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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 417 377 406
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 36 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 14
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
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
19999 21359 20410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16641 16800 16826
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +20 19 £36,500 -18.88% 1
West Sussex -2 6 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Surrey -14 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire -4 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire +6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (73.85%) Software Engineering
2 35 (53.85%) C#
3 31 (47.69%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Degree
4 26 (40.00%) Web Services
5 25 (38.46%) C++
6 24 (36.92%) .NET
7 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
8 20 (30.77%) Linux
9 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
9 19 (29.23%) MVC
10 18 (27.69%) jQuery
11 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.15%) Java
11 17 (26.15%) OO
11 17 (26.15%) Qt
12 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
13 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
14 14 (21.54%) SQL
14 14 (21.54%) Ajax
15 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
15 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
17 9 (13.85%) Finance
17 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (12.31%) C
19 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
19 7 (10.77%) Swing
19 7 (10.77%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.15%) Big Data
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.69%) ProC
4 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.54%) Ant
5 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.54%) GoogleTest
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Web Services
2 24 (36.92%) .NET
3 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
4 18 (27.69%) jQuery
5 17 (26.15%) Qt
6 14 (21.54%) Ajax
7 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.77%) Spring
8 7 (10.77%) JDBC
8 7 (10.77%) XML
8 7 (10.77%) Swing
9 5 (7.69%) HTML
9 5 (7.69%) WCF
9 5 (7.69%) WPF
9 5 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (6.15%) REST
10 4 (6.15%) Silverlight
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.15%) OpenGL
10 4 (6.15%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.15%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.15%) Physics
4 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Xbox
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Software Engineering
2 19 (29.23%) MVC
3 17 (26.15%) OO
4 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
6 4 (6.15%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) 3D Programming
6 4 (6.15%) Open Source
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Development
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 2 (3.08%) UML
8 2 (3.08%) OOD
9 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) C#
2 25 (38.46%) C++
3 17 (26.15%) Java
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.31%) C
7 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.15%) HLSL
10 3 (4.62%) X++
10 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.54%) VB
11 1 (1.54%) Python
11 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
1 4 (6.15%) Vagrant
1 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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