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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 548 566 571
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 85 75 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 90
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
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
39382 39313 40777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.73% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33975 33320 33316
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 14 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
Ealing -4 20 £65,000 -
City of London +36 3 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 103 (85.12%) Software Engineering
2 70 (57.85%) C#
3 55 (45.45%) .NET
4 48 (39.67%) C++
4 48 (39.67%) Java
4 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (38.84%) WCF
6 46 (38.02%) Finance
7 43 (35.54%) WPF
8 41 (33.88%) SQL
9 40 (33.06%) Web Services
10 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
11 38 (31.40%) Unix
11 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET
11 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
11 38 (31.40%) TDD
12 37 (30.58%) Computer Science
12 37 (30.58%) Degree
13 36 (29.75%) Linux
14 35 (28.93%) Visualisation
14 35 (28.93%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
15 33 (27.27%) BDD
15 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (26.45%) Windows
17 31 (25.62%) Apple
17 31 (25.62%) COM
17 31 (25.62%) Scrum
17 31 (25.62%) Objective-C
17 31 (25.62%) Network Security

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.65%) Apache
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.65%) Node.js
2 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Google App Engine
2 4 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 31 (25.62%) Network Security
3 2 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.61%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.79%) Big Data
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.31%) Event Store
7 4 (3.31%) MySQL
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.65%) SQLite
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) SpecFlow
2 6 (4.96%) Maven
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.31%) JUnit
3 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
5 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.65%) Mockito
5 2 (1.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.83%) MSTest
6 1 (0.83%) NUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Banking
3 15 (12.40%) Front Office
4 14 (11.57%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.79%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.96%) Games
7 4 (3.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.65%) Marketing
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.45%) .NET
2 47 (38.84%) WCF
3 43 (35.54%) WPF
4 40 (33.06%) Web Services
5 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET
6 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (25.62%) COM
7 16 (13.22%) Hibernate
7 16 (13.22%) Spring
8 15 (12.40%) HTML
9 12 (9.92%) J2EE
9 12 (9.92%) WinForms
10 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.09%) HTML5
11 10 (8.26%) JMS
12 9 (7.44%) CSS
13 6 (4.96%) CSS3
13 6 (4.96%) RESTful
14 4 (3.31%) Reactive Extensions
14 4 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.58%) Computer Science
2 35 (28.93%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (28.93%) Visualisation
3 31 (25.62%) BYOD
4 24 (19.83%) Hedge funds
5 8 (6.61%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.61%) Neural Network
6 6 (4.96%) Fintech
7 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.48%) Equities
9 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.65%) EPoS
10 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Unix
2 36 (29.75%) Linux
3 32 (26.45%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (85.12%) Software Engineering
2 48 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.40%) TDD
4 33 (27.27%) BDD
4 33 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (25.62%) Kanban
5 31 (25.62%) Scrum
6 20 (16.53%) High Availability
7 10 (8.26%) Multithreading
8 9 (7.44%) Information Security
8 9 (7.44%) User Stories
9 8 (6.61%) OO
10 6 (4.96%) MVC
10 6 (4.96%) Web Development
11 4 (3.31%) Analytics
11 4 (3.31%) Data Management
11 4 (3.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (3.31%) Open Source
11 4 (3.31%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.31%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.85%) C#
2 48 (39.67%) C++
2 48 (39.67%) Java
3 41 (33.88%) SQL
4 31 (25.62%) Objective-C
5 24 (19.83%) C
6 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
7 21 (17.36%) Python
8 11 (9.09%) F#
8 11 (9.09%) Scala
9 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.48%) PHP
11 3 (2.48%) VBScript
12 2 (1.65%) Haskell
12 2 (1.65%) OCaml
12 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.65%) VB
12 2 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (25.62%) WMI
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Apple
3 19 (15.70%) Oracle
4 8 (6.61%) Sybase
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.65%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
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Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum £40k plus bens + bonus
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