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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 568 620 570
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 45 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 51
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
City of London +57 19 £60,000 +23.07% 2
West Drayton - 4 £55,000 -
Croydon +8 3 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) C#
3 46 (54.12%) SQL
3 46 (54.12%) .NET
4 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 33 (38.82%) Java
6 32 (37.65%) MVC
6 32 (37.65%) Scrum
7 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
8 27 (31.76%) OOP
9 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 25 (29.41%) J2EE
10 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET
10 22 (25.88%) Windows
11 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
11 21 (24.71%) HTML
12 19 (22.35%) Visualisation
13 18 (21.18%) Degree
13 18 (21.18%) Finance
13 18 (21.18%) Spring
14 16 (18.82%) C++
15 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.65%) OO
15 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
16 13 (15.29%) Internet
16 13 (15.29%) CSS
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (14.12%) Migration
18 10 (11.76%) Web Services

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.35%) Smallworld
1 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Heroku
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) Wireless
3 2 (2.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) NUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.18%) MSTest
2 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Publishing
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.12%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) J2EE
3 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET
4 21 (24.71%) HTML
5 18 (21.18%) Spring
6 13 (15.29%) CSS
7 10 (11.76%) Web Services
7 10 (11.76%) XML
8 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.24%) DHTML
10 7 (8.24%) Ajax
10 7 (8.24%) Grails
10 7 (8.24%) jQuery
11 5 (5.88%) WCF
12 4 (4.71%) JSON
13 3 (3.53%) WinForms
13 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Visualisation
2 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Social Media
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.35%) Physics
5 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.35%) GIS
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Debian
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 32 (37.65%) MVC
3 32 (37.65%) Scrum
4 27 (31.76%) OOP
5 15 (17.65%) OO
6 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
7 12 (14.12%) Migration
8 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.59%) Analytics
9 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.41%) CRM
11 7 (8.24%) Project Management
11 7 (8.24%) ITIL
11 7 (8.24%) Web Development
11 7 (8.24%) Change Control
12 6 (7.06%) OOD
13 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
14 3 (3.53%) Data Modelling
14 3 (3.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C#
2 46 (54.12%) SQL
3 33 (38.82%) Java
4 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.82%) C++
6 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.88%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.35%) Magik
9 2 (2.35%) VB6
9 2 (2.35%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) C
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) MCAD
2 7 (8.24%) MCSD
3 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.71%) Tableau
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: bonuses, pension, holidays
Posted: 21 days ago