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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 390 415 408
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 52 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 29
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,731
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,800 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
20745 20114 21777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.97% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16266 16627 18645
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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 September 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 22 September 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
Surrey - 22 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +6 14 £47,500 +35.71%
East Sussex - 11 £45,000 -
West Sussex -20 2 £50,000 +31.57%
Oxfordshire +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £32,500 -
Kent - 1 £24,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 90 (78.95%) C#
2 78 (68.42%) Software Engineering
3 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (47.37%) .NET
5 51 (44.74%) SQL
6 48 (42.11%) Degree
7 46 (40.35%) Finance
8 44 (38.60%) WPF
9 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
10 39 (34.21%) Computer Science
11 38 (33.33%) OO
12 32 (28.07%) HTML
13 31 (27.19%) ASP.NET
14 30 (26.32%) Mathematics
15 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
16 28 (24.56%) Java
16 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
16 28 (24.56%) Software Architecture
17 24 (21.05%) CSS
18 22 (19.30%) TDD
19 21 (18.42%) WinForms
19 21 (18.42%) jQuery
20 19 (16.67%) Oracle
20 19 (16.67%) MVC
21 18 (15.79%) C++
22 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
23 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
24 14 (12.28%) Visual Studio
24 14 (12.28%) Windows
24 14 (12.28%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) MySQL
4 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.02%) Subversion
3 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.51%) NUnit
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.51%) Hudson
5 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.75%) WiX
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (40.35%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Marketing
3 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.37%) .NET
2 44 (38.60%) WPF
3 32 (28.07%) HTML
4 31 (27.19%) ASP.NET
5 24 (21.05%) CSS
6 21 (18.42%) WinForms
6 21 (18.42%) jQuery
7 17 (14.91%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.65%) XML
8 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (9.65%) HTML5
9 8 (7.02%) Spring
9 8 (7.02%) LINQ
9 8 (7.02%) XHTML
10 6 (5.26%) WCF
10 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 5 (4.39%) JDBC
11 5 (4.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 30 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.02%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.14%) Social Media
6 6 (5.26%) RIA
7 5 (4.39%) Physics
7 5 (4.39%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (3.51%) Open Source
8 4 (3.51%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.63%) Animation
10 1 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
1 14 (12.28%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.33%) OO
4 28 (24.56%) Software Architecture
5 22 (19.30%) TDD
6 19 (16.67%) MVC
7 14 (12.28%) Scrum
8 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.14%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.26%) V-Model
11 5 (4.39%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.51%) System Testing
13 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.63%) User Stories
13 3 (2.63%) 3D Animation
13 3 (2.63%) SOA
13 3 (2.63%) ETL
14 2 (1.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (78.95%) C#
2 51 (44.74%) SQL
3 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.56%) Java
5 18 (15.79%) C++
6 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.02%) VBA
8 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.39%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) Perl
10 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.51%) Python
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (42.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PhD
3 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) GAMP
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) Oracle
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