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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 422 410 430
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 27 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,647 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.45% +15.71%
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
20950 20661 21910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.17% 94.86% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16767 16813 19004
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
West Sussex +4 8 £20,000 -63.63%
Surrey -11 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +1 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £28,750 -42.50%
East Sussex - 2 £27,500 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 71 (80.68%) C#
2 58 (65.91%) Software Engineering
3 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (44.32%) .NET
5 37 (42.05%) Degree
6 34 (38.64%) OO
7 33 (37.50%) SQL
8 32 (36.36%) WPF
9 31 (35.23%) Finance
10 26 (29.55%) HTML
11 25 (28.41%) Java
11 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
12 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
13 23 (26.14%) Software Architecture
14 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
15 21 (23.86%) jQuery
16 20 (22.73%) MVC
16 20 (22.73%) CSS
16 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
16 20 (22.73%) Mathematics
17 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
18 15 (17.05%) Scrum
18 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
19 14 (15.91%) TDD
20 13 (14.77%) Linux
20 13 (14.77%) Oracle
20 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (13.64%) Windows
21 12 (13.64%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 8 (9.09%) Apache
1 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.23%) MySQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.95%) Subversion
3 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.41%) NUnit
5 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.41%) Hudson
5 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.32%) .NET
2 32 (36.36%) WPF
3 26 (29.55%) HTML
4 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (23.86%) jQuery
6 20 (22.73%) CSS
7 16 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 10 (11.36%) WCF
8 10 (11.36%) HTML5
9 9 (10.23%) LINQ
9 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (10.23%) WinForms
10 8 (9.09%) XHTML
10 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (7.95%) Web Services
12 6 (6.82%) XML
12 6 (6.82%) Spring
12 6 (6.82%) Ajax
12 6 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.82%) RIA
6 4 (4.55%) Open Source
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (3.41%) Animation
8 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.14%) Social Media
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Windows
3 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) Software Engineering
2 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.64%) OO
4 23 (26.14%) Software Architecture
5 20 (22.73%) MVC
6 15 (17.05%) Scrum
7 14 (15.91%) TDD
8 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.95%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.82%) V-Model
11 5 (5.68%) SOA
11 5 (5.68%) System Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Web Application Development
13 3 (3.41%) 3D Animation
13 3 (3.41%) Microservices
13 3 (3.41%) ATDD
13 3 (3.41%) BDD
13 3 (3.41%) Financial Modelling
14 2 (2.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (80.68%) C#
2 33 (37.50%) SQL
3 25 (28.41%) Java
3 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.23%) C++
4 9 (10.23%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.68%) PHP
6 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
6 4 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) VBA
7 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) GAMP
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
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