The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 84 74
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.30% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 23
Median salary - £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.42%  
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 923 941 1202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.75% 95.24% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 775 766 947
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Essex

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Essex

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 1 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

Software Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science Degree