The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 218 194 228
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1377 1458 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.44% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.53% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1233 1238
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region.

Programmer Salary Trend in England

Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 538 £52,500 - 54
South East +3 331 £45,000 +20.00% 21
East of England -43 119 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands +20 91 £35,000 - 5
West Midlands -10 82 £35,000 +12.00% 5
South West -12 76 £42,500 +21.42% 10
North West -1 72 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -57 54 £35,000 - 7
North East - 44 £27,500 - 8
Midlands +2 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1409 (44.10%) C#
2 1270 (39.75%) .NET
3 1245 (38.97%) SQL
4 1067 (33.40%) JavaScript
5 971 (30.39%) HTML
6 937 (29.33%) Java
7 888 (27.79%) SQL Server
8 813 (25.45%) ASP.NET
9 812 (25.41%) CSS
10 698 (21.85%) Software Engineering
11 682 (21.35%) MVC
12 679 (21.25%) Finance
13 646 (20.22%) Degree
14 612 (19.15%) C++
15 543 (17.00%) jQuery
16 514 (16.09%) Microsoft
17 496 (15.52%) Web Services
18 491 (15.37%) Linux
19 485 (15.18%) OO
20 482 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
21 479 (14.99%) TDD
22 466 (14.59%) Oracle
23 449 (14.05%) XML
24 389 (12.18%) Computer Science
25 358 (11.21%) UNIX
26 319 (9.98%) Windows
27 311 (9.73%) HTML5
28 303 (9.48%) MySQL
29 293 (9.17%) PHP
30 278 (8.70%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 173 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 82 (2.57%) Node.js
3 80 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 78 (2.44%) CMS
5 74 (2.32%) Apache
6 58 (1.82%) Drupal
7 54 (1.69%) IIS
8 43 (1.35%) SAS
9 33 (1.03%) WordPress
10 29 (0.91%) NServiceBus
11 26 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 23 (0.72%) MQSeries
13 19 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.53%) CICS
15 17 (0.53%) Umbraco
16 16 (0.50%) Mule
16 16 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 213 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.75%) MS Office
3 40 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.22%) SPSS
6 7 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.22%) Mingle
7 5 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.16%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.063%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.063%) Maya
9 2 (0.063%) Simulink
9 2 (0.063%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.031%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.031%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.25%) Magento
3 8 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.19%) Misys Midas
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.13%) ProductWriter
8 3 (0.094%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.094%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.063%) Misys Equation
9 2 (0.063%) Lawson
9 2 (0.063%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.25%) SaaS
2 31 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.66%) PaaS
4 16 (0.50%) GitHub
5 15 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.13%) Office 365
9 3 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.094%) IaaS
9 3 (0.094%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.063%) Heroku
10 2 (0.063%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.063%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.063%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.031%) Trello
11 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 114 (3.57%) Internet
2 45 (1.41%) CTI
3 42 (1.31%) HTTP
4 25 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.63%) SMTP
6 17 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 12 (0.38%) Broadband
8 8 (0.25%) Intranet
8 8 (0.25%) SSH
9 5 (0.16%) AMQP
9 5 (0.16%) DNS
10 4 (0.13%) Modbus
10 4 (0.13%) Profibus
10 4 (0.13%) RTP
11 3 (0.094%) RFID
11 3 (0.094%) SSL
12 2 (0.063%) Firewall
12 2 (0.063%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.063%) Extranet
12 2 (0.063%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 888 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 303 (9.48%) MySQL
3 196 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 150 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 106 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (3.22%) RDBMS
7 85 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 82 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (2.22%) Big Data
10 67 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 66 (2.07%) Oracle Database
12 63 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (1.66%) MongoDB
14 52 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 38 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
16 37 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
17 34 (1.06%) Informix
18 33 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
19 30 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
19 30 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 200 (6.26%) Visual Studio
2 166 (5.20%) Subversion
3 153 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 106 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 87 (2.72%) Eclipse
6 69 (2.16%) JIRA
7 68 (2.13%) Ant
7 68 (2.13%) JUnit
8 67 (2.10%) Jenkins
9 59 (1.85%) NUnit
10 54 (1.69%) Maven
11 35 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.94%) Selenium
13 23 (0.72%) PHPUnit
14 22 (0.69%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.59%) Mercurial
16 17 (0.53%) SoapUI
16 17 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
17 16 (0.50%) FishEye
18 15 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 679 (21.25%) Finance
2 203 (6.35%) Banking
3 169 (5.29%) Games
4 116 (3.63%) Marketing
5 113 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 112 (3.51%) Retail
7 57 (1.78%) Front Office
8 46 (1.44%) Advertising
9 44 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 31 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 28 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.81%) Publishing
13 14 (0.44%) Back Office
14 9 (0.28%) French Language
15 8 (0.25%) Automotive
16 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.22%) Electronics
16 7 (0.22%) Legal
16 7 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1270 (39.75%) .NET
2 971 (30.39%) HTML
3 813 (25.45%) ASP.NET
4 812 (25.41%) CSS
5 543 (17.00%) jQuery
6 496 (15.52%) Web Services
7 449 (14.05%) XML
8 311 (9.73%) HTML5
9 247 (7.73%) Spring
10 246 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 238 (7.45%) WCF
11 238 (7.45%) Ajax
12 202 (6.32%) .NET Framework
13 190 (5.95%) WPF
14 180 (5.63%) CSS3
15 173 (5.41%) SOAP
16 167 (5.23%) J2EE
17 143 (4.48%) JSON
18 138 (4.32%) Hibernate
19 129 (4.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 389 (12.18%) Computer Science
2 201 (6.29%) Mathematics
3 136 (4.26%) Open Source
4 104 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 91 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 90 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 83 (2.60%) Derivative
8 62 (1.94%) Fixed Income
9 55 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.41%) Equities
11 43 (1.35%) Physics
12 39 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
13 38 (1.19%) Statistics
14 36 (1.13%) AS400
15 35 (1.10%) N-Tier
16 33 (1.03%) Social Media
17 32 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
18 31 (0.97%) Hedge funds
19 29 (0.91%) Visualisation
20 26 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 491 (15.37%) Linux
2 358 (11.21%) UNIX
3 319 (9.98%) Windows
4 164 (5.13%) Android
5 146 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.50%) HPUX
8 15 (0.47%) AIX
9 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.28%) Debian
11 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.22%) VME
12 7 (0.22%) CentOS
12 7 (0.22%) Solaris
13 6 (0.19%) zOS
14 5 (0.16%) FreeBSD
14 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (21.85%) Software Engineering
2 682 (21.35%) MVC
3 485 (15.18%) OO
4 482 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 479 (14.99%) TDD
6 278 (8.70%) Scrum
7 276 (8.64%) Multithreading
8 229 (7.17%) OOP
9 193 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 163 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
11 150 (4.69%) Web Development
12 133 (4.16%) SOA
13 131 (4.10%) Unit Testing
14 107 (3.35%) BDD
15 89 (2.79%) CRM
16 84 (2.63%) Analytics
17 83 (2.60%) System Testing
18 77 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
19 74 (2.32%) Web Application Development
20 72 (2.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1409 (44.10%) C#
2 1245 (38.97%) SQL
3 1067 (33.40%) JavaScript
4 937 (29.33%) Java
5 612 (19.15%) C++
6 293 (9.17%) PHP
7 259 (8.11%) C
8 224 (7.01%) Python
9 221 (6.92%) VB.NET
10 165 (5.16%) T-SQL
11 121 (3.79%) PL/SQL
12 101 (3.16%) VB
13 92 (2.88%) Shell Script
14 89 (2.79%) Perl
15 72 (2.25%) Objective-C
16 69 (2.16%) RPG
16 69 (2.16%) VBA
17 68 (2.13%) Scala
18 64 (2.00%) PHP5
19 63 (1.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 646 (20.22%) Degree
2 72 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.78%) PhD
4 25 (0.78%) MCSD
5 23 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.50%) Sun Certification
7 13 (0.41%) MCAD
7 13 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.34%) MCTS
9 8 (0.25%) MCSE
9 8 (0.25%) MCP
10 6 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.16%) HND
12 4 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
13 3 (0.094%) MCPD
14 2 (0.063%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.031%) CFA
15 1 (0.031%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.031%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.54%) QA
2 12 (0.38%) EMIR
2 12 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.31%) CDISC
4 9 (0.28%) SLA
5 8 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.19%) GAMP
7 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.063%) WAI
9 1 (0.031%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.031%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.13%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.031%) vSphere
5 1 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.031%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.28%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.19%) Puppet
5 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.094%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.094%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.031%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.031%) MOM
7 1 (0.031%) Control-M
7 1 (0.031%) Ansible
Vendors
1 514 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 466 (14.59%) Oracle
3 73 (2.28%) JBoss
4 52 (1.63%) Zend
5 48 (1.50%) Google
6 46 (1.44%) IBM
7 37 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 32 (1.00%) Facebook
9 31 (0.97%) Perforce
9 31 (0.97%) hybris
10 29 (0.91%) Telerik
11 19 (0.59%) Sybase
12 18 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 17 (0.53%) Twitter
13 17 (0.53%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.47%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.44%) webMethods
16 13 (0.41%) Adobe
16 13 (0.41%) Calypso
16 13 (0.41%) Murex
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,926 to £28,389 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £70000 to £75000 per annum - Easily commutable from Waterloo Station
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Betting Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + 15-20% bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago