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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 201 173 157
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 58 149 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.50% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 129 159
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £70,500 £90,000
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
6363 9927 9741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.01% 95.42% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5733 8625 8309
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 61 (34.27%) Finance
2 53 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 49 (27.53%) Java
4 48 (26.97%) C#
5 44 (24.72%) XML
6 40 (22.47%) SQL
6 40 (22.47%) .NET
6 40 (22.47%) Python
7 39 (21.91%) HTML
7 39 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (20.22%) Web Services
9 30 (16.85%) Software Engineering
9 30 (16.85%) Linux
10 29 (16.29%) Unix
10 29 (16.29%) CSS
10 29 (16.29%) Low Latency
11 28 (15.73%) jQuery
12 25 (14.04%) HTML5
12 25 (14.04%) Functional Programming
13 24 (13.48%) Spring
13 24 (13.48%) Degree
13 24 (13.48%) ASP.NET
14 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
14 23 (12.92%) Apache Solr
15 22 (12.36%) Multithreading
15 22 (12.36%) AngularJS
16 21 (11.80%) CSS3
16 21 (11.80%) MVC
17 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
17 19 (10.67%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (12.92%) Apache Solr
1 23 (12.92%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.87%) IIS
3 13 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.74%) Confluence
5 11 (6.18%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.37%) Node.js
7 5 (2.81%) nginx
8 3 (1.69%) Apache
9 2 (1.12%) CMS
9 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Misys Equation
2 1 (0.56%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.56%) ProductWriter
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.81%) GitHub
4 4 (2.25%) Heroku
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) LDAP
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.99%) MySQL
3 12 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.93%) SQLite
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.81%) Redis
6 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.25%) Big Data
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.69%) QlikView
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Subversion
2 12 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (6.74%) JIRA
3 9 (5.06%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.06%) Gradle
4 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.69%) Xcode
7 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 61 (34.27%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Front Office
3 12 (6.74%) Banking
3 12 (6.74%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) XML
2 40 (22.47%) .NET
3 39 (21.91%) HTML
4 36 (20.22%) Web Services
5 29 (16.29%) CSS
6 28 (15.73%) jQuery
7 25 (14.04%) HTML5
8 24 (13.48%) ASP.NET
8 24 (13.48%) Spring
9 22 (12.36%) AngularJS
10 21 (11.80%) CSS3
11 17 (9.55%) Backbone.js
11 17 (9.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (8.43%) Django
12 15 (8.43%) JSON
13 13 (7.30%) Hibernate
14 12 (6.74%) J2EE
14 12 (6.74%) SAML
14 12 (6.74%) XSL
14 12 (6.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.06%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.81%) Blog
6 5 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.81%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.69%) Physics
8 2 (1.12%) Equities
8 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.12%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
8 2 (1.12%) Social Network
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) AS400
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.85%) Linux
2 29 (16.29%) Unix
3 16 (8.99%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.43%) Android
5 6 (3.37%) Windows
6 2 (1.12%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.85%) Software Engineering
3 29 (16.29%) Low Latency
4 25 (14.04%) Functional Programming
5 22 (12.36%) Multithreading
6 21 (11.80%) MVC
7 15 (8.43%) Android Development
8 12 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.18%) OOP
10 10 (5.62%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (5.62%) OO
10 10 (5.62%) TDD
11 7 (3.93%) iOS Development
11 7 (3.93%) Mobile Development
12 6 (3.37%) Project Management
13 5 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.81%) ETL
13 5 (2.81%) Microservices
13 5 (2.81%) Test Automation
13 5 (2.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.78%) JavaScript
2 49 (27.53%) Java
3 48 (26.97%) C#
4 40 (22.47%) Python
4 40 (22.47%) SQL
5 19 (10.67%) C++
6 12 (6.74%) VB
7 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.81%) Erlang
9 5 (2.81%) OCaml
10 4 (2.25%) C
10 4 (2.25%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.25%) Ruby
10 4 (2.25%) Scala
11 3 (1.69%) Haskell
11 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 19 (10.67%) PhD
3 1 (0.56%) MCP
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Grafana
1 11 (6.18%) Kibana
1 11 (6.18%) logstash
1 11 (6.18%) StatsD
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.74%) Atlassian
3 11 (6.18%) New Relic
3 11 (6.18%) Oracle
4 6 (3.37%) Google
5 5 (2.81%) Twitter
6 3 (1.69%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.12%) FactSet
7 2 (1.12%) Reuters
8 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.56%) Misys
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) webMethods
8 1 (0.56%) Zend
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