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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 584 600 598
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 28 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.079% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.084% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 25
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +40 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Ealing - 3 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) OOP
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) .NET
6 13 (34.21%) J2EE
6 13 (34.21%) Spring
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Internet
8 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) CSS
11 7 (18.42%) HTML5
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) C++
12 6 (15.79%) Degree
13 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.16%) Windows
13 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.16%) Analytics
13 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (10.53%) Active Directory

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) AMQP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Xcode
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) J2EE
2 13 (34.21%) Spring
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) Ajax
5 3 (7.89%) Grails
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) WinForms
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.63%) JPA
7 1 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.26%) Physics
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) OOP
4 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) ERP
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCSD
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCPD
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago