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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 415 384 414
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 34 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 70 32
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 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
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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
East Sussex +1 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -1 8 £40,000 -13.51%
Berkshire -7 6 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -9 5 £22,500 -59.09%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £27,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 67 (85.90%) Software Engineering
2 50 (64.10%) C#
3 39 (50.00%) .NET
4 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
5 29 (37.18%) Java
6 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 25 (32.05%) Linux
8 24 (30.77%) Web Services
8 24 (30.77%) MVC
8 24 (30.77%) Windows
9 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
9 22 (28.21%) Degree
10 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (20.51%) C++
11 16 (20.51%) SQL
12 15 (19.23%) OO
12 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
12 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
12 15 (19.23%) jQuery
12 15 (19.23%) Android
12 15 (19.23%) Social Media
12 15 (19.23%) Mobile App
13 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
13 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
14 13 (16.67%) VB
14 13 (16.67%) MySQL
14 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.67%) Apache
14 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
14 13 (16.67%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (16.67%) Apache
1 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) MySQL
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.28%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) NUnit
General
1 15 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (30.77%) Web Services
4 15 (19.23%) jQuery
5 13 (16.67%) Ajax
5 13 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (12.82%) WPF
7 9 (11.54%) Qt
8 7 (8.97%) HTML
9 6 (7.69%) CSS
9 6 (7.69%) WCF
10 5 (6.41%) REST
11 4 (5.13%) LINQ
12 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.85%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.85%) SOAP
12 3 (3.85%) XML
12 3 (3.85%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Social Media
1 15 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) Windows
3 15 (19.23%) Android
4 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (85.90%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.77%) MVC
3 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (19.23%) OO
5 11 (14.10%) Web Application Development
6 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.97%) System Testing
7 5 (6.41%) TDD
8 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.85%) Microservices
9 3 (3.85%) ATDD
9 3 (3.85%) BDD
9 3 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (3.85%) SOA
9 3 (3.85%) CRM
9 3 (3.85%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.56%) OOD
10 2 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) C++
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
5 13 (16.67%) VB
5 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) C
6 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.69%) VB6
7 3 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) ESRI
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.28%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago