The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 692 732 744
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 227 151 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 210 146 141
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +6 193 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South East +34 74 £55,000 +46.66% 1
London -46 48 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Surrey - 32 £47,500 - 1
Reigate - 30 £47,500 -
Scotland +13 28 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Guildford - 25 £55,000 -
East of England -16 22 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire -22 18 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -4 16 £35,000 +3.70%
Oxfordshire +1 15 £57,500 +76.92%
Hertfordshire +23 14 £32,000 -9.85%
Oxford +14 14 £57,500 +76.92%
Glasgow - 14 £37,500 -
Croydon - 14 £25,000 -
Crawley +25 13 £55,000 +25.00%
West Sussex +14 13 £55,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +7 13 £50,000 +25.00%
Gatwick - 13 £55,000 -
East Midlands -17 12 £36,250 +16.00% 1
Letchworth - 12 £32,000 -
West Midlands +10 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £49,000 -
Manchester -5 8 £35,500 +5.18%
Brighton -10 8 £37,500 +7.14%
East Sussex -11 8 £37,500 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -24 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Suffolk - 7 £35,000 -
South West -8 6 £47,000 +25.33% 1
Leicestershire -9 6 £32,500 +30.00% 1

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 238 (64.67%) C#
2 228 (61.96%) Software Engineering
3 222 (60.33%) .NET
4 134 (36.41%) ASP.NET
5 124 (33.70%) SQL Server
6 114 (30.98%) SQL
7 112 (30.43%) MVC
8 106 (28.80%) HTML
9 104 (28.26%) C++
10 101 (27.45%) Java
11 94 (25.54%) Degree
12 93 (25.27%) JavaScript
12 93 (25.27%) Finance
13 83 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (22.28%) Microsoft
15 73 (19.84%) CSS
16 68 (18.48%) WPF
16 68 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 65 (17.66%) OO
18 64 (17.39%) TDD
19 56 (15.22%) jQuery
20 55 (14.95%) Computer Science
21 53 (14.40%) .NET Framework
22 49 (13.32%) Scrum
23 47 (12.77%) Windows
24 44 (11.96%) WinForms
24 44 (11.96%) Mathematics
25 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
26 36 (9.78%) Web Services
26 36 (9.78%) Oracle

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.53%) IIS
2 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.17%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.63%) Apache
5 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.36%) Jetty
6 4 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.09%) Node.js
6 4 (1.09%) Escenic
6 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.09%) CMS
7 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.08%) SaaS
2 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) PaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.16%) Ethernet
2 9 (2.45%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) Wireless
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Broadband
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.43%) MySQL
4 17 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.90%) Big Data
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.09%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.45%) Subversion
4 9 (2.45%) Maven
5 8 (2.17%) NUnit
6 7 (1.90%) Selenium
7 4 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.09%) WiX
7 4 (1.09%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.82%) JUnit
8 3 (0.82%) Hudson
8 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.27%) Xcode
10 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 93 (25.27%) Finance
2 28 (7.61%) Banking
3 23 (6.25%) Marketing
4 20 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.53%) Retail
5 13 (3.53%) Publishing
6 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.63%) Games
8 3 (0.82%) Front Office
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (60.33%) .NET
2 134 (36.41%) ASP.NET
3 106 (28.80%) HTML
4 73 (19.84%) CSS
5 68 (18.48%) WPF
5 68 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (15.22%) jQuery
7 53 (14.40%) .NET Framework
8 44 (11.96%) WinForms
9 36 (9.78%) Web Services
10 34 (9.24%) XML
11 33 (8.97%) WCF
12 28 (7.61%) HTML5
13 24 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 23 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (6.25%) Ajax
15 21 (5.71%) Spring
16 19 (5.16%) JSON
17 16 (4.35%) Hibernate
18 11 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.95%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.96%) Mathematics
3 24 (6.52%) Physics
4 20 (5.43%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.62%) Open Source
6 13 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.72%) Social Media
7 10 (2.72%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.63%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.63%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.09%) Statistics
11 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.82%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.82%) Clustering
12 3 (0.82%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.82%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.77%) Windows
2 34 (9.24%) Linux
3 15 (4.08%) UNIX
4 7 (1.90%) Android
5 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.82%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) HPUX
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (61.96%) Software Engineering
2 112 (30.43%) MVC
3 83 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (17.66%) OO
5 64 (17.39%) TDD
6 49 (13.32%) Scrum
7 22 (5.98%) Financial Modelling
8 21 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (5.43%) Web Development
10 19 (5.16%) OOD
10 19 (5.16%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.62%) Unit Testing
11 17 (4.62%) Multithreading
11 17 (4.62%) OOP
12 16 (4.35%) Software Architecture
13 12 (3.26%) SOA
14 11 (2.99%) Data Modelling
15 10 (2.72%) Analytics
15 10 (2.72%) Workflow
16 9 (2.45%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 238 (64.67%) C#
2 114 (30.98%) SQL
3 104 (28.26%) C++
4 101 (27.45%) Java
5 93 (25.27%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.88%) VB.NET
7 23 (6.25%) PHP
8 20 (5.43%) C
8 20 (5.43%) Python
9 17 (4.62%) Ruby
9 17 (4.62%) VB
10 16 (4.35%) VBA
11 14 (3.80%) F#
12 12 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.72%) Perl
14 9 (2.45%) XAML
15 5 (1.36%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.36%) VC++
15 5 (1.36%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (25.54%) Degree
2 20 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.62%) PhD
4 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) HNC
5 3 (0.82%) HND
6 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) KVM
3 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 82 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.78%) Oracle
3 10 (2.72%) JBoss
4 3 (0.82%) Sybase
4 3 (0.82%) Sencha
4 3 (0.82%) Veeam
5 2 (0.54%) Zend
5 2 (0.54%) Coverity
5 2 (0.54%) Wind River
5 2 (0.54%) Facebook
5 2 (0.54%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.54%) SAP
5 2 (0.54%) Google
5 2 (0.54%) Huawei
6 1 (0.27%) Perforce
6 1 (0.27%) Reuters
6 1 (0.27%) Apple
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Twitter
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