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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 190 200 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 116 130 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.11% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.20% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 114 122 122
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,750 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 98 (47.12%) SQL
2 90 (43.27%) Finance
3 83 (39.90%) Java
4 78 (37.50%) C#
5 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (25.48%) JavaScript
6 53 (25.48%) SQL Server
7 49 (23.56%) .NET
8 47 (22.60%) Degree
9 46 (22.12%) HTML
10 44 (21.15%) UNIX
11 38 (18.27%) Banking
12 36 (17.31%) Linux
12 36 (17.31%) Python
13 34 (16.35%) C++
13 34 (16.35%) Spring
13 34 (16.35%) Computer Science
14 32 (15.38%) Multithreading
15 31 (14.90%) CSS
16 30 (14.42%) Scrum
17 28 (13.46%) Web Services
17 28 (13.46%) Mathematics
18 27 (12.98%) Asset Management
19 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 26 (12.50%) Front Office
19 26 (12.50%) XML
19 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET
19 26 (12.50%) HTML5
20 25 (12.02%) J2EE
20 25 (12.02%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (5.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.81%) Apache Solr
3 9 (4.33%) Confluence
4 6 (2.88%) Apache
5 4 (1.92%) CICS
5 4 (1.92%) SAS
6 3 (1.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.96%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) Node.js
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.92%) PaaS
2 4 (1.92%) Heroku
2 4 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) LDAP
1 9 (4.33%) Broadband
2 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.88%) HTTP
4 4 (1.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.96%) Wireless
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.25%) MySQL
4 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.29%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.33%) Big Data
8 8 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.88%) SQLite
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.92%) DB2
13 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (7.21%) Subversion
2 9 (4.33%) JIRA
2 9 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.44%) NuGet
7 2 (0.96%) Gradle
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.96%) NUnit
7 2 (0.96%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.48%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.48%) Xcode
8 1 (0.48%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.48%) MSTest
8 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 90 (43.27%) Finance
2 38 (18.27%) Banking
3 26 (12.50%) Front Office
4 9 (4.33%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.40%) Retail
5 5 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) .NET
2 46 (22.12%) HTML
3 34 (16.35%) Spring
4 31 (14.90%) CSS
5 28 (13.46%) Web Services
6 26 (12.50%) XML
6 26 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 26 (12.50%) HTML5
7 25 (12.02%) J2EE
7 25 (12.02%) Hibernate
8 19 (9.13%) jQuery
9 17 (8.17%) CSS3
10 13 (6.25%) WPF
11 12 (5.77%) DHTML
12 11 (5.29%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.29%) AngularJS
12 11 (5.29%) REST
13 10 (4.81%) NHibernate
13 10 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (4.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.35%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 21 (10.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.21%) Derivative
6 12 (5.77%) Algorithms
7 11 (5.29%) Data Structures
8 10 (4.81%) Physics
8 10 (4.81%) Equities
9 8 (3.85%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.88%) iSeries
11 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.92%) Streaming Media
12 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.96%) Arduino
13 2 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
13 2 (0.96%) GIS
13 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.15%) UNIX
2 36 (17.31%) Linux
3 21 (10.10%) Windows
4 19 (9.13%) Apple iOS
5 15 (7.21%) Android
6 10 (4.81%) HPUX
7 2 (0.96%) Solaris
7 2 (0.96%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 30 (14.42%) Scrum
4 27 (12.98%) Asset Management
5 26 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 24 (11.54%) TDD
7 22 (10.58%) MVC
8 20 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 19 (9.13%) OO
9 19 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.17%) iOS Development
11 16 (7.69%) Mobile Development
11 16 (7.69%) SDLC
12 14 (6.73%) Data Modelling
13 13 (6.25%) OOP
14 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.77%) Android Development
15 10 (4.81%) UML
16 9 (4.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.12%) SQL
2 83 (39.90%) Java
3 78 (37.50%) C#
4 53 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.31%) Python
6 34 (16.35%) C++
7 20 (9.62%) VB
8 17 (8.17%) T-SQL
8 17 (8.17%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.21%) Perl
10 13 (6.25%) PHP
11 11 (5.29%) C
12 10 (4.81%) Pascal
12 10 (4.81%) Lua
12 10 (4.81%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.88%) RPG
14 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.92%) COBOL
14 4 (1.92%) Scala
14 4 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (22.60%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) MCAD
2 7 (3.37%) MCSD
2 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.48%) CFA
3 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) RACF
2 1 (0.48%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) MOM
2 1 (0.48%) StatsD
2 1 (0.48%) logstash
2 1 (0.48%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) zSecure
Vendors
1 21 (10.10%) Oracle
2 17 (8.17%) Sybase
3 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.21%) webMethods
5 9 (4.33%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 2 (0.96%) Zend
7 2 (0.96%) Progress
8 1 (0.48%) New Relic
8 1 (0.48%) Reuters
8 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.48%) Teradata
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) Misys
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £130000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 per annum + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 +/- DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Shares + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits + Travel loans
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago