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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 394 400 365
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 42 70 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 100
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
17700 20708 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15103 16876 18054
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
West Sussex -7 15 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Oxfordshire +1 10 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +18 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Kent +15 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Berkshire +10 3 £65,000 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire -3 1 £55,000 +54.92%
East Sussex -22 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (74.29%) C#
2 50 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 46 (65.71%) .NET
4 31 (44.29%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) C++
6 26 (37.14%) Degree
6 26 (37.14%) Oracle
7 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
9 20 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 18 (25.71%) HTML
11 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
11 17 (24.29%) MVC
12 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
13 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
14 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
14 14 (20.00%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
16 11 (15.71%) Physics
16 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
16 11 (15.71%) Ajax
16 11 (15.71%) Migration
16 11 (15.71%) DataStage
16 11 (15.71%) ETL
16 11 (15.71%) MySQL
16 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
17 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
18 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.29%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) CICS
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) PegaRULES
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) DataStage
2 11 (15.71%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.86%) GIS
6 2 (2.86%) QGIS
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.57%) Electronics
3 6 (8.57%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 18 (25.71%) HTML
4 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (15.71%) Ajax
6 8 (11.43%) WPF
7 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 6 (8.57%) DirectX
7 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
7 6 (8.57%) OpenGL
7 6 (8.57%) Qt
7 6 (8.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (7.14%) WinForms
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.29%) JSP
10 3 (4.29%) Silverlight
10 3 (4.29%) WCF
10 3 (4.29%) Web Services
10 3 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.71%) Physics
2 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
3 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.14%) Statistics
6 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.29%) MVC
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.71%) ETL
5 11 (15.71%) Migration
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
6 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Image Processing
8 6 (8.57%) 3D Programming
8 6 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.14%) Android Development
10 4 (5.71%) BDD
10 4 (5.71%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (5.71%) Kanban
10 4 (5.71%) SOLID
10 4 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
2 31 (44.29%) SQL
3 29 (41.43%) C++
4 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
7 8 (11.43%) Java
8 6 (8.57%) HLSL
9 5 (7.14%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.71%) PHP
11 3 (4.29%) Assembly Language
11 3 (4.29%) C
11 3 (4.29%) Python
11 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.86%) R
12 2 (2.86%) Ruby
13 1 (1.43%) COBOL
13 1 (1.43%) F#
13 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) PhD
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) logstash
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
3 1 (1.43%) ILOG
3 1 (1.43%) New Relic
3 1 (1.43%) Pega
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