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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 202 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 104 154 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.29% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 98 150 145
Average salary £53,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
9510 11967 11345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.12% 92.52% 93.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8182 10116 9803
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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.

1 100 (42.74%) SQL
2 90 (38.46%) C#
3 83 (35.47%) Java
3 83 (35.47%) Finance
4 79 (33.76%) .NET
5 74 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 60 (25.64%) SQL Server
7 55 (23.50%) HTML
7 55 (23.50%) MVC
8 47 (20.09%) ASP.NET
9 41 (17.52%) Banking
10 39 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 39 (16.67%) Degree
11 38 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (16.24%) SDLC
11 38 (16.24%) Scrum
12 33 (14.10%) Spring
12 33 (14.10%) Web Services
12 33 (14.10%) Linux
12 33 (14.10%) jQuery
13 32 (13.68%) Multithreading
13 32 (13.68%) UNIX
14 31 (13.25%) .NET Framework
15 30 (12.82%) HTML5
15 30 (12.82%) C++
16 29 (12.39%) J2EE
16 29 (12.39%) Windows
17 28 (11.97%) CSS
18 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (5.98%) CICS
2 6 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.14%) Confluence
3 5 (2.14%) SAS
4 4 (1.71%) CMS
5 3 (1.28%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.85%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.85%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) Node.js
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) Misys Equation
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.43%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 3 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.27%) Internet
2 5 (2.14%) LDAP
2 5 (2.14%) Broadband
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.85%) Intranet
3 2 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.27%) MySQL
9 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.85%) DB2
10 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.56%) FileMaker
12 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.14%) Big Data
13 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.85%) Base SAS
14 2 (0.85%) OLAP
14 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.84%) Subversion
4 6 (2.56%) JIRA
4 6 (2.56%) NuGet
5 5 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.85%) Gradle
6 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.43%) MSTest
7 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.43%) Moq
7 1 (0.43%) Xcode
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 83 (35.47%) Finance
2 41 (17.52%) Banking
3 23 (9.83%) Front Office
4 19 (8.12%) Retail
5 12 (5.13%) Publishing
6 10 (4.27%) Advertising
7 5 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.71%) Games
8 4 (1.71%) Back Office
9 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.28%) Marketing
10 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.85%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (33.76%) .NET
2 55 (23.50%) HTML
3 47 (20.09%) ASP.NET
4 33 (14.10%) Web Services
4 33 (14.10%) Spring
4 33 (14.10%) jQuery
5 31 (13.25%) .NET Framework
6 30 (12.82%) HTML5
7 29 (12.39%) J2EE
8 28 (11.97%) CSS
9 27 (11.54%) XML
10 22 (9.40%) Ajax
11 16 (6.84%) DHTML
12 15 (6.41%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (5.98%) Backbone.js
14 13 (5.56%) AngularJS
15 12 (5.13%) Entity Framework
15 12 (5.13%) NHibernate
16 11 (4.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.84%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.56%) Derivative
4 13 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.56%) Equities
5 9 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.42%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.56%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.56%) iSeries
9 5 (2.14%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.71%) Social Media
10 4 (1.71%) Physics
11 3 (1.28%) Streaming Media
11 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.10%) Linux
2 32 (13.68%) UNIX
3 29 (12.39%) Windows
4 17 (7.26%) Android
5 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.99%) HPUX
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (23.50%) MVC
3 38 (16.24%) Scrum
3 38 (16.24%) SDLC
4 32 (13.68%) Multithreading
5 27 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 26 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 25 (10.68%) OOP
8 24 (10.26%) TDD
9 19 (8.12%) OO
10 16 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.41%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.98%) Asset Management
12 14 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.56%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.13%) SOA
14 12 (5.13%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
15 11 (4.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.74%) SQL
2 90 (38.46%) C#
3 83 (35.47%) Java
4 60 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.82%) C++
6 23 (9.83%) Python
7 17 (7.26%) VB
8 14 (5.98%) Perl
9 13 (5.56%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.70%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.70%) Lua
10 11 (4.70%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.27%) Pascal
12 9 (3.85%) PHP
12 9 (3.85%) COBOL
13 8 (3.42%) C
14 6 (2.56%) RPG
15 4 (1.71%) VBA
15 4 (1.71%) Ruby
15 4 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.99%) MCAD
3 7 (2.99%) MCSD
4 1 (0.43%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) CDISC
2 1 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) RACF
2 1 (0.43%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) MOM
2 1 (0.43%) StatsD
2 1 (0.43%) logstash
2 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.55%) Oracle
3 10 (4.27%) Sybase
4 8 (3.42%) webMethods
5 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.14%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.14%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.28%) Cognos
6 3 (1.28%) IBM
7 2 (0.85%) Progress
7 2 (0.85%) Informatica
7 2 (0.85%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) Misys
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) New Relic
8 1 (0.43%) Reuters
8 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.43%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
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