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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 406 371 406
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 32 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 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 £60,000 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 22 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 22 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
(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 +11 15 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Hampshire +1 6 £40,000 -13.51%
Berkshire 0 5 £60,000 +20.00%
West Sussex -12 3 £22,500 -59.09% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 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 22 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 (88.16%) Software Engineering
2 50 (65.79%) C#
3 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (47.37%) .NET
5 27 (35.53%) Java
5 27 (35.53%) Windows
6 26 (34.21%) Web Services
6 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
7 24 (31.58%) Linux
7 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 24 (31.58%) MVC
8 23 (30.26%) Degree
9 18 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (22.37%) C++
10 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
10 17 (22.37%) OO
10 17 (22.37%) jQuery
10 17 (22.37%) Android
11 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
12 15 (19.74%) Ajax
12 15 (19.74%) Social Media
12 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
12 15 (19.74%) Mobile App
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
14 13 (17.11%) VB
15 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
16 11 (14.47%) Qt
16 11 (14.47%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (13.16%) Apache
1 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) MySQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
2 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.32%) GoogleTest
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) NUnit
4 1 (1.32%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) .NET
2 26 (34.21%) Web Services
3 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.37%) jQuery
5 15 (19.74%) Ajax
6 11 (14.47%) Qt
6 11 (14.47%) WPF
7 10 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.58%) HTML
9 5 (6.58%) CSS
9 5 (6.58%) WCF
9 5 (6.58%) REST
10 4 (5.26%) Silverlight
11 3 (3.95%) XML
12 2 (2.63%) LINQ
13 1 (1.32%) Mapnik
13 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 15 (19.74%) Social Media
2 15 (19.74%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Open Source
4 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.95%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 24 (31.58%) Linux
3 17 (22.37%) Android
4 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) UNIX
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (88.16%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.58%) MVC
3 18 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (22.37%) OO
5 9 (11.84%) Web Application Development
6 7 (9.21%) System Testing
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.58%) TDD
8 4 (5.26%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.26%) Analytics
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 2 (2.63%) OOD
10 2 (2.63%) Scrum
10 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) C#
2 27 (35.53%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) C++
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 13 (17.11%) VB
6 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) VB6
7 6 (7.89%) C
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) ESRI
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000 circa
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
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