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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 264 167 219
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1080 1734 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.74% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1552 1103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -99 479 £52,500 -8.69% 55
South East -81 206 £40,000 +1.26% 28
East of England +14 158 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire -8 69 £40,000 - 10
South West -61 51 £40,000 +5.96% 10
North West -36 46 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Midlands -47 45 £36,500 -2.66% 6
East Midlands -50 20 £32,000 -8.57% 4
North East -11 10 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 904 (41.77%) C#
2 863 (39.88%) .NET
3 738 (34.10%) SQL
4 690 (31.89%) JavaScript
5 668 (30.87%) Java
6 618 (28.56%) HTML
7 595 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 587 (27.13%) SQL Server
9 550 (25.42%) ASP.NET
10 487 (22.50%) MVC
11 486 (22.46%) Software Engineering
12 474 (21.90%) CSS
13 455 (21.03%) Finance
14 410 (18.95%) C++
15 384 (17.74%) Degree
16 367 (16.96%) jQuery
17 322 (14.88%) Microsoft
18 311 (14.37%) OO
19 302 (13.96%) XML
20 278 (12.85%) Web Services
21 256 (11.83%) Linux
22 255 (11.78%) Oracle
23 253 (11.69%) Computer Science
24 245 (11.32%) TDD
25 221 (10.21%) Windows
26 214 (9.89%) HTML5
27 202 (9.33%) .NET Framework
28 199 (9.20%) Android
29 192 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
30 186 (8.60%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 68 (3.14%) Apache
2 62 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.63%) CMS
4 52 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 49 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 43 (1.99%) Node.js
7 38 (1.76%) WordPress
8 36 (1.66%) IIS
9 32 (1.48%) Drupal
10 26 (1.20%) CICS
11 24 (1.11%) JBoss
12 22 (1.02%) NServiceBus
13 21 (0.97%) SAS
14 20 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.60%) Moodle
17 11 (0.51%) MQSeries
18 9 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
18 9 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
19 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 165 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.52%) MS Office
3 24 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.65%) Mingle
5 10 (0.46%) 3ds Max
6 8 (0.37%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
7 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.18%) Maya
8 4 (0.18%) Blender
9 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.14%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.092%) MS Project
11 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.046%) FastStats
11 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.23%) Magento
6 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.14%) Agresso
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.14%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.14%) ProductWriter
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.092%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.092%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.43%) SaaS
2 17 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.46%) Heroku
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.14%) Trello
9 2 (0.092%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.092%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.092%) Office 365
9 2 (0.092%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.092%) PaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.046%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.45%) Internet
2 25 (1.16%) HTTP
2 25 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.92%) Broadband
4 7 (0.32%) Intranet
5 6 (0.28%) SSH
5 6 (0.28%) SMTP
5 6 (0.28%) ICMP
6 5 (0.23%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.18%) FTP
7 4 (0.18%) CTI
8 3 (0.14%) WAN
8 3 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.092%) RTP
9 2 (0.092%) Wireless
9 2 (0.092%) SSL
9 2 (0.092%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.092%) Multicast
10 1 (0.046%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 175 (8.09%) MySQL
3 148 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 133 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 94 (4.34%) RDBMS
6 75 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 63 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.48%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
14 26 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 25 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (1.11%) NoSQL
17 23 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (0.88%) DB2
18 19 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 176 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 118 (5.45%) Eclipse
3 114 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 112 (5.18%) Subversion
5 107 (4.94%) Git (software)
6 80 (3.70%) Xcode
7 39 (1.80%) Maven
8 34 (1.57%) JIRA
9 31 (1.43%) SpecFlow
10 29 (1.34%) NUnit
11 28 (1.29%) Jenkins
12 26 (1.20%) JUnit
13 24 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.11%) Selenium
14 23 (1.06%) NetBeans
15 21 (0.97%) Android Studio
16 20 (0.92%) PhpStorm
16 20 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 20 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 18 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 455 (21.03%) Finance
2 130 (6.01%) Banking
3 106 (4.90%) Games
4 102 (4.71%) Retail
5 77 (3.56%) Front Office
6 63 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.08%) Marketing
9 39 (1.80%) Advertising
10 37 (1.71%) Publishing
11 26 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.83%) Back Office
13 18 (0.83%) Electronics
14 14 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.60%) Law
16 9 (0.42%) Legal
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
18 6 (0.28%) Local Government
19 5 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 863 (39.88%) .NET
2 618 (28.56%) HTML
3 550 (25.42%) ASP.NET
4 474 (21.90%) CSS
5 367 (16.96%) jQuery
6 302 (13.96%) XML
7 278 (12.85%) Web Services
8 214 (9.89%) HTML5
9 202 (9.33%) .NET Framework
10 192 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 168 (7.76%) WCF
12 156 (7.21%) Ajax
13 148 (6.84%) J2EE
14 140 (6.47%) Spring
15 127 (5.87%) CSS3
16 123 (5.68%) JSON
17 95 (4.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 89 (4.11%) AngularJS
19 86 (3.97%) Hibernate
20 75 (3.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 253 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 186 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 71 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 61 (2.82%) Equities
6 59 (2.73%) Open Source
7 49 (2.26%) Visualisation
8 47 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 44 (2.03%) Derivative
10 43 (1.99%) Social Media
11 42 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 41 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 41 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 38 (1.76%) User Experience
14 31 (1.43%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.34%) N-Tier
16 27 (1.25%) Mainframe
17 24 (1.11%) Fixed Income
18 23 (1.06%) W3C
18 23 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 256 (11.83%) Linux
2 221 (10.21%) Windows
3 199 (9.20%) Android
4 170 (7.86%) Apple iOS
5 163 (7.53%) UNIX
6 27 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.51%) CentOS
8 8 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.28%) HPUX
9 6 (0.28%) Solaris
10 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.14%) zOS
11 3 (0.14%) AIX
12 2 (0.092%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.092%) Debian
13 1 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (22.50%) MVC
3 486 (22.46%) Software Engineering
4 311 (14.37%) OO
5 245 (11.32%) TDD
6 186 (8.60%) Scrum
7 152 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 150 (6.93%) OOP
9 146 (6.75%) Mentoring
10 115 (5.31%) E-Commerce
11 111 (5.13%) Web Development
12 107 (4.94%) Multithreading
13 98 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
14 97 (4.48%) iOS Development
15 87 (4.02%) BDD
16 84 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
17 83 (3.84%) Android Development
18 78 (3.60%) SOA
19 76 (3.51%) OOD
20 64 (2.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 904 (41.77%) C#
2 738 (34.10%) SQL
3 690 (31.89%) JavaScript
4 668 (30.87%) Java
5 410 (18.95%) C++
6 186 (8.60%) PHP
7 179 (8.27%) Python
8 154 (7.12%) VB.NET
9 137 (6.33%) Objective-C
10 132 (6.10%) PL/SQL
11 129 (5.96%) C
12 126 (5.82%) VB
13 85 (3.93%) T-SQL
14 54 (2.50%) VB6
15 40 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 40 (1.85%) VBA
16 39 (1.80%) COBOL
17 36 (1.66%) Perl
18 30 (1.39%) Scala
19 29 (1.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 384 (17.74%) Degree
2 45 (2.08%) VCP4
3 35 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.69%) Sun Certification
5 12 (0.55%) PhD
6 10 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.37%) MCSD
8 7 (0.32%) HND
9 5 (0.23%) MCSE
9 5 (0.23%) MCTS
10 4 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.14%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.092%) HNC
13 1 (0.046%) MCSA
13 1 (0.046%) MCP
13 1 (0.046%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.94%) QA
2 13 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.46%) EMIR
5 8 (0.37%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) CDISC
7 2 (0.092%) GAAP
7 2 (0.092%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.092%) RACF
2 2 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.092%) Docker
3 1 (0.046%) ACF2
3 1 (0.046%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.37%) CA Endevor
2 5 (0.23%) Puppet
2 5 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.046%) Control-M
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.046%) cPanel
Vendors
1 322 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 255 (11.78%) Oracle
3 41 (1.89%) IBM
4 39 (1.80%) Google
5 22 (1.02%) Informatica
5 22 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 21 (0.97%) Adobe
6 21 (0.97%) Zend
7 17 (0.79%) Sybase
8 16 (0.74%) Cognos
8 16 (0.74%) Telerik
9 13 (0.60%) SAP
9 13 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.55%) HP
10 12 (0.55%) Business Objects
10 12 (0.55%) Twitter
11 10 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.42%) Tableau
12 9 (0.42%) Appcelerator
12 9 (0.42%) Perforce
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 42k plus 12% pension, 26 days, healthcare and more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k plus 12% pension, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Insurance.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago