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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 198 199 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 116 143 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.15% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.25% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 113 136 131
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 £40,900 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (45.58%) SQL
2 92 (40.71%) C#
3 89 (39.38%) Finance
4 88 (38.94%) Java
5 69 (30.53%) .NET
6 67 (29.65%) JavaScript
6 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (26.11%) SQL Server
8 58 (25.66%) HTML
9 42 (18.58%) ASP.NET
9 42 (18.58%) Degree
10 40 (17.70%) MVC
11 39 (17.26%) UNIX
11 39 (17.26%) Banking
12 38 (16.81%) Spring
12 38 (16.81%) Linux
13 36 (15.93%) Web Services
13 36 (15.93%) Scrum
14 34 (15.04%) C++
14 34 (15.04%) Multithreading
14 34 (15.04%) HTML5
15 32 (14.16%) CSS
16 29 (12.83%) J2EE
16 29 (12.83%) Windows
16 29 (12.83%) Computer Science
17 28 (12.39%) jQuery
17 28 (12.39%) XML
17 28 (12.39%) Python
17 28 (12.39%) Front Office
17 28 (12.39%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (4.42%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.98%) Apache Solr
3 8 (3.54%) Confluence
3 8 (3.54%) CICS
4 4 (1.77%) SAS
4 4 (1.77%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) IIS
5 3 (1.33%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.88%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.44%) Misys Equation
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.44%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.77%) PaaS
2 4 (1.77%) IaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.54%) LDAP
1 8 (3.54%) Broadband
1 8 (3.54%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.88%) Intranet
4 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.75%) MySQL
5 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.65%) Big Data
9 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.21%) DB2
10 4 (1.77%) FileMaker
11 3 (1.33%) SQLite
11 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.88%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Visual Studio
1 19 (8.41%) Subversion
2 16 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.54%) JIRA
4 6 (2.65%) NuGet
5 5 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.88%) Gradle
7 2 (0.88%) NUnit
7 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.44%) Xcode
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.44%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.44%) MSTest
8 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.44%) Moq
General
1 89 (39.38%) Finance
2 39 (17.26%) Banking
3 28 (12.39%) Front Office
4 16 (7.08%) Retail
5 11 (4.87%) Advertising
6 8 (3.54%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.65%) Publishing
8 5 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.77%) Games
9 4 (1.77%) Back Office
10 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.33%) Marketing
11 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Billing
12 1 (0.44%) Automotive
12 1 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.53%) .NET
2 58 (25.66%) HTML
3 42 (18.58%) ASP.NET
4 38 (16.81%) Spring
5 36 (15.93%) Web Services
6 34 (15.04%) HTML5
7 32 (14.16%) CSS
8 29 (12.83%) J2EE
9 28 (12.39%) XML
9 28 (12.39%) jQuery
10 24 (10.62%) Hibernate
11 20 (8.85%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.08%) DHTML
12 16 (7.08%) AngularJS
13 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (6.19%) Backbone.js
13 14 (6.19%) NHibernate
14 13 (5.75%) CSS3
15 12 (5.31%) WPF
15 12 (5.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.83%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.29%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (6.64%) Derivative
5 13 (5.75%) Equities
6 9 (3.98%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.98%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.65%) iSeries
7 6 (2.65%) Physics
8 5 (2.21%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.77%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.77%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.77%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.88%) GIS
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.88%) Online Games
10 2 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.26%) UNIX
2 38 (16.81%) Linux
3 29 (12.83%) Windows
4 20 (8.85%) Android
5 15 (6.64%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.42%) HPUX
7 1 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.70%) MVC
3 36 (15.93%) Scrum
4 34 (15.04%) Multithreading
5 27 (11.95%) SDLC
6 26 (11.50%) Unit Testing
7 24 (10.62%) TDD
8 23 (10.18%) Asset Management
8 23 (10.18%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.85%) OOP
9 20 (8.85%) OO
10 18 (7.96%) Waterfall
11 16 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.64%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.19%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.75%) iOS Development
15 12 (5.31%) Mobile Development
16 11 (4.87%) Android Development
16 11 (4.87%) SOA
16 11 (4.87%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 103 (45.58%) SQL
2 92 (40.71%) C#
3 88 (38.94%) Java
4 67 (29.65%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.04%) C++
6 28 (12.39%) Python
7 20 (8.85%) VB
8 16 (7.08%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.64%) Perl
10 13 (5.75%) PHP
10 13 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.75%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.42%) Lua
11 10 (4.42%) Pascal
11 10 (4.42%) C
12 6 (2.65%) RPG
12 6 (2.65%) Ruby
13 5 (2.21%) COBOL
14 4 (1.77%) VBA
14 4 (1.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (18.58%) Degree
2 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.10%) MCAD
3 7 (3.10%) MCSD
4 1 (0.44%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) GAAP
1 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) RACF
2 1 (0.44%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) MOM
2 1 (0.44%) StatsD
2 1 (0.44%) logstash
2 1 (0.44%) Kibana
2 1 (0.44%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.29%) Oracle
3 15 (6.64%) Sybase
4 13 (5.75%) webMethods
5 8 (3.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.33%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Progress
7 2 (0.88%) Zend
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) New Relic
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) Teradata
8 1 (0.44%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.44%) Capita
8 1 (0.44%) Misys
8 1 (0.44%) Informatica
8 1 (0.44%) Apple
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Shares + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension / 25 Days Holiday / Travel Loan
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Shares and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Prospectus IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago