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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 744 672 633
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 158 257 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 155 237 262
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
London +27 79 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South East -32 24 £37,500 - 2
East of England -38 19 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +19 13 £30,000 -14.28%
South West -20 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -41 6 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands +5 5 £35,000 +40.00%
North West +30 4 £32,500 -16.12% 2
North East - 2 £33,750 - 1
Software Programmer
UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 223 (74.58%) Software Engineering
2 139 (46.49%) C#
3 136 (45.48%) SQL
4 130 (43.48%) .NET
5 107 (35.79%) Degree
6 106 (35.45%) Java
7 102 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 83 (27.76%) ASP.NET
10 78 (26.09%) C++
11 73 (24.41%) Finance
11 73 (24.41%) Computer Science
12 69 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 69 (23.08%) JavaScript
13 68 (22.74%) Web Services
14 67 (22.41%) Linux
15 65 (21.74%) WCF
15 65 (21.74%) Windows
16 63 (21.07%) Unix
17 58 (19.40%) WPF
18 56 (18.73%) HTML
19 55 (18.39%) MVC
20 52 (17.39%) Oracle
20 52 (17.39%) XML
21 47 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
22 46 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (14.72%) TDD
24 43 (14.38%) Python
25 41 (13.71%) Scrum
26 40 (13.38%) OO

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (2.34%) Apache
2 6 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 5 (1.67%) IIS
3 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.34%) Node.js
4 4 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.00%) Drupal
6 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.33%) Documentum
7 1 (0.33%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.67%) SaaS
3 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 33 (11.04%) Network Security
3 5 (1.67%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 23 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (6.69%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (5.02%) MySQL
7 15 (5.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (4.68%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (4.01%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.01%) Big Data
12 7 (2.34%) Data Mining
12 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.34%) Event Store
14 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (10.37%) SpecFlow
1 31 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.69%) Maven
3 15 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.02%) JIRA
4 14 (4.68%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (3.68%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.01%) JUnit
6 9 (3.01%) Selenium
7 8 (2.68%) Subversion
8 7 (2.34%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.34%) Mockito
9 6 (2.01%) Ant
9 6 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (24.41%) Finance
2 22 (7.36%) Banking
3 20 (6.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.68%) Front Office
5 13 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.35%) Retail
6 10 (3.34%) Electronics
7 9 (3.01%) Games
8 6 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (43.48%) .NET
2 83 (27.76%) ASP.NET
3 68 (22.74%) Web Services
4 65 (21.74%) WCF
5 58 (19.40%) WPF
6 56 (18.73%) HTML
7 52 (17.39%) XML
8 36 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (10.37%) COM
9 31 (10.37%) jQuery
10 28 (9.36%) CSS
11 27 (9.03%) .NET Framework
12 24 (8.03%) Spring
13 23 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 22 (7.36%) J2EE
15 18 (6.02%) HTML5
15 18 (6.02%) REST
16 17 (5.69%) AngularJS
16 17 (5.69%) WinForms
17 14 (4.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.41%) Computer Science
2 47 (15.72%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (12.04%) Visualisation
4 31 (10.37%) BYOD
5 22 (7.36%) Mathematics
6 21 (7.02%) Hedge funds
7 12 (4.01%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.34%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.34%) Fintech
9 7 (2.34%) Neural Network
10 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.00%) Equities
13 3 (1.00%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.67%) Clustering
14 2 (0.67%) EPoS
14 2 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.41%) Linux
2 65 (21.74%) Windows
3 63 (21.07%) Unix
4 2 (0.67%) AIX
4 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.67%) HPUX
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (74.58%) Software Engineering
2 102 (34.11%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.39%) MVC
4 46 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (14.72%) TDD
6 41 (13.71%) Scrum
7 40 (13.38%) BDD
7 40 (13.38%) OO
8 32 (10.70%) Kanban
9 27 (9.03%) High Availability
10 22 (7.36%) SDLC
11 21 (7.02%) Web Development
12 19 (6.35%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.68%) ERP
14 11 (3.68%) OOP
14 11 (3.68%) User Stories
15 9 (3.01%) Information Security
15 9 (3.01%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.01%) Waterfall
16 8 (2.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 139 (46.49%) C#
2 136 (45.48%) SQL
3 106 (35.45%) Java
4 78 (26.09%) C++
5 69 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 43 (14.38%) Python
7 35 (11.71%) C
8 33 (11.04%) Objective-C
9 28 (9.36%) PL/SQL
10 25 (8.36%) VB.NET
11 21 (7.02%) T-SQL
12 19 (6.35%) Shell Script
13 12 (4.01%) Perl
13 12 (4.01%) PHP
14 10 (3.34%) F#
14 10 (3.34%) Scala
15 7 (2.34%) Ruby
16 6 (2.01%) X++
17 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (35.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.67%) OCMJD
3 2 (0.67%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (10.37%) WMI
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 69 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.39%) Oracle
3 31 (10.37%) Apple
4 7 (2.34%) Sybase
5 6 (2.01%) Perforce
6 3 (1.00%) SAP
7 2 (0.67%) Sun
7 2 (0.67%) Tableau
8 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.33%) Telerik
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 25 days holiday + Stats + Buy/Sell 5 days + Flexi + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum £40k plus bens + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday/ Training/ Pension
Posted: 19 days ago