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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 278 176 223
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1102 1918 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.71% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.80% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1729 1167
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 £29,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.72%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 April 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 17 April 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 -119 429 £52,500 -8.69% 56
South East -63 235 £40,000 -5.88% 35
East of England +5 166 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +21 91 £37,500 -6.25% 15
South West -65 67 £39,000 +6.84% 9
East Midlands -56 41 £33,750 +3.84% 2
West Midlands -71 36 £38,750 +10.71% 7
North West -54 27 £37,500 - 11
North East +3 13 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Midlands +9 1 £38,000 +8.57%
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 901 (41.27%) C#
2 861 (39.44%) .NET
3 775 (35.50%) SQL
4 666 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 656 (30.05%) Java
6 612 (28.03%) SQL Server
7 602 (27.58%) HTML
8 585 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
9 554 (25.38%) ASP.NET
10 498 (22.81%) Software Engineering
11 480 (21.99%) MVC
12 454 (20.80%) CSS
13 445 (20.38%) Finance
14 394 (18.05%) C++
15 374 (17.13%) Degree
16 345 (15.80%) Microsoft
17 309 (14.15%) jQuery
18 288 (13.19%) OO
19 282 (12.92%) XML
20 273 (12.51%) Linux
21 272 (12.46%) Web Services
22 260 (11.91%) Computer Science
23 255 (11.68%) Oracle
24 244 (11.18%) Windows
25 237 (10.86%) TDD
26 204 (9.34%) Android
26 204 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
27 203 (9.30%) .NET Framework
28 192 (8.80%) Scrum
29 191 (8.75%) Apple iOS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (2.89%) Apache
2 62 (2.84%) Tomcat
3 56 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
4 49 (2.24%) CMS
5 48 (2.20%) Node.js
6 45 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 30 (1.37%) IIS
8 25 (1.15%) SAS
8 25 (1.15%) CICS
9 23 (1.05%) WordPress
10 22 (1.01%) JBoss
11 19 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.82%) Drupal
13 17 (0.78%) NServiceBus
14 13 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.60%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.55%) Moodle
16 11 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
17 10 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 157 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.42%) MS Office
3 19 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.55%) Mingle
5 8 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
6 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.27%) 3ds Max
7 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.18%) Maya
8 4 (0.18%) Blender
9 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.092%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.092%) MS Project
11 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (0.23%) Magento
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.18%) Agresso
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Exstream
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.092%) ProductWriter
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.092%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.74%) SaaS
2 33 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.32%) Heroku
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.23%) GitHub
7 2 (0.092%) Office 365
7 2 (0.092%) Trello
7 2 (0.092%) PaaS
8 1 (0.046%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.046%) Yammer
8 1 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.046%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.046%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.29%) Internet
2 30 (1.37%) HTTP
3 29 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.64%) Broadband
5 11 (0.50%) Bluetooth
6 9 (0.41%) ICMP
7 8 (0.37%) SSL
7 8 (0.37%) SMTP
7 8 (0.37%) SSH
8 5 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.18%) FTP
9 4 (0.18%) SMS
9 4 (0.18%) ATM
9 4 (0.18%) SAN
9 4 (0.18%) Wireless
10 3 (0.14%) Intranet
10 3 (0.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.14%) WAN
11 2 (0.092%) Multicast
11 2 (0.092%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 156 (7.15%) MySQL
3 131 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 115 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 86 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 79 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 72 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 37 (1.69%) DB2
13 32 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
13 32 (1.47%) MongoDB
14 29 (1.33%) NoSQL
15 25 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (0.96%) Adabas
18 20 (0.92%) Big Data
19 17 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 175 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 123 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 122 (5.59%) Eclipse
4 99 (4.54%) Xcode
5 88 (4.03%) Subversion
6 75 (3.44%) Git (software)
7 40 (1.83%) NUnit
8 38 (1.74%) JIRA
9 34 (1.56%) Maven
9 34 (1.56%) JUnit
10 27 (1.24%) SpecFlow
11 26 (1.19%) Jenkins
12 25 (1.15%) Android Studio
13 24 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 23 (1.05%) Selenium
15 22 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 20 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
17 17 (0.78%) NetBeans
17 17 (0.78%) MSTest
18 15 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 445 (20.38%) Finance
2 133 (6.09%) Banking
3 105 (4.81%) Games
4 92 (4.21%) Retail
5 84 (3.85%) Front Office
6 62 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.06%) Marketing
9 42 (1.92%) Publishing
10 31 (1.42%) Advertising
11 29 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.78%) Back Office
13 17 (0.78%) Electronics
14 14 (0.64%) Automotive
15 12 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.41%) Law
16 9 (0.41%) Legal
17 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (39.44%) .NET
2 602 (27.58%) HTML
3 554 (25.38%) ASP.NET
4 454 (20.80%) CSS
5 309 (14.15%) jQuery
6 282 (12.92%) XML
7 272 (12.46%) Web Services
8 203 (9.30%) .NET Framework
9 183 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 182 (8.34%) WCF
11 173 (7.92%) HTML5
12 165 (7.56%) Ajax
13 147 (6.73%) J2EE
14 140 (6.41%) Spring
15 117 (5.36%) JSON
16 98 (4.49%) Entity Framework
17 96 (4.40%) Hibernate
18 93 (4.26%) CSS3
19 88 (4.03%) AngularJS
20 81 (3.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 204 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 73 (3.34%) Mathematics
5 65 (2.98%) Open Source
6 61 (2.79%) Visualisation
7 56 (2.57%) Equities
8 52 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.11%) User Experience
10 45 (2.06%) Derivative
10 45 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 45 (2.06%) Hedge funds
10 45 (2.06%) Social Media
11 43 (1.97%) Algorithms
12 34 (1.56%) Management Information System
13 32 (1.47%) Data Structures
14 27 (1.24%) Digital Media
14 27 (1.24%) N-Tier
15 23 (1.05%) Mainframe
15 23 (1.05%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 273 (12.51%) Linux
2 244 (11.18%) Windows
3 204 (9.34%) Android
4 191 (8.75%) Apple iOS
5 166 (7.60%) UNIX
6 30 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.69%) CentOS
8 13 (0.60%) AIX
9 11 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.41%) zOS
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.14%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.14%) HPUX
14 2 (0.092%) Solaris
14 2 (0.092%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 480 (21.99%) MVC
4 288 (13.19%) OO
5 237 (10.86%) TDD
6 192 (8.80%) Scrum
7 162 (7.42%) Unit Testing
8 142 (6.50%) OOP
9 137 (6.28%) Multithreading
10 128 (5.86%) iOS Development
11 127 (5.82%) Mentoring
12 124 (5.68%) Web Development
13 112 (5.13%) Android Development
14 108 (4.95%) Mobile Development
15 106 (4.86%) E-Commerce
16 99 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
17 94 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
18 79 (3.62%) BDD
19 75 (3.44%) OOD
20 71 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 901 (41.27%) C#
2 775 (35.50%) SQL
3 666 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 656 (30.05%) Java
5 394 (18.05%) C++
6 178 (8.15%) Python
7 156 (7.15%) PHP
8 151 (6.92%) Objective-C
9 146 (6.69%) VB.NET
10 140 (6.41%) C
11 138 (6.32%) VB
12 132 (6.05%) PL/SQL
13 110 (5.04%) T-SQL
14 64 (2.93%) VB6
15 53 (2.43%) COBOL
16 37 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.56%) Perl
18 33 (1.51%) VBA
19 31 (1.42%) RPG
20 22 (1.01%) JCL
Qualifications
1 374 (17.13%) Degree
2 42 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (0.69%) MCSD
4 14 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.64%) PhD
4 14 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.46%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.41%) MCSE
7 8 (0.37%) MCTS
8 7 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.27%) MCAD
9 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.23%) HND
11 2 (0.092%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.046%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.11%) QA
2 14 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (0.60%) EMIR
4 10 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
6 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
6 4 (0.18%) CDISC
7 2 (0.092%) HL7
7 2 (0.092%) GAAP
7 2 (0.092%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.046%) SLA
8 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.046%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.092%) RACF
2 2 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.092%) Docker
3 1 (0.046%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (0.41%) CA Endevor
2 8 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.092%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.092%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.046%) Control-M
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 345 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 255 (11.68%) Oracle
3 52 (2.38%) IBM
4 41 (1.88%) Google
5 28 (1.28%) Informatica
6 23 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 20 (0.92%) Adobe
8 17 (0.78%) SAP
9 15 (0.69%) Zend
10 14 (0.64%) EPiServer
10 14 (0.64%) Cognos
11 13 (0.60%) Sybase
11 13 (0.60%) Perforce
11 13 (0.60%) Telerik
11 13 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.60%) Tableau
11 13 (0.60%) Appcelerator
12 12 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.50%) Facebook
14 9 (0.41%) TIBCO
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + 20 Days Holiday + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-43,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 34k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday