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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 263 228 209
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1145 1374 1425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.28% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.36% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1249 1203
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -22 454 £54,500 +3.80% 59
South East -29 260 £40,000 -11.11% 20
East of England +44 181 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire +9 60 £37,000 +5.71% 11
West Midlands -41 56 £40,000 +14.28% 11
South West -28 54 £42,000 -1.17% 4
North West -19 44 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands -58 31 £37,000 +5.71% 4
North East -43 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Midlands -14 1 - -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 874 (38.71%) SQL
2 798 (35.34%) C#
3 746 (33.04%) .NET
4 644 (28.52%) SQL Server
5 638 (28.26%) Java
6 632 (27.99%) HTML
7 631 (27.95%) JavaScript
8 574 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
9 485 (21.48%) Degree
10 468 (20.73%) Finance
11 442 (19.57%) CSS
12 436 (19.31%) ASP.NET
13 434 (19.22%) Software Engineering
14 348 (15.41%) MVC
15 341 (15.10%) Oracle
16 333 (14.75%) C++
17 300 (13.29%) XML
18 291 (12.89%) Microsoft
19 289 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
20 288 (12.75%) Linux
21 287 (12.71%) Web Services
22 286 (12.67%) OO
23 281 (12.44%) Computer Science
24 260 (11.51%) TDD
25 255 (11.29%) jQuery
26 217 (9.61%) Windows
27 214 (9.48%) Apple iOS
28 205 (9.08%) UNIX
29 188 (8.33%) SDLC
30 185 (8.19%) Python

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 104 (4.61%) Tomcat
2 65 (2.88%) SAS
3 64 (2.83%) Apache
4 54 (2.39%) Node.js
5 46 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.46%) JBoss
7 30 (1.33%) IIS
8 29 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.20%) CMS
10 20 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.71%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.62%) CICS
13 13 (0.58%) Confluence
14 12 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.53%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.44%) Resin
16 9 (0.40%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.40%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 162 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.82%) MS Office
3 18 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) SPSS
5 4 (0.18%) Mingle
5 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.089%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.089%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.044%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.044%) Revit
8 1 (0.044%) Blender
8 1 (0.044%) Maya
8 1 (0.044%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.044%) InDesign
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.27%) RMDS
3 6 (0.27%) Magento
4 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.13%) Maximo
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.089%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.089%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 52 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (0.97%) SaaS
3 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.44%) GitHub
5 7 (0.31%) PaaS
6 6 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.27%) IaaS
7 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.18%) Heroku
9 1 (0.044%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.044%) Office 365
9 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.044%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.63%) Internet
2 28 (1.24%) ATM
3 27 (1.20%) HTTP
3 27 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.44%) Intranet
5 9 (0.40%) LDAP
5 9 (0.40%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.40%) Broadband
6 8 (0.35%) Wireless
7 6 (0.27%) ICMP
7 6 (0.27%) SSL
8 4 (0.18%) SAN
8 4 (0.18%) FTP
8 4 (0.18%) SMS
8 4 (0.18%) VoIP
8 4 (0.18%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.089%) SSH
9 2 (0.089%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.089%) Network Security
9 2 (0.089%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (28.52%) SQL Server
2 176 (7.79%) MySQL
3 140 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 113 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 78 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 69 (3.06%) DB2
10 62 (2.75%) NoSQL
11 49 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 49 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
12 48 (2.13%) Big Data
13 40 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.64%) MongoDB
15 36 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 36 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 34 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
17 28 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 133 (5.89%) Visual Studio
2 92 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (3.68%) Eclipse
4 82 (3.63%) Xcode
5 65 (2.88%) Git (software)
6 62 (2.75%) Subversion
7 48 (2.13%) JUnit
8 37 (1.64%) NUnit
8 37 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 36 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
10 34 (1.51%) JIRA
11 32 (1.42%) Maven
12 28 (1.24%) Selenium
13 18 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.80%) Ant
14 17 (0.75%) Toad
14 17 (0.75%) Gradle
15 14 (0.62%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.58%) SpecFlow
16 13 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 468 (20.73%) Finance
2 140 (6.20%) Banking
3 134 (5.93%) Games
4 86 (3.81%) Front Office
5 71 (3.14%) Retail
5 71 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.73%) Marketing
8 33 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (1.15%) Automotive
10 24 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.93%) Publishing
12 18 (0.80%) Back Office
13 16 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.58%) Advertising
15 10 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.40%) Law
16 9 (0.40%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.35%) Legal
18 5 (0.22%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (33.04%) .NET
2 632 (27.99%) HTML
3 442 (19.57%) CSS
4 436 (19.31%) ASP.NET
5 300 (13.29%) XML
6 287 (12.71%) Web Services
7 255 (11.29%) jQuery
8 184 (8.15%) Spring
9 166 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 155 (6.86%) WCF
11 146 (6.47%) HTML5
12 141 (6.24%) .NET Framework
13 137 (6.07%) J2EE
14 127 (5.62%) Hibernate
15 116 (5.14%) REST
16 114 (5.05%) WPF
17 109 (4.83%) Ajax
18 101 (4.47%) JSON
19 90 (3.99%) RESTful
19 90 (3.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 289 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (12.44%) Computer Science
3 106 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 73 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.97%) Visualisation
6 66 (2.92%) User Experience
7 59 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 58 (2.57%) Derivative
9 43 (1.90%) NHS
10 41 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.73%) Xbox
12 38 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 33 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.46%) Physics
14 31 (1.37%) Client/Server
14 31 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 31 (1.37%) Management Information System
15 30 (1.33%) iPhone
16 26 (1.15%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 288 (12.75%) Linux
2 217 (9.61%) Windows
3 214 (9.48%) Apple iOS
4 205 (9.08%) UNIX
5 163 (7.22%) Android
6 35 (1.55%) AIX
7 30 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.24%) HPUX
9 18 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (0.66%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.44%) zOS
12 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.35%) CentOS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.18%) Solaris
17 3 (0.13%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.044%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (19.22%) Software Engineering
3 348 (15.41%) MVC
4 286 (12.67%) OO
5 260 (11.51%) TDD
6 188 (8.33%) SDLC
7 175 (7.75%) Scrum
8 158 (7.00%) iOS Development
9 135 (5.98%) OOP
9 135 (5.98%) Unit Testing
10 128 (5.67%) Multithreading
11 122 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (5.09%) Mobile Development
13 113 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 99 (4.38%) Android Development
15 96 (4.25%) Mentoring
16 95 (4.21%) Analytics
17 87 (3.85%) Web Development
18 81 (3.59%) Open Source
19 80 (3.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 874 (38.71%) SQL
2 798 (35.34%) C#
3 638 (28.26%) Java
4 631 (27.95%) JavaScript
5 333 (14.75%) C++
6 185 (8.19%) Python
7 182 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 151 (6.69%) PL/SQL
9 148 (6.55%) Objective-C
10 146 (6.47%) VB
11 144 (6.38%) PHP
12 141 (6.24%) C
12 141 (6.24%) VB.NET
13 68 (3.01%) Shell Script
14 66 (2.92%) Perl
15 65 (2.88%) VBA
16 64 (2.83%) RPG
17 60 (2.66%) VB6
18 59 (2.61%) Apple Swift
19 54 (2.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 485 (21.48%) Degree
2 50 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.66%) HND
6 14 (0.62%) PhD
7 11 (0.49%) MCSD
7 11 (0.49%) SAS Certification
8 8 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.31%) HNC
9 7 (0.31%) MCAD
10 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.18%) MCSE
12 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.13%) MCTS
13 2 (0.089%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.044%) CFA
14 1 (0.044%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.044%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.26%) QA
2 15 (0.66%) SNOMED CT
3 13 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.44%) EMIR
5 8 (0.35%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) RosettaNet
7 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.13%) CDISC
7 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.18%) Docker
3 3 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.044%) ACF2
4 1 (0.044%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (0.58%) CA Endevor
2 10 (0.44%) Nagios
3 9 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (0.31%) Puppet
5 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.22%) MOM
7 3 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.089%) WMI
9 1 (0.044%) StatsD
9 1 (0.044%) logstash
9 1 (0.044%) Kibana
9 1 (0.044%) zSecure
Vendors
1 341 (15.10%) Oracle
2 291 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 51 (2.26%) IBM
4 33 (1.46%) SAP
5 30 (1.33%) Google
6 28 (1.24%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.15%) Informatica
8 25 (1.11%) Sybase
9 23 (1.02%) Apple
10 20 (0.89%) Telerik
11 19 (0.84%) Cognos
11 19 (0.84%) Unisys
12 18 (0.80%) webMethods
13 15 (0.66%) TIBCO
13 15 (0.66%) Adobe
14 14 (0.62%) Perforce
15 12 (0.53%) EPiServer
15 12 (0.53%) Facebook
16 11 (0.49%) Tableau
17 10 (0.44%) Splunk
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