The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 April 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 West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 247 229
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.077% 0.052% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.054% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 22
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £43,000 £58,400
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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4992 5541 5990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.26% 96.82% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4167 4637 4907
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in the South West

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in the South West

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the South West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in the South West

Software Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire +9 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Bristol - 1 £47,500 - 1
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) JPA
2 5 (62.50%) Gradle
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
2 5 (62.50%) Liquibase
2 5 (62.50%) Robot Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Thymeleaf
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Boot
2 5 (62.50%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Security
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Mockito
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JSF
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) AOP
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Ant

Software Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Gradle
1 5 (62.50%) IntelliJ
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) JMeter
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Liquibase
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) Robot Framework
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) JPA
2 5 (62.50%) JSF
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Boot
2 5 (62.50%) Spring Security
2 5 (62.50%) Thymeleaf
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) AOP
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
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