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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 266 174 201
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1119 1665 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.63% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.72% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1475 1414
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 -93 464 £53,000 -11.66% 32
South East -59 239 £40,000 - 20
East of England -28 119 £41,250 +3.12% 12
Yorkshire -31 73 £31,250 -10.71% 5
South West -45 70 £32,500 -18.75% 5
West Midlands -17 69 £34,500 -1.42%
North West -50 44 £37,500 +4.16% 6
East Midlands 0 40 £28,500 -21.91% 1
North East -28 3 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1040 (44.83%) C#
2 932 (40.17%) .NET
3 858 (36.98%) SQL
4 721 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 701 (30.22%) Java
6 677 (29.18%) HTML
7 663 (28.58%) SQL Server
8 636 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
9 602 (25.95%) ASP.NET
10 539 (23.23%) CSS
11 493 (21.25%) C++
12 492 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 490 (21.12%) MVC
14 477 (20.56%) Finance
15 453 (19.53%) Degree
16 413 (17.80%) jQuery
17 336 (14.48%) XML
17 336 (14.48%) Microsoft
18 328 (14.14%) OO
19 325 (14.01%) Web Services
20 314 (13.53%) Oracle
21 287 (12.37%) Linux
22 258 (11.12%) Computer Science
23 243 (10.47%) TDD
23 243 (10.47%) HTML5
24 225 (9.70%) Windows
25 208 (8.97%) MySQL
26 200 (8.62%) PHP
27 199 (8.58%) UNIX
28 198 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 103 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.54%) Apache
3 58 (2.50%) CMS
4 48 (2.07%) IIS
5 47 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 38 (1.64%) Node.js
7 36 (1.55%) Drupal
8 33 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (1.42%) WordPress
9 26 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.03%) NServiceBus
11 22 (0.95%) CICS
12 20 (0.86%) JBoss
13 17 (0.73%) SAS
13 17 (0.73%) MQSeries
14 13 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.39%) Moodle
17 8 (0.34%) Kentico
17 8 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 177 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.16%) MS Office
3 26 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.60%) 3ds Max
5 12 (0.52%) Mingle
6 8 (0.34%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.22%) Maya
7 5 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) Blender
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.043%) Simulink
10 1 (0.043%) FastStats
10 1 (0.043%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.17%) Magento
6 4 (0.17%) ProductWriter
7 3 (0.13%) Agresso
7 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.086%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.086%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.086%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.043%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.95%) SaaS
2 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.43%) Heroku
5 9 (0.39%) GitHub
6 6 (0.26%) PaaS
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.17%) ElastiCache
7 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.13%) Trello
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.043%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.043%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.79%) Internet
2 37 (1.59%) HTTP
3 26 (1.12%) CTI
4 20 (0.86%) Broadband
5 19 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.34%) Intranet
7 4 (0.17%) SSH
7 4 (0.17%) FTP
8 3 (0.13%) ICMP
9 2 (0.086%) Wireless
9 2 (0.086%) DNS
9 2 (0.086%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.086%) SSL
9 2 (0.086%) RTP
9 2 (0.086%) SMTP
9 2 (0.086%) Multicast
10 1 (0.043%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.043%) LAN
10 1 (0.043%) WAN
10 1 (0.043%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 663 (28.58%) SQL Server
2 208 (8.97%) MySQL
3 161 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 141 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 76 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 75 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 64 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 41 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 39 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
14 34 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
15 32 (1.38%) NoSQL
16 30 (1.29%) Big Data
16 30 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 182 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 133 (5.73%) Subversion
3 121 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 119 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (3.62%) Eclipse
6 49 (2.11%) Xcode
7 37 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 35 (1.51%) JIRA
9 34 (1.47%) Maven
10 33 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
10 33 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 31 (1.34%) Selenium
12 22 (0.95%) NUnit
12 22 (0.95%) Ant
13 18 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.78%) JUnit
14 16 (0.69%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.69%) NetBeans
15 15 (0.65%) PhpStorm
16 14 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 477 (20.56%) Finance
2 142 (6.12%) Games
3 122 (5.26%) Banking
4 112 (4.83%) Retail
5 85 (3.66%) Front Office
6 67 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.16%) Marketing
9 39 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.42%) Advertising
11 23 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.91%) Back Office
13 17 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.52%) Law
15 9 (0.39%) Legal
15 9 (0.39%) Publishing
16 8 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.34%) Electronics
17 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 932 (40.17%) .NET
2 677 (29.18%) HTML
3 602 (25.95%) ASP.NET
4 539 (23.23%) CSS
5 413 (17.80%) jQuery
6 336 (14.48%) XML
7 325 (14.01%) Web Services
8 243 (10.47%) HTML5
9 198 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 189 (8.15%) WCF
11 185 (7.97%) .NET Framework
12 153 (6.59%) CSS3
13 145 (6.25%) Spring
14 135 (5.82%) Ajax
15 126 (5.43%) J2EE
16 112 (4.83%) JSON
17 108 (4.66%) WPF
18 96 (4.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 95 (4.09%) AngularJS
20 93 (4.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 258 (11.12%) Computer Science
2 159 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.96%) Mathematics
4 77 (3.32%) Algorithms
5 71 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 64 (2.76%) Equities
8 63 (2.72%) Derivative
8 63 (2.72%) Open Source
9 52 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (2.11%) Visualisation
11 43 (1.85%) Fixed Income
12 40 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 38 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.55%) Data Structures
15 31 (1.34%) User Experience
16 28 (1.21%) Physics
16 28 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
17 26 (1.12%) Mainframe
18 25 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 287 (12.37%) Linux
2 225 (9.70%) Windows
3 199 (8.58%) UNIX
4 177 (7.63%) Android
5 156 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.56%) HPUX
8 9 (0.39%) Solaris
8 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.34%) VME
9 8 (0.34%) CentOS
10 7 (0.30%) AIX
10 7 (0.30%) Debian
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.13%) zOS
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 490 (21.12%) MVC
4 328 (14.14%) OO
5 243 (10.47%) TDD
6 176 (7.59%) Scrum
7 158 (6.81%) OOP
8 156 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 134 (5.78%) E-Commerce
10 132 (5.69%) Multithreading
11 116 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 111 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (4.22%) Web Development
14 94 (4.05%) SOA
15 83 (3.58%) BDD
16 78 (3.36%) CRM
17 73 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (3.10%) iOS Development
19 62 (2.67%) OOD
20 54 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1040 (44.83%) C#
2 858 (36.98%) SQL
3 721 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 701 (30.22%) Java
5 493 (21.25%) C++
6 200 (8.62%) PHP
7 183 (7.89%) VB.NET
8 175 (7.54%) Python
9 150 (6.47%) PL/SQL
10 145 (6.25%) C
11 123 (5.30%) VB
12 119 (5.13%) Objective-C
13 93 (4.01%) T-SQL
14 53 (2.28%) Shell Script
15 51 (2.20%) VBA
16 44 (1.90%) Perl
17 42 (1.81%) VB6
18 40 (1.72%) Scala
19 39 (1.68%) COBOL
20 37 (1.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 453 (19.53%) Degree
2 43 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 12 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.52%) MCSD
6 10 (0.43%) MCTS
7 8 (0.34%) PhD
8 7 (0.30%) MCSE
9 6 (0.26%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.22%) HND
11 2 (0.086%) MCPD
11 2 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.086%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.086%) HNC
12 1 (0.043%) MCSA
12 1 (0.043%) MCP
12 1 (0.043%) MCAD
12 1 (0.043%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.043%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.41%) QA
2 17 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (0.69%) EMIR
4 13 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.43%) SLA
6 6 (0.26%) GAMP
7 2 (0.086%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.043%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.043%) Docker
2 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.043%) ACF2
2 1 (0.043%) RACF
2 1 (0.043%) Firmware
2 1 (0.043%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.47%) CA Endevor
2 6 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.22%) Puppet
4 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.13%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.043%) cPanel
Vendors
1 336 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 314 (13.53%) Oracle
3 38 (1.64%) Google
4 35 (1.51%) IBM
5 32 (1.38%) Telerik
6 24 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 19 (0.82%) Business Objects
8 18 (0.78%) Zend
8 18 (0.78%) Sybase
9 16 (0.69%) hybris
9 16 (0.69%) HP
10 13 (0.56%) Twitter
10 13 (0.56%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.47%) SAP
11 11 (0.47%) Murex
11 11 (0.47%) Calypso
11 11 (0.47%) Informatica
11 11 (0.47%) webMethods
12 10 (0.43%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.43%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Incommunities
Salary: From £31,160 to £34,894 per annum + 2 hours overtime each week
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Plugin Recruiter Ltd - Abcam
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days, pension, private medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BIG
Salary: £30k - £45k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optimus Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 (Depending on XP)
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + good bonus + health + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum and bonus and pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago