The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 746 703 700
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 142 141 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 138 122 162
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103100 95904 105987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84942 80243 91513
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Programmer
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 65 £47,500 +46.15% 2
London -48 30 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +10 20 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +11 14 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West +1 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -38 6 £35,000 +16.66%
South West -18 2 £33,250 -11.33% 1
East of England -24 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 226 (69.11%) C#
2 198 (60.55%) .NET
3 193 (59.02%) Software Engineering
4 132 (40.37%) SQL Server
5 125 (38.23%) ASP.NET
6 124 (37.92%) SQL
7 111 (33.94%) JavaScript
8 102 (31.19%) HTML
9 101 (30.89%) MVC
10 98 (29.97%) Degree
11 91 (27.83%) Java
12 88 (26.91%) Finance
13 86 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (23.55%) TDD
15 73 (22.32%) Microsoft
16 69 (21.10%) C++
17 67 (20.49%) CSS
18 66 (20.18%) jQuery
19 65 (19.88%) OO
19 65 (19.88%) Computer Science
20 64 (19.57%) WPF
21 44 (13.46%) Scrum
22 42 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
23 41 (12.54%) WinForms
23 41 (12.54%) Mathematics
24 40 (12.23%) Web Services
25 39 (11.93%) MS Excel
26 38 (11.62%) .NET Framework
27 37 (11.31%) XML
28 36 (11.01%) Linux

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
1 8 (2.45%) Node.js
2 6 (1.83%) IIS
3 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.53%) WordPress
3 5 (1.53%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.22%) Sitefinity
4 4 (1.22%) Orchard CMS
4 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.22%) CMS
4 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.61%) Apache
5 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (0.92%) PaaS
2 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.53%) AMQP
3 3 (0.92%) Intranet
3 3 (0.92%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) Broadband
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.81%) MySQL
3 19 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.22%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.22%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.92%) Big Data
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.59%) NUnit
3 12 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.36%) Subversion
4 11 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.06%) Maven
6 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.83%) Hudson
6 6 (1.83%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.53%) JBehave
7 5 (1.53%) Selenium
8 4 (1.22%) MSTest
8 4 (1.22%) Moq
8 4 (1.22%) WiX
9 2 (0.61%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.31%) Ant
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 88 (26.91%) Finance
2 22 (6.73%) Banking
3 20 (6.12%) Marketing
4 18 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.20%) Retail
6 14 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.36%) Publishing
8 10 (3.06%) Games
9 7 (2.14%) Advertising
10 3 (0.92%) Front Office
11 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (60.55%) .NET
2 125 (38.23%) ASP.NET
3 102 (31.19%) HTML
4 67 (20.49%) CSS
5 66 (20.18%) jQuery
6 64 (19.57%) WPF
7 42 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (12.54%) WinForms
9 40 (12.23%) Web Services
10 38 (11.62%) .NET Framework
11 37 (11.31%) XML
12 33 (10.09%) HTML5
13 25 (7.65%) Spring
14 22 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (6.42%) JSON
16 19 (5.81%) WCF
17 16 (4.89%) SOAP
18 14 (4.28%) Ajax
19 13 (3.98%) CSS3
19 13 (3.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.88%) Computer Science
2 41 (12.54%) Mathematics
3 18 (5.50%) 3D Graphics
3 18 (5.50%) Open Source
4 16 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.89%) Physics
5 10 (3.06%) Social Media
6 9 (2.75%) IVR
7 8 (2.45%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.53%) SCADA
10 4 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.92%) MPEG
12 2 (0.61%) DTV
12 2 (0.61%) Animation
12 2 (0.61%) RIA
13 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.01%) Linux
2 33 (10.09%) Windows
3 12 (3.67%) UNIX
4 9 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.53%) Android
6 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) HPUX
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (59.02%) Software Engineering
2 101 (30.89%) MVC
3 86 (26.30%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (23.55%) TDD
5 65 (19.88%) OO
6 44 (13.46%) Scrum
7 34 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.34%) Software Architecture
8 24 (7.34%) SOA
9 18 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.20%) Unit Testing
11 15 (4.59%) Financial Modelling
11 15 (4.59%) OOP
12 13 (3.98%) Web Design
12 13 (3.98%) Web Development
13 12 (3.67%) OOD
14 11 (3.36%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.06%) Software Testing
15 10 (3.06%) MVVM
16 9 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 226 (69.11%) C#
2 124 (37.92%) SQL
3 111 (33.94%) JavaScript
4 91 (27.83%) Java
5 69 (21.10%) C++
6 30 (9.17%) PHP
7 28 (8.56%) VB.NET
8 24 (7.34%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.20%) Python
10 16 (4.89%) Perl
11 13 (3.98%) VB
11 13 (3.98%) VBA
12 12 (3.67%) Ruby
13 11 (3.36%) Objective-C
14 10 (3.06%) C
15 9 (2.75%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.83%) XPath
16 6 (1.83%) XAML
17 4 (1.22%) F#
18 3 (0.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 98 (29.97%) Degree
2 15 (4.59%) PhD
3 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Nagios
1 1 (0.31%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.79%) Oracle
3 4 (1.22%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.61%) SAP
4 2 (0.61%) Google
4 2 (0.61%) Zend
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.31%) Perforce
5 1 (0.31%) Facebook
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions - TSC
Salary: Benefits (Depends on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 12 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago