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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
UK / England
Rank 770 747 665
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 70 167 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 164 235
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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 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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
East of England +34 29 £35,000 -26.31%
South East +72 19 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London -15 9 £45,000 -30.76% 2
South West +21 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
North West -25 4 £23,496 -27.70%
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
West Midlands +16 1 £22,500 -35.71%
East Midlands +10 1 £48,840 +39.54% 1
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 95 (65.07%) Software Engineering
2 75 (51.37%) SQL
3 65 (44.52%) Java
4 59 (40.41%) Degree
4 59 (40.41%) Computer Science
5 47 (32.19%) JavaScript
6 44 (30.14%) C#
6 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (28.77%) MVC
8 38 (26.03%) HTML
9 36 (24.66%) .NET
10 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.49%) CSS
11 27 (18.49%) C++
12 25 (17.12%) Python
12 25 (17.12%) TDD
13 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
13 19 (13.01%) Perl
14 18 (12.33%) Web Services
14 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.33%) Scrum
15 17 (11.64%) Linux
15 17 (11.64%) OOP
16 16 (10.96%) PHP
16 16 (10.96%) C
17 15 (10.27%) MySQL
18 14 (9.59%) Oracle
18 14 (9.59%) Internet
18 14 (9.59%) Finance
18 14 (9.59%) jQuery

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 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.42%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.74%) JBoss
4 3 (2.05%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.37%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) HTTP
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.27%) MySQL
3 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.05%) Big Data
5 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.37%) Redis
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) OLTP
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.48%) Maven
2 8 (5.48%) Selenium
3 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.11%) Ant
4 6 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.11%) Gradle
4 6 (4.11%) JIRA
4 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.42%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.42%) JMeter
5 5 (3.42%) JUnit
5 5 (3.42%) Liquibase
5 5 (3.42%) Mockito
5 5 (3.42%) Robot Framework
6 4 (2.74%) GoogleTest
6 4 (2.74%) NUnit
7 3 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Banking
2 6 (4.11%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) Publishing
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Electronics
6 2 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.03%) HTML
2 36 (24.66%) .NET
3 27 (18.49%) CSS
4 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
5 18 (12.33%) Web Services
6 14 (9.59%) jQuery
7 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.90%) HTML5
8 11 (7.53%) Node.js
9 10 (6.85%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.85%) Entity Framework
10 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (6.16%) REST
10 9 (6.16%) SOAP
10 9 (6.16%) Spring
10 9 (6.16%) XML
11 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.79%) J2EE
12 7 (4.79%) JSP
13 6 (4.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (40.41%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.85%) Internet of Things
4 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Fintech
5 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.37%) BBC
7 2 (1.37%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.37%) Robotics
7 2 (1.37%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Linux
2 13 (8.90%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.16%) Android
4 6 (4.11%) Windows
5 4 (2.74%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (65.07%) Software Engineering
2 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.77%) MVC
4 25 (17.12%) TDD
5 18 (12.33%) Scrum
6 17 (11.64%) OOP
7 13 (8.90%) Bioinformatics
7 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.90%) Informatics
7 13 (8.90%) OO
7 13 (8.90%) SDLC
8 11 (7.53%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.85%) Mathematics
10 8 (5.48%) Kanban
10 8 (5.48%) Migration
10 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.79%) DevOps
11 7 (4.79%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.37%) SQL
2 65 (44.52%) Java
3 47 (32.19%) JavaScript
4 44 (30.14%) C#
5 27 (18.49%) C++
6 25 (17.12%) Python
7 19 (13.01%) Perl
8 16 (10.96%) C
8 16 (10.96%) PHP
9 8 (5.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.11%) Ruby
10 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.11%) VBScript
11 4 (2.74%) Go
11 4 (2.74%) Haskell
11 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.05%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.05%) Erlang
12 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 59 (40.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.68%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.59%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) Google
4 3 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
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