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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 204 203 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 119 130 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.10% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.18% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 148
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 115 (41.22%) JavaScript
2 113 (40.50%) HTML
3 102 (36.56%) C#
4 100 (35.84%) CSS
5 88 (31.54%) Finance
6 87 (31.18%) SQL
7 85 (30.47%) Java
8 83 (29.75%) .NET
9 76 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 70 (25.09%) Web Services
12 69 (24.73%) Degree
13 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET
14 57 (20.43%) jQuery
15 51 (18.28%) HTML5
15 51 (18.28%) C++
16 50 (17.92%) MVC
17 48 (17.20%) OO
17 48 (17.20%) Software Engineering
18 47 (16.85%) XML
19 41 (14.70%) C
20 40 (14.34%) Microsoft
20 40 (14.34%) Computer Science
21 39 (13.98%) Oracle
22 37 (13.26%) Linux
22 37 (13.26%) Banking
23 36 (12.90%) TDD
24 34 (12.19%) Python
25 33 (11.83%) JSON
25 33 (11.83%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.24%) Node.js
3 10 (3.58%) NServiceBus
3 10 (3.58%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.15%) CMS
5 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
6 3 (1.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) SAS
6 3 (1.08%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (2.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) RTP
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.45%) MySQL
5 17 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.23%) QlikView
9 9 (3.23%) Big Data
10 7 (2.51%) DTS
10 7 (2.51%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.43%) MS Access
13 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.43%) OLAP
14 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (8.60%) Subversion
2 23 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.58%) TeamCity
4 10 (3.58%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.87%) Xcode
6 7 (2.51%) NUnit
6 7 (2.51%) JUnit
6 7 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.79%) Ant
7 5 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.79%) Maven
7 5 (1.79%) Robotium
8 3 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.72%) MSTest
9 2 (0.72%) WebStorm
9 2 (0.72%) Grunt
9 2 (0.72%) JIRA
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 88 (31.54%) Finance
2 37 (13.26%) Banking
3 20 (7.17%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.73%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.02%) Front Office
6 13 (4.66%) Retail
7 12 (4.30%) Games
8 8 (2.87%) Advertising
9 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (40.50%) HTML
2 100 (35.84%) CSS
3 83 (29.75%) .NET
4 70 (25.09%) Web Services
5 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET
6 57 (20.43%) jQuery
7 51 (18.28%) HTML5
8 47 (16.85%) XML
9 33 (11.83%) JSON
9 33 (11.83%) CSS3
10 27 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 26 (9.32%) Backbone.js
11 26 (9.32%) Spring
12 23 (8.24%) Middleware
13 20 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (6.81%) HTML5 Canvas
14 19 (6.81%) J2EE
15 17 (6.09%) RESTful
16 15 (5.38%) Java EE
17 13 (4.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.34%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.45%) User Experience
3 18 (6.45%) Open Source
4 14 (5.02%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (3.23%) Data Extraction
8 6 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.43%) Equities
9 4 (1.43%) Social Network
9 4 (1.43%) Social Media
9 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.08%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.72%) Derivative
11 2 (0.72%) Statistics
11 2 (0.72%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.26%) Linux
2 23 (8.24%) UNIX
3 20 (7.17%) Windows
4 19 (6.81%) Android
5 17 (6.09%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.51%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.92%) MVC
3 48 (17.20%) Software Engineering
3 48 (17.20%) OO
4 36 (12.90%) TDD
5 31 (11.11%) OOP
6 23 (8.24%) Unit Testing
7 21 (7.53%) Scrum
8 19 (6.81%) Risk Management
9 18 (6.45%) Content Management
10 17 (6.09%) Analytics
11 15 (5.38%) Asset Management
12 14 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.02%) iOS Development
13 13 (4.66%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (4.66%) Multithreading
14 12 (4.30%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (4.30%) Low Latency
14 12 (4.30%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.22%) JavaScript
2 102 (36.56%) C#
3 87 (31.18%) SQL
4 85 (30.47%) Java
5 51 (18.28%) C++
6 41 (14.70%) C
7 34 (12.19%) Python
8 21 (7.53%) T-SQL
9 18 (6.45%) XAML
10 17 (6.09%) VB
11 15 (5.38%) PowerShell
12 14 (5.02%) Objective-C
13 13 (4.66%) VBScript
14 10 (3.58%) PHP
15 8 (2.87%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.87%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.51%) Bash Shell
16 7 (2.51%) VBA
17 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
18 3 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (24.73%) Degree
2 9 (3.23%) MCAD
2 9 (3.23%) MCSD
2 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) PhD
3 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.98%) Oracle
3 17 (6.09%) TIBCO
4 14 (5.02%) webMethods
5 10 (3.58%) Google
5 10 (3.58%) JBoss
6 8 (2.87%) IBM
6 8 (2.87%) Sybase
7 7 (2.51%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.51%) Telerik
7 7 (2.51%) Talend
8 3 (1.08%) Apple
9 2 (0.72%) Facebook
9 2 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) jBASE
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.36%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
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JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago