The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
UK
Rank 786 781 691
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 71 165 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 57 161 253
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the UK.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Programmer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 69 £40,000 -23.80% 8
East of England +29 29 £35,000 -26.31%
South East +39 18 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridge +13 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Essex +24 9 £24,000 -49.47%
London +4 9 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Berkshire +34 7 £30,000 -35.13%
South West +6 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Chelmsford -8 6 £24,000 -
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Ipswich +29 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Suffolk +15 3 £45,000 -35.71%
West Sussex +10 3 £62,500 +13.63%
Saffron Walden -4 3 £40,000 -15.78%
North West -13 3 £23,496 -27.70%
Hampshire - 3 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
West Midlands +27 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Oxford - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £23,496 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Preston - 2 £23,496 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Reading +43 1 £80,000 +68.42%
Scotland +25 1 - - 2
Leeds +21 1 - -

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 95 (60.13%) Software Engineering
2 89 (56.33%) SQL
3 65 (41.14%) Java
4 61 (38.61%) JavaScript
5 58 (36.71%) Degree
5 58 (36.71%) Computer Science
6 56 (35.44%) C#
7 51 (32.28%) HTML
8 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (27.22%) MVC
10 40 (25.32%) CSS
11 38 (24.05%) .NET
12 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
13 27 (17.09%) C++
13 27 (17.09%) jQuery
14 26 (16.46%) HTML5
15 25 (15.82%) TDD
16 24 (15.19%) Python
17 23 (14.56%) MongoDB
18 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.03%) Scrum
19 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
20 18 (11.39%) Perl
21 17 (10.76%) Web Services
21 17 (10.76%) Linux
21 17 (10.76%) OOP
21 17 (10.76%) CSS3
22 16 (10.13%) PHP
22 16 (10.13%) C
22 16 (10.13%) MySQL

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.16%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.53%) JBoss
4 3 (1.90%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.90%) WordPress
5 2 (1.27%) Drupal
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) Internet
2 3 (1.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.56%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.13%) MySQL
4 12 (7.59%) Neo4j
4 12 (7.59%) QlikView
5 9 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.90%) Big Data
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) OLTP
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.06%) Maven
2 8 (5.06%) Selenium
3 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.80%) Ant
4 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.80%) Gradle
4 6 (3.80%) JIRA
4 6 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.16%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.16%) JMeter
5 5 (3.16%) JUnit
5 5 (3.16%) Liquibase
5 5 (3.16%) Mockito
5 5 (3.16%) Robot Framework
6 4 (2.53%) GoogleTest
6 4 (2.53%) NUnit
7 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (9.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Banking
2 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Publishing
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.28%) HTML
2 40 (25.32%) CSS
3 38 (24.05%) .NET
4 27 (17.09%) jQuery
5 26 (16.46%) HTML5
6 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 17 (10.76%) CSS3
7 17 (10.76%) Web Services
8 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.33%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.33%) Entity Framework
9 10 (6.33%) Node.js
9 10 (6.33%) XML
10 9 (5.70%) REST
10 9 (5.70%) SOAP
10 9 (5.70%) Spring
11 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.43%) J2EE
12 7 (4.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (36.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.33%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.80%) User Experience
5 4 (2.53%) Fintech
5 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) BBC
7 2 (1.27%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.27%) Robotics
7 2 (1.27%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.76%) Linux
2 14 (8.86%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.33%) Android
4 7 (4.43%) Windows
5 3 (1.90%) Unix
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.13%) Software Engineering
2 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (27.22%) MVC
4 25 (15.82%) TDD
5 19 (12.03%) Scrum
6 17 (10.76%) OOP
7 14 (8.86%) OO
8 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.23%) SDLC
9 12 (7.59%) Bioinformatics
9 12 (7.59%) Informatics
10 11 (6.96%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.33%) Mathematics
11 10 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.70%) Kanban
13 8 (5.06%) Migration
14 7 (4.43%) DevOps
14 7 (4.43%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (56.33%) SQL
2 65 (41.14%) Java
3 61 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 56 (35.44%) C#
5 27 (17.09%) C++
6 24 (15.19%) Python
7 18 (11.39%) Perl
8 16 (10.13%) C
8 16 (10.13%) PHP
9 7 (4.43%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.16%) Ruby
11 5 (3.16%) VBScript
12 4 (2.53%) Go
12 4 (2.53%) Haskell
12 4 (2.53%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.90%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.90%) Erlang
14 2 (1.27%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 58 (36.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Oracle
3 5 (3.16%) Google
4 3 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
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