The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 85 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.084% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.087% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
Software Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Essex region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Essex

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Essex

Software Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Colchester +9 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £35,000 -
Chelmsford -7 1 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
6 2 (12.50%) Firebird
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) C

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Firebird
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
Chelmsford, Essex
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