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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
UK
Rank 764 795 686
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 85 144 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 138 249
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
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 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +20 78 £37,500 -25.00% 8
East of England +38 33 £35,000 -15.15% 3
South East +64 22 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 18 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Essex +28 12 £24,000 - 1
London +19 12 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Cambridge +11 12 £34,500 -18.82% 1
Chelmsford -5 7 £24,000 - 1
Flint - 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 6 £56,250 - 1
Flintshire - 6 £45,000 -
North Wales - 6 £45,000 -
Wales - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey +34 5 £37,500 -9.63%
North West -16 5 £23,496 -27.70%
Saffron Walden - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +28 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
South West +13 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £27,500 -
Ipswich +20 3 £45,000 -35.71%
West Sussex +7 3 £62,500 +13.63%
Kent +6 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Suffolk +2 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £23,496 -
Dorking - 3 £37,500 -
Crawley - 3 £62,500 -
Swindon - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £23,496 -
Manchester -21 2 £37,250 +14.61%

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 121 (63.02%) Software Engineering
2 111 (57.81%) SQL
3 80 (41.67%) C#
4 75 (39.06%) Degree
5 70 (36.46%) Java
6 66 (34.38%) Computer Science
7 64 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 62 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (30.73%) HTML
10 54 (28.13%) .NET
11 49 (25.52%) MVC
12 43 (22.40%) SQL Server
12 43 (22.40%) C++
12 43 (22.40%) CSS
13 32 (16.67%) TDD
14 30 (15.63%) Linux
15 28 (14.58%) HTML5
16 26 (13.54%) Python
16 26 (13.54%) ASP.NET
17 24 (12.50%) jQuery
18 23 (11.98%) Perl
18 23 (11.98%) MongoDB
19 22 (11.46%) OOP
20 21 (10.94%) SDLC
21 20 (10.42%) Web Services
21 20 (10.42%) Scrum
22 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (9.90%) Finance
22 19 (9.90%) XML
22 19 (9.90%) OO

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 (3.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.08%) JBoss
2 4 (2.08%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.56%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.04%) Apache
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (9.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) GitHub
3 2 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 12 (6.25%) QlikView
4 11 (5.73%) MySQL
5 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.56%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.04%) Redis
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) Event Store
9 1 (0.52%) Informix
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) OLTP
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.13%) Maven
5 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.60%) JIRA
5 5 (2.60%) JUnit
5 5 (2.60%) Mockito
5 5 (2.60%) Selenium
6 4 (2.08%) Ant
6 4 (2.08%) Gradle
6 4 (2.08%) NUnit
7 3 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.56%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.56%) JMeter
7 3 (1.56%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.56%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Games
5 4 (2.08%) Publishing
6 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (30.73%) HTML
2 54 (28.13%) .NET
3 43 (22.40%) CSS
4 28 (14.58%) HTML5
5 26 (13.54%) ASP.NET
6 24 (12.50%) jQuery
7 20 (10.42%) Web Services
8 19 (9.90%) XML
9 18 (9.38%) CSS3
10 14 (7.29%) Node.js
10 14 (7.29%) REST
11 13 (6.77%) J2EE
12 12 (6.25%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.73%) .NET Framework
13 11 (5.73%) SOAP
13 11 (5.73%) Spring
14 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (5.21%) Hibernate
15 9 (4.69%) Entity Framework
15 9 (4.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.77%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.25%) Informatics
4 12 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.21%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.65%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.13%) User Experience
8 5 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.60%) Fintech
8 5 (2.60%) Physics
9 4 (2.08%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.56%) Biometrics
10 3 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.04%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Linux
2 17 (8.85%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.73%) Android
4 10 (5.21%) Windows
5 9 (4.69%) Unix
6 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (63.02%) Software Engineering
2 62 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (25.52%) MVC
4 32 (16.67%) TDD
5 22 (11.46%) OOP
6 21 (10.94%) SDLC
7 20 (10.42%) Scrum
8 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.90%) OO
9 14 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.77%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
11 12 (6.25%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.69%) BDD
12 9 (4.69%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.17%) DevOps
14 7 (3.65%) Analytics
14 7 (3.65%) Kanban
14 7 (3.65%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 111 (57.81%) SQL
2 80 (41.67%) C#
3 70 (36.46%) Java
4 64 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 43 (22.40%) C++
6 26 (13.54%) Python
7 23 (11.98%) Perl
8 18 (9.38%) C
9 15 (7.81%) PHP
10 9 (4.69%) Ruby
10 9 (4.69%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.65%) Haskell
11 7 (3.65%) VBScript
12 6 (3.13%) Erlang
12 6 (3.13%) F#
12 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.60%) Clojure
13 5 (2.60%) OCaml
13 5 (2.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (39.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.56%) PhD
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.85%) Oracle
3 4 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.04%) iManage
5 2 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Twitter
6 1 (0.52%) VMware
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