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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 403 404 428
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 38 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 26
Average salary £28,750 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
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
20494 20083 21950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.47% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16539 16139 19148
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
West Sussex +5 14 £21,000 -61.81%
Berkshire 0 6 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex - 6 £27,500 -
Hampshire -21 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey -6 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £28,750 -42.50%
Kent -3 1 £32,500 -21.68%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 71 (82.56%) C#
2 57 (66.28%) Software Engineering
3 43 (50.00%) .NET
4 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (43.02%) Degree
6 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
6 29 (33.72%) OO
7 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET
7 27 (31.40%) WPF
8 26 (30.23%) Java
8 26 (30.23%) MVC
9 25 (29.07%) SQL
9 25 (29.07%) jQuery
10 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
11 23 (26.74%) HTML
11 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
12 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
13 19 (22.09%) CSS
13 19 (22.09%) Finance
14 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.44%) Windows
15 15 (17.44%) Linux
15 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
15 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
15 15 (17.44%) Software Architecture
16 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
17 12 (13.95%) Scrum
17 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
17 12 (13.95%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
1 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.63%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.49%) Hudson
5 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.49%) NUnit
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.00%) .NET
2 27 (31.40%) ASP.NET
2 27 (31.40%) WPF
3 25 (29.07%) jQuery
4 23 (26.74%) HTML
5 19 (22.09%) CSS
6 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
7 12 (13.95%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.63%) LINQ
9 10 (11.63%) WCF
10 9 (10.47%) WinForms
10 9 (10.47%) Ajax
10 9 (10.47%) Web Services
10 9 (10.47%) HTML5
11 8 (9.30%) XHTML
12 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 6 (6.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.44%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.14%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.98%) RIA
4 6 (6.98%) Social Media
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.49%) Open Source
5 3 (3.49%) Animation
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Software Engineering
2 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) OO
4 26 (30.23%) MVC
5 15 (17.44%) Software Architecture
6 12 (13.95%) TDD
6 12 (13.95%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.14%) System Testing
9 6 (6.98%) V-Model
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.49%) 3D Animation
11 3 (3.49%) Microservices
11 3 (3.49%) SOA
11 3 (3.49%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (3.49%) BDD
11 3 (3.49%) ATDD
12 2 (2.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (82.56%) C#
2 26 (30.23%) Java
3 25 (29.07%) SQL
4 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.14%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) VBA
8 2 (2.33%) VB6
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) GAMP
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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