The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 207 170 207
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 27 132 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.58% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 129 112
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £41,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5703 8362 10889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.01% 95.60% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 7246 9135
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 38 (55.07%) Python
2 37 (53.62%) Degree
3 35 (50.72%) Finance
4 32 (46.38%) Unix
5 30 (43.48%) Hedge funds
6 27 (39.13%) Computer Science
7 26 (37.68%) SQL
8 25 (36.23%) Linux
9 24 (34.78%) C++
10 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.99%) OO
12 18 (26.09%) Multithreading
13 16 (23.19%) Windows
14 15 (21.74%) Banking
15 14 (20.29%) Low Latency
16 13 (18.84%) Java
17 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
18 11 (15.94%) Erlang
18 11 (15.94%) TDD
18 11 (15.94%) C#
18 11 (15.94%) .NET
18 11 (15.94%) Open Source
19 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
19 10 (14.49%) High-Frequency Trading
19 10 (14.49%) Scrum
19 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
20 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
20 9 (13.04%) Asset Management
20 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
20 9 (13.04%) Haskell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.35%) IPython
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) Heroku
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
1 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.35%) ZenHub
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Mockito
3 2 (2.90%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) MSTest
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) CSS
2 8 (11.59%) Django
2 8 (11.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.80%) HTML5
4 4 (5.80%) NumPy
4 4 (5.80%) Spring
4 4 (5.80%) STL
5 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (4.35%) CSS3
5 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.35%) Java EE
5 3 (4.35%) jQuery
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (4.35%) Pandas
5 3 (4.35%) WCF
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (43.48%) Hedge funds
2 27 (39.13%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
5 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (10.14%) Derivative
6 6 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Physics
8 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Unix
2 25 (36.23%) Linux
3 16 (23.19%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) OO
3 18 (26.09%) Multithreading
4 14 (20.29%) Low Latency
5 11 (15.94%) Open Source
5 11 (15.94%) TDD
6 10 (14.49%) High-Frequency Trading
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 9 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.59%) Market Making
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.80%) Functional Programming
10 4 (5.80%) OOD
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.35%) Analytics
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.35%) OOP
11 3 (4.35%) SOA
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
3 24 (34.78%) C++
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 11 (15.94%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) Erlang
6 9 (13.04%) Haskell
7 8 (11.59%) sed
8 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.70%) Perl
9 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.35%) OCaml
10 3 (4.35%) Scala
11 2 (2.90%) R
11 2 (2.90%) Ruby
11 2 (2.90%) VB
11 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.45%) C
12 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) Informatica
3 2 (2.90%) Rally
4 1 (1.45%) iManage
4 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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