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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 571 575 602
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 37 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.094% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.100% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 26
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
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 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +14 21 £47,500 -11.62% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) Java
3 23 (50.00%) OOP
3 23 (50.00%) MVC
3 23 (50.00%) Scrum
4 20 (43.48%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) J2EE
5 19 (41.30%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
6 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
7 14 (30.43%) Spring
8 12 (26.09%) Internet
8 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 11 (23.91%) Windows
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) HTML
10 10 (21.74%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.74%) HTML5
11 9 (19.57%) Finance
12 8 (17.39%) C++
12 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
12 8 (17.39%) Analytics
13 7 (15.22%) Publishing
14 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (13.04%) Oracle
14 6 (13.04%) CRM
14 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Xcode
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) J2EE
2 19 (41.30%) .NET
3 14 (30.43%) Spring
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) HTML5
6 6 (13.04%) Grails
6 6 (13.04%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.52%) WinForms
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) jQuery
9 2 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.17%) XSLT
10 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 6 (13.04%) Social Media
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.52%) Physics
6 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) OOP
2 23 (50.00%) MVC
2 23 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.39%) Analytics
6 6 (13.04%) CRM
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.39%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MCSD
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCPD
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (8.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
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