The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Programmer
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 241 222
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 10 23 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.34% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 76
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,850 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6051 6484 7998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.20% 96.19% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4956 5512 6599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in the East of England

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in the East of England

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in the East of England

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cambridgeshire -22 8 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 £45,500 +13.75%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the East of England region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) C++
3 13 (44.83%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) STL
5 11 (37.93%) UML
5 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
5 11 (37.93%) Google
5 11 (37.93%) GoogleTest
6 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) Perl
10 4 (13.79%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 3 (10.34%) PHP
11 3 (10.34%) HTML
11 3 (10.34%) C#
11 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 3 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (10.34%) Informatics
12 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
12 2 (6.90%) REST
12 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
12 2 (6.90%) Apache
12 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.90%) Web Services
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
12 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET

Software Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (37.93%) STL
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) Java EE
4 1 (3.45%) Java SE
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) UML
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (10.34%) Informatics
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) Python
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
8 2 (6.90%) C
9 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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