The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 62 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.54% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Software Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
517 708 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.83% 95.55% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 450 624 553
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Somerset region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Programmer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(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
Bath - 3 £50,000 -
Software Programmer
South West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) STL
4 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
4 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) STL
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Image Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft