Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Programmer
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 128 131
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.14% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -4.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £53,125
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1335 1991 2503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.86% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1529 1855
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Software Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft