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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 717 729 747
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 149 135 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139 121 125
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -2 38 £28,750 -42.50% 1
London -14 27 £47,500 -11.62% 1
South West +4 23 £35,000 -22.22%
East of England -11 23 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -19 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East Midlands +21 11 £25,000 -39.75%
Yorkshire -15 9 £30,000 -
North West -27 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 162 (62.31%) C#
2 156 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 134 (51.54%) .NET
4 102 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (38.85%) JavaScript
6 91 (35.00%) HTML
6 91 (35.00%) ASP.NET
7 90 (34.62%) Degree
8 79 (30.38%) CSS
9 77 (29.62%) SQL
10 73 (28.08%) SQL Server
10 73 (28.08%) MVC
11 70 (26.92%) OO
12 65 (25.00%) Java
13 56 (21.54%) Windows
14 55 (21.15%) Microsoft
15 54 (20.77%) C++
16 53 (20.38%) Linux
16 53 (20.38%) Computer Science
17 52 (20.00%) jQuery
18 44 (16.92%) Scrum
19 43 (16.54%) Visual Studio
19 43 (16.54%) MS Excel
20 38 (14.62%) HTML5
21 36 (13.85%) WPF
22 33 (12.69%) Finance
23 32 (12.31%) TDD
24 29 (11.15%) XML
24 29 (11.15%) OOD
25 28 (10.77%) Web Services

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (6.54%) Apache
2 13 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.15%) Internet
2 11 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.92%) HTTP
4 3 (1.15%) ICMP
5 2 (0.77%) Wireless
5 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (28.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.85%) MySQL
3 21 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.31%) RavenDB
6 6 (2.31%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.15%) SQLite
7 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (16.54%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.54%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.00%) Subversion
5 10 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.46%) NUnit
7 6 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.31%) MSTest
7 6 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.15%) Maven
8 3 (1.15%) JIRA
8 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.15%) Hudson
8 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.77%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.38%) Gradle
10 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 33 (12.69%) Finance
2 19 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.31%) Banking
4 5 (1.92%) Retail
5 4 (1.54%) Advertising
5 4 (1.54%) Publishing
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (51.54%) .NET
2 91 (35.00%) ASP.NET
2 91 (35.00%) HTML
3 79 (30.38%) CSS
4 52 (20.00%) jQuery
5 38 (14.62%) HTML5
6 36 (13.85%) WPF
7 29 (11.15%) XML
8 28 (10.77%) Web Services
8 28 (10.77%) .NET Framework
9 24 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (9.23%) CSS3
10 18 (6.92%) WinForms
10 18 (6.92%) Ajax
11 17 (6.54%) LINQ
12 15 (5.77%) Qt
12 15 (5.77%) J2EE
13 12 (4.62%) Spring
13 12 (4.62%) RESTful
13 12 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.46%) Social Media
6 9 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.31%) RIA
7 6 (2.31%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.31%) IVR
8 5 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.54%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.15%) Animation
10 3 (1.15%) SCADA
10 3 (1.15%) Open Source
10 3 (1.15%) Physics
11 2 (0.77%) STB
11 2 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.54%) Windows
2 53 (20.38%) Linux
3 13 (5.00%) Android
3 13 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.85%) UNIX
5 7 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 102 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.08%) MVC
4 70 (26.92%) OO
5 44 (16.92%) Scrum
6 32 (12.31%) TDD
7 29 (11.15%) OOD
8 28 (10.77%) OOP
9 25 (9.62%) Unit Testing
10 16 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.15%) Software Architecture
11 14 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.00%) Web Development
13 12 (4.62%) CRM
13 12 (4.62%) Web Application Development
14 11 (4.23%) BDD
15 10 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
15 10 (3.85%) Signal Processing
15 10 (3.85%) V-Model
15 10 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 162 (62.31%) C#
2 101 (38.85%) JavaScript
3 77 (29.62%) SQL
4 65 (25.00%) Java
5 54 (20.77%) C++
6 27 (10.38%) PHP
6 27 (10.38%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.62%) Python
9 9 (3.46%) Perl
10 7 (2.69%) C
11 6 (2.31%) VB
11 6 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.54%) XPath
12 4 (1.54%) VC++
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) VBScript
14 2 (0.77%) VBA
14 2 (0.77%) PHP5
14 2 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 90 (34.62%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) MCSD
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
2 2 (0.77%) MCPD
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) QA
2 6 (2.31%) GAMP
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.08%) Oracle
3 13 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.15%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.15%) Perforce
4 3 (1.15%) Zend
4 3 (1.15%) Twitter
5 1 (0.38%) Google
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Posted: 4 days ago
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