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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 169 154 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 149 176 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.70% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.83% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 131 160 97
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +30.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,210
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £97,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 97 (37.02%) .NET
2 93 (35.50%) C#
3 81 (30.92%) SQL
4 80 (30.53%) SQL Server
5 79 (30.15%) MVC
6 77 (29.39%) Finance
7 76 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (28.63%) Java
9 59 (22.52%) JavaScript
10 58 (22.14%) HTML
11 57 (21.76%) ASP.NET
12 48 (18.32%) C++
13 45 (17.18%) .NET Framework
14 44 (16.79%) jQuery
15 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
16 39 (14.89%) OOP
17 38 (14.50%) Degree
17 38 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (14.50%) HTML5
18 34 (12.98%) Visual Studio
18 34 (12.98%) CSS
19 33 (12.60%) Banking
19 33 (12.60%) Ajax
20 32 (12.21%) OO
21 31 (11.83%) UNIX
21 31 (11.83%) Front Office
21 31 (11.83%) Spring
22 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (11.07%) Web Services
24 28 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.05%) CICS
4 7 (2.67%) CMS
5 6 (2.29%) SAS
5 6 (2.29%) Node.js
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.76%) WordPress
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.76%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Clinical
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) RTP
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (5.34%) MySQL
8 10 (3.82%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.82%) QlikView
9 9 (3.44%) DTS
9 9 (3.44%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.29%) FileMaker
12 5 (1.91%) Big Data
12 5 (1.91%) DB2
13 4 (1.53%) MS Access
14 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.98%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.11%) Subversion
4 9 (3.44%) Xcode
5 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.53%) JIRA
7 3 (1.15%) JUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Ant
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (0.76%) Maven
9 1 (0.38%) Robolectric
9 1 (0.38%) Robotium
General
1 77 (29.39%) Finance
2 33 (12.60%) Banking
3 31 (11.83%) Front Office
4 26 (9.92%) Retail
5 18 (6.87%) Investment Banking
6 15 (5.73%) Advertising
6 15 (5.73%) Publishing
7 5 (1.91%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Games
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.02%) .NET
2 58 (22.14%) HTML
3 57 (21.76%) ASP.NET
4 45 (17.18%) .NET Framework
5 44 (16.79%) jQuery
6 38 (14.50%) HTML5
7 34 (12.98%) CSS
8 33 (12.60%) Ajax
9 31 (11.83%) Spring
10 29 (11.07%) Web Services
11 26 (9.92%) J2EE
12 25 (9.54%) XML
13 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
14 18 (6.87%) Backbone.js
14 18 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (6.49%) WCF
16 15 (5.73%) CSS3
16 15 (5.73%) Silverlight
17 14 (5.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.34%) Equities
4 13 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.20%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.44%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.05%) Data Extraction
7 8 (3.05%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.29%) iPhone
8 6 (2.29%) Social Media
8 6 (2.29%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.53%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.53%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.76%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.76%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.83%) UNIX
2 27 (10.31%) Linux
3 25 (9.54%) Windows
4 15 (5.73%) Android
5 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.15%) MVC
2 76 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.89%) OOP
4 32 (12.21%) OO
5 28 (10.69%) Waterfall
6 27 (10.31%) Business Analysis
6 27 (10.31%) TDD
7 24 (9.16%) Scrum
8 22 (8.40%) Multithreading
9 20 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.25%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.25%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.11%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.73%) Analytics
12 15 (5.73%) CRM
13 14 (5.34%) SOA
13 14 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.34%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.34%) BDD
14 13 (4.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.50%) C#
2 81 (30.92%) SQL
3 75 (28.63%) Java
4 59 (22.52%) JavaScript
5 48 (18.32%) C++
6 26 (9.92%) Python
7 19 (7.25%) C
8 13 (4.96%) VB
9 11 (4.20%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.44%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.44%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.44%) COBOL
11 8 (3.05%) PHP
12 7 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.91%) Lua
13 5 (1.91%) VBA
14 4 (1.53%) Perl
14 4 (1.53%) Ruby
15 3 (1.15%) SAS Macro
15 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (14.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) SAS Certification
3 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.38%) CDISC
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.63%) Oracle
3 13 (4.96%) Sybase
4 9 (3.44%) webMethods
4 9 (3.44%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.67%) Cognos
6 6 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.91%) Google
8 4 (1.53%) Apple
9 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.38%) Wall Street Systems
11 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.38%) Charles River
11 1 (0.38%) Informatica
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days, pension, private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago