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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 258 213 198
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1150 1553 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.42% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.50% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1424 1272
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 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 31 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 -55 449 £50,000 -9.09% 48
South East -51 259 £40,000 -11.11% 24
East of England +58 177 £40,000 -0.18% 24
South West -30 72 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Yorkshire +8 53 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North West -42 47 £35,968 +5.78% 11
West Midlands -51 47 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Midlands -52 39 £35,750 +2.14% 5
North East -47 7 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands -12 1 - -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 850 (37.63%) SQL
2 827 (36.61%) C#
3 765 (33.86%) .NET
4 671 (29.70%) JavaScript
5 653 (28.91%) SQL Server
6 637 (28.20%) Java
7 636 (28.15%) HTML
8 581 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
9 465 (20.58%) Finance
10 463 (20.50%) Software Engineering
11 451 (19.96%) CSS
12 446 (19.74%) ASP.NET
13 437 (19.34%) Degree
14 375 (16.60%) MVC
15 357 (15.80%) C++
16 315 (13.94%) Oracle
17 307 (13.59%) Web Services
18 302 (13.37%) Microsoft
19 299 (13.24%) OO
20 296 (13.10%) Linux
21 290 (12.84%) XML
22 283 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
23 270 (11.95%) TDD
24 269 (11.91%) Computer Science
25 255 (11.29%) jQuery
26 246 (10.89%) Windows
27 215 (9.52%) Apple iOS
28 201 (8.90%) UNIX
29 192 (8.50%) SDLC
30 188 (8.32%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 103 (4.56%) Tomcat
2 56 (2.48%) SAS
2 56 (2.48%) Node.js
3 55 (2.43%) Apache
4 37 (1.64%) JBoss
5 32 (1.42%) IIS
5 32 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.37%) CMS
7 25 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 17 (0.75%) CICS
8 17 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.58%) OpenEdge
9 13 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.53%) Confluence
10 12 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
12 8 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 159 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.64%) MS Office
3 18 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.35%) Mingle
6 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.13%) SPSS
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
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%) MS Project
9 1 (0.044%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.27%) RMDS
2 6 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (0.22%) Magento
4 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.13%) Maximo
5 3 (0.13%) Exstream
6 2 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
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%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.089%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.20%) SaaS
3 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.44%) GitHub
5 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.31%) PaaS
7 6 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.27%) IaaS
8 1 (0.044%) Yammer
8 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.044%) Heroku
8 1 (0.044%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.044%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.36%) Internet
2 29 (1.28%) ATM
3 24 (1.06%) HTTP
4 23 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.44%) Broadband
7 8 (0.35%) LDAP
7 8 (0.35%) ICMP
8 6 (0.27%) Intranet
8 6 (0.27%) SSL
8 6 (0.27%) Wireless
9 5 (0.22%) SSH
9 5 (0.22%) SMTP
9 5 (0.22%) SMS
10 4 (0.18%) VoIP
10 4 (0.18%) FTP
10 4 (0.18%) SAN
10 4 (0.18%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.089%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.089%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (28.91%) SQL Server
2 171 (7.57%) MySQL
3 134 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 106 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 79 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 65 (2.88%) DB2
10 48 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 47 (2.08%) NoSQL
12 44 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 42 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
13 42 (1.86%) Big Data
14 38 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 38 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
15 37 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (1.24%) MongoDB
18 25 (1.11%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 148 (6.55%) Visual Studio
2 103 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (4.16%) Eclipse
4 93 (4.12%) Xcode
5 68 (3.01%) Subversion
6 62 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 47 (2.08%) JUnit
8 41 (1.81%) NUnit
9 37 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
10 36 (1.59%) JIRA
11 31 (1.37%) Jenkins
12 26 (1.15%) Maven
13 22 (0.97%) Selenium
14 20 (0.89%) TeamCity
15 18 (0.80%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.75%) Toad
17 16 (0.71%) Android Studio
18 15 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
19 14 (0.62%) Ant
19 14 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 465 (20.58%) Finance
2 136 (6.02%) Games
3 125 (5.53%) Banking
4 86 (3.81%) Front Office
5 80 (3.54%) Retail
6 60 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.08%) Marketing
8 36 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.37%) Publishing
10 28 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.97%) Back Office
12 22 (0.97%) Advertising
13 20 (0.89%) Automotive
14 16 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.44%) Law
16 9 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.31%) Electronics
19 5 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 765 (33.86%) .NET
2 636 (28.15%) HTML
3 451 (19.96%) CSS
4 446 (19.74%) ASP.NET
5 307 (13.59%) Web Services
6 290 (12.84%) XML
7 255 (11.29%) jQuery
8 181 (8.01%) Spring
9 169 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 162 (7.17%) HTML5
11 158 (6.99%) WCF
12 157 (6.95%) .NET Framework
13 141 (6.24%) J2EE
14 128 (5.67%) Hibernate
15 122 (5.40%) Ajax
16 107 (4.74%) REST
17 106 (4.69%) WPF
18 105 (4.65%) JSON
19 98 (4.34%) AngularJS
20 90 (3.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 283 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (11.91%) Computer Science
3 102 (4.52%) Mathematics
4 81 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.97%) Visualisation
6 59 (2.61%) User Experience
7 55 (2.43%) Derivative
8 50 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 44 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 38 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.42%) Data Structures
14 31 (1.37%) Xbox
14 31 (1.37%) Client/Server
14 31 (1.37%) NHS
15 30 (1.33%) Physics
16 29 (1.28%) Social Media
16 29 (1.28%) Equities
17 28 (1.24%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 296 (13.10%) Linux
2 246 (10.89%) Windows
3 215 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 201 (8.90%) UNIX
5 179 (7.92%) Android
6 31 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.15%) AIX
8 21 (0.93%) HPUX
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (0.58%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.53%) CentOS
12 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.40%) zOS
13 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.13%) Solaris
16 1 (0.044%) Debian
16 1 (0.044%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (20.50%) Software Engineering
3 375 (16.60%) MVC
4 299 (13.24%) OO
5 270 (11.95%) TDD
6 192 (8.50%) SDLC
7 188 (8.32%) Scrum
8 156 (6.91%) iOS Development
9 150 (6.64%) Unit Testing
10 144 (6.37%) OOP
11 129 (5.71%) Multithreading
12 116 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (5.00%) Mobile Development
14 109 (4.83%) Android Development
15 102 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
16 101 (4.47%) Mentoring
17 96 (4.25%) Web Development
18 91 (4.03%) Analytics
19 90 (3.98%) E-Commerce
20 83 (3.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 850 (37.63%) SQL
2 827 (36.61%) C#
3 671 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 637 (28.20%) Java
5 357 (15.80%) C++
6 187 (8.28%) Python
7 169 (7.48%) T-SQL
8 154 (6.82%) VB
9 149 (6.60%) PHP
10 148 (6.55%) Objective-C
11 145 (6.42%) C
12 136 (6.02%) PL/SQL
12 136 (6.02%) VB.NET
13 63 (2.79%) COBOL
14 62 (2.74%) Apple Swift
15 60 (2.66%) VB6
16 59 (2.61%) Shell Script
17 57 (2.52%) Perl
18 56 (2.48%) VBA
19 54 (2.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 437 (19.34%) Degree
2 59 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (0.71%) MCSD
4 14 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.62%) PhD
5 13 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.35%) MCSE
6 8 (0.35%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.31%) SAS Certification
7 7 (0.31%) MCAD
7 7 (0.31%) HND
7 7 (0.31%) MCTS
8 6 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.089%) HNC
9 2 (0.089%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.044%) CFA
10 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.044%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.12%) QA
2 15 (0.66%) SNOMED CT
2 15 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (0.53%) EMIR
4 4 (0.18%) SLA
4 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
5 3 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.089%) CDISC
6 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.044%) GAAP
7 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.27%) Docker
2 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.089%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.044%) RACF
5 1 (0.044%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (0.49%) CA Endevor
2 10 (0.44%) Nagios
3 7 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (0.31%) 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%) zSecure
Vendors
1 315 (13.94%) Oracle
2 302 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (2.30%) IBM
4 38 (1.68%) Google
5 26 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 25 (1.11%) Informatica
7 23 (1.02%) SAP
8 22 (0.97%) Sybase
9 19 (0.84%) Apple
9 19 (0.84%) Telerik
10 17 (0.75%) webMethods
10 17 (0.75%) Unisys
11 16 (0.71%) Zend
12 15 (0.66%) EPiServer
12 15 (0.66%) Perforce
12 15 (0.66%) Adobe
13 14 (0.62%) Facebook
14 13 (0.58%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.49%) Cognos
16 10 (0.44%) Splunk
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Intelligent Testing NW
Salary: Excellent basic + various and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £38k per year + Profit Share + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Shares + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
National Theatre
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago