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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 778 824 724
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 87 145 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 77 131 215
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £68,500 £51,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 2016 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 3 December 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 trends)
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 +6 74 £40,000 -3.61% 10
South East +54 20 £37,500 - 2
East of England +14 20 £40,000 - 5
London +40 16 £52,250 -19.61% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wales +6 12 £45,000 -
Flint - 12 £45,000 -
Flintshire - 12 £45,000 -
North Wales - 12 £45,000 -
North West -12 11 £28,500 -36.66%
Cambridge +3 8 £34,500 -18.82% 3
Surrey +14 6 £31,250 -24.69%
Essex +14 6 £32,000 +33.33% 2
Liverpool - 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Oxfordshire +29 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £33,063 +5.80%
Croydon +8 4 £57,000 +8.57%
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £27,500 -
Manchester - 4 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire +21 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Brighton +20 3 £47,500 +90.00%
East Sussex +17 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Hampshire +13 3 £52,500 +35.48%
Kent +6 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Chelmsford -5 3 £24,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 3 £40,000 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £60,000 -
Dorking - 3 £37,500 -
Bradford +3 2 £31,500 -

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 148 (63.79%) Software Engineering
2 137 (59.05%) SQL
3 117 (50.43%) C#
4 89 (38.36%) .NET
5 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (34.05%) JavaScript
7 78 (33.62%) Degree
8 73 (31.47%) HTML
9 70 (30.17%) Computer Science
10 66 (28.45%) Java
11 63 (27.16%) SQL Server
12 60 (25.86%) MVC
13 54 (23.28%) C++
14 48 (20.69%) CSS
15 45 (19.40%) ASP.NET
16 44 (18.97%) Linux
17 41 (17.67%) TDD
18 37 (15.95%) HTML5
19 29 (12.50%) Scrum
19 29 (12.50%) SDLC
20 27 (11.64%) OO
20 27 (11.64%) Oracle
21 26 (11.21%) Finance
21 26 (11.21%) Microsoft
21 26 (11.21%) jQuery
21 26 (11.21%) MongoDB
22 25 (10.78%) XML
22 25 (10.78%) OOP
23 23 (9.91%) Mathematics
24 22 (9.48%) MS Excel

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 (3.02%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.59%) JBoss
3 4 (1.72%) Apache
3 4 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.29%) IIS
4 3 (1.29%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) CICS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.43%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.02%) GitHub
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.90%) Internet
2 9 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.17%) Neo4j
3 12 (5.17%) QlikView
4 11 (4.74%) MySQL
5 10 (4.31%) Redis
6 7 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.16%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.29%) Big Data
8 3 (1.29%) Event Store
8 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) Informix
10 1 (0.43%) OLTP
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.17%) Subversion
4 8 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.16%) JUnit
6 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.29%) NUnit
6 3 (1.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.86%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.86%) JIRA
7 2 (0.86%) Mockito
8 1 (0.43%) Ant
8 1 (0.43%) Maven
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (11.21%) Finance
2 15 (6.47%) Banking
3 13 (5.60%) Games
4 8 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.72%) Back Office
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 4 (1.72%) Publishing
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (38.36%) .NET
2 73 (31.47%) HTML
3 48 (20.69%) CSS
4 45 (19.40%) ASP.NET
5 37 (15.95%) HTML5
6 26 (11.21%) jQuery
7 25 (10.78%) XML
8 21 (9.05%) J2EE
9 20 (8.62%) CSS3
10 18 (7.76%) Web Services
11 17 (7.33%) REST
12 16 (6.90%) Node.js
13 15 (6.47%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.03%) AngularJS
14 14 (6.03%) WCF
14 14 (6.03%) WinForms
15 13 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (5.17%) Hibernate
16 12 (5.17%) SOAP
17 11 (4.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.17%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.91%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.60%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.74%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.74%) Physics
6 8 (3.45%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.02%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.59%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.59%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.59%) Fintech
8 6 (2.59%) Informatics
9 4 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.72%) Derivative
9 4 (1.72%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.29%) Biometrics
10 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.97%) Linux
2 21 (9.05%) Apple iOS
2 21 (9.05%) Unix
3 14 (6.03%) Windows
4 10 (4.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (63.79%) Software Engineering
2 80 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.86%) MVC
4 41 (17.67%) TDD
5 29 (12.50%) Scrum
5 29 (12.50%) SDLC
6 27 (11.64%) OO
7 25 (10.78%) OOP
8 22 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 19 (8.19%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.47%) Multithreading
12 10 (4.31%) BDD
13 9 (3.88%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.45%) DevOps
14 8 (3.45%) Software Architecture
15 7 (3.02%) Analytics
15 7 (3.02%) Data Visualisation
15 7 (3.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 137 (59.05%) SQL
2 117 (50.43%) C#
3 79 (34.05%) JavaScript
4 66 (28.45%) Java
5 54 (23.28%) C++
6 21 (9.05%) Python
7 20 (8.62%) VB.NET
8 18 (7.76%) Perl
9 17 (7.33%) C
10 14 (6.03%) PHP
11 9 (3.88%) Ruby
12 8 (3.45%) F#
12 8 (3.45%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.02%) VBScript
14 6 (2.59%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.59%) HLSL
15 5 (2.16%) Clojure
15 5 (2.16%) OCaml
15 5 (2.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (33.62%) Degree
2 6 (2.59%) PhD
3 2 (0.86%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (11.64%) Oracle
2 26 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.29%) Telerik
3 3 (1.29%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.86%) IBM
4 2 (0.86%) iManage
4 2 (0.86%) Informatica
5 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.43%) ILOG
5 1 (0.43%) Pega
5 1 (0.43%) Perforce
5 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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