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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 203 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 113 149 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.22% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.32% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 109 143 136
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 103 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 95 (35.58%) HTML
3 92 (34.46%) C#
4 91 (34.08%) Finance
5 82 (30.71%) Java
6 80 (29.96%) CSS
7 77 (28.84%) SQL
8 76 (28.46%) .NET
9 74 (27.72%) SQL Server
10 64 (23.97%) Web Services
11 61 (22.85%) Degree
12 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (20.60%) C++
13 54 (20.22%) ASP.NET
14 47 (17.60%) jQuery
15 46 (17.23%) Software Engineering
16 45 (16.85%) XML
17 43 (16.10%) HTML5
18 40 (14.98%) OO
19 39 (14.61%) MVC
20 38 (14.23%) C
21 37 (13.86%) Python
22 36 (13.48%) Linux
23 35 (13.11%) JSON
24 33 (12.36%) Oracle
25 32 (11.99%) Microsoft
25 32 (11.99%) Computer Science
25 32 (11.99%) Banking
26 31 (11.61%) UNIX
27 30 (11.24%) Backbone.js

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (8.24%) Node.js
2 21 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.62%) CMS
3 7 (2.62%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.50%) IIS
5 4 (1.50%) JBoss
5 4 (1.50%) Apache
6 3 (1.12%) SAS
6 3 (1.12%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.75%) WordPress
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 23 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.25%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) RTP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.24%) MySQL
4 19 (7.12%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.87%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (3.75%) QlikView
9 9 (3.37%) Big Data
10 8 (3.00%) DTS
10 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.50%) MS Access
13 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.12%) OLAP
14 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.75%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Subversion
2 20 (7.49%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.49%) Xcode
4 11 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.62%) Ant
6 7 (2.62%) JUnit
7 6 (2.25%) Maven
8 5 (1.87%) Robotium
8 5 (1.87%) Robolectric
9 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.75%) WebStorm
11 2 (0.75%) Grunt
11 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.75%) MSTest
11 2 (0.75%) JIRA
11 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (34.08%) Finance
2 32 (11.99%) Banking
3 20 (7.49%) Retail
4 18 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.74%) Front Office
5 13 (4.87%) Advertising
6 10 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.37%) Games
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.58%) HTML
2 80 (29.96%) CSS
3 76 (28.46%) .NET
4 64 (23.97%) Web Services
5 54 (20.22%) ASP.NET
6 47 (17.60%) jQuery
7 45 (16.85%) XML
8 43 (16.10%) HTML5
9 35 (13.11%) JSON
10 30 (11.24%) Backbone.js
11 29 (10.86%) AngularJS
12 26 (9.74%) Spring
13 22 (8.24%) CSS3
14 19 (7.12%) HTML5 Canvas
15 18 (6.74%) RESTful
16 17 (6.37%) Silverlight
17 16 (5.99%) J2EE
18 15 (5.62%) Middleware
19 14 (5.24%) REST
20 13 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.99%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.87%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.37%) Mathematics
4 15 (5.62%) Open Source
5 13 (4.87%) User Experience
6 10 (3.75%) Data Extraction
7 9 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.25%) Equities
10 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.50%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.12%) Social Media
12 3 (1.12%) Social Network
12 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.12%) NHS
13 2 (0.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.48%) Linux
2 31 (11.61%) UNIX
3 23 (8.61%) Windows
3 23 (8.61%) Android
4 20 (7.49%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.12%) HPUX
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.23%) Software Engineering
3 40 (14.98%) OO
4 39 (14.61%) MVC
5 29 (10.86%) Unit Testing
6 23 (8.61%) TDD
6 23 (8.61%) OOP
7 19 (7.12%) Scrum
7 19 (7.12%) Analytics
8 17 (6.37%) iOS Development
9 16 (5.99%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (5.99%) Content Management
9 16 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.24%) Low Latency
10 14 (5.24%) Multithreading
11 12 (4.49%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.12%) Release Management
13 10 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.75%) ETL
13 10 (3.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 92 (34.46%) C#
3 82 (30.71%) Java
4 77 (28.84%) SQL
5 55 (20.60%) C++
6 38 (14.23%) C
7 37 (13.86%) Python
8 20 (7.49%) VB
9 17 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.37%) Objective-C
10 16 (5.99%) XAML
11 13 (4.87%) VBScript
12 12 (4.49%) Shell Script
13 11 (4.12%) PHP
14 7 (2.62%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.87%) VBA
16 5 (1.87%) Ruby
16 5 (1.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (22.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.50%) MCAD
2 4 (1.50%) MCSD
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.75%) PhD
3 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 33 (12.36%) Oracle
2 32 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.87%) webMethods
4 12 (4.49%) Sybase
5 11 (4.12%) Business Objects
5 11 (4.12%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.75%) Google
7 5 (1.87%) Apple
8 2 (0.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.75%) HP
8 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.75%) Talend
9 1 (0.37%) Facebook
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
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Red10
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Personnel IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
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Santander
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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