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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 259 198 219
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1151 1466 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.46% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.55% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1253 1294
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -68 474 £52,500 -4.54% 61
South East -7 268 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England -40 94 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -22 82 £34,000 +4.61% 5
East Midlands +1 79 £35,000 - 2
South West -20 59 £37,000 +4.22% 6
North West +1 57 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Yorkshire -83 45 £30,000 -20.00% 10
North East +12 25 £27,500 +3.77% 3
Midlands -1 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1273 (44.40%) C#
2 1144 (39.90%) .NET
3 1142 (39.83%) SQL
4 955 (33.31%) JavaScript
5 875 (30.52%) HTML
6 846 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
7 842 (29.37%) Java
8 821 (28.64%) SQL Server
9 756 (26.37%) ASP.NET
10 738 (25.74%) CSS
11 634 (22.11%) Software Engineering
12 598 (20.86%) MVC
13 586 (20.44%) Finance
14 583 (20.33%) Degree
15 568 (19.81%) C++
16 503 (17.54%) jQuery
17 463 (16.15%) Web Services
18 442 (15.42%) Microsoft
19 433 (15.10%) Oracle
20 425 (14.82%) Linux
21 415 (14.48%) XML
22 403 (14.06%) OO
23 398 (13.88%) TDD
24 316 (11.02%) Computer Science
25 307 (10.71%) HTML5
26 298 (10.39%) UNIX
27 272 (9.49%) MySQL
28 271 (9.45%) Windows
29 253 (8.82%) PHP
30 234 (8.16%) C

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 166 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 76 (2.65%) CMS
3 73 (2.55%) Node.js
4 67 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 61 (2.13%) Apache
6 53 (1.85%) IIS
7 51 (1.78%) Drupal
8 37 (1.29%) WordPress
9 30 (1.05%) SAS
10 28 (0.98%) NServiceBus
11 27 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.70%) MQSeries
13 18 (0.63%) CICS
13 18 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.56%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.56%) Mule
16 15 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.49%) Jetty
17 14 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 201 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.06%) MS Office
3 40 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.38%) Mingle
6 10 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.24%) 3ds Max
7 7 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
10 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.070%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.070%) Maya
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.035%) Revit
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.17%) Magento
4 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.10%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.070%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.070%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.070%) ProductWriter
6 2 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.87%) SaaS
3 16 (0.56%) PaaS
4 15 (0.52%) GitHub
5 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.14%) Heroku
9 4 (0.14%) Office 365
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.14%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.10%) IaaS
11 2 (0.070%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.070%) Trello
12 1 (0.035%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.77%) Internet
2 48 (1.67%) CTI
3 42 (1.46%) HTTP
4 23 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.49%) Broadband
6 12 (0.42%) SMTP
7 8 (0.28%) Intranet
7 8 (0.28%) SSH
8 5 (0.17%) AMQP
8 5 (0.17%) RTP
8 5 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.14%) Modbus
9 4 (0.14%) Profibus
10 3 (0.10%) SSL
10 3 (0.10%) DNS
10 3 (0.10%) FTP
11 2 (0.070%) Firewall
12 1 (0.035%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.035%) IPsec
12 1 (0.035%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (28.64%) SQL Server
2 272 (9.49%) MySQL
3 181 (6.31%) Relational Database
4 144 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 104 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 84 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 73 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 57 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (1.92%) NoSQL
12 52 (1.81%) Big Data
13 50 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (1.64%) MongoDB
15 40 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
16 38 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
17 35 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 35 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
18 25 (0.87%) DB2
19 24 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 186 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 152 (5.30%) Subversion
3 147 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 100 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (2.72%) Eclipse
6 59 (2.06%) JIRA
6 59 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 57 (1.99%) Ant
8 49 (1.71%) JUnit
9 48 (1.67%) NUnit
10 43 (1.50%) Maven
11 34 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.08%) Selenium
13 22 (0.77%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.77%) Mercurial
14 20 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.66%) PHPUnit
16 17 (0.59%) MSTest
17 15 (0.52%) SoapUI
18 13 (0.45%) VisualVM
General
1 586 (20.44%) Finance
2 161 (5.62%) Banking
3 154 (5.37%) Games
4 115 (4.01%) Retail
5 100 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 90 (3.14%) Marketing
7 60 (2.09%) Front Office
8 47 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.29%) Advertising
10 35 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.73%) Publishing
14 19 (0.66%) Back Office
15 9 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.28%) Law
17 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.24%) Automotive
18 6 (0.21%) Legal
19 5 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1144 (39.90%) .NET
2 875 (30.52%) HTML
3 756 (26.37%) ASP.NET
4 738 (25.74%) CSS
5 503 (17.54%) jQuery
6 463 (16.15%) Web Services
7 415 (14.48%) XML
8 307 (10.71%) HTML5
9 232 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 218 (7.60%) WCF
11 215 (7.50%) Spring
12 196 (6.84%) Ajax
13 195 (6.80%) CSS3
14 186 (6.49%) .NET Framework
15 167 (5.82%) WPF
16 161 (5.62%) SOAP
17 154 (5.37%) J2EE
18 139 (4.85%) JSON
19 128 (4.46%) RESTful
20 122 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 316 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 172 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 155 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 152 (5.30%) Mathematics
5 112 (3.91%) Open Source
6 81 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 77 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 77 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 71 (2.48%) Derivative
9 64 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 52 (1.81%) Fixed Income
10 52 (1.81%) User Experience
11 51 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (1.33%) Hedge funds
13 37 (1.29%) Equities
14 34 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
15 33 (1.15%) Physics
16 32 (1.12%) Visualisation
17 28 (0.98%) N-Tier
18 27 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 425 (14.82%) Linux
2 298 (10.39%) UNIX
3 271 (9.45%) Windows
4 153 (5.34%) Android
5 133 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.45%) HPUX
8 11 (0.38%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.38%) AIX
9 10 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.28%) Solaris
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.28%) VME
12 7 (0.24%) CentOS
12 7 (0.24%) Debian
12 7 (0.24%) zOS
13 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (22.11%) Software Engineering
3 598 (20.86%) MVC
4 403 (14.06%) OO
5 398 (13.88%) TDD
6 228 (7.95%) Scrum
7 225 (7.85%) Multithreading
8 185 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 180 (6.28%) OOP
10 142 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (4.95%) Mentoring
11 132 (4.60%) SOA
12 125 (4.36%) Unit Testing
12 125 (4.36%) Web Development
13 108 (3.77%) BDD
14 81 (2.83%) Analytics
14 81 (2.83%) System Testing
14 81 (2.83%) CRM
15 71 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
16 66 (2.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1273 (44.40%) C#
2 1142 (39.83%) SQL
3 955 (33.31%) JavaScript
4 842 (29.37%) Java
5 568 (19.81%) C++
6 253 (8.82%) PHP
7 234 (8.16%) C
8 210 (7.32%) VB.NET
9 198 (6.91%) Python
10 139 (4.85%) T-SQL
11 123 (4.29%) PL/SQL
12 102 (3.56%) VB
13 81 (2.83%) Shell Script
14 80 (2.79%) Objective-C
15 68 (2.37%) VBA
16 65 (2.27%) Perl
17 56 (1.95%) Assembly Language
18 55 (1.92%) Scala
19 53 (1.85%) Ruby
20 50 (1.74%) RPG
Qualifications
1 583 (20.33%) Degree
2 61 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 24 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.80%) MCSD
6 19 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 16 (0.56%) PhD
8 13 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (0.38%) MCTS
10 9 (0.31%) MCAD
11 8 (0.28%) HND
11 8 (0.28%) MCSE
12 7 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.24%) MCP
13 2 (0.070%) SAS Certification
13 2 (0.070%) MCPD
13 2 (0.070%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.035%) MySQL Certification
14 1 (0.035%) CFA
14 1 (0.035%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.13%) QA
2 15 (0.52%) EMIR
2 15 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.35%) SLA
4 7 (0.24%) CDISC
5 6 (0.21%) GAMP
6 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.070%) WAI
8 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.035%) Docker
5 1 (0.035%) ACF2
5 1 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.035%) vSphere
5 1 (0.035%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.35%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.21%) Puppet
5 5 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.10%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.035%) Ansible
8 1 (0.035%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.035%) MOM
8 1 (0.035%) Control-M
Vendors
1 442 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 433 (15.10%) Oracle
3 54 (1.88%) JBoss
4 47 (1.64%) Google
5 40 (1.40%) Zend
6 37 (1.29%) IBM
7 34 (1.19%) Telerik
8 29 (1.01%) TIBCO
9 25 (0.87%) hybris
10 23 (0.80%) Facebook
11 21 (0.73%) Business Objects
12 19 (0.66%) Perforce
13 17 (0.59%) Sybase
14 15 (0.52%) Calypso
14 15 (0.52%) Murex
15 14 (0.49%) webMethods
15 14 (0.49%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.49%) Sitecore
16 12 (0.42%) HP
16 12 (0.42%) Adobe
Greater Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum +career+benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Salary: £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday