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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 765 759 733
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 119 129 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 105 124 103
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -12 34 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East of England +24 26 £31,250 -21.87% 1
London +16 24 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +18 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North West +5 10 £34,500 -13.75%
South West -17 7 £42,500 +44.06%
East Midlands -15 3 £27,000 -28.00%
West Midlands -21 3 £25,000 -31.03%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 169 (58.08%) C#
2 163 (56.01%) Software Engineering
3 145 (49.83%) .NET
4 114 (39.18%) SQL Server
4 114 (39.18%) Degree
4 114 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (36.08%) SQL
6 88 (30.24%) ASP.NET
7 85 (29.21%) Microsoft
8 81 (27.84%) HTML
8 81 (27.84%) Java
9 77 (26.46%) JavaScript
10 71 (24.40%) Computer Science
11 67 (23.02%) C++
11 67 (23.02%) Web Services
12 63 (21.65%) jQuery
13 62 (21.31%) MVC
14 61 (20.96%) OO
15 60 (20.62%) Windows
15 60 (20.62%) Linux
16 43 (14.78%) TDD
17 40 (13.75%) VB.NET
18 37 (12.71%) XML
19 36 (12.37%) Finance
20 35 (12.03%) Scrum
21 32 (11.00%) Visual Studio
22 31 (10.65%) WCF
22 31 (10.65%) MS Excel
23 29 (9.97%) CSS
24 28 (9.62%) Python

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (3.44%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.09%) CMS
3 8 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.37%) Confluence
5 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Magento
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) GitHub
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.75%) Internet
3 6 (2.06%) ICMP
4 4 (1.37%) Wireless
4 4 (1.37%) SAN
5 3 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (0.69%) HSPA
6 2 (0.69%) LTE
6 2 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) GSM
6 2 (0.69%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.69%) UMTS
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (39.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.75%) MySQL
7 7 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.41%) Big Data
7 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.69%) Firebird
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.15%) Eclipse
2 15 (5.15%) JIRA
3 10 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.75%) JUnit
4 8 (2.75%) Subversion
4 8 (2.75%) Maven
4 8 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.72%) ProC
5 5 (1.72%) Bugzilla
5 5 (1.72%) NUnit
6 4 (1.37%) Ant
6 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.37%) Selenium
6 4 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.37%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.37%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.03%) Moq
8 2 (0.69%) Mockito
8 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (12.37%) Finance
2 13 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.12%) Games
4 9 (3.09%) Marketing
5 7 (2.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Automotive
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (49.83%) .NET
2 88 (30.24%) ASP.NET
3 81 (27.84%) HTML
4 67 (23.02%) Web Services
5 63 (21.65%) jQuery
6 37 (12.71%) XML
7 31 (10.65%) WCF
8 29 (9.97%) CSS
9 28 (9.62%) Spring
10 26 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 23 (7.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (7.22%) WPF
12 21 (7.22%) Ajax
13 20 (6.87%) J2EE
14 17 (5.84%) Qt
15 13 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.47%) Hibernate
15 13 (4.47%) WinForms
16 12 (4.12%) OpenGL
16 12 (4.12%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 71 (24.40%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.87%) Visualisation
3 17 (5.84%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.47%) Physics
6 12 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.44%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.37%) Wiki
10 3 (1.03%) Social Media
10 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.03%) EPoS
11 2 (0.69%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) W3C
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.69%) GIS
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.62%) Windows
1 60 (20.62%) Linux
2 9 (3.09%) Ubuntu
2 9 (3.09%) Android
3 7 (2.41%) UNIX
4 6 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (56.01%) Software Engineering
2 114 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (21.31%) MVC
4 61 (20.96%) OO
5 43 (14.78%) TDD
6 35 (12.03%) Scrum
7 25 (8.59%) SDLC
8 22 (7.56%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.22%) Migration
10 20 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.87%) Multithreading
11 17 (5.84%) Unit Testing
12 16 (5.50%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.50%) OOP
13 15 (5.15%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.12%) Project Management
15 11 (3.78%) Analytics
16 10 (3.44%) 3D Programming
16 10 (3.44%) Web Development
16 10 (3.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (58.08%) C#
2 105 (36.08%) SQL
3 81 (27.84%) Java
4 77 (26.46%) JavaScript
5 67 (23.02%) C++
6 40 (13.75%) VB.NET
7 28 (9.62%) Python
8 24 (8.25%) C
8 24 (8.25%) VB
9 23 (7.90%) T-SQL
10 15 (5.15%) Perl
11 12 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 12 (4.12%) VB6
12 10 (3.44%) HLSL
13 9 (3.09%) PHP
14 8 (2.75%) VBScript
15 7 (2.41%) Delphi
16 6 (2.06%) Ruby
17 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
18 4 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 114 (39.18%) Degree
2 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.44%) PhD
4 7 (2.41%) MCAD
4 7 (2.41%) MCSD
5 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Puppet
1 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.25%) Oracle
3 9 (3.09%) Perforce
4 4 (1.37%) VMware
4 4 (1.37%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.37%) Tableau
5 3 (1.03%) SAP
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.69%) Minitab
7 1 (0.34%) Zend
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
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