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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 714 719 712
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 159 183 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 169 151
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 £26,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
London +27 38 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East of England +42 35 £30,000 -14.28% 5
South East -21 34 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -4 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +2 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £47,500 +35.71%
North West 0 6 £29,000 -17.14%
North East -2 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Midlands -12 4 £27,000 -28.00%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 211 (64.33%) Software Engineering
2 190 (57.93%) C#
3 156 (47.56%) .NET
4 126 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (34.15%) SQL
6 111 (33.84%) Degree
7 105 (32.01%) Java
8 95 (28.96%) C++
9 92 (28.05%) ASP.NET
10 87 (26.52%) SQL Server
10 87 (26.52%) Windows
11 86 (26.22%) Microsoft
12 83 (25.30%) HTML
13 81 (24.70%) JavaScript
14 79 (24.09%) MVC
15 75 (22.87%) Linux
16 68 (20.73%) Scrum
16 68 (20.73%) OO
17 64 (19.51%) Computer Science
18 53 (16.16%) Web Services
19 50 (15.24%) CSS
20 45 (13.72%) MS Excel
21 43 (13.11%) C
22 42 (12.80%) Python
23 40 (12.20%) Visual Studio
24 39 (11.89%) jQuery
25 38 (11.59%) OOP
26 36 (10.98%) XML
27 34 (10.37%) VB.NET
27 34 (10.37%) TDD

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (4.88%) Apache
1 16 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.83%) CMS
3 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) Mingle
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.83%) SaaS
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Heroku
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.57%) Internet
3 9 (2.74%) ICMP
3 9 (2.74%) HTTP
4 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.22%) SAN
6 3 (0.91%) LAN
6 3 (0.91%) WAN
7 2 (0.61%) SSL
7 2 (0.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.40%) MySQL
4 16 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.52%) SQLite
9 3 (0.91%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.91%) RavenDB
9 3 (0.91%) Big Data
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 40 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.10%) Subversion
2 20 (6.10%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.35%) JIRA
4 9 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.44%) NUnit
6 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.22%) MSTest
8 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.91%) Ant
9 2 (0.61%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.61%) Moq
10 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.30%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.30%) JUnit
10 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (7.93%) Finance
2 19 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.27%) Electronics
4 11 (3.35%) Publishing
5 7 (2.13%) Banking
5 7 (2.13%) Games
6 6 (1.83%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Advertising
7 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (47.56%) .NET
2 92 (28.05%) ASP.NET
3 83 (25.30%) HTML
4 53 (16.16%) Web Services
5 50 (15.24%) CSS
6 39 (11.89%) jQuery
7 36 (10.98%) XML
8 32 (9.76%) J2EE
9 31 (9.45%) Ajax
10 30 (9.15%) .NET Framework
11 27 (8.23%) Qt
12 26 (7.93%) HTML5
13 25 (7.62%) Spring
14 22 (6.71%) WPF
15 19 (5.79%) WCF
15 19 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (3.66%) STL
18 12 (3.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 23 (7.01%) Social Media
4 20 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 17 (5.18%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.35%) N-Tier
8 10 (3.05%) Physics
9 6 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.52%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.22%) Open Source
12 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.91%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.30%) User Experience
14 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 87 (26.52%) Windows
2 75 (22.87%) Linux
3 21 (6.40%) Android
4 13 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.05%) UNIX
6 9 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (64.33%) Software Engineering
2 126 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (24.09%) MVC
4 68 (20.73%) Scrum
4 68 (20.73%) OO
5 38 (11.59%) OOP
6 34 (10.37%) TDD
7 32 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.62%) Mentoring
9 24 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.32%) OOD
10 23 (7.01%) Migration
11 21 (6.40%) Multithreading
12 18 (5.49%) Test Automation
13 17 (5.18%) Digital Signal Processing
13 17 (5.18%) Signal Processing
13 17 (5.18%) Project Management
14 16 (4.88%) Web Development
14 16 (4.88%) E-Commerce
15 15 (4.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (57.93%) C#
2 112 (34.15%) SQL
3 105 (32.01%) Java
4 95 (28.96%) C++
5 81 (24.70%) JavaScript
6 43 (13.11%) C
7 42 (12.80%) Python
8 34 (10.37%) VB.NET
9 26 (7.93%) T-SQL
9 26 (7.93%) VB
10 16 (4.88%) VB6
11 15 (4.57%) PHP
12 13 (3.96%) Perl
13 10 (3.05%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.74%) Delphi
14 9 (2.74%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.83%) Ruby
15 6 (1.83%) HLSL
16 5 (1.52%) VC++
17 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (33.84%) Degree
2 13 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.13%) MCAD
3 7 (2.13%) MCSD
4 6 (1.83%) PhD
4 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Puppet
1 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 86 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.40%) Oracle
3 13 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.74%) Perforce
5 8 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.52%) Twitter
7 4 (1.22%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.22%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) Minitab
8 2 (0.61%) Google
8 2 (0.61%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.30%) ESRI
9 1 (0.30%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.30%) Informatica
9 1 (0.30%) VMware
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