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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 387 367 421
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 43 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 26
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
West Sussex +7 13 £22,500 -59.09%
Berkshire -8 12 £37,500 -3.84%
East Sussex -9 10 £27,500 -26.66%
Hampshire -29 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey -26 2 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Kent -2 1 £32,500 -21.68%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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%) C#
2 61 (80.26%) Software Engineering
3 36 (47.37%) .NET
4 34 (44.74%) Degree
5 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.53%) Java
7 25 (32.89%) MVC
8 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
8 23 (30.26%) OO
9 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
9 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (27.63%) WPF
11 18 (23.68%) jQuery
11 18 (23.68%) Visual Studio
12 16 (21.05%) Finance
12 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
14 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
14 13 (17.11%) SQL
15 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (15.79%) Social Media
15 12 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (15.79%) Software Architecture
15 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
15 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
15 12 (15.79%) MySQL
15 12 (15.79%) Apache
15 12 (15.79%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (15.79%) Apache
1 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) .NET
2 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.63%) WPF
4 18 (23.68%) jQuery
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (14.47%) Ajax
8 10 (13.16%) HTML
8 10 (13.16%) Web Services
9 9 (11.84%) CSS
10 6 (7.89%) HTML5
11 5 (6.58%) LINQ
11 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.58%) WCF
12 4 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (3.95%) SOAP
13 3 (3.95%) REST
13 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 1 (1.32%) WinForms
14 1 (1.32%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.79%) Social Media
2 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) RIA
5 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (80.26%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.89%) MVC
3 23 (30.26%) OO
4 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Software Architecture
5 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.84%) Web Application Development
7 6 (7.89%) System Testing
8 5 (6.58%) V-Model
9 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (3.95%) SOA
10 3 (3.95%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (3.95%) BDD
10 3 (3.95%) ATDD
10 3 (3.95%) Microservices
11 1 (1.32%) CRM
11 1 (1.32%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) C#
2 27 (35.53%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.58%) VB
6 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.58%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) VB6
7 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) GAMP
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle
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