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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 769 729 728
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 107 130 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 97 113 119
Average salary £33,397 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.02% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
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 £67,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -1 31 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East Midlands +1 13 £35,897 -11.36% 1
East of England -26 13 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -22 12 £35,000 -
South West -25 12 £32,500 -27.77% 2
North West -22 10 £32,500 -25.71% 2
London -7 9 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Yorkshire -37 6 £30,000 +46.34%
North East -18 1 £30,000 +13.20%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 180 (72.29%) C#
2 150 (60.24%) Software Engineering
3 144 (57.83%) .NET
4 116 (46.59%) JavaScript
5 110 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (42.17%) ASP.NET
7 92 (36.95%) HTML
7 92 (36.95%) SQL
8 91 (36.55%) Degree
9 88 (35.34%) SQL Server
10 74 (29.72%) CSS
11 67 (26.91%) MVC
12 64 (25.70%) OO
13 61 (24.50%) Computer Science
14 59 (23.69%) jQuery
15 54 (21.69%) Java
16 51 (20.48%) Finance
17 50 (20.08%) TDD
18 49 (19.68%) WPF
19 42 (16.87%) Microsoft
20 39 (15.66%) C++
20 39 (15.66%) Linux
20 39 (15.66%) HTML5
21 36 (14.46%) Windows
22 35 (14.06%) Web Services
23 33 (13.25%) Visual Studio
23 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
24 31 (12.45%) VB.NET
25 29 (11.65%) PHP
25 29 (11.65%) Scrum

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.61%) Apache
4 7 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.01%) WordPress
6 4 (1.61%) Node.js
6 4 (1.61%) CMS
7 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (1.20%) Sitefinity
7 3 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (1.20%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.82%) MS Office
3 6 (2.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Internet
2 5 (2.01%) AMQP
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.02%) MySQL
5 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.61%) RavenDB
6 9 (3.61%) Neo4j
7 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.82%) NUnit
5 10 (4.02%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.61%) MSTest
7 8 (3.21%) Maven
8 7 (2.81%) Subversion
8 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.41%) Selenium
9 6 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.01%) JBehave
11 3 (1.20%) Moq
11 3 (1.20%) Hudson
11 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.40%) Ant
12 1 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 51 (20.48%) Finance
2 15 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.21%) Marketing
3 8 (3.21%) Advertising
4 7 (2.81%) Games
4 7 (2.81%) Banking
4 7 (2.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (57.83%) .NET
2 105 (42.17%) ASP.NET
3 92 (36.95%) HTML
4 74 (29.72%) CSS
5 59 (23.69%) jQuery
6 49 (19.68%) WPF
7 39 (15.66%) HTML5
8 35 (14.06%) Web Services
9 25 (10.04%) XML
9 25 (10.04%) .NET Framework
9 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (9.64%) CSS3
11 22 (8.84%) WinForms
12 20 (8.03%) Spring
13 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (6.02%) LINQ
15 14 (5.62%) RESTful
15 14 (5.62%) Flash
16 12 (4.82%) AngularJS
17 11 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.50%) Computer Science
2 28 (11.24%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.62%) Open Source
4 12 (4.82%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.42%) IVR
6 7 (2.81%) SCADA
6 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.41%) RIA
8 4 (1.61%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.20%) Animation
9 3 (1.20%) Physics
9 3 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.80%) Social Media
10 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.66%) Linux
2 36 (14.46%) Windows
3 9 (3.61%) UNIX
3 9 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.01%) Android
4 5 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.80%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.24%) Software Engineering
2 110 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.91%) MVC
4 64 (25.70%) OO
5 50 (20.08%) TDD
6 29 (11.65%) Scrum
7 27 (10.84%) Software Architecture
8 21 (8.43%) Unit Testing
9 20 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.03%) SOA
10 18 (7.23%) OOD
11 13 (5.22%) BDD
12 12 (4.82%) Web Application Development
12 12 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.42%) Test Scripting
13 11 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 11 (4.42%) Web Development
14 10 (4.02%) OOP
14 10 (4.02%) MVVM
15 9 (3.61%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 180 (72.29%) C#
2 116 (46.59%) JavaScript
3 92 (36.95%) SQL
4 54 (21.69%) Java
5 39 (15.66%) C++
6 31 (12.45%) VB.NET
7 29 (11.65%) PHP
8 25 (10.04%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.02%) Perl
10 9 (3.61%) Python
10 9 (3.61%) VB
11 8 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.41%) XPath
13 6 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.01%) Ruby
14 5 (2.01%) C
15 3 (1.20%) Delphi
15 3 (1.20%) VBA
16 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (36.55%) Degree
2 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) MCSD
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.80%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) GAMP
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.24%) Oracle
3 5 (2.01%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.20%) Zend
4 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.40%) Google
Nottingham
Innotech Resourcing
Salary: £22,000- £26,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester United FC
Salary: Commensurate with relevant experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £neg dep. on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: £neg dep. on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 25 days ago