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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 296 286 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1000 1117 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.13% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.17% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1003 1501
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,400 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -62 360 £60,000 +14.28% 41
South East +1 192 £43,500 +8.75% 21
East of England -30 144 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Yorkshire +34 93 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +26 89 £36,500 +4.28% 14
East Midlands +31 45 £37,000 +37.03% 7
North West +13 30 £35,000 -9.67% 7
South West -46 22 £41,000 +9.33% 6
North East +11 14 £33,750 -2.17% 3
Midlands - 11 £39,000 - 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 862 (38.43%) SQL
2 769 (34.28%) C#
3 743 (33.13%) .NET
4 661 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
5 655 (29.20%) Java
6 643 (28.67%) JavaScript
7 607 (27.06%) SQL Server
8 585 (26.08%) HTML
9 543 (24.21%) Finance
10 479 (21.36%) Degree
11 442 (19.71%) CSS
12 441 (19.66%) Software Engineering
13 429 (19.13%) ASP.NET
14 375 (16.72%) Oracle
15 357 (15.92%) MVC
16 336 (14.98%) Microsoft
17 327 (14.58%) C++
18 300 (13.37%) Web Services
19 289 (12.88%) jQuery
20 280 (12.48%) XML
21 279 (12.44%) Computer Science
22 266 (11.86%) Linux
23 259 (11.55%) OO
24 228 (10.16%) Python
25 220 (9.81%) TDD
26 211 (9.41%) WCF
27 206 (9.18%) Windows
28 198 (8.83%) Unix
29 190 (8.47%) Spring
30 185 (8.25%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 96 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 77 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.67%) JBoss
4 57 (2.54%) IIS
5 53 (2.36%) Node.js
6 48 (2.14%) Apache
7 43 (1.92%) SAS
8 40 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 37 (1.65%) WebLogic
11 27 (1.20%) OpenEdge
12 26 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 26 (1.16%) CMS
13 18 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.67%) GlassFish
15 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.53%) Confluence
17 10 (0.45%) Drupal
18 9 (0.40%) MediaWiki
19 8 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.11%) MS Office
4 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.13%) Blender
5 3 (0.13%) Maya
5 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.089%) InDesign
6 2 (0.089%) SPSS
7 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.045%) NASTRAN
7 1 (0.045%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
2 15 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.45%) Magento
5 9 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 7 (0.31%) Temenos Globus
6 7 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.18%) FastStats
7 4 (0.18%) SAP hybris
7 4 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.92%) SaaS
4 24 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.76%) GitHub
6 7 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.27%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.18%) Heroku
9 2 (0.089%) Office 365
10 1 (0.045%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.045%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 37 (1.65%) Network Security
3 32 (1.43%) Internet
4 23 (1.03%) Intranet
5 14 (0.62%) FTP
6 12 (0.53%) HTTP
6 12 (0.53%) LDAP
7 8 (0.36%) DNS
7 8 (0.36%) Firewall
8 5 (0.22%) iBeacon
9 4 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.18%) NAS
9 4 (0.18%) SAN
9 4 (0.18%) SMTP
10 3 (0.13%) IPsec
10 3 (0.13%) LTE
10 3 (0.13%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.089%) Extranet
11 2 (0.089%) SNA
11 2 (0.089%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 183 (8.16%) MySQL
3 160 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 126 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (5.44%) Oracle Database
6 102 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 92 (4.10%) NoSQL
8 89 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 53 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 51 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 48 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
15 43 (1.92%) Big Data
16 36 (1.60%) Hadoop
17 34 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
18 32 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 121 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 101 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 83 (3.70%) JUnit
4 82 (3.66%) Subversion
5 55 (2.45%) Eclipse
6 47 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (1.87%) Xcode
8 41 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 41 (1.83%) Maven
9 37 (1.65%) JIRA
10 36 (1.60%) SpecFlow
11 34 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
13 23 (1.03%) jMock
13 23 (1.03%) Selenium
14 22 (0.98%) Ant
15 21 (0.94%) Hamcrest
16 18 (0.80%) Mockito
17 16 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 543 (24.21%) Finance
2 153 (6.82%) Banking
3 109 (4.86%) Games
4 86 (3.83%) Retail
5 80 (3.57%) Front Office
6 67 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.14%) Marketing
9 35 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.38%) Automotive
10 31 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (0.98%) Electronics
12 18 (0.80%) Legal
13 17 (0.76%) Publishing
14 12 (0.53%) Back Office
15 11 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.36%) Law
17 7 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 743 (33.13%) .NET
2 585 (26.08%) HTML
3 442 (19.71%) CSS
4 429 (19.13%) ASP.NET
5 300 (13.37%) Web Services
6 289 (12.88%) jQuery
7 280 (12.48%) XML
8 211 (9.41%) WCF
9 190 (8.47%) Spring
10 173 (7.71%) HTML5
11 165 (7.36%) Hibernate
12 150 (6.69%) AngularJS
13 148 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 141 (6.29%) WPF
15 133 (5.93%) REST
16 126 (5.62%) .NET Framework
17 114 (5.08%) J2EE
18 105 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 102 (4.55%) Ajax
20 101 (4.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 279 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 185 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (3.70%) User Experience
4 79 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 74 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 70 (3.12%) AS400
6 70 (3.12%) Visualisation
7 61 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.72%) iSeries
8 53 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 50 (2.23%) Equities
10 46 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 44 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 39 (1.74%) iPhone
13 38 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (1.56%) Xbox
15 34 (1.52%) BYOD
15 34 (1.52%) Data Structures
16 32 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 266 (11.86%) Linux
2 206 (9.18%) Windows
3 198 (8.83%) Unix
4 145 (6.46%) Apple iOS
5 130 (5.80%) Android
6 21 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 16 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.62%) AIX
9 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.49%) HPUX
10 11 (0.49%) zOS
11 9 (0.40%) CentOS
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (0.18%) OS/400
15 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 357 (15.92%) MVC
4 259 (11.55%) OO
5 220 (9.81%) TDD
6 160 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (6.42%) OOP
7 144 (6.42%) SDLC
8 141 (6.29%) Scrum
9 126 (5.62%) Unit Testing
10 118 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 117 (5.22%) BDD
12 111 (4.95%) Multithreading
13 102 (4.55%) Mentoring
14 92 (4.10%) iOS Development
15 90 (4.01%) SOA
16 85 (3.79%) Web Development
17 75 (3.34%) E-Commerce
18 72 (3.21%) Mobile Development
18 72 (3.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 862 (38.43%) SQL
2 769 (34.28%) C#
3 655 (29.20%) Java
4 643 (28.67%) JavaScript
5 327 (14.58%) C++
6 228 (10.16%) Python
7 176 (7.85%) PL/SQL
8 160 (7.13%) T-SQL
9 125 (5.57%) Objective-C
10 120 (5.35%) PHP
11 113 (5.04%) C
12 111 (4.95%) RPG
13 85 (3.79%) VB.NET
14 68 (3.03%) RPG IV
15 57 (2.54%) VB
16 50 (2.23%) VBA
17 49 (2.18%) Ruby
18 46 (2.05%) Scala
19 44 (1.96%) Shell Script
20 39 (1.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 479 (21.36%) Degree
2 38 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.47%) PhD
4 29 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.80%) HND
6 15 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.53%) SAS Certification
8 6 (0.27%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.18%) MCITP
9 4 (0.18%) MCSE
10 3 (0.13%) HNC
11 2 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.089%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.045%) MCP
12 1 (0.045%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.61%) QA
2 18 (0.80%) SLA
3 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.089%) CDISC
5 2 (0.089%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.36%) Docker
4 4 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.045%) Firmware
5 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (1.52%) WMI
2 11 (0.49%) Grafana
2 11 (0.49%) Kibana
2 11 (0.49%) logstash
2 11 (0.49%) StatsD
3 10 (0.45%) CA Endevor
3 10 (0.45%) Puppet
4 9 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.13%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.089%) Control-M
6 2 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.089%) SCCM
6 2 (0.089%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.045%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.045%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.045%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 375 (16.72%) Oracle
2 336 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 46 (2.05%) Apple
4 40 (1.78%) IBM
5 29 (1.29%) Google
6 27 (1.20%) Progress
7 24 (1.07%) SAP
7 24 (1.07%) Sybase
8 23 (1.03%) JD Edwards
9 20 (0.89%) Cognos
10 17 (0.76%) TIBCO
11 16 (0.71%) Tableau
12 13 (0.58%) Adobe
13 12 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.53%) Planview
14 11 (0.49%) New Relic
15 10 (0.45%) CA
15 10 (0.45%) Telerik
16 9 (0.40%) VMware
17 7 (0.31%) Perforce
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