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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 264 188 209
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1129 1818 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.60% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1668 1226
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -98 412 £50,000 -9.09% 54
South East -37 261 £40,000 -13.51% 21
East of England +32 181 £40,000 - 20
Yorkshire +43 88 £37,500 +7.14% 15
South West -61 64 £39,000 +4.00% 7
East Midlands -48 45 £35,000 +2.94% 5
North West -45 35 £38,138 +1.70% 11
West Midlands -61 33 £42,000 +20.00% 7
North East -11 11 £30,000 -9.09% 4
Midlands - 1 £38,000 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 896 (40.47%) C#
2 834 (37.67%) .NET
3 782 (35.32%) SQL
4 670 (30.26%) JavaScript
5 643 (29.04%) Java
6 633 (28.59%) SQL Server
7 613 (27.69%) HTML
8 609 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
9 514 (23.22%) ASP.NET
10 505 (22.81%) Software Engineering
11 454 (20.51%) MVC
12 444 (20.05%) CSS
13 421 (19.02%) Finance
14 398 (17.98%) C++
15 387 (17.48%) Degree
16 334 (15.09%) Microsoft
17 317 (14.32%) OO
18 307 (13.87%) Web Services
19 290 (13.10%) jQuery
20 288 (13.01%) XML
21 279 (12.60%) TDD
22 270 (12.20%) Linux
23 268 (12.10%) Computer Science
24 263 (11.88%) Oracle
25 256 (11.56%) Windows
26 232 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
27 207 (9.35%) Android
28 206 (9.30%) Scrum
29 202 (9.12%) Apple iOS
30 190 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 76 (3.43%) Tomcat
2 55 (2.48%) Node.js
3 51 (2.30%) Apache
4 46 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 40 (1.81%) CMS
7 34 (1.54%) SAS
8 29 (1.31%) IIS
9 28 (1.26%) JBoss
10 21 (0.95%) CICS
11 20 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.86%) WordPress
13 13 (0.59%) Drupal
13 13 (0.59%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.50%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.41%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 149 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.45%) MS Office
3 21 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.54%) Mingle
5 8 (0.36%) PrintSoft PReS
5 8 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.090%) Blender
8 2 (0.090%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.090%) Maya
8 2 (0.090%) MS Project
8 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.045%) InDesign
9 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.32%) Magento
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.23%) RMDS
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) Maximo
6 3 (0.14%) Exstream
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.090%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.090%) Agresso
8 1 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.81%) SaaS
3 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.45%) GitHub
6 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.27%) Heroku
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.090%) Trello
10 2 (0.090%) Office 365
10 2 (0.090%) PaaS
11 1 (0.045%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.045%) Yammer
11 1 (0.045%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.045%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.62%) Internet
2 31 (1.40%) HTTP
3 29 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.59%) ATM
5 11 (0.50%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.45%) Broadband
7 9 (0.41%) ICMP
8 8 (0.36%) SSL
8 8 (0.36%) SMTP
9 7 (0.32%) Wireless
9 7 (0.32%) SSH
10 6 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.18%) Intranet
11 4 (0.18%) SAN
11 4 (0.18%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) SMS
12 3 (0.14%) WAN
12 3 (0.14%) LAN
13 2 (0.090%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.090%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (28.59%) SQL Server
2 158 (7.14%) MySQL
3 120 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 113 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 99 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 57 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (2.48%) Oracle Database
10 53 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (2.30%) DB2
12 43 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (1.63%) NoSQL
14 33 (1.49%) Big Data
15 32 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
16 29 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (1.22%) MongoDB
19 24 (1.08%) Adabas
20 18 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 166 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 122 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (5.37%) Eclipse
4 105 (4.74%) Xcode
5 72 (3.25%) Subversion
6 69 (3.12%) Git (software)
7 42 (1.90%) NUnit
8 40 (1.81%) JUnit
9 36 (1.63%) JIRA
10 33 (1.49%) Jenkins
11 26 (1.17%) Android Studio
11 26 (1.17%) Maven
12 23 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (0.95%) Selenium
14 19 (0.86%) TeamCity
14 19 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 18 (0.81%) MSTest
15 18 (0.81%) Toad
16 16 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
General
1 421 (19.02%) Finance
2 127 (5.74%) Games
3 120 (5.42%) Banking
4 84 (3.79%) Retail
5 73 (3.30%) Front Office
6 60 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.17%) Marketing
8 47 (2.12%) Publishing
9 43 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (1.22%) Advertising
12 23 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.86%) Automotive
14 18 (0.81%) Back Office
15 17 (0.77%) Electronics
16 10 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.41%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.36%) Law
19 5 (0.23%) Legal
19 5 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (37.67%) .NET
2 613 (27.69%) HTML
3 514 (23.22%) ASP.NET
4 444 (20.05%) CSS
5 307 (13.87%) Web Services
6 290 (13.10%) jQuery
7 288 (13.01%) XML
8 190 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 179 (8.08%) .NET Framework
10 178 (8.04%) WCF
11 167 (7.54%) HTML5
12 153 (6.91%) Ajax
13 152 (6.87%) J2EE
14 142 (6.41%) Spring
15 123 (5.56%) JSON
16 102 (4.61%) WPF
17 101 (4.56%) Hibernate
18 97 (4.38%) REST
19 94 (4.25%) CSS3
19 94 (4.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 268 (12.10%) Computer Science
2 232 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 81 (3.66%) Mathematics
5 66 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 62 (2.80%) User Experience
7 56 (2.53%) Derivative
8 49 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (2.12%) Social Media
9 47 (2.12%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.90%) Equities
11 40 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 37 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (1.40%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.26%) Client/Server
16 25 (1.13%) N-Tier
17 24 (1.08%) Digital Media
18 23 (1.04%) Credit Risk
19 21 (0.95%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 270 (12.20%) Linux
2 256 (11.56%) Windows
3 207 (9.35%) Android
4 202 (9.12%) Apple iOS
5 162 (7.32%) UNIX
6 25 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.68%) AIX
7 15 (0.68%) CentOS
8 12 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.45%) zOS
10 8 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.14%) Solaris
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.090%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 454 (20.51%) MVC
4 317 (14.32%) OO
5 279 (12.60%) TDD
6 206 (9.30%) Scrum
7 173 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 171 (7.72%) SDLC
9 150 (6.78%) OOP
10 141 (6.37%) iOS Development
11 133 (6.01%) Multithreading
12 125 (5.65%) Android Development
13 114 (5.15%) Mentoring
14 112 (5.06%) Mobile Development
15 109 (4.92%) E-Commerce
16 105 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
17 103 (4.65%) Web Development
18 101 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
19 85 (3.84%) Open Source
20 82 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 896 (40.47%) C#
2 782 (35.32%) SQL
3 670 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 643 (29.04%) Java
5 398 (17.98%) C++
6 184 (8.31%) Python
7 162 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 159 (7.18%) C
9 149 (6.73%) PHP
10 132 (5.96%) VB
11 130 (5.87%) T-SQL
12 126 (5.69%) VB.NET
13 125 (5.65%) PL/SQL
14 67 (3.03%) VB6
15 56 (2.53%) COBOL
15 56 (2.53%) Apple Swift
16 38 (1.72%) Perl
17 34 (1.54%) RPG
17 34 (1.54%) VBA
18 33 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 387 (17.48%) Degree
2 59 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (0.86%) PhD
4 17 (0.77%) MCSD
5 14 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.41%) MCSE
7 8 (0.36%) MCTS
8 7 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.32%) MCAD
9 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.23%) HND
11 2 (0.090%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.045%) ISEB
12 1 (0.045%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.045%) HNC
12 1 (0.045%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.17%) QA
2 14 (0.63%) EMIR
2 14 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.18%) CDISC
4 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
5 2 (0.090%) HL7
5 2 (0.090%) GAAP
5 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.045%) SLA
6 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.090%) Docker
3 2 (0.090%) RACF
4 1 (0.045%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (0.50%) CA Endevor
2 10 (0.45%) Puppet
3 8 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.36%) Nagios
4 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.090%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.090%) MOM
6 2 (0.090%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.045%) Control-M
7 1 (0.045%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 334 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 263 (11.88%) Oracle
3 57 (2.57%) IBM
4 47 (2.12%) Google
5 28 (1.26%) Informatica
6 19 (0.86%) Zend
7 18 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 17 (0.77%) Adobe
8 17 (0.77%) Business Objects
9 16 (0.72%) Telerik
10 15 (0.68%) SAP
11 14 (0.63%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.63%) Cognos
12 13 (0.59%) Tableau
13 12 (0.54%) Appcelerator
13 12 (0.54%) Perforce
14 11 (0.50%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.50%) Facebook
15 10 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.41%) TIBCO
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