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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 578 604 601
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 78 59 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 82
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
Croydon -2 7 £52,500 +40.00%
City of London +28 4 £67,500 +12.50%
Ealing - 4 £65,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 131 (88.51%) Software Engineering
2 95 (64.19%) C#
3 71 (47.97%) SQL Server
3 71 (47.97%) .NET
4 66 (44.59%) Computer Science
5 65 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (43.24%) Finance
7 62 (41.89%) WCF
8 61 (41.22%) Java
9 60 (40.54%) SQL
10 59 (39.86%) Degree
11 53 (35.81%) WPF
12 48 (32.43%) Hedge funds
12 48 (32.43%) C++
13 45 (30.41%) TDD
14 43 (29.05%) Web Services
15 38 (25.68%) Microsoft
16 37 (25.00%) ASP.NET
17 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
18 31 (20.95%) Visualisation
19 30 (20.27%) Python
19 30 (20.27%) WinForms
20 29 (19.59%) Unix
20 29 (19.59%) Front Office
21 28 (18.92%) Windows
22 27 (18.24%) Linux
22 27 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
23 26 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
23 26 (17.57%) HTML
23 26 (17.57%) BDD

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (2.70%) Node.js
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.73%) Google App Engine
3 7 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.22%) Network Security
1 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
2 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (47.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.86%) NoSQL
3 21 (14.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.46%) Data Mining
5 11 (7.43%) Event Store
6 10 (6.76%) Big Data
7 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (16.22%) SpecFlow
2 6 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.70%) Maven
5 3 (2.03%) Subversion
6 2 (1.35%) Ant
6 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.35%) JUnit
6 2 (1.35%) Mockito
6 2 (1.35%) Selenium
6 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.68%) MSTest
7 1 (0.68%) NUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.68%) ZenHub
General
1 64 (43.24%) Finance
2 29 (19.59%) Front Office
3 23 (15.54%) Banking
4 17 (11.49%) Investment Banking
5 13 (8.78%) Games
6 10 (6.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (47.97%) .NET
2 62 (41.89%) WCF
3 53 (35.81%) WPF
4 43 (29.05%) Web Services
5 37 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 30 (20.27%) WinForms
7 27 (18.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (17.57%) HTML
9 24 (16.22%) COM
10 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
11 17 (11.49%) JMS
12 15 (10.14%) HTML5
13 11 (7.43%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (7.43%) CSS
13 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
13 11 (7.43%) Reactive Extensions
13 11 (7.43%) Spring
14 8 (5.41%) CSS3
14 8 (5.41%) jQuery
14 8 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (44.59%) Computer Science
2 48 (32.43%) Hedge funds
3 31 (20.95%) Visualisation
4 26 (17.57%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (16.22%) BYOD
6 16 (10.81%) Mathematics
7 13 (8.78%) Neural Network
8 9 (6.08%) Fintech
8 9 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (5.41%) Client/Server
10 7 (4.73%) Derivative
11 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.70%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
12 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
12 3 (2.03%) Equities
13 2 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.35%) User Experience
14 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.59%) Unix
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 27 (18.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (88.51%) Software Engineering
2 65 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (30.41%) TDD
4 26 (17.57%) BDD
5 25 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (16.22%) Kanban
6 24 (16.22%) Scrum
7 21 (14.19%) OO
8 14 (9.46%) High Availability
9 13 (8.78%) MVC
9 13 (8.78%) Pair Programming
9 13 (8.78%) Web Development
10 12 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.43%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.08%) OOD
12 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.41%) Analytics
14 7 (4.73%) Data Management
14 7 (4.73%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.19%) C#
2 61 (41.22%) Java
3 60 (40.54%) SQL
4 48 (32.43%) C++
5 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
6 30 (20.27%) Python
7 24 (16.22%) Objective-C
8 21 (14.19%) F#
9 20 (13.51%) Scala
10 19 (12.84%) T-SQL
11 17 (11.49%) C
12 10 (6.76%) VB.NET
13 9 (6.08%) VBScript
14 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.35%) Perl
14 2 (1.35%) Ruby
14 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.35%) X++
15 1 (0.68%) Erlang
15 1 (0.68%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 59 (39.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (16.22%) WMI
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.22%) Apple
3 22 (14.86%) Oracle
4 11 (7.43%) Sybase
5 2 (1.35%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) Tableau
5 2 (1.35%) Telerik
6 1 (0.68%) Rally
6 1 (0.68%) TOWER Software
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