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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 621 581 592
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 8 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.063% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.067% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 37
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 -2 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Croydon - 2 £60,000 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 35 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 31 (63.27%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) Java
3 28 (57.14%) .NET
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 24 (48.98%) Finance
6 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (42.86%) TDD
7 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
9 18 (36.73%) MVC
10 17 (34.69%) HTML
11 15 (30.61%) Spring
12 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 12 (24.49%) Degree
13 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (24.49%) Web Services
13 12 (24.49%) Linux
14 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 11 (22.45%) CSS
14 11 (22.45%) Oracle
14 11 (22.45%) PHP
14 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
15 10 (20.41%) OO
16 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
16 9 (18.37%) SOAP
16 9 (18.37%) Open Source
16 9 (18.37%) WCF
16 9 (18.37%) WPF
16 9 (18.37%) NoSQL

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.20%) Node.js
1 5 (10.20%) WordPress
2 4 (8.16%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.16%) Sitefinity
2 4 (8.16%) Orchard CMS
2 4 (8.16%) NServiceBus
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.16%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) AMQP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) RavenDB
4 4 (8.16%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) NUnit
2 5 (10.20%) Maven
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) JBehave
3 4 (8.16%) MSTest
3 4 (8.16%) Moq
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Advertising
2 5 (10.20%) Publishing
2 5 (10.20%) Games
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) Spring
5 12 (24.49%) Web Services
5 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (22.45%) CSS
7 9 (18.37%) SOAP
7 9 (18.37%) WCF
7 9 (18.37%) WPF
8 8 (16.33%) HTML5
9 6 (12.24%) JSON
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) JPA
10 5 (10.20%) RESTful
10 5 (10.20%) Swing
10 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.20%) JDBC
10 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Open Source
2 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
4 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.24%) UNIX
4 4 (8.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 18 (36.73%) MVC
5 10 (20.41%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.20%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
9 4 (8.16%) Content Management
9 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) Java
3 25 (51.02%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.45%) PHP
6 7 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) Python
7 6 (12.24%) Ruby
7 6 (12.24%) Perl
8 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (10.20%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.12%) F#
9 3 (6.12%) VBA
9 3 (6.12%) Delphi
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCPD
3 2 (4.08%) MCSD
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) EPiServer
2 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards