The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Programmer
Rank 85 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Median salary £24,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.47% +23.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 953 1050 1172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.83% 97.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 723 814 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in Essex

Software Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Chelmsford - 5 £24,000 -
Saffron Walden -5 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) Internet
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) Java SE
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Internet of Things
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree