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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 589 625 563
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 23 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.045% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.048% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 41
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £42,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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
Croydon +14 8 £47,500 -20.83%
City of London +28 2 £62,500 +78.57%
Enfield - 2 £35,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (58.82%) .NET
2 39 (57.35%) C#
3 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
4 37 (54.41%) SQL
5 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
7 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
8 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
9 23 (33.82%) MVC
10 18 (26.47%) Web Services
11 17 (25.00%) OO
11 17 (25.00%) Degree
11 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
12 16 (23.53%) Scrum
12 16 (23.53%) Java
13 15 (22.06%) HTML
13 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (20.59%) Finance
15 13 (19.12%) C++
15 13 (19.12%) OOP
15 13 (19.12%) WCF
16 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.65%) Migration
17 11 (16.18%) J2EE
18 10 (14.71%) XML
18 10 (14.71%) Windows
18 10 (14.71%) Spring

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (4.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.94%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) HSPA
3 2 (2.94%) LTE
3 2 (2.94%) GSM
3 2 (2.94%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.94%) UMTS
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) StyleCop
2 1 (1.47%) MSTest
2 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.47%) Moq
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.47%) NUnit
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.29%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) .NET
2 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.47%) Web Services
4 15 (22.06%) HTML
5 13 (19.12%) WCF
6 11 (16.18%) J2EE
7 10 (14.71%) XML
7 10 (14.71%) Spring
8 8 (11.76%) CSS
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
9 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.29%) DHTML
10 4 (5.88%) JSON
11 3 (4.41%) WPF
11 3 (4.41%) Ajax
11 3 (4.41%) WinForms
12 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
13 1 (1.47%) XSD
13 1 (1.47%) XSL
13 1 (1.47%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) EPoS
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Software Engineering
3 23 (33.82%) MVC
4 17 (25.00%) OO
5 16 (23.53%) Scrum
5 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 13 (19.12%) OOP
7 12 (17.65%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.29%) Change Control
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) ITIL
10 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Web Development
11 5 (7.35%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.35%) OOD
12 4 (5.88%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) C#
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) Java
4 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
5 13 (19.12%) C++
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) VBScript
8 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.82%) VB
10 5 (7.35%) PHP
11 4 (5.88%) VBA
12 3 (4.41%) VB6
13 2 (2.94%) Magik
13 2 (2.94%) C
14 1 (1.47%) Perl
14 1 (1.47%) Ruby
14 1 (1.47%) Go
14 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) MCAD
2 7 (10.29%) MCSD
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
2 4 (5.88%) Tableau
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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