The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 385 439 428
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 20 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 43
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
15632 21105 21521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.02% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13034 17814 17136
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

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 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 6 £31,250 -24.69%
Oxfordshire +29 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
East Sussex +17 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Hampshire +13 3 £52,500 +35.48%
Kent +6 3 £50,000 +33.33%
West Sussex +21 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Software Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 42 (76.36%) Software Engineering
2 34 (61.82%) SQL
3 32 (58.18%) C#
4 30 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 26 (47.27%) .NET
6 25 (45.45%) Degree
7 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
8 22 (40.00%) C++
9 21 (38.18%) MVC
10 20 (36.36%) HTML
11 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
12 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
14 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
15 11 (20.00%) Linux
15 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
17 8 (14.55%) CSS
17 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
18 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
18 7 (12.73%) Oracle
18 7 (12.73%) XML
18 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
18 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
19 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
19 6 (10.91%) DirectX
19 6 (10.91%) Project Management
19 6 (10.91%) 3D Graphics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) JBoss
1 3 (5.45%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) Gradle
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 6 (10.91%) Games
1 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.27%) Publishing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (14.55%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) Ajax
6 6 (10.91%) DirectX
6 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
6 6 (10.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (9.09%) STL
8 4 (7.27%) HTML5
8 4 (7.27%) jQuery
8 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
3 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (10.91%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.91%) Physics
5 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 5 (9.09%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.91%) Android
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.18%) MVC
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
5 6 (10.91%) 3D Programming
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.91%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (10.91%) Visual Effects
6 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) SOLID
7 3 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) SQL
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 22 (40.00%) C++
4 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.91%) HLSL
7 5 (9.09%) C
8 4 (7.27%) Java
9 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) COBOL
10 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) ILOG
3 1 (1.82%) Pega
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