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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 188 158 219
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 140 192 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.64% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.76% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 128 174 97
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £35,740
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
10151 10900 10899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.58% 93.05% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8890 9348 9879
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 22 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (38.61%) C#
2 96 (37.07%) .NET
3 89 (34.36%) SQL Server
4 80 (30.89%) SQL
4 80 (30.89%) Finance
5 77 (29.73%) Java
6 65 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (24.71%) JavaScript
8 62 (23.94%) HTML
8 62 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 61 (23.55%) MVC
10 50 (19.31%) C++
11 47 (18.15%) Degree
12 41 (15.83%) CSS
12 41 (15.83%) Web Services
12 41 (15.83%) HTML5
13 39 (15.06%) jQuery
14 37 (14.29%) OOP
15 36 (13.90%) OO
16 34 (13.13%) .NET Framework
16 34 (13.13%) UNIX
17 33 (12.74%) Front Office
18 32 (12.36%) Python
18 32 (12.36%) Microsoft
18 32 (12.36%) Spring
19 31 (11.97%) TDD
20 30 (11.58%) XML
21 29 (11.20%) Linux
21 29 (11.20%) Banking
22 28 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 21 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.47%) Node.js
4 7 (2.70%) CMS
5 5 (1.93%) SAS
5 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.16%) Apache
6 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.77%) WordPress
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.39%) CICS
8 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.63%) Internet
2 2 (0.77%) RTP
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (6.95%) MySQL
7 16 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (5.02%) QlikView
8 13 (5.02%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (3.86%) DTS
9 10 (3.86%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.32%) Big Data
12 5 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.54%) MS Access
14 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.72%) Subversion
4 12 (4.63%) Xcode
5 7 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.54%) Ant
7 3 (1.16%) JUnit
7 3 (1.16%) Maven
8 2 (0.77%) JIRA
8 2 (0.77%) Robotium
8 2 (0.77%) Robolectric
9 1 (0.39%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.39%) Grunt
9 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 80 (30.89%) Finance
2 33 (12.74%) Front Office
3 29 (11.20%) Banking
4 24 (9.27%) Retail
5 20 (7.72%) Investment Banking
6 16 (6.18%) Advertising
7 6 (2.32%) Publishing
8 4 (1.54%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (37.07%) .NET
2 62 (23.94%) HTML
2 62 (23.94%) ASP.NET
3 41 (15.83%) CSS
3 41 (15.83%) Web Services
3 41 (15.83%) HTML5
4 39 (15.06%) jQuery
5 34 (13.13%) .NET Framework
6 32 (12.36%) Spring
7 30 (11.58%) XML
8 23 (8.88%) Ajax
8 23 (8.88%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.49%) Backbone.js
10 21 (8.11%) J2EE
10 21 (8.11%) JSON
11 19 (7.34%) Silverlight
12 18 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (6.56%) CSS3
13 17 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (6.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.95%) Mobile App
2 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.79%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (4.63%) Equities
5 12 (4.63%) Data Extraction
6 9 (3.47%) User Experience
7 8 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.32%) iPhone
9 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.93%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.54%) Social Media
11 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.77%) iPad
13 1 (0.39%) Physics
13 1 (0.39%) Life Science
13 1 (0.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.13%) UNIX
2 29 (11.20%) Linux
3 25 (9.65%) Windows
4 20 (7.72%) Android
5 16 (6.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.55%) MVC
3 37 (14.29%) OOP
4 36 (13.90%) OO
5 31 (11.97%) TDD
6 26 (10.04%) Unit Testing
7 22 (8.49%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.34%) Business Analysis
8 19 (7.34%) Scrum
9 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (6.95%) Waterfall
10 17 (6.56%) Multithreading
11 16 (6.18%) Data Analysis
12 15 (5.79%) Test Automation
12 15 (5.79%) BDD
12 15 (5.79%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (5.79%) iOS Development
13 14 (5.41%) Analytics
13 14 (5.41%) Release Management
13 14 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 100 (38.61%) C#
2 80 (30.89%) SQL
3 77 (29.73%) Java
4 64 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 50 (19.31%) C++
6 32 (12.36%) Python
7 25 (9.65%) C
8 16 (6.18%) VB
9 14 (5.41%) Objective-C
10 12 (4.63%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.47%) PHP
12 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.32%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.93%) VBA
13 5 (1.93%) COBOL
14 4 (1.54%) Perl
14 4 (1.54%) Ruby
15 3 (1.16%) Lua
16 2 (0.77%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 47 (18.15%) Degree
2 2 (0.77%) PhD
2 2 (0.77%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle
3 15 (5.79%) Sybase
4 11 (4.25%) Business Objects
4 11 (4.25%) webMethods
5 6 (2.32%) Google
6 5 (1.93%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.54%) Apple
8 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.16%) Cognos
9 2 (0.77%) HP
9 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.39%) Facebook
10 1 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.39%) Charles River
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Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
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