The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 405 394 397
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 38 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 31
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +54.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £31,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
East Sussex +36 23 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire -7 5 £60,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex -2 4 £27,500 -50.00%
Surrey -22 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 62 (81.58%) Software Engineering
2 45 (59.21%) C#
3 32 (42.11%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) C++
4 29 (38.16%) .NET
5 28 (36.84%) Web Services
6 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.53%) Degree
7 25 (32.89%) Linux
8 23 (30.26%) Java
9 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
9 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
10 20 (26.32%) MVC
10 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
11 17 (22.37%) Qt
12 15 (19.74%) OO
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.42%) jQuery
14 13 (17.11%) Ajax
14 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
14 13 (17.11%) Android
15 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
15 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
16 10 (13.16%) VB
16 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.84%) C
17 9 (11.84%) Social Media

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (6.58%) Apache
1 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.63%) ProC
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.32%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) .NET
2 28 (36.84%) Web Services
3 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.37%) Qt
5 14 (18.42%) jQuery
6 13 (17.11%) Ajax
7 8 (10.53%) WPF
8 6 (7.89%) HTML
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (6.58%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (6.58%) WCF
9 5 (6.58%) CSS
10 4 (5.26%) XML
10 4 (5.26%) OpenGL
10 4 (5.26%) DirectX
10 4 (5.26%) Silverlight
10 4 (5.26%) REST
11 3 (3.95%) Spring
11 3 (3.95%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Social Media
3 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.26%) Physics
5 4 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.95%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.32%) GIS
8 1 (1.32%) Xbox
8 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Android
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (81.58%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.32%) MVC
3 15 (19.74%) OO
4 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.53%) API Development
7 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.58%) Open Source
8 5 (6.58%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.26%) Analytics
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.26%) 3D Programming
9 4 (5.26%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps
10 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) C++
3 23 (30.26%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
6 10 (13.16%) VB
7 9 (11.84%) C
8 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.26%) HLSL
10 3 (3.95%) VB6
10 3 (3.95%) Python
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
1 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) ESRI
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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Posted: 2 days ago
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