The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 207 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 94 154 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.21% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 148 132
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Programmer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9252 11768 10807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.52% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7931 9974 9303
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £75,000 £77,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Programmer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the City of London region.

Programmer Salary Trend in the City of London

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 103 (42.21%) .NET
2 99 (40.57%) C#
3 91 (37.30%) SQL
4 88 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (32.79%) MVC
6 77 (31.56%) SQL Server
7 69 (28.28%) Finance
8 66 (27.05%) ASP.NET
8 66 (27.05%) Java
9 57 (23.36%) JavaScript
9 57 (23.36%) HTML
10 52 (21.31%) Microsoft
11 47 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (18.44%) .NET Framework
13 42 (17.21%) SDLC
14 39 (15.98%) Scrum
15 37 (15.16%) C++
15 37 (15.16%) Banking
15 37 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (14.34%) Visual Studio
16 35 (14.34%) OOP
17 34 (13.93%) Multithreading
17 34 (13.93%) jQuery
18 33 (13.52%) Waterfall
18 33 (13.52%) Degree
19 32 (13.11%) HTML5
20 30 (12.30%) Linux
20 30 (12.30%) Ajax
20 30 (12.30%) TDD
21 29 (11.89%) Unit Testing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.15%) CICS
2 9 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.64%) SAS
4 4 (1.64%) CMS
5 3 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (0.82%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.82%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.05%) MS Office
1 5 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.41%) Misys Equation
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Clinical
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.82%) Wireless
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (9.02%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (6.97%) RDBMS
7 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.10%) DB2
9 9 (3.69%) FileMaker
10 6 (2.46%) MySQL
10 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.23%) QlikView
11 3 (1.23%) DTS
11 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.82%) OLAP
12 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (15.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (14.34%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.74%) Subversion
4 5 (2.05%) NuGet
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.82%) Gradle
6 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 69 (28.28%) Finance
2 37 (15.16%) Banking
3 21 (8.61%) Retail
3 21 (8.61%) Front Office
4 19 (7.79%) Publishing
5 10 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.10%) Advertising
6 5 (2.05%) Games
7 3 (1.23%) Marketing
7 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Law
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (42.21%) .NET
2 66 (27.05%) ASP.NET
3 57 (23.36%) HTML
4 45 (18.44%) .NET Framework
5 34 (13.93%) jQuery
6 32 (13.11%) HTML5
7 30 (12.30%) Ajax
8 28 (11.48%) Web Services
9 27 (11.07%) CSS
10 26 (10.66%) J2EE
11 25 (10.25%) XML
12 23 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (8.61%) Spring
14 19 (7.79%) Entity Framework
15 18 (7.38%) WCF
16 15 (6.15%) DHTML
16 15 (6.15%) Backbone.js
17 12 (4.92%) Silverlight
18 11 (4.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 11 (4.51%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.15%) Equities
4 12 (4.92%) Derivative
5 10 (4.10%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.28%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.87%) Social Media
7 7 (2.87%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.87%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.05%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.64%) iPhone
11 3 (1.23%) iSeries
11 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.82%) Life Science
12 2 (0.82%) Statistics
12 2 (0.82%) GIS
12 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.82%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.30%) Linux
2 25 (10.25%) Windows
3 20 (8.20%) UNIX
4 15 (6.15%) Android
5 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.79%) MVC
3 42 (17.21%) SDLC
4 39 (15.98%) Scrum
5 35 (14.34%) OOP
6 34 (13.93%) Multithreading
7 33 (13.52%) Waterfall
8 30 (12.30%) TDD
9 29 (11.89%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.61%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.79%) OO
11 19 (7.79%) SOA
12 17 (6.97%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (6.56%) Risk Management
14 15 (6.15%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.33%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.33%) Software Engineering
16 12 (4.92%) BDD
17 11 (4.51%) Analytics
17 11 (4.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.57%) C#
2 91 (37.30%) SQL
3 66 (27.05%) Java
4 57 (23.36%) JavaScript
5 37 (15.16%) C++
6 20 (8.20%) Python
7 13 (5.33%) Lua
7 13 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.92%) Perl
8 12 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.10%) Pascal
10 9 (3.69%) COBOL
11 6 (2.46%) PHP
11 6 (2.46%) VB
12 5 (2.05%) C
13 3 (1.23%) RPG
13 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.23%) VBA
14 2 (0.82%) Magik
14 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (13.52%) Degree
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.87%) MCAD
3 7 (2.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) CDISC
2 1 (0.41%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) RACF
2 1 (0.41%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle
3 8 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.87%) Cognos
5 3 (1.23%) IBM
6 2 (0.82%) Progress
6 2 (0.82%) Informatica
7 1 (0.41%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) Misys
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) Reuters
7 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
7 1 (0.41%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.41%) Capita
7 1 (0.41%) Zend
7 1 (0.41%) Tableau
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £86000 per annum + bonus and equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City Of London
TRG
Salary: 55000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago