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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 737 686 675
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 142 169 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 138 146 178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102846 96260 106803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84986 80904 92409
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 14 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 14 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 +7 62 £47,500 +46.15% 5
London -63 35 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +1 16 £35,000 -3.44%
East Midlands -8 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire -20 10 £33,750 +31.06% 1
North West +19 9 £40,000 +18.51%
South West -18 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 233 (68.93%) C#
2 211 (62.43%) .NET
3 203 (60.06%) Software Engineering
4 137 (40.53%) SQL Server
5 131 (38.76%) ASP.NET
6 130 (38.46%) SQL
7 105 (31.07%) MVC
8 104 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 104 (30.77%) Degree
9 103 (30.47%) HTML
10 93 (27.51%) Java
10 93 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (27.22%) Finance
12 78 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 76 (22.49%) TDD
14 73 (21.60%) C++
15 68 (20.12%) CSS
15 68 (20.12%) WPF
16 67 (19.82%) Computer Science
16 67 (19.82%) OO
17 61 (18.05%) jQuery
18 48 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (13.61%) Mathematics
20 44 (13.02%) Scrum
21 43 (12.72%) WinForms
21 43 (12.72%) .NET Framework
22 41 (12.13%) Web Services
23 37 (10.95%) Linux
23 37 (10.95%) MS Excel
24 36 (10.65%) XML

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 10 (2.96%) IIS
2 9 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.37%) Node.js
4 5 (1.48%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.48%) WordPress
5 4 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.18%) CMS
5 4 (1.18%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.18%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (1.18%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.59%) Apache
7 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.55%) SaaS
2 3 (0.89%) PaaS
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.48%) AMQP
3 3 (0.89%) Intranet
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
4 2 (0.59%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.92%) MySQL
4 17 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.18%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.18%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.18%) Big Data
12 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.14%) NUnit
2 14 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.96%) Maven
5 9 (2.66%) Subversion
6 6 (1.78%) Selenium
7 5 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.48%) JBehave
7 5 (1.48%) Hudson
7 5 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.18%) WiX
8 4 (1.18%) MSTest
8 4 (1.18%) Moq
9 2 (0.59%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 92 (27.22%) Finance
2 24 (7.10%) Banking
3 21 (6.21%) Marketing
4 19 (5.62%) Retail
4 19 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.25%) Publishing
7 10 (2.96%) Games
8 7 (2.07%) Advertising
9 3 (0.89%) Front Office
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (62.43%) .NET
2 131 (38.76%) ASP.NET
3 103 (30.47%) HTML
4 68 (20.12%) CSS
4 68 (20.12%) WPF
5 61 (18.05%) jQuery
6 48 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (12.72%) .NET Framework
7 43 (12.72%) WinForms
8 41 (12.13%) Web Services
9 36 (10.65%) XML
10 30 (8.88%) HTML5
11 26 (7.69%) WCF
11 26 (7.69%) Spring
12 24 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (6.51%) JSON
14 16 (4.73%) SOAP
15 14 (4.14%) Ajax
16 13 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (3.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.82%) Computer Science
2 46 (13.61%) Mathematics
3 19 (5.62%) Physics
3 19 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.33%) Open Source
4 18 (5.33%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.25%) Social Media
7 9 (2.66%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.66%) IVR
8 5 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.18%) SCADA
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.89%) MPEG
11 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.59%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.59%) DTV
11 2 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.95%) Linux
2 29 (8.58%) Windows
3 12 (3.55%) UNIX
4 9 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.48%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (60.06%) Software Engineering
2 105 (31.07%) MVC
3 93 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (22.49%) TDD
5 67 (19.82%) OO
6 44 (13.02%) Scrum
7 32 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (7.40%) Software Architecture
9 24 (7.10%) SOA
10 20 (5.92%) Financial Modelling
11 19 (5.62%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.03%) OOD
12 17 (5.03%) Unit Testing
12 17 (5.03%) Web Development
13 15 (4.44%) OOP
14 14 (4.14%) Web Design
15 13 (3.85%) Test Scripting
16 10 (2.96%) MVVM
16 10 (2.96%) Software Testing
17 9 (2.66%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 233 (68.93%) C#
2 130 (38.46%) SQL
3 104 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 93 (27.51%) Java
5 73 (21.60%) C++
6 30 (8.88%) PHP
7 28 (8.28%) T-SQL
8 26 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 17 (5.03%) Python
10 16 (4.73%) Perl
11 15 (4.44%) VBA
11 15 (4.44%) VB
12 12 (3.55%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.55%) Ruby
13 11 (3.25%) C
14 9 (2.66%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.37%) XAML
16 5 (1.48%) F#
16 5 (1.48%) XPath
17 3 (0.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 104 (30.77%) Degree
2 17 (5.03%) PhD
3 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Nagios
2 1 (0.30%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 78 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.06%) Oracle
3 4 (1.18%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
4 3 (0.89%) Google
5 2 (0.59%) Zend
5 2 (0.59%) Facebook
5 2 (0.59%) SAP
5 2 (0.59%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.59%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.30%) Perforce
6 1 (0.30%) Reuters
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Working For Essex
Salary: From £28,500 to £50,400 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits, Pension Scheme, Cycle
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne & Wear
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gateshead
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35K - £45K per Annum
Posted: 23 days ago