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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 259 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1157 1733 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.55% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.64% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1598 1287
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -72 431 £50,000 -7.40% 37
South East -47 273 £40,000 -11.11% 21
East of England +48 183 £40,000 -5.88% 13
South West -64 70 £40,000 +3.22% 12
Yorkshire +16 69 £40,000 +14.28% 5
North West -43 44 £35,250 +0.71% 11
West Midlands -65 42 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East Midlands -53 37 £35,000 - 3
North East -30 9 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 869 (38.61%) C#
2 830 (36.87%) SQL
3 790 (35.10%) .NET
4 678 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 651 (28.92%) Java
6 642 (28.52%) SQL Server
7 622 (27.63%) HTML
8 588 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
9 480 (21.32%) Software Engineering
10 466 (20.70%) ASP.NET
11 442 (19.64%) CSS
12 439 (19.50%) Finance
13 423 (18.79%) Degree
14 403 (17.90%) MVC
15 374 (16.61%) C++
16 312 (13.86%) OO
17 305 (13.55%) Web Services
18 302 (13.42%) Microsoft
19 295 (13.11%) Oracle
20 287 (12.75%) TDD
21 283 (12.57%) XML
22 280 (12.44%) Linux
23 272 (12.08%) Computer Science
24 264 (11.73%) jQuery
25 256 (11.37%) Windows
26 254 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
27 204 (9.06%) Apple iOS
28 201 (8.93%) Scrum
29 197 (8.75%) Android
30 189 (8.40%) Python

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 88 (3.91%) Tomcat
2 56 (2.49%) Node.js
3 47 (2.09%) Apache
4 45 (2.00%) SAS
5 35 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 34 (1.51%) CMS
7 33 (1.47%) JBoss
8 31 (1.38%) IIS
9 28 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (0.93%) CICS
10 21 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.67%) OpenEdge
12 13 (0.58%) WordPress
13 12 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.40%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.36%) Drupal
16 8 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
17 7 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 149 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.47%) MS Office
3 20 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.53%) Mingle
5 10 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.27%) PrintSoft PReS
6 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.089%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.089%) SPSS
8 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) InDesign
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.27%) RMDS
2 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (0.22%) Magento
4 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.13%) Exstream
5 3 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.13%) Maximo
6 2 (0.089%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.089%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.089%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.089%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.089%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.29%) SaaS
3 19 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.44%) GitHub
5 8 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.22%) PaaS
8 4 (0.18%) IaaS
9 3 (0.13%) Heroku
10 2 (0.089%) Office 365
11 1 (0.044%) Trello
11 1 (0.044%) Yammer
11 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.044%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.20%) Internet
2 23 (1.02%) ATM
3 22 (0.98%) HTTP
4 21 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.44%) Broadband
7 9 (0.40%) ICMP
8 7 (0.31%) Intranet
8 7 (0.31%) SSL
8 7 (0.31%) SMTP
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
9 6 (0.27%) Wireless
10 5 (0.22%) SSH
11 4 (0.18%) SAN
11 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.18%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) SMS
12 2 (0.089%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.044%) NFC
13 1 (0.044%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (28.52%) SQL Server
2 159 (7.06%) MySQL
3 123 (5.46%) Relational Database
4 108 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 102 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (3.02%) Oracle Database
9 59 (2.62%) DB2
10 53 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 51 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 44 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.91%) NoSQL
14 40 (1.78%) Big Data
15 35 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
16 34 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
17 28 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (1.24%) MongoDB
18 25 (1.11%) Adabas
19 23 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 158 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 114 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (4.80%) Eclipse
4 97 (4.31%) Xcode
5 63 (2.80%) Subversion
6 62 (2.75%) Git (software)
7 46 (2.04%) NUnit
8 44 (1.95%) JUnit
9 40 (1.78%) JIRA
10 33 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
11 32 (1.42%) Jenkins
12 29 (1.29%) Maven
13 23 (1.02%) Android Studio
14 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.84%) Selenium
15 19 (0.84%) SpecFlow
16 18 (0.80%) MSTest
17 17 (0.76%) Toad
18 16 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
19 14 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 439 (19.50%) Finance
2 134 (5.95%) Games
3 127 (5.64%) Banking
4 86 (3.82%) Retail
5 76 (3.38%) Front Office
6 55 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.09%) Marketing
8 43 (1.91%) Publishing
9 39 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.11%) Advertising
13 22 (0.98%) Back Office
14 19 (0.84%) Automotive
15 16 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.62%) Electronics
17 11 (0.49%) Law
18 9 (0.40%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.22%) Legal
19 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (35.10%) .NET
2 622 (27.63%) HTML
3 466 (20.70%) ASP.NET
4 442 (19.64%) CSS
5 305 (13.55%) Web Services
6 283 (12.57%) XML
7 264 (11.73%) jQuery
8 170 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 169 (7.51%) Spring
10 167 (7.42%) .NET Framework
11 161 (7.15%) WCF
12 159 (7.06%) HTML5
13 144 (6.40%) J2EE
14 139 (6.18%) Ajax
15 117 (5.20%) JSON
16 113 (5.02%) Hibernate
17 105 (4.66%) WPF
18 102 (4.53%) REST
19 95 (4.22%) AngularJS
20 90 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 272 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 254 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 86 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 62 (2.75%) User Experience
7 54 (2.40%) Derivative
8 48 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 41 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 40 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.64%) Social Media
13 35 (1.55%) Equities
14 34 (1.51%) Hedge funds
15 32 (1.42%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 27 (1.20%) NHS
16 27 (1.20%) Physics
17 25 (1.11%) Credit Risk
17 25 (1.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 280 (12.44%) Linux
2 256 (11.37%) Windows
3 204 (9.06%) Apple iOS
4 197 (8.75%) Android
5 183 (8.13%) UNIX
6 23 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.80%) AIX
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
8 13 (0.58%) CentOS
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.49%) HPUX
10 10 (0.44%) zOS
11 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.089%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (21.32%) Software Engineering
3 403 (17.90%) MVC
4 312 (13.86%) OO
5 287 (12.75%) TDD
6 201 (8.93%) Scrum
7 181 (8.04%) SDLC
8 162 (7.20%) Unit Testing
9 146 (6.49%) OOP
10 144 (6.40%) iOS Development
11 129 (5.73%) Multithreading
12 124 (5.51%) Android Development
13 111 (4.93%) Mobile Development
14 104 (4.62%) Mentoring
15 103 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
16 100 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
17 97 (4.31%) E-Commerce
17 97 (4.31%) Web Development
18 84 (3.73%) Analytics
19 83 (3.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 869 (38.61%) C#
2 830 (36.87%) SQL
3 678 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 651 (28.92%) Java
5 374 (16.61%) C++
6 189 (8.40%) Python
7 152 (6.75%) Objective-C
8 151 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 151 (6.71%) VB
9 150 (6.66%) C
10 147 (6.53%) PHP
11 137 (6.09%) PL/SQL
12 131 (5.82%) VB.NET
13 67 (2.98%) VB6
14 66 (2.93%) COBOL
15 57 (2.53%) Apple Swift
16 50 (2.22%) VBA
17 48 (2.13%) Perl
18 45 (2.00%) RPG
19 44 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 423 (18.79%) Degree
2 59 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (0.84%) PhD
4 17 (0.76%) MCSD
5 13 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.40%) MCSE
7 8 (0.36%) MCTS
7 8 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.31%) MCAD
8 7 (0.31%) HND
9 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.089%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.089%) HNC
12 1 (0.044%) CFA
12 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.044%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.09%) QA
2 15 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (0.62%) EMIR
3 14 (0.62%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.18%) CDISC
4 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
5 2 (0.089%) GAAP
5 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.089%) HL7
6 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.044%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.22%) Docker
2 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.089%) RACF
5 1 (0.044%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (0.49%) CA Endevor
2 10 (0.44%) Nagios
3 8 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.36%) Puppet
4 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.22%) MOM
6 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.044%) StatsD
8 1 (0.044%) logstash
8 1 (0.044%) Kibana
8 1 (0.044%) Control-M
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 302 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 295 (13.11%) Oracle
3 54 (2.40%) IBM
4 42 (1.87%) Google
5 30 (1.33%) Business Objects
6 28 (1.24%) Informatica
7 20 (0.89%) SAP
8 18 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 18 (0.80%) Zend
9 17 (0.76%) Sybase
10 16 (0.71%) Telerik
11 15 (0.67%) Perforce
11 15 (0.67%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.62%) Adobe
13 11 (0.49%) Progress
13 11 (0.49%) Tableau
13 11 (0.49%) Facebook
14 10 (0.44%) Appcelerator
14 10 (0.44%) Splunk
14 10 (0.44%) Sitecore
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52000 - 62000 DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £90000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Midlands
Reuben Chase Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 circa
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday