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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
England / South East
Rank 367 428 399
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 22 26 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 52
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
14226 18845 20028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.76% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11795 16024 16234
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 6 £56,250 - 1
Surrey +42 5 £37,500 -9.63%
Oxfordshire +25 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
West Sussex +10 3 £62,500 +13.63%
Kent +7 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +45 1 - - 1
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 32 (80.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) Computer Science
4 20 (50.00%) Degree
5 19 (47.50%) HTML
6 16 (40.00%) MVC
6 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (37.50%) C#
8 14 (35.00%) C++
9 13 (32.50%) CSS
9 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.00%) .NET
10 12 (30.00%) Linux
11 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
11 9 (22.50%) XML
11 9 (22.50%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
13 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
14 6 (15.00%) Windows
14 6 (15.00%) jQuery
14 6 (15.00%) Android
14 6 (15.00%) HTML5
14 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
15 5 (12.50%) J2EE

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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (7.50%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Gradle
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 3 (7.50%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.00%) HTML5
7 6 (15.00%) jQuery
8 5 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.50%) DirectX
10 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
10 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (7.50%) REST
10 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (7.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
3 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (7.50%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (7.50%) Physics
6 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Android
2 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.50%) 3D Programming
5 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (7.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (7.50%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (7.50%) OOP
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) SOLID
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Effects
6 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) C#
4 14 (35.00%) C++
5 9 (22.50%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) C
7 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
7 3 (7.50%) HLSL
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
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