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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 380 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 63 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 14 36
Average salary £47,500 £31,250 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -14.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,700 £42,000
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
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +21 29 £55,000 +107.54% 2
Berkshire +1 15 £47,500 +28.37%
East Sussex - 11 £45,000 -
West Sussex -25 3 £52,500 +38.15%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 -5.51%
Oxfordshire +9 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £24,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (75.19%) C#
2 90 (67.67%) Software Engineering
3 71 (53.38%) .NET
4 64 (48.12%) SQL
5 52 (39.10%) Finance
6 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
7 46 (34.59%) Degree
7 46 (34.59%) WPF
8 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (33.08%) HTML
9 43 (32.33%) Computer Science
10 39 (29.32%) ASP.NET
11 38 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 37 (27.82%) JavaScript
13 36 (27.07%) OO
14 35 (26.32%) Java
15 34 (25.56%) Mathematics
16 31 (23.31%) TDD
16 31 (23.31%) CSS
17 29 (21.80%) WinForms
18 26 (19.55%) jQuery
18 26 (19.55%) MVC
18 26 (19.55%) Software Architecture
19 23 (17.29%) C++
20 21 (15.79%) Oracle
20 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
20 21 (15.79%) .NET Framework
21 19 (14.29%) Scrum
22 18 (13.53%) Windows
23 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) SaaS
2 3 (2.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.27%) MySQL
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.52%) Subversion
2 10 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.51%) Hudson
3 6 (4.51%) NUnit
3 6 (4.51%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.01%) WiX
5 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (39.10%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Marketing
3 13 (9.77%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (53.38%) .NET
2 46 (34.59%) WPF
3 44 (33.08%) HTML
4 39 (29.32%) ASP.NET
5 31 (23.31%) CSS
6 29 (21.80%) WinForms
7 26 (19.55%) jQuery
8 21 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.03%) XML
11 11 (8.27%) Spring
11 11 (8.27%) HTML5
12 10 (7.52%) LINQ
13 8 (6.02%) XHTML
13 8 (6.02%) Web Services
14 7 (5.26%) Ajax
15 6 (4.51%) JSON
15 6 (4.51%) WCF
15 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 6 (4.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.33%) Computer Science
2 34 (25.56%) Mathematics
3 11 (8.27%) Physics
3 11 (8.27%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.26%) Social Media
5 6 (4.51%) RIA
5 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.01%) Open Source
6 4 (3.01%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.26%) Animation
8 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 14 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (67.67%) Software Engineering
2 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.07%) OO
4 31 (23.31%) TDD
5 26 (19.55%) MVC
5 26 (19.55%) Software Architecture
6 19 (14.29%) Scrum
7 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.27%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (4.51%) User Stories
10 6 (4.51%) V-Model
10 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.51%) SOA
11 5 (3.76%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.01%) System Testing
13 3 (2.26%) 3D Animation
13 3 (2.26%) ETL
14 2 (1.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 100 (75.19%) C#
2 64 (48.12%) SQL
3 37 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.32%) Java
5 23 (17.29%) C++
6 11 (8.27%) VBA
7 10 (7.52%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.02%) PHP
9 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.01%) Perl
10 4 (3.01%) Python
11 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.26%) PHP5
11 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.26%) C
12 1 (0.75%) VB6
12 1 (0.75%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 46 (34.59%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) PhD
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) GAMP
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.79%) Oracle
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