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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 102 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 0
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 11 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
(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
Chelmsford - 2 £24,000 -
Colchester - 1 £30,000 -
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) ADO
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) OOP

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) ADO
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
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