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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 203 208 211
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 114 139 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.21% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 93 131 105
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
9786 11482 10992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.78% 92.48% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8329 9663 9602
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 114 (44.36%) .NET
2 103 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (39.30%) C#
4 93 (36.19%) SQL
4 93 (36.19%) MVC
5 79 (30.74%) SQL Server
6 70 (27.24%) Java
6 70 (27.24%) Finance
7 67 (26.07%) ASP.NET
8 59 (22.96%) Microsoft
9 56 (21.79%) .NET Framework
10 52 (20.23%) JavaScript
11 51 (19.84%) HTML
12 50 (19.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 48 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
14 43 (16.73%) Visual Studio
15 42 (16.34%) OOP
16 41 (15.95%) Scrum
16 41 (15.95%) Waterfall
17 39 (15.18%) jQuery
18 38 (14.79%) Ajax
19 37 (14.40%) C++
20 36 (14.01%) Multithreading
21 35 (13.62%) Banking
22 31 (12.06%) HTML5
23 30 (11.67%) Degree
24 29 (11.28%) Business Analysis
24 29 (11.28%) J2EE
24 29 (11.28%) Linux
24 29 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (5.84%) CICS
2 13 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.95%) SAS
5 4 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.17%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Office
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.39%) Misys Equation
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Clinical
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.39%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (8.17%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 14 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.89%) DB2
10 9 (3.50%) FileMaker
11 5 (1.95%) QlikView
11 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.95%) MySQL
12 4 (1.56%) DTS
12 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
14 2 (0.78%) OLAP
14 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 50 (19.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (16.73%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.67%) Subversion
4 5 (1.95%) NuGet
5 4 (1.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.78%) Gradle
6 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Xcode
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.39%) MSTest
7 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.39%) Moq
General
1 70 (27.24%) Finance
2 35 (13.62%) Banking
3 28 (10.89%) Front Office
4 24 (9.34%) Retail
5 20 (7.78%) Publishing
6 12 (4.67%) Investment Banking
7 11 (4.28%) Advertising
8 5 (1.95%) Games
9 4 (1.56%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (44.36%) .NET
2 67 (26.07%) ASP.NET
3 56 (21.79%) .NET Framework
4 51 (19.84%) HTML
5 39 (15.18%) jQuery
6 38 (14.79%) Ajax
7 31 (12.06%) HTML5
8 29 (11.28%) J2EE
9 23 (8.95%) Spring
9 23 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (8.56%) CSS
11 21 (8.17%) Web Services
11 21 (8.17%) XML
11 21 (8.17%) Entity Framework
12 20 (7.78%) WCF
13 16 (6.23%) Backbone.js
14 14 (5.45%) Silverlight
15 13 (5.06%) DHTML
16 12 (4.67%) WinForms
17 11 (4.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.95%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.61%) Equities
4 10 (3.89%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.11%) SWIFT
5 8 (3.11%) Social Media
6 7 (2.72%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.72%) Derivative
6 7 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.33%) iPhone
8 5 (1.95%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.17%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.78%) Open Source
11 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.78%) Life Science
11 2 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.28%) Linux
2 25 (9.73%) Windows
3 22 (8.56%) UNIX
4 13 (5.06%) Android
5 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.19%) MVC
3 42 (16.34%) OOP
4 41 (15.95%) Scrum
4 41 (15.95%) Waterfall
5 36 (14.01%) Multithreading
6 29 (11.28%) Business Analysis
7 28 (10.89%) TDD
8 25 (9.73%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.56%) SOA
10 20 (7.78%) OO
11 19 (7.39%) Electronic Trading
11 19 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.00%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.84%) Data Analysis
13 15 (5.84%) BDD
14 14 (5.45%) Analytics
15 13 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (39.30%) C#
2 93 (36.19%) SQL
3 70 (27.24%) Java
4 52 (20.23%) JavaScript
5 37 (14.40%) C++
6 19 (7.39%) Python
7 12 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.89%) Lua
9 9 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.50%) COBOL
10 8 (3.11%) Perl
11 6 (2.33%) Pascal
11 6 (2.33%) C
12 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.56%) PHP
14 3 (1.17%) VB
14 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.78%) VBA
15 2 (0.78%) Ruby
15 2 (0.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (11.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.33%) MCAD
3 6 (2.33%) MCSD
4 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) CDISC
2 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) RACF
2 1 (0.39%) ACF2
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.89%) Oracle
3 8 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.72%) Cognos
5 4 (1.56%) Sybase
6 2 (0.78%) Informatica
6 2 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) Charles River
7 1 (0.39%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.39%) Capita
7 1 (0.39%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.39%) Tableau
7 1 (0.39%) Apple
7 1 (0.39%) Misys
7 1 (0.39%) Progress
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £90000 - £105000 Per Annum £90K + up to £15k bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum great Benefits +bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago