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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 603 601 586
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 37 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 45
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 19 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Croydon -1 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
West Drayton -5 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) SQL
3 38 (53.52%) C#
4 37 (52.11%) .NET
5 35 (49.30%) Java
6 30 (42.25%) Scrum
7 29 (40.85%) MVC
7 29 (40.85%) OOP
8 27 (38.03%) Software Engineering
8 27 (38.03%) J2EE
9 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
10 21 (29.58%) HTML
11 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
11 19 (26.76%) Windows
11 19 (26.76%) Spring
12 18 (25.35%) Visualisation
13 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
15 14 (19.72%) Finance
15 14 (19.72%) CSS
15 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
15 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
15 14 (19.72%) Internet
16 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
16 12 (16.90%) Degree
17 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
17 11 (15.49%) C++
18 10 (14.08%) Publishing
18 10 (14.08%) HTML5

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (1.41%) IIS
1 1 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Heroku
4 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Internet
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.41%) Xcode
3 1 (1.41%) NUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.41%) MSTest
3 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) .NET
2 27 (38.03%) J2EE
3 21 (29.58%) HTML
4 19 (26.76%) Spring
5 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (19.72%) CSS
7 10 (14.08%) HTML5
8 8 (11.27%) Grails
8 8 (11.27%) Ajax
9 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.45%) XML
10 6 (8.45%) DHTML
11 4 (5.63%) JSON
11 4 (5.63%) jQuery
12 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.23%) WCF
12 3 (4.23%) Web Services
13 2 (2.82%) WinForms
13 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
13 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Visualisation
2 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.27%) Social Media
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) Physics
6 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Debian
3 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.25%) Scrum
3 29 (40.85%) OOP
3 29 (40.85%) MVC
4 27 (38.03%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.08%) Analytics
8 9 (12.68%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Change Control
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) ITIL
10 6 (8.45%) OO
11 4 (5.63%) Web Development
12 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.23%) OOD
13 2 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) SQL
2 38 (53.52%) C#
3 35 (49.30%) Java
4 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) C++
6 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Golang
8 1 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) MCAD
2 6 (8.45%) MCSD
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.63%) Tableau
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) Informatica
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, Sheffield
Three People Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago