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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 252 197 219
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1189 1445 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.45% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.54% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1228 1293
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(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 -56 479 £52,500 -4.54% 46
South East -5 268 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East of England -43 102 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +7 83 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -21 79 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South West -37 64 £37,500 +5.63% 7
North West -9 63 £35,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire -81 49 £35,000 - 8
North East +23 34 £27,500 - 1
Midlands -1 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1308 (44.26%) C#
2 1178 (39.86%) .NET
3 1169 (39.56%) SQL
4 984 (33.30%) JavaScript
5 903 (30.56%) HTML
6 877 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
7 866 (29.31%) Java
8 838 (28.36%) SQL Server
9 771 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 763 (25.82%) CSS
11 653 (22.10%) Software Engineering
12 614 (20.78%) MVC
13 604 (20.44%) Finance
14 602 (20.37%) Degree
15 577 (19.53%) C++
16 507 (17.16%) jQuery
17 477 (16.14%) Web Services
18 465 (15.74%) Microsoft
19 444 (15.03%) Linux
20 442 (14.96%) Oracle
21 429 (14.52%) OO
22 427 (14.45%) XML
23 421 (14.25%) TDD
24 337 (11.40%) Computer Science
25 313 (10.59%) UNIX
26 306 (10.36%) HTML5
27 279 (9.44%) MySQL
27 279 (9.44%) Windows
28 264 (8.93%) PHP
29 244 (8.26%) Scrum

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 171 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 75 (2.54%) CMS
2 75 (2.54%) Node.js
3 74 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 63 (2.13%) Apache
5 54 (1.83%) IIS
6 52 (1.76%) Drupal
7 37 (1.25%) WordPress
8 34 (1.15%) SAS
9 29 (0.98%) NServiceBus
10 28 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.71%) MQSeries
12 19 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (0.61%) CICS
14 17 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.51%) Mule
15 15 (0.51%) nginx
16 14 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 207 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.00%) MS Office
3 39 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.37%) Mingle
6 7 (0.24%) 3ds Max
6 7 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
9 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.10%) SPSS
11 2 (0.068%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.068%) Maya
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.034%) Revit
12 1 (0.034%) Simulink
12 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.20%) Magento
4 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.10%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.068%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.068%) ProductWriter
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.068%) Lawson
7 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.034%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.85%) SaaS
3 16 (0.54%) PaaS
4 15 (0.51%) GitHub
5 12 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.14%) Office 365
9 4 (0.14%) ElastiCache
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.14%) Heroku
10 3 (0.10%) IaaS
11 2 (0.068%) Trello
11 2 (0.068%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.034%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 111 (3.76%) Internet
2 50 (1.69%) CTI
3 44 (1.49%) HTTP
4 23 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.51%) SMTP
6 14 (0.47%) Broadband
7 8 (0.27%) SSH
8 7 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.24%) Intranet
9 5 (0.17%) RTP
9 5 (0.17%) AMQP
10 4 (0.14%) Modbus
10 4 (0.14%) Profibus
10 4 (0.14%) DNS
11 3 (0.10%) SSL
12 2 (0.068%) Firewall
12 2 (0.068%) SNMP
12 2 (0.068%) FTP
13 1 (0.034%) DHCP
13 1 (0.034%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 279 (9.44%) MySQL
3 184 (6.23%) Relational Database
4 146 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 110 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 86 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 79 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 61 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 58 (1.96%) NoSQL
12 57 (1.93%) Big Data
13 52 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 49 (1.66%) MongoDB
15 41 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
17 37 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
18 32 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
19 26 (0.88%) DB2
20 25 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 196 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 156 (5.28%) Subversion
3 145 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 104 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 82 (2.77%) Eclipse
6 65 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 64 (2.17%) JIRA
8 61 (2.06%) Ant
9 56 (1.90%) JUnit
10 52 (1.76%) NUnit
11 51 (1.73%) Maven
12 35 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 32 (1.08%) Selenium
14 23 (0.78%) SpecFlow
15 21 (0.71%) Mercurial
16 20 (0.68%) PHPUnit
17 19 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
18 17 (0.58%) MSTest
19 15 (0.51%) SoapUI
20 13 (0.44%) FishEye
General
1 604 (20.44%) Finance
2 169 (5.72%) Banking
3 156 (5.28%) Games
4 117 (3.96%) Retail
5 102 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 98 (3.32%) Marketing
7 58 (1.96%) Front Office
8 46 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.29%) Advertising
10 36 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 27 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.71%) Publishing
14 18 (0.61%) Back Office
15 9 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.27%) Law
17 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.24%) Automotive
18 6 (0.20%) Legal
18 6 (0.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1178 (39.86%) .NET
2 903 (30.56%) HTML
3 771 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 763 (25.82%) CSS
5 507 (17.16%) jQuery
6 477 (16.14%) Web Services
7 427 (14.45%) XML
8 306 (10.36%) HTML5
9 232 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 227 (7.68%) WCF
11 223 (7.55%) Spring
12 202 (6.84%) Ajax
13 191 (6.46%) CSS3
14 187 (6.33%) .NET Framework
15 175 (5.92%) WPF
16 167 (5.65%) SOAP
17 158 (5.35%) J2EE
18 140 (4.74%) JSON
19 129 (4.37%) RESTful
20 124 (4.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 337 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 190 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 161 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 117 (3.96%) Open Source
5 84 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 82 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 79 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 74 (2.50%) Derivative
9 54 (1.83%) Fixed Income
9 54 (1.83%) User Experience
10 53 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
11 36 (1.22%) Equities
12 34 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.12%) Physics
14 29 (0.98%) Visualisation
15 28 (0.95%) Social Media
15 28 (0.95%) Statistics
15 28 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 28 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 444 (15.03%) Linux
2 313 (10.59%) UNIX
3 279 (9.44%) Windows
4 155 (5.25%) Android
5 138 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.41%) AIX
7 12 (0.41%) HPUX
8 11 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.27%) VME
11 8 (0.27%) Debian
11 8 (0.27%) Solaris
12 7 (0.24%) zOS
12 7 (0.24%) CentOS
13 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (22.10%) Software Engineering
3 614 (20.78%) MVC
4 429 (14.52%) OO
5 421 (14.25%) TDD
6 244 (8.26%) Scrum
7 240 (8.12%) Multithreading
8 192 (6.50%) OOP
8 192 (6.50%) E-Commerce
9 155 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (4.77%) Mentoring
11 137 (4.64%) Web Development
12 131 (4.43%) SOA
13 126 (4.26%) Unit Testing
14 109 (3.69%) BDD
15 86 (2.91%) CRM
16 81 (2.74%) System Testing
17 80 (2.71%) Analytics
18 70 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
19 69 (2.34%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1308 (44.26%) C#
2 1169 (39.56%) SQL
3 984 (33.30%) JavaScript
4 866 (29.31%) Java
5 577 (19.53%) C++
6 264 (8.93%) PHP
7 242 (8.19%) C
8 209 (7.07%) VB.NET
9 203 (6.87%) Python
10 150 (5.08%) T-SQL
11 120 (4.06%) PL/SQL
12 101 (3.42%) VB
13 84 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 79 (2.67%) Objective-C
15 70 (2.37%) VBA
16 69 (2.34%) Perl
17 59 (2.00%) Scala
18 58 (1.96%) Assembly Language
19 55 (1.86%) RPG
19 55 (1.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 602 (20.37%) Degree
2 63 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 24 (0.81%) MCSD
5 23 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.64%) PhD
7 13 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.37%) MCTS
9 10 (0.34%) MCAD
10 8 (0.27%) HND
10 8 (0.27%) MCSE
11 7 (0.24%) MCP
12 6 (0.20%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.068%) SAS Certification
13 2 (0.068%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.068%) MCPD
13 2 (0.068%) MySQL Certification
14 1 (0.034%) OCPJP
14 1 (0.034%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.34%) QA
2 15 (0.51%) EMIR
2 15 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.30%) SLA
4 8 (0.27%) CDISC
5 6 (0.20%) GAMP
6 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.068%) WAI
9 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.30%) 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 (0.034%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.034%) RACF
5 1 (0.034%) vSphere
5 1 (0.034%) ACF2
5 1 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.034%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.34%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.20%) Puppet
5 5 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.10%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.034%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.034%) MOM
7 1 (0.034%) Control-M
7 1 (0.034%) Ansible
Vendors
1 465 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 442 (14.96%) Oracle
3 59 (2.00%) JBoss
4 47 (1.59%) Google
5 43 (1.46%) Zend
6 41 (1.39%) IBM
7 33 (1.12%) Telerik
8 32 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 27 (0.91%) hybris
10 26 (0.88%) Facebook
11 21 (0.71%) Perforce
12 19 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 16 (0.54%) Sybase
14 15 (0.51%) Murex
14 15 (0.51%) Calypso
15 14 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.47%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.44%) webMethods
16 13 (0.44%) Adobe
17 11 (0.37%) HP
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £70000 to £75000 per annum - Easily commutable from Waterloo Station
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago