The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 378 395 411
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 62 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 58 22 31
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Programmer
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +27 30 £55,000 +107.54% 2
East Sussex - 12 £45,000 -
Berkshire +12 9 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex -9 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire 0 3 £30,000 -18.36%
Oxfordshire +3 1 - -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 100 (75.76%) Software Engineering
2 95 (71.97%) C#
3 74 (56.06%) .NET
4 66 (50.00%) SQL
5 55 (41.67%) Finance
6 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
7 45 (34.09%) HTML
7 45 (34.09%) WPF
8 44 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 42 (31.82%) Degree
9 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 40 (30.30%) Java
10 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (28.79%) ASP.NET
12 37 (28.03%) Mathematics
13 33 (25.00%) TDD
13 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 32 (24.24%) OO
15 30 (22.73%) WinForms
16 29 (21.97%) CSS
17 26 (19.70%) C++
17 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
18 25 (18.94%) MVC
19 24 (18.18%) Software Architecture
20 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
21 21 (15.91%) jQuery
22 19 (14.39%) Scrum
23 17 (12.88%) XML
23 17 (12.88%) Windows
23 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) HBase
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Subversion
1 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (4.55%) NUnit
3 6 (4.55%) Hudson
3 6 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.03%) WiX
6 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (41.67%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Marketing
3 15 (11.36%) Banking
3 15 (11.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.06%) .NET
2 45 (34.09%) HTML
2 45 (34.09%) WPF
3 38 (28.79%) ASP.NET
4 30 (22.73%) WinForms
5 29 (21.97%) CSS
6 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 21 (15.91%) jQuery
8 17 (12.88%) XML
9 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.09%) Spring
11 10 (7.58%) Web Services
12 9 (6.82%) LINQ
13 7 (5.30%) JSON
13 7 (5.30%) WCF
13 7 (5.30%) Ajax
14 6 (4.55%) XHTML
15 5 (3.79%) Swing
15 5 (3.79%) JDBC
15 5 (3.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 37 (28.03%) Mathematics
3 16 (12.12%) Physics
4 14 (10.61%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (5.30%) Social Media
6 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.03%) Open Source
8 2 (1.52%) Animation
8 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) RIA
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.88%) Windows
2 14 (10.61%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (75.76%) Software Engineering
2 40 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) TDD
4 32 (24.24%) OO
5 25 (18.94%) MVC
6 24 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 19 (14.39%) Scrum
8 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.12%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.30%) User Stories
10 7 (5.30%) SOA
11 5 (3.79%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.03%) OOD
12 4 (3.03%) System Testing
12 4 (3.03%) Web Development
12 4 (3.03%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.27%) ETL
14 2 (1.52%) Information Security
14 2 (1.52%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 95 (71.97%) C#
2 66 (50.00%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) Java
4 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (19.70%) C++
6 13 (9.85%) VBA
7 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.06%) PHP
8 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 5 (3.79%) Python
10 3 (2.27%) C
10 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.27%) PHP5
11 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.52%) VB
12 1 (0.76%) VB6
12 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (31.82%) Degree
2 14 (10.61%) PhD
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Nagios
1 1 (0.76%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) Perforce
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