The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 399 411
Rank change year-on-year +43 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 31 43 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 66
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in the South East

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in the South East

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in the South East

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +43 16 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Hampshire +23 8 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Oxfordshire +11 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Kent +4 1 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 48 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 30 (55.56%) Java
3 29 (53.70%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) OO
5 24 (44.44%) Linux
6 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 17 (31.48%) Product Management
8 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (25.93%) MySQL
10 13 (24.07%) HTML
10 13 (24.07%) CSS
11 12 (22.22%) Finance
12 11 (20.37%) jQuery
12 11 (20.37%) HTML5
12 11 (20.37%) Scrum
12 11 (20.37%) MVC
13 10 (18.52%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) OOD
13 10 (18.52%) Python
13 10 (18.52%) DNS
13 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
13 10 (18.52%) High Availability
13 10 (18.52%) Kanban
13 10 (18.52%) Java EE
14 9 (16.67%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) WordPress
14 9 (16.67%) Android
14 9 (16.67%) Drupal
14 9 (16.67%) Computer Science

Software Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (16.67%) Drupal
1 9 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) CDMA
2 1 (1.85%) GSM
2 1 (1.85%) LTE
2 1 (1.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) CSS
1 13 (24.07%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) HTML5
2 11 (20.37%) jQuery
3 10 (18.52%) Java EE
4 9 (16.67%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (12.96%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) Spring
8 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE
8 2 (3.70%) JMS
8 2 (3.70%) JSP
8 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Web Services
8 2 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Android
2 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 25 (46.30%) OO
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) Product Management
5 11 (20.37%) MVC
5 11 (20.37%) Scrum
6 10 (18.52%) High Availability
6 10 (18.52%) Kanban
6 10 (18.52%) OOD
7 9 (16.67%) Android Development
7 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 9 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 9 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (12.96%) OOP
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Post-Production
9 5 (9.26%) Prototyping
9 5 (9.26%) TDD
10 2 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 9 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (12.96%) C
7 5 (9.26%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.56%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) VMware
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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