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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 682 721 687
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 172 169 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 168 161 157
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 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 22 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
(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
East of England +48 48 £28,750 -10.15% 2
London +52 45 £55,000 - 5
South East -35 32 £40,000 -27.27% 2
South West -5 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +5 11 £42,500 +30.76%
West Midlands -11 7 £47,500 +35.71%
North East +6 6 £30,000 -33.33%
North West -5 6 £29,000 -17.14% 2
East Midlands +4 5 £27,000 -28.00%
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 212 (63.28%) Software Engineering
2 204 (60.90%) C#
3 165 (49.25%) .NET
4 138 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (34.33%) SQL
6 112 (33.43%) Degree
7 103 (30.75%) Microsoft
8 98 (29.25%) SQL Server
9 97 (28.96%) Java
10 91 (27.16%) Windows
11 90 (26.87%) C++
11 90 (26.87%) ASP.NET
12 85 (25.37%) JavaScript
13 83 (24.78%) HTML
14 81 (24.18%) MVC
15 76 (22.69%) OO
16 69 (20.60%) Computer Science
17 68 (20.30%) Scrum
17 68 (20.30%) Linux
18 59 (17.61%) Web Services
19 54 (16.12%) jQuery
20 48 (14.33%) MS Excel
21 45 (13.43%) Python
22 43 (12.84%) C
22 43 (12.84%) CSS
23 42 (12.54%) TDD
24 41 (12.24%) Visual Studio
25 37 (11.04%) VB.NET
26 34 (10.15%) XML
27 33 (9.85%) OOP

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (3.88%) Apache
1 13 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.60%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) Mingle
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.39%) SaaS
3 7 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) Heroku
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.88%) Internet
3 10 (2.99%) ICMP
4 9 (2.69%) HTTP
5 5 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.19%) SAN
7 3 (0.90%) Intranet
7 3 (0.90%) LAN
7 3 (0.90%) WAN
7 3 (0.90%) Wireless
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.37%) MySQL
4 15 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.49%) SQLite
8 5 (1.49%) Big Data
9 3 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.60%) Firebird
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.27%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.78%) Subversion
4 11 (3.28%) JIRA
5 8 (2.39%) NUnit
6 7 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.19%) MSTest
9 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.60%) Ant
10 2 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.60%) Moq
11 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.30%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
11 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.30%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 26 (7.76%) Finance
2 18 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.18%) Electronics
4 10 (2.99%) Publishing
5 8 (2.39%) Games
6 6 (1.79%) Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Retail
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
7 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (49.25%) .NET
2 90 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 83 (24.78%) HTML
4 59 (17.61%) Web Services
5 54 (16.12%) jQuery
6 43 (12.84%) CSS
7 34 (10.15%) XML
8 32 (9.55%) Ajax
9 28 (8.36%) J2EE
10 27 (8.06%) .NET Framework
11 26 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (7.46%) WPF
13 23 (6.87%) Qt
14 22 (6.57%) HTML5
15 21 (6.27%) Spring
16 20 (5.97%) WCF
17 16 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (3.28%) WinForms
19 10 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.60%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.76%) Visualisation
3 22 (6.57%) Social Media
4 20 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.37%) Mathematics
7 16 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.28%) Physics
9 9 (2.69%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.79%) Open Source
12 5 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.49%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.90%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.90%) GIS
14 2 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.16%) Windows
2 68 (20.30%) Linux
3 20 (5.97%) Android
4 10 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (1.79%) UNIX
6 5 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (63.28%) Software Engineering
2 138 (41.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (24.18%) MVC
4 76 (22.69%) OO
5 68 (20.30%) Scrum
6 42 (12.54%) TDD
7 33 (9.85%) OOP
8 28 (8.36%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.76%) Migration
9 26 (7.76%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.27%) OOD
11 21 (6.27%) Multithreading
12 19 (5.67%) Test Automation
13 17 (5.07%) Project Management
14 15 (4.48%) Analytics
14 15 (4.48%) Web Development
15 13 (3.88%) Web Application Development
15 13 (3.88%) Waterfall
16 12 (3.58%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 204 (60.90%) C#
2 115 (34.33%) SQL
3 97 (28.96%) Java
4 90 (26.87%) C++
5 85 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 45 (13.43%) Python
7 43 (12.84%) C
8 37 (11.04%) VB.NET
9 27 (8.06%) VB
10 26 (7.76%) T-SQL
11 17 (5.07%) VB6
12 16 (4.78%) PHP
13 14 (4.18%) Perl
14 10 (2.99%) MATLAB
15 9 (2.69%) Delphi
15 9 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 7 (2.09%) HLSL
16 7 (2.09%) Ruby
17 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 112 (33.43%) Degree
2 22 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.09%) PhD
3 7 (2.09%) MCAD
3 7 (2.09%) MCSD
4 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.19%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) Puppet
1 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 103 (30.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.67%) Oracle
3 10 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.69%) Perforce
5 7 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.49%) Twitter
7 4 (1.19%) Tableau
7 4 (1.19%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.60%) VMware
8 2 (0.60%) Minitab
8 2 (0.60%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.30%) Zend
9 1 (0.30%) Informatica
9 1 (0.30%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.30%) ESRI
9 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.30%) Google
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