The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 212 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 100 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.98% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.04% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 95 154
Median salary £70,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,044 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6107 9635 12199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.86% 94.71% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 8263 10311
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 33 (40.24%) Python
2 33 (40.24%) Degree
3 29 (35.37%) C++
4 27 (32.93%) Unix
4 27 (32.93%) Linux
5 25 (30.49%) Hedge funds
6 24 (29.27%) Multithreading
6 24 (29.27%) Low Latency
6 24 (29.27%) C#
6 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (28.05%) SQL
8 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
9 20 (24.39%) .NET
10 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 16 (19.51%) Windows
11 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.07%) OO
13 13 (15.85%) Java
14 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (14.63%) MVC
14 12 (14.63%) Fixed Income
15 11 (13.41%) Banking
16 10 (12.20%) HTML
16 10 (12.20%) CSS
16 10 (12.20%) Functional Programming
17 9 (10.98%) TDD
17 9 (10.98%) Asset Management
18 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
18 8 (9.76%) Marketing

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) Heroku
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) FTP
1 1 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.44%) Redis
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) YouTrack
4 2 (2.44%) ZenHub
5 1 (1.22%) Gradle
5 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
4 10 (12.20%) HTML
5 8 (9.76%) STL
6 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (6.10%) HTML5
7 5 (6.10%) jQuery
7 5 (6.10%) WPF
8 4 (4.88%) WCF
8 4 (4.88%) Web Services
9 3 (3.66%) Java EE
9 3 (3.66%) NumPy
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (2.44%) Ajax
10 2 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (2.44%) Google Maps API
10 2 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Hedge funds
2 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.63%) Fixed Income
4 8 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (8.54%) Derivative
6 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.66%) User Experience
8 2 (2.44%) Equities
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.22%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.22%) Physics
9 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Linux
1 27 (32.93%) Unix
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (29.27%) Low Latency
1 24 (29.27%) Multithreading
2 14 (17.07%) OO
3 12 (14.63%) MVC
4 10 (12.20%) Functional Programming
5 9 (10.98%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.98%) TDD
6 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Market Making
7 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.88%) OOD
9 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.66%) OOP
9 3 (3.66%) Open Source
9 3 (3.66%) Scrum
9 3 (3.66%) SOA
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Python
2 29 (35.37%) C++
3 24 (29.27%) C#
4 23 (28.05%) SQL
5 13 (15.85%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.54%) C
7 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.32%) Perl
9 4 (4.88%) Erlang
9 4 (4.88%) OCaml
10 3 (3.66%) Ruby
10 3 (3.66%) Scala
11 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.22%) Haskell
11 1 (1.22%) Lua
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (40.24%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (1.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Rally
4 1 (1.22%) Sybase
4 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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