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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 774 785 718
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 133 182 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 165 230
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +18 130 £45,000 +12.50% 2
London +31 41 £57,500 -8.00% 1
South East +30 28 £40,000 +9.58%
East of England 0 21 £52,500 +31.25%
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £52,500 +23.52%
Yorkshire +25 11 £32,500 +4.00%
West Sussex +17 11 £32,500 +44.44%
West Yorkshire +17 10 £32,500 +8.33%
Cambridge -1 10 £57,500 +35.29%
Oxfordshire +5 8 £72,500 +81.25%
North West +1 8 £31,750 -23.95%
West Midlands -16 8 £27,500 +10.00% 1
South West -1 7 £52,500 +7.69%
Bristol +10 6 £52,500 -6.66%
Brighton +3 6 £47,500 +30.13%
East Sussex -3 6 £47,500 +30.13%
Merseyside - 6 - -
Liverpool - 6 - -
Oxford +11 5 £72,500 +81.25%
Croydon +5 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Horsham - 5 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £72,500 -
Leeds +25 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Staffordshire +5 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Bradford -16 4 £31,500 -
Ely - 4 £45,000 -
Huntingdon - 4 £56,250 -
City of London +38 3 £52,500 -25.00%
Surrey +35 3 £22,500 -55.00%
East Midlands +19 3 £35,000 -6.66%

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 194 (68.55%) Software Engineering
2 159 (56.18%) C#
3 150 (53.00%) SQL
4 137 (48.41%) .NET
5 95 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (32.16%) SQL Server
7 88 (31.10%) Degree
8 87 (30.74%) JavaScript
9 83 (29.33%) HTML
10 78 (27.56%) Java
11 74 (26.15%) MVC
11 74 (26.15%) Computer Science
12 71 (25.09%) C++
13 70 (24.73%) ASP.NET
14 55 (19.43%) TDD
15 54 (19.08%) Linux
16 50 (17.67%) OO
17 44 (15.55%) Mathematics
18 42 (14.84%) Finance
19 38 (13.43%) WCF
20 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
20 36 (12.72%) CSS
21 34 (12.01%) Oracle
21 34 (12.01%) VB.NET
22 33 (11.66%) .NET Framework
23 32 (11.31%) SDLC
24 30 (10.60%) Unix
24 30 (10.60%) WinForms
25 29 (10.25%) Scrum
26 28 (9.89%) OOP

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 9 (3.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.12%) Apache
3 4 (1.41%) JBoss
3 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.06%) IIS
4 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) CICS
6 1 (0.35%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.95%) GitHub
2 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.07%) Internet
2 18 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.30%) HTTP
4 5 (1.77%) SSL
5 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (32.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.07%) MySQL
3 18 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.01%) Redis
5 13 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.18%) Event Store
8 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.77%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.41%) DataStage
11 3 (1.06%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.06%) QlikView
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) DB2
13 1 (0.35%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.42%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.01%) Subversion
4 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.18%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.77%) JUnit
7 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.41%) JIRA
7 4 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.06%) NUnit
9 2 (0.71%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.71%) Mockito
10 1 (0.35%) Bower
10 1 (0.35%) Grunt
10 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.35%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.35%) ZenHub
General
1 42 (14.84%) Finance
2 23 (8.13%) Games
3 17 (6.01%) Banking
4 14 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.53%) Front Office
6 9 (3.18%) Legal
7 7 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Marketing
9 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 2 (0.71%) Law
10 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (48.41%) .NET
2 83 (29.33%) HTML
3 70 (24.73%) ASP.NET
4 38 (13.43%) WCF
5 36 (12.72%) CSS
6 33 (11.66%) .NET Framework
7 30 (10.60%) WinForms
8 28 (9.89%) HTML5
9 27 (9.54%) AngularJS
9 27 (9.54%) Web Services
9 27 (9.54%) WPF
10 26 (9.19%) J2EE
11 22 (7.77%) XML
12 18 (6.36%) Node.js
13 17 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (5.30%) jQuery
14 15 (5.30%) REST
15 14 (4.95%) Entity Framework
15 14 (4.95%) Spring
16 13 (4.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 74 (26.15%) Computer Science
2 44 (15.55%) Mathematics
3 21 (7.42%) Hedge funds
4 17 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.65%) Client/Server
5 16 (5.65%) Physics
5 16 (5.65%) Visualisation
6 14 (4.95%) Derivative
6 14 (4.95%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.53%) 3D Graphics
7 10 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.12%) e-Learning
10 6 (2.12%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.41%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.41%) Fintech
12 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.08%) Linux
2 30 (10.60%) Unix
3 19 (6.71%) Apple iOS
4 18 (6.36%) Windows
5 9 (3.18%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (68.55%) Software Engineering
2 95 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (26.15%) MVC
4 55 (19.43%) TDD
5 50 (17.67%) OO
6 32 (11.31%) SDLC
7 29 (10.25%) Scrum
8 28 (9.89%) Multithreading
8 28 (9.89%) OOP
9 26 (9.19%) Mentoring
10 23 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.65%) Waterfall
14 15 (5.30%) OOD
14 15 (5.30%) Open Source
15 13 (4.59%) Pair Programming
16 12 (4.24%) PRINCE2
16 12 (4.24%) Project Management
17 11 (3.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 159 (56.18%) C#
2 150 (53.00%) SQL
3 87 (30.74%) JavaScript
4 78 (27.56%) Java
5 71 (25.09%) C++
6 34 (12.01%) VB.NET
7 26 (9.19%) Python
8 17 (6.01%) C
8 17 (6.01%) Perl
9 15 (5.30%) F#
9 15 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 13 (4.59%) VBScript
11 10 (3.53%) HLSL
11 10 (3.53%) PHP
12 8 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.83%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.47%) Ruby
14 6 (2.12%) Erlang
14 6 (2.12%) Haskell
14 6 (2.12%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 88 (31.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) PhD
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) logstash
1 1 (0.35%) Mesos
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.01%) Oracle
3 8 (2.83%) Telerik
4 3 (1.06%) Apple
5 2 (0.71%) IBM
5 2 (0.71%) iManage
5 2 (0.71%) Informatica
5 2 (0.71%) Pega
5 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.35%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) ILOG
6 1 (0.35%) New Relic
6 1 (0.35%) Perforce
6 1 (0.35%) Rally
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps Worcester
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago