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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 597 619 565
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 36 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 51
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +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
41415 45451 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38227 34621
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 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 27 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
Croydon - 10 £47,500 -
City of London +23 7 £61,250 +107.62% 2
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Enfield - 2 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 46 (62.16%) C#
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 44 (59.46%) .NET
3 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
6 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
7 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 27 (36.49%) MVC
9 20 (27.03%) Scrum
10 19 (25.68%) Java
11 18 (24.32%) Web Services
12 17 (22.97%) HTML
12 17 (22.97%) Finance
12 17 (22.97%) Degree
12 17 (22.97%) Waterfall
13 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
14 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.27%) OO
15 14 (18.92%) OOP
15 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
15 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (17.57%) Migration
16 13 (17.57%) J2EE
16 13 (17.57%) VB.NET
16 13 (17.57%) Windows
16 13 (17.57%) WCF
17 12 (16.22%) C++
18 11 (14.86%) Spring
18 11 (14.86%) Visualisation

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.70%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Heroku
3 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Wireless
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.35%) MSTest
2 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.35%) Moq
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.35%) NUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) .NET
2 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
3 18 (24.32%) Web Services
4 17 (22.97%) HTML
5 13 (17.57%) J2EE
5 13 (17.57%) WCF
6 11 (14.86%) Spring
7 10 (13.51%) XML
8 9 (12.16%) CSS
8 9 (12.16%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) DHTML
9 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.41%) Ajax
10 4 (5.41%) WinForms
10 4 (5.41%) WPF
10 4 (5.41%) JSON
11 3 (4.05%) HTML5
12 2 (2.70%) Grails
12 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.86%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.70%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Software Engineering
3 27 (36.49%) MVC
4 20 (27.03%) Scrum
5 17 (22.97%) Waterfall
6 15 (20.27%) OO
7 14 (18.92%) OOP
8 13 (17.57%) Migration
9 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.46%) Change Control
10 7 (9.46%) Web Development
10 7 (9.46%) Project Management
10 7 (9.46%) ITIL
11 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.76%) OOD
13 4 (5.41%) Software Architecture
13 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) C#
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) Java
4 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.57%) VB.NET
6 12 (16.22%) C++
7 8 (10.81%) VBScript
8 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.76%) PHP
10 4 (5.41%) VB
11 3 (4.05%) VB6
12 2 (2.70%) Ruby
12 2 (2.70%) VBA
12 2 (2.70%) C
12 2 (2.70%) Perl
12 2 (2.70%) Magik
13 1 (1.35%) Python
13 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) MCAD
2 7 (9.46%) MCSD
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
2 4 (5.41%) Tableau
3 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
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