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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 234 216 230
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 544 595 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.35% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 508 491 558
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 132 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Hammersmith +8 11 £60,000 +50.00%
Clapham +2 10 £60,000 +50.00%
Docklands, London - 9 £65,000 -
Croydon -9 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Uxbridge +5 4 £38,250 -
Southwark - 4 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £65,500 -
Pinner - 4 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £50,000 -
Romford +9 2 £40,000 +100.00%
Harrow - 2 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
Ruislip -3 1 £50,000 +95.08%
Chiswick -5 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Erith - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 569 (43.07%) C#
2 487 (36.87%) SQL
3 475 (35.96%) .NET
4 472 (35.73%) Java
5 406 (30.73%) JavaScript
6 393 (29.75%) HTML
7 387 (29.30%) Finance
8 325 (24.60%) SQL Server
9 323 (24.45%) CSS
10 296 (22.41%) ASP.NET
11 277 (20.97%) OO
12 272 (20.59%) C++
13 269 (20.36%) MVC
14 260 (19.68%) Degree
15 255 (19.30%) TDD
16 253 (19.15%) Software Engineering
17 240 (18.17%) Linux
18 219 (16.58%) UNIX
19 207 (15.67%) jQuery
20 206 (15.59%) Web Services
21 199 (15.06%) Microsoft
22 193 (14.61%) Oracle
22 193 (14.61%) Computer Science
23 187 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
24 175 (13.25%) XML
25 173 (13.10%) Multithreading
26 157 (11.88%) Banking
27 155 (11.73%) HTML5
28 131 (9.92%) MySQL
29 129 (9.77%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.01%) Node.js
3 52 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 48 (3.63%) CMS
5 46 (3.48%) Apache
6 30 (2.27%) Drupal
7 23 (1.74%) IIS
8 21 (1.59%) NServiceBus
9 20 (1.51%) WordPress
9 20 (1.51%) MQSeries
10 16 (1.21%) Jetty
10 16 (1.21%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.21%) Confluence
11 13 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.98%) SAS
11 13 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (0.91%) Mule
13 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.91%) MS Office
3 11 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.45%) SPSS
7 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.076%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.38%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.15%) Misys Equation
6 2 (0.15%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.076%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.27%) SaaS
2 19 (1.44%) PaaS
3 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.68%) GitHub
5 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.23%) Heroku
7 3 (0.23%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.73%) Internet
2 22 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.14%) SMTP
4 8 (0.61%) SSH
5 7 (0.53%) HTTP
6 5 (0.38%) AMQP
7 4 (0.30%) RTP
7 4 (0.30%) Broadband
7 4 (0.30%) Intranet
8 3 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.076%) SSL
9 1 (0.076%) SNMP
9 1 (0.076%) FTP
9 1 (0.076%) RFID
9 1 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 131 (9.92%) MySQL
3 78 (5.90%) Relational Database
4 61 (4.62%) Big Data
5 58 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 43 (3.26%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (2.20%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.44%) Redis
14 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (6.81%) Visual Studio
2 81 (6.13%) Subversion
3 67 (5.07%) Git (software)
4 42 (3.18%) Eclipse
5 41 (3.10%) JIRA
6 31 (2.35%) NUnit
7 28 (2.12%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.12%) Jenkins
8 27 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.89%) Maven
10 24 (1.82%) Ant
10 24 (1.82%) JUnit
11 22 (1.67%) PHPUnit
12 16 (1.21%) FishEye
13 15 (1.14%) VisualVM
13 15 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.14%) IntelliJ
13 15 (1.14%) Selenium
14 14 (1.06%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 387 (29.30%) Finance
2 157 (11.88%) Banking
3 99 (7.49%) Investment Banking
4 54 (4.09%) Games
5 52 (3.94%) Front Office
6 47 (3.56%) Retail
7 36 (2.73%) Marketing
8 33 (2.50%) Advertising
9 22 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.44%) Publishing
12 14 (1.06%) Back Office
13 7 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) Electronics
15 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.23%) Legal
17 2 (0.15%) Law
17 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (35.96%) .NET
2 393 (29.75%) HTML
3 323 (24.45%) CSS
4 296 (22.41%) ASP.NET
5 207 (15.67%) jQuery
6 206 (15.59%) Web Services
7 175 (13.25%) XML
8 155 (11.73%) HTML5
9 123 (9.31%) Ajax
10 115 (8.71%) Spring
11 113 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 98 (7.42%) WCF
13 82 (6.21%) WPF
14 79 (5.98%) JSON
15 77 (5.83%) CSS3
16 73 (5.53%) J2EE
17 67 (5.07%) Backbone.js
18 66 (5.00%) SOAP
19 65 (4.92%) Hibernate
19 65 (4.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 193 (14.61%) Computer Science
2 80 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 79 (5.98%) Open Source
4 78 (5.90%) Derivative
5 73 (5.53%) Mathematics
6 69 (5.22%) Mobile App
7 58 (4.39%) Fixed Income
8 43 (3.26%) Client/Server
9 40 (3.03%) Equities
10 31 (2.35%) Hedge funds
11 25 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.82%) Taxonomies
13 23 (1.74%) Statistics
14 21 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
14 21 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
15 16 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
15 16 (1.21%) Social Media
15 16 (1.21%) Credit Risk
15 16 (1.21%) Equity Risk
16 14 (1.06%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 240 (18.17%) Linux
2 219 (16.58%) UNIX
3 129 (9.77%) Windows
4 82 (6.21%) Android
5 80 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.53%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.53%) HPUX
8 4 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (20.97%) OO
2 269 (20.36%) MVC
3 255 (19.30%) TDD
4 253 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 187 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
6 173 (13.10%) Multithreading
7 117 (8.86%) OOP
8 102 (7.72%) E-Commerce
9 81 (6.13%) Scrum
10 80 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (5.53%) Unit Testing
12 71 (5.37%) BDD
13 66 (5.00%) Low Latency
14 61 (4.62%) Analytics
15 48 (3.63%) Web Development
15 48 (3.63%) Content Management
16 47 (3.56%) iOS Development
17 45 (3.41%) SOA
18 44 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (3.18%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 569 (43.07%) C#
2 487 (36.87%) SQL
3 472 (35.73%) Java
4 406 (30.73%) JavaScript
5 272 (20.59%) C++
6 127 (9.61%) Python
7 120 (9.08%) PHP
8 79 (5.98%) C
9 68 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 63 (4.77%) Scala
11 49 (3.71%) PL/SQL
12 48 (3.63%) VBA
13 47 (3.56%) Shell Script
14 42 (3.18%) Ruby
15 37 (2.80%) Clojure
16 35 (2.65%) Bash Shell
17 33 (2.50%) VB
17 33 (2.50%) VB.NET
18 32 (2.42%) F#
19 31 (2.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 260 (19.68%) Degree
2 45 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.06%) MCSD
4 13 (0.98%) MCAD
5 11 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.68%) PhD
6 9 (0.68%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.45%) MCP
8 4 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.076%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.076%) CFA
9 1 (0.076%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.26%) QA
2 12 (0.91%) EMIR
2 12 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.076%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
1 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.076%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.076%) Docker
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.076%) Ansible
2 1 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.076%) Puppet
Vendors
1 199 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 193 (14.61%) Oracle
3 42 (3.18%) Google
4 34 (2.57%) TIBCO
5 32 (2.42%) JBoss
6 28 (2.12%) Facebook
7 21 (1.59%) Zend
8 19 (1.44%) Telerik
9 17 (1.29%) IBM
9 17 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.21%) Sybase
11 15 (1.14%) Perforce
11 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.06%) webMethods
13 13 (0.98%) Business Objects
13 13 (0.98%) Murex
13 13 (0.98%) Calypso
14 10 (0.76%) Twitter
15 7 (0.53%) Talend
15 7 (0.53%) EPiServer
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £27000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + 15-20% bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago