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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 425 405 379
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 23 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 59 66
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.61%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
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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
Kent +5 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -18 6 £46,250 +23.33% 1
West Sussex -13 5 £55,000 +57.14%
East Sussex +1 4 £26,250 -4.54%
Surrey +4 2 £41,500 +3.75%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 54 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 44 (63.77%) SQL
3 33 (47.83%) Degree
4 32 (46.38%) .NET
5 27 (39.13%) C#
6 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (31.88%) Oracle
7 22 (31.88%) XML
8 21 (30.43%) PL/SQL
9 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
9 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
9 20 (28.99%) Finance
10 19 (27.54%) Windows
11 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
12 16 (23.19%) Java
13 15 (21.74%) MVC
13 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
14 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
14 14 (20.29%) Oracle9i Database
14 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (20.29%) Linux
14 14 (20.29%) OO
14 14 (20.29%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (20.29%) Unix
14 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
15 13 (18.84%) HTML
16 12 (17.39%) C++
16 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
17 11 (15.94%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (15.94%) MySQL
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 2 (2.90%) DataStage
9 2 (2.90%) GIS
9 2 (2.90%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Capybara
4 1 (1.45%) RSpec
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.49%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) XML
3 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 13 (18.84%) HTML
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (14.49%) jQuery
6 10 (14.49%) Qt
7 9 (13.04%) CSS
8 7 (10.14%) Ajax
8 7 (10.14%) WPF
9 6 (8.70%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
9 6 (8.70%) Web Services
10 5 (7.25%) Silverlight
11 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (4.35%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.35%) J2EE
13 2 (2.90%) JSP
13 2 (2.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.49%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (14.49%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) MVC
4 14 (20.29%) OO
5 6 (8.70%) System Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.25%) OOP
6 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
7 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.80%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
9 2 (2.90%) ETL
9 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (2.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) PL/SQL
4 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.19%) Java
6 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
7 12 (17.39%) C++
8 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.80%) C
9 4 (5.80%) PHP
9 4 (5.80%) Python
9 4 (5.80%) Ruby
10 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.35%) X++
11 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) OCMJD
2 2 (2.90%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.90%) Sun
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago