The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 590 635 571
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 38 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.090% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 60
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
Software Programmer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in London

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in London

Software Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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
City of London +42 11 £60,000 +66.66%
Croydon +4 7 £45,000 +80.00%
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Enfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 47 (61.04%) C#
2 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (58.44%) SQL
4 44 (57.14%) .NET
5 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
7 29 (37.66%) MVC
8 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
10 25 (32.47%) Scrum
11 24 (31.17%) Java
12 20 (25.97%) OOP
13 19 (24.68%) Degree
14 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.38%) J2EE
14 18 (23.38%) HTML
15 17 (22.08%) Windows
15 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
16 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
16 16 (20.78%) Finance
17 15 (19.48%) OO
18 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
18 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
18 14 (18.18%) Web Services
18 14 (18.18%) Spring
19 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (16.88%) C++
20 12 (15.58%) Migration
21 10 (12.99%) XML
21 10 (12.99%) CSS

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.60%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Heroku
4 1 (1.30%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Wireless
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.30%) MSTest
2 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.30%) Moq
2 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.30%) NUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Publishing
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
3 18 (23.38%) HTML
3 18 (23.38%) J2EE
4 14 (18.18%) Web Services
4 14 (18.18%) Spring
5 10 (12.99%) XML
5 10 (12.99%) CSS
6 9 (11.69%) WCF
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.09%) DHTML
8 7 (9.09%) jQuery
9 6 (7.79%) HTML5
10 4 (5.19%) WinForms
10 4 (5.19%) Grails
10 4 (5.19%) JSON
10 4 (5.19%) Ajax
11 3 (3.90%) WPF
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.19%) Social Media
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.60%) Physics
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) GIS
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Debian
3 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 29 (37.66%) MVC
4 25 (32.47%) Scrum
5 20 (25.97%) OOP
6 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
7 15 (19.48%) OO
8 12 (15.58%) Migration
9 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.09%) Web Development
10 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.09%) ITIL
10 7 (9.09%) Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) Change Control
11 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.79%) OOD
11 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.49%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.49%) CRM
12 5 (6.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) Java
4 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.88%) C++
6 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.49%) VBScript
8 5 (6.49%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) Magik
9 2 (2.60%) VB6
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) MCAD
2 7 (9.09%) MCSD
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
2 4 (5.19%) Tableau
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.30%) Informatica
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
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