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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 765 736 746
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 115 110 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 109 93 129
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
99334 94125 105556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81237 79015 90798
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +34 53 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands -3 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands 0 12 £37,500 -7.40%
North West -13 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
London -25 10 £48,750 +8.33%
East of England -23 8 £40,000 -3.03% 1
South West -37 4 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire -33 2 £35,000 +70.73%
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 205 (73.21%) C#
2 171 (61.07%) Software Engineering
3 165 (58.93%) .NET
4 134 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (42.14%) ASP.NET
6 114 (40.71%) SQL Server
7 112 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 110 (39.29%) SQL
9 96 (34.29%) Degree
10 92 (32.86%) HTML
11 84 (30.00%) MVC
12 68 (24.29%) Finance
13 67 (23.93%) CSS
14 66 (23.57%) Java
15 65 (23.21%) Computer Science
16 64 (22.86%) OO
16 64 (22.86%) TDD
16 64 (22.86%) WPF
17 59 (21.07%) jQuery
18 58 (20.71%) Microsoft
19 53 (18.93%) C++
20 42 (15.00%) HTML5
21 40 (14.29%) Windows
22 39 (13.93%) MS Excel
23 38 (13.57%) Web Services
23 38 (13.57%) Scrum
24 35 (12.50%) VB.NET
25 34 (12.14%) Mathematics
26 33 (11.79%) Linux
26 33 (11.79%) WinForms

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.79%) CMS
4 5 (1.79%) WordPress
4 5 (1.79%) Node.js
5 4 (1.43%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.43%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (1.43%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.07%) IIS
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) AMQP
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
3 2 (0.71%) Broadband
3 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (40.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.64%) MySQL
5 12 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.86%) RavenDB
7 8 (2.86%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.71%) Big Data
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.07%) NUnit
2 17 (6.07%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.21%) Subversion
5 8 (2.86%) Maven
5 8 (2.86%) MSTest
6 6 (2.14%) Selenium
6 6 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.79%) JBehave
7 5 (1.79%) Hudson
7 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.43%) Moq
8 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.43%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.71%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.71%) WiX
General
1 68 (24.29%) Finance
2 15 (5.36%) Marketing
3 12 (4.29%) Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.21%) Games
6 8 (2.86%) Retail
7 6 (2.14%) Advertising
8 5 (1.79%) Publishing
9 3 (1.07%) Front Office
10 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (58.93%) .NET
2 118 (42.14%) ASP.NET
3 92 (32.86%) HTML
4 67 (23.93%) CSS
5 64 (22.86%) WPF
6 59 (21.07%) jQuery
7 42 (15.00%) HTML5
8 38 (13.57%) Web Services
9 33 (11.79%) WinForms
9 33 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 27 (9.64%) XML
12 22 (7.86%) CSS3
13 20 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (7.14%) Spring
14 17 (6.07%) LINQ
15 16 (5.71%) WCF
16 15 (5.36%) AngularJS
17 14 (5.00%) RESTful
18 13 (4.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 34 (12.14%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.07%) Open Source
4 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.21%) IVR
8 8 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
8 8 (2.86%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.50%) Physics
9 7 (2.50%) Social Media
9 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.14%) RIA
10 6 (2.14%) SCADA
11 4 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.43%) Chemistry
11 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.07%) Animation
13 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.29%) Windows
2 33 (11.79%) Linux
3 9 (3.21%) UNIX
3 9 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (61.07%) Software Engineering
2 134 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (30.00%) MVC
4 64 (22.86%) OO
4 64 (22.86%) TDD
5 38 (13.57%) Scrum
6 29 (10.36%) Software Architecture
7 26 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (7.86%) SOA
9 19 (6.79%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.29%) MVVM
12 11 (3.93%) BDD
12 11 (3.93%) Build Automation
12 11 (3.93%) Multithreading
13 10 (3.57%) Web Development
13 10 (3.57%) Web Design
13 10 (3.57%) Web Application Development
13 10 (3.57%) Mentoring
14 9 (3.21%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (73.21%) C#
2 112 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 110 (39.29%) SQL
4 66 (23.57%) Java
5 53 (18.93%) C++
6 35 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 30 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 22 (7.86%) PHP
9 14 (5.00%) Python
10 12 (4.29%) VB
10 12 (4.29%) Perl
11 10 (3.57%) C
12 9 (3.21%) VBA
13 8 (2.86%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.86%) Ruby
14 6 (2.14%) XPath
15 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.07%) F#
16 3 (1.07%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 96 (34.29%) Degree
2 7 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.14%) PhD
4 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) MCSD
5 2 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) GAMP
2 3 (1.07%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.36%) Oracle
3 4 (1.43%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.71%) Zend
5 1 (0.36%) SAP
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.36%) Google
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