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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 573 580 580
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 39 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 28
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +16 19 £57,500 +4.54%
Ealing 0 1 - -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Java
3 26 (47.27%) Scrum
3 26 (47.27%) MVC
3 26 (47.27%) OOP
4 25 (45.45%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) SQL
5 24 (43.64%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) J2EE
6 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (30.91%) Spring
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
9 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
9 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
9 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) Internet
10 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
11 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 10 (18.18%) HTML5
11 10 (18.18%) Analytics
12 9 (16.36%) CSS
12 9 (16.36%) C++
12 9 (16.36%) Publishing
13 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (12.73%) CRM
13 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (12.73%) Grails

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Heroku
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Xcode
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
1 24 (43.64%) J2EE
2 17 (30.91%) Spring
3 10 (18.18%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) HTML5
4 9 (16.36%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) Ajax
5 7 (12.73%) Grails
6 4 (7.27%) WinForms
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.64%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) CSS3
8 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.82%) SignalR
9 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
2 7 (12.73%) Social Media
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.45%) Physics
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.64%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) OOP
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
2 26 (47.27%) MVC
3 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.18%) Analytics
6 7 (12.73%) CRM
7 4 (7.27%) ERP
7 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) OOD
8 3 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.64%) Line Management
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCPD
3 1 (1.82%) MCSD
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Apple