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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 281 250 219
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 445 539 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.16% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.24% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 383 503 485
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,600 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
City of London +10 116 £58,750 +17.50% 20
Croydon +9 11 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Mayfair - 5 £50,000 -
Twickenham - 4 £42,950 -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 3 £42,500 -35.11% 1
Canary Wharf +3 3 £57,500 -42.50%
Enfield +2 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Ealing - 2 £62,500 - 1
Bromley - 2 - - 2
Surbiton -2 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wembley - 1 £55,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 339 (39.74%) SQL
2 327 (38.34%) Java
3 271 (31.77%) C#
4 256 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (28.02%) Finance
6 233 (27.32%) .NET
7 216 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 211 (24.74%) SQL Server
9 184 (21.57%) HTML
10 162 (18.99%) Degree
11 142 (16.65%) Apple iOS
12 140 (16.41%) TDD
12 140 (16.41%) OO
13 131 (15.36%) C++
14 129 (15.12%) CSS
15 121 (14.19%) iOS Development
16 116 (13.60%) XML
16 116 (13.60%) Computer Science
17 115 (13.48%) UNIX
18 110 (12.90%) Software Engineering
19 109 (12.78%) Web Services
19 109 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
20 106 (12.43%) ASP.NET
21 105 (12.31%) MVC
22 101 (11.84%) Banking
23 100 (11.72%) Objective-C
23 100 (11.72%) Microsoft
24 97 (11.37%) Spring
25 96 (11.25%) Android
26 94 (11.02%) Oracle

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 27 (3.17%) Node.js
3 20 (2.34%) SAS
4 18 (2.11%) JBoss
5 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.76%) Apache
7 10 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.06%) Confluence
9 8 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.94%) IIS
10 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.59%) Orchard CMS
12 4 (0.47%) CICS
12 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.47%) CMS
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.23%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.23%) Moodle
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) RMDS
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.35%) Magento
4 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.59%) PaaS
2 5 (0.59%) IaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.47%) GitHub
3 4 (0.47%) Heroku
3 4 (0.47%) SaaS
4 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.74%) Internet
2 25 (2.93%) ATM
3 13 (1.52%) HTTP
4 10 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.06%) Broadband
5 9 (1.06%) LDAP
6 8 (0.94%) Intranet
7 5 (0.59%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.47%) VoIP
8 4 (0.47%) Wireless
9 2 (0.23%) SSH
9 2 (0.23%) VPN
9 2 (0.23%) IPv4
9 2 (0.23%) IPv6
9 2 (0.23%) SMTP
9 2 (0.23%) GSM
9 2 (0.23%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.23%) UMTS
9 2 (0.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.23%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (4.45%) DB2
5 35 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.52%) MySQL
8 23 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 22 (2.58%) SQLite
9 22 (2.58%) Big Data
10 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (2.11%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (1.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 61 (7.15%) Xcode
2 44 (5.16%) Eclipse
3 36 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 36 (4.22%) Subversion
4 31 (3.63%) JUnit
5 30 (3.52%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.99%) Maven
6 17 (1.99%) Gradle
7 15 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.41%) Ant
10 12 (1.41%) NUnit
11 11 (1.29%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.17%) JIRA
13 9 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.70%) EasyMock
14 6 (0.70%) Mockito
General
1 239 (28.02%) Finance
2 101 (11.84%) Banking
3 82 (9.61%) Front Office
4 40 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.63%) Games
6 27 (3.17%) Retail
7 20 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 19 (2.23%) Marketing
9 16 (1.88%) Publishing
10 15 (1.76%) Back Office
11 9 (1.06%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.94%) Advertising
12 8 (0.94%) Law
13 6 (0.70%) Legal
13 6 (0.70%) Automotive
14 5 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.35%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (27.32%) .NET
2 184 (21.57%) HTML
3 129 (15.12%) CSS
4 116 (13.60%) XML
5 109 (12.78%) Web Services
6 106 (12.43%) ASP.NET
7 97 (11.37%) Spring
8 84 (9.85%) jQuery
9 77 (9.03%) Hibernate
10 58 (6.80%) JSON
11 56 (6.57%) HTML5
12 53 (6.21%) RESTful
13 51 (5.98%) REST
14 50 (5.86%) J2EE
15 46 (5.39%) WCF
16 43 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (4.92%) AngularJS
18 38 (4.45%) WPF
18 38 (4.45%) .NET Framework
19 32 (3.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 109 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.57%) Mathematics
4 54 (6.33%) Derivative
5 50 (5.86%) Mobile App
6 41 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (4.10%) Data Structures
8 33 (3.87%) Hedge funds
9 32 (3.75%) User Experience
10 31 (3.63%) Algorithms
11 27 (3.17%) Visualisation
12 25 (2.93%) EFT
12 25 (2.93%) Equities
13 19 (2.23%) Fixed Income
13 19 (2.23%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.88%) Credit Derivative
14 16 (1.88%) Digital Media
15 15 (1.76%) Social Media
15 15 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 142 (16.65%) Apple iOS
2 115 (13.48%) UNIX
3 96 (11.25%) Android
4 92 (10.79%) Linux
5 50 (5.86%) Windows
6 11 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.17%) HPUX
8 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.59%) CentOS
9 4 (0.47%) Solaris
10 3 (0.35%) zOS
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (30.01%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (16.41%) TDD
2 140 (16.41%) OO
3 121 (14.19%) iOS Development
4 110 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 105 (12.31%) MVC
6 93 (10.90%) Scrum
7 91 (10.67%) Multithreading
8 81 (9.50%) Mobile Development
9 71 (8.32%) SDLC
10 69 (8.09%) Android Development
11 67 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (7.74%) Unit Testing
13 59 (6.92%) OOP
14 53 (6.21%) Open Source
15 51 (5.98%) E-Commerce
16 47 (5.51%) Mentoring
17 45 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
18 44 (5.16%) Web Development
18 44 (5.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 339 (39.74%) SQL
2 327 (38.34%) Java
3 271 (31.77%) C#
4 216 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 131 (15.36%) C++
6 100 (11.72%) Objective-C
7 93 (10.90%) Python
8 56 (6.57%) T-SQL
9 43 (5.04%) VBA
9 43 (5.04%) Apple Swift
10 40 (4.69%) C
11 35 (4.10%) VB
12 30 (3.52%) Ruby
13 28 (3.28%) VB.NET
14 27 (3.17%) PHP
15 25 (2.93%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.93%) Shell Script
16 21 (2.46%) Perl
17 15 (1.76%) Scala
18 13 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 162 (18.99%) Degree
2 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.82%) Sun Certification
3 7 (0.82%) MCAD
3 7 (0.82%) MCSD
4 3 (0.35%) PhD
5 1 (0.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.23%) QA
2 13 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (1.17%) EMIR
4 2 (0.23%) CDISC
4 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) RACF
2 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (0.70%) Nagios
3 4 (0.47%) MOM
4 2 (0.23%) WMI
4 2 (0.23%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.12%) StatsD
5 1 (0.12%) logstash
5 1 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) zSecure
Vendors
1 100 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.02%) Oracle
3 24 (2.81%) Sybase
4 20 (2.34%) Apple
5 17 (1.99%) webMethods
5 17 (1.99%) Google
6 10 (1.17%) IBM
7 9 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.94%) Tableau
9 7 (0.82%) Adobe
9 7 (0.82%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.70%) SAP
10 6 (0.70%) ION Trading
10 6 (0.70%) Splunk
11 5 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.59%) Informatica
12 4 (0.47%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.47%) Perforce
12 4 (0.47%) VMware
12 4 (0.47%) Appcelerator
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