ASP.NET
15 65 (21.31%) MVC
16 62 (20.33%) WPF
17 54 (17.70%) Python
18 52 (17.05%) Microsoft
19 51 (16.72%) OO
19 51 (16.72%) TDD
20 49 (16.07%) Hedge funds
21 47 (15.41%) WinForms
22 46 (15.08%) Web Services
22 46 (15.08%) Linux
23 44 (14.43%) Oracle
23 44 (14.43%) .NET Framework
24 39 (12.79%) NoSQL
25 37 (12.13%) CSS
25 37 (12.13%) Mathematics

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.64%) Apache
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) CICS
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.33%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 16 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.28%) GitHub
4 7 (2.30%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.52%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.89%) Internet
3 12 (3.93%) Network Security
4 11 (3.61%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (4.92%) Event Store
5 13 (4.26%) MySQL
5 13 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.93%) Data Mining
6 12 (3.93%) Redis
7 11 (3.61%) DataStage
8 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.30%) Big Data
11 7 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.93%) SpecFlow
3 12 (3.93%) Subversion
4 11 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.62%) JIRA
6 5 (1.64%) Maven
7 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.98%) Ant
8 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.98%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.98%) JUnit
8 3 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.98%) Mockito
8 3 (0.98%) Selenium
9 2 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 78 (25.57%) Finance
2 26 (8.52%) Front Office
3 21 (6.89%) Games
4 15 (4.92%) Banking
5 13 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.97%) Electronics
9 6 (1.97%) Legal
10 4 (1.31%) Marketing
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (48.52%) .NET
2 75 (24.59%) HTML
3 67 (21.97%) WCF
4 65 (21.31%) ASP.NET
5 62 (20.33%) WPF
6 47 (15.41%) WinForms
7 46 (15.08%) Web Services
8 44 (14.43%) .NET Framework
9 37 (12.13%) CSS
10 36 (11.80%) AngularJS
11 26 (8.52%) HTML5
12 20 (6.56%) XML
13 19 (6.23%) jQuery
14 18 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (5.57%) Entity Framework
16 16 (5.25%) J2EE
17 15 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
17 15 (4.92%) JMS
17 15 (4.92%) Reactive Extensions
18 14 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (35.74%) Computer Science
2 49 (16.07%) Hedge funds
3 37 (12.13%) Mathematics
4 29 (9.51%) Visualisation
5 24 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.59%) Derivative
7 13 (4.26%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.93%) Physics
9 11 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (3.61%) BYOD
9 11 (3.61%) Neural Network
10 10 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (2.95%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.95%) Fintech
11 9 (2.95%) Mobile App
12 8 (2.62%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.97%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.97%) Statistics
14 5 (1.64%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.08%) Linux
2 36 (11.80%) Unix
3 32 (10.49%) Windows
4 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (77.05%) Software Engineering
2 94 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (21.31%) MVC
4 51 (16.72%) OO
4 51 (16.72%) TDD
5 29 (9.51%) Multithreading
6 25 (8.20%) Scrum
7 23 (7.54%) OOP
7 23 (7.54%) Web Development
8 22 (7.21%) SDLC
9 20 (6.56%) High Availability
9 20 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.90%) BDD
11 18 (5.90%) Pair Programming
12 16 (5.25%) OOD
13 15 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
13 15 (4.92%) Kanban
13 15 (4.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (55.41%) C#
2 142 (46.56%) SQL
3 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 98 (32.13%) Java
5 83 (27.21%) C++
6 54 (17.70%) Python
7 30 (9.84%) VB.NET
8 27 (8.85%) T-SQL
9 23 (7.54%) F#
10 21 (6.89%) C
10 21 (6.89%) PL/SQL
11 19 (6.23%) Scala
12 14 (4.59%) Objective-C
13 13 (4.26%) Perl
14 10 (3.28%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.28%) VBScript
15 9 (2.95%) PHP
16 6 (1.97%) HLSL
17 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 118 (38.69%) Degree
2 6 (1.97%) PhD
3 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) WMI
2 1 (0.33%) logstash
2 1 (0.33%) Mesos
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.43%) Oracle
3 11 (3.61%) Apple
4 7 (2.30%) Sybase
4 7 (2.30%) Telerik
5 2 (0.66%) Pega
5 2 (0.66%) Perforce
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.33%) ILOG
6 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.33%) New Relic
6 1 (0.33%) Rally
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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