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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
582 758 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.32% 94.99% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 522 683 461
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) STL
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) STL
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft