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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 230 193 207
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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 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
5813 4829 5542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.15% 94.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 4173 4921
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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
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 17 September 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
Gloucestershire +1 3 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Bristol -8 1 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) OOP
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Ext JS
6 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Broadband
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Zend
7 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Ext JS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
5 1 (7.69%) MFC
5 1 (7.69%) DOM
5 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
5 1 (7.69%) DirectX
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VC++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Zend
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