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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 669 710 755
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 169 143 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 161 126 117
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
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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 -20 43 £35,000 -30.00% 2
London -3 40 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East of England +13 37 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +2 23 £40,000 +1.91% 4
West Midlands -11 13 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands +8 6 £25,000 -44.44% 1
North West -20 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Yorkshire -12 3 - -
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 174 (62.82%) Software Engineering
2 165 (59.57%) C#
3 135 (48.74%) .NET
4 105 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (35.02%) Degree
5 97 (35.02%) JavaScript
6 89 (32.13%) ASP.NET
7 83 (29.96%) HTML
8 82 (29.60%) SQL
9 79 (28.52%) Java
9 79 (28.52%) MVC
10 74 (26.71%) CSS
11 72 (25.99%) OO
12 65 (23.47%) Windows
12 65 (23.47%) C++
13 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
14 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
15 58 (20.94%) Computer Science
16 55 (19.86%) Linux
17 50 (18.05%) Visual Studio
18 49 (17.69%) Scrum
19 45 (16.25%) MS Excel
20 43 (15.52%) jQuery
21 40 (14.44%) HTML5
22 34 (12.27%) OOP
23 32 (11.55%) Web Services
24 31 (11.19%) OOD
24 31 (11.19%) Finance
24 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (11.19%) TDD

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 19 (6.86%) Apache
2 13 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.25%) Mingle
3 5 (1.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.17%) SaaS
2 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.14%) Internet
2 15 (5.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.17%) HTTP
4 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.44%) ICMP
5 3 (1.08%) LAN
5 3 (1.08%) WAN
6 2 (0.72%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.03%) MySQL
3 23 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.25%) RavenDB
4 9 (3.25%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.81%) SQLite
6 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 50 (18.05%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.66%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.05%) Subversion
5 11 (3.97%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.61%) NUnit
7 9 (3.25%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.25%) MSTest
7 9 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.44%) JIRA
10 1 (0.36%) Selenium
10 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.36%) Mocha
10 1 (0.36%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.36%) Xcode
10 1 (0.36%) Ant
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 31 (11.19%) Finance
2 18 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.61%) Banking
4 9 (3.25%) Publishing
5 7 (2.53%) Advertising
5 7 (2.53%) Electronics
6 6 (2.17%) Retail
7 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (48.74%) .NET
2 89 (32.13%) ASP.NET
3 83 (29.96%) HTML
4 74 (26.71%) CSS
5 43 (15.52%) jQuery
6 40 (14.44%) HTML5
7 32 (11.55%) Web Services
8 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (10.11%) WPF
10 25 (9.03%) Ajax
10 25 (9.03%) .NET Framework
11 24 (8.66%) XML
12 23 (8.30%) CSS3
13 21 (7.58%) J2EE
14 18 (6.50%) Spring
14 18 (6.50%) Qt
15 12 (4.33%) RESTful
15 12 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.94%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.30%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.86%) Mathematics
4 18 (6.50%) Social Media
5 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.61%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.89%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.53%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.81%) RIA
10 5 (1.81%) IVR
10 5 (1.81%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.44%) Physics
11 4 (1.44%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.72%) SCADA
12 2 (0.72%) STB
12 2 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.36%) Animation
13 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.47%) Windows
2 55 (19.86%) Linux
3 17 (6.14%) Android
4 12 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.61%) UNIX
6 8 (2.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (62.82%) Software Engineering
2 105 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (28.52%) MVC
4 72 (25.99%) OO
5 49 (17.69%) Scrum
6 34 (12.27%) OOP
7 31 (11.19%) OOD
7 31 (11.19%) TDD
8 27 (9.75%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.86%) Web Application Development
10 18 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.14%) Web Development
12 15 (5.42%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.05%) BDD
14 13 (4.69%) Digital Signal Processing
14 13 (4.69%) Signal Processing
14 13 (4.69%) CRM
15 12 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.33%) Software Architecture
16 11 (3.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 165 (59.57%) C#
2 97 (35.02%) JavaScript
3 82 (29.60%) SQL
4 79 (28.52%) Java
5 65 (23.47%) C++
6 26 (9.39%) PHP
7 22 (7.94%) VB.NET
8 17 (6.14%) Python
8 17 (6.14%) C
9 16 (5.78%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.25%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.89%) VB
11 8 (2.89%) Perl
12 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.17%) VC++
14 5 (1.81%) VB6
15 3 (1.08%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.08%) Delphi
16 2 (0.72%) VBScript
16 2 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (35.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) MCSD
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
2 2 (0.72%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.89%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) GAMP
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.66%) Oracle
3 12 (4.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.81%) Twitter
6 4 (1.44%) Perforce
6 4 (1.44%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.08%) Zend
8 2 (0.72%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
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