The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 274 174 215
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 458 801 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.80% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.91% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 394 725 556
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Programmer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the London region.

Programmer Salary Trend in London

Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in London

Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London -27 139 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Edgware - 8 £48,000 -
Ealing +4 7 £51,500 +28.75% 1
Docklands, London -10 7 £57,500 -
Croydon -13 7 £39,000 -22.00%
Twickenham - 4 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £40,000 -
Uxbridge -4 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Bromley +14 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Mayfair +2 1 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Hounslow -9 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Sidcup - 1 £41,750 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 387 (41.57%) C#
2 351 (37.70%) SQL
3 324 (34.80%) Java
4 321 (34.48%) .NET
5 305 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
6 303 (32.55%) Finance
7 260 (27.93%) SQL Server
8 236 (25.35%) JavaScript
9 230 (24.70%) HTML
10 199 (21.37%) MVC
11 195 (20.95%) C++
12 190 (20.41%) ASP.NET
13 161 (17.29%) Degree
14 157 (16.86%) OO
15 150 (16.11%) XML
16 146 (15.68%) Web Services
17 140 (15.04%) CSS
17 140 (15.04%) TDD
17 140 (15.04%) Software Engineering
18 129 (13.86%) jQuery
19 128 (13.75%) Computer Science
20 119 (12.78%) UNIX
21 114 (12.24%) Oracle
22 112 (12.03%) Microsoft
23 107 (11.49%) HTML5
24 106 (11.39%) Linux
25 96 (10.31%) Banking
26 95 (10.20%) Spring
27 92 (9.88%) Python
28 89 (9.56%) OOP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.44%) CMS
3 23 (2.47%) Apache
4 21 (2.26%) IIS
5 19 (2.04%) WordPress
6 17 (1.83%) Node.js
7 16 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.72%) Drupal
8 11 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 11 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.07%) Moodle
10 8 (0.86%) SAS
11 7 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.64%) CICS
13 5 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.43%) JBoss
15 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.32%) Kentico
15 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.43%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clinical
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.86%) Heroku
2 7 (0.75%) SaaS
3 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.32%) PaaS
4 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.97%) Internet
2 16 (1.72%) Broadband
3 10 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.97%) HTTP
5 3 (0.32%) SSH
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
6 2 (0.21%) Multicast
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) SMTP
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.84%) MySQL
2 73 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 65 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 42 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (2.69%) Big Data
8 25 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (2.04%) QlikView
12 16 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.40%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 68 (7.30%) Subversion
2 60 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 49 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.73%) Eclipse
4 44 (4.73%) Xcode
5 34 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.04%) Maven
7 17 (1.83%) JIRA
8 16 (1.72%) NetBeans
8 16 (1.72%) PhpStorm
9 11 (1.18%) JUnit
10 10 (1.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 9 (0.97%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.75%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.64%) Ant
14 5 (0.54%) Selenium
14 5 (0.54%) WebStorm
14 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.54%) Android Studio
15 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 303 (32.55%) Finance
2 96 (10.31%) Banking
3 86 (9.24%) Front Office
4 66 (7.09%) Investment Banking
5 57 (6.12%) Retail
6 28 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.90%) Advertising
8 23 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 22 (2.36%) Games
10 17 (1.83%) Back Office
11 10 (1.07%) Law
11 10 (1.07%) Publishing
11 10 (1.07%) Marketing
12 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.43%) Legal
14 4 (0.43%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (34.48%) .NET
2 230 (24.70%) HTML
3 190 (20.41%) ASP.NET
4 150 (16.11%) XML
5 146 (15.68%) Web Services
6 140 (15.04%) CSS
7 129 (13.86%) jQuery
8 107 (11.49%) HTML5
9 95 (10.20%) Spring
10 83 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 73 (7.84%) J2EE
12 70 (7.52%) .NET Framework
13 64 (6.87%) Ajax
14 58 (6.23%) WCF
15 52 (5.59%) CSS3
16 51 (5.48%) JSON
17 46 (4.94%) Hibernate
17 46 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 37 (3.97%) RESTful
19 36 (3.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.75%) Computer Science
2 81 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (6.98%) Equities
4 64 (6.87%) Derivative
5 62 (6.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (4.73%) Fixed Income
7 42 (4.51%) Mathematics
7 42 (4.51%) Hedge funds
8 40 (4.30%) Algorithms
9 35 (3.76%) Mobile App
10 33 (3.54%) Data Structures
11 29 (3.11%) Open Source
12 22 (2.36%) Visualisation
13 18 (1.93%) User Experience
13 18 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
14 17 (1.83%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
15 16 (1.72%) W3C
16 15 (1.61%) Grid Computing
16 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.78%) UNIX
2 106 (11.39%) Linux
3 64 (6.87%) Apple iOS
4 63 (6.77%) Android
5 62 (6.66%) Windows
6 11 (1.18%) HPUX
7 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.21%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (21.37%) MVC
3 157 (16.86%) OO
4 140 (15.04%) TDD
4 140 (15.04%) Software Engineering
5 89 (9.56%) OOP
6 81 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 72 (7.73%) Scrum
8 68 (7.30%) Multithreading
9 57 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 54 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (5.26%) iOS Development
13 48 (5.16%) BDD
14 47 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 43 (4.62%) Business Analysis
16 35 (3.76%) Test Automation
16 35 (3.76%) Analytics
17 33 (3.54%) Data Analysis
18 31 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 387 (41.57%) C#
2 351 (37.70%) SQL
3 324 (34.80%) Java
4 236 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 195 (20.95%) C++
6 92 (9.88%) Python
7 64 (6.87%) C
8 55 (5.91%) Objective-C
9 50 (5.37%) T-SQL
10 44 (4.73%) PL/SQL
11 42 (4.51%) PHP
12 36 (3.87%) Shell Script
13 35 (3.76%) Scala
14 28 (3.01%) VBA
15 25 (2.69%) VB.NET
16 23 (2.47%) VB
17 16 (1.72%) Perl
18 13 (1.40%) Ruby
19 12 (1.29%) Lua
20 9 (0.97%) F#
Qualifications
1 161 (17.29%) Degree
2 18 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.61%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.86%) PhD
5 6 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) MCSD
7 2 (0.21%) HND
7 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.21%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCPD
8 1 (0.11%) CFA
8 1 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.40%) QA
2 17 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (1.72%) EMIR
4 7 (0.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) RACF
2 1 (0.11%) ACF2
2 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (12.24%) Oracle
2 112 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.69%) Google
4 20 (2.15%) Telerik
5 17 (1.83%) Sybase
6 13 (1.40%) Business Objects
7 12 (1.29%) TIBCO
8 11 (1.18%) webMethods
8 11 (1.18%) Murex
8 11 (1.18%) Calypso
9 10 (1.07%) IBM
10 6 (0.64%) Apple
10 6 (0.64%) Tableau
11 5 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.54%) hybris
11 5 (0.54%) Cognos
12 4 (0.43%) Twitter
13 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.32%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.32%) Facebook
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £46000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k to 60k DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + 12% Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago