The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 246 226 221
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 6 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £48,250
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the South West region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the South West

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the South West

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 13 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
(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
Bristol -3 3 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset -9 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) MorphX
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday/ Training/ Pension
Posted: 19 days ago