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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 279 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 452 785 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 395 716 605
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -34 126 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Ealing +9 8 £51,500 +28.75%
Edgware - 8 £48,000 -
Croydon -9 6 £39,000 -22.00%
Docklands, London -13 5 £57,500 -
Hammersmith -13 4 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 3 £35,000 -
Uxbridge -3 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Teddington - 2 £60,000 -
Hounslow -3 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Bromley - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 420 (42.42%) C#
2 394 (39.80%) SQL
3 352 (35.56%) Java
4 347 (35.05%) .NET
5 326 (32.93%) Finance
6 321 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
7 276 (27.88%) SQL Server
8 263 (26.57%) JavaScript
9 253 (25.56%) HTML
10 212 (21.41%) MVC
11 211 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 208 (21.01%) C++
13 179 (18.08%) OO
14 178 (17.98%) Software Engineering
15 173 (17.47%) Degree
16 168 (16.97%) CSS
17 163 (16.46%) Web Services
17 163 (16.46%) TDD
18 157 (15.86%) XML
19 143 (14.44%) UNIX
20 140 (14.14%) Oracle
21 137 (13.84%) Linux
22 133 (13.43%) jQuery
23 128 (12.93%) Computer Science
24 127 (12.83%) Microsoft
25 117 (11.82%) HTML5
26 110 (11.11%) Spring
27 109 (11.01%) Banking
28 102 (10.30%) Python
29 94 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 53 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.64%) CMS
3 28 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.53%) Apache
5 24 (2.42%) Node.js
6 21 (2.12%) IIS
7 19 (1.92%) WordPress
8 16 (1.62%) Drupal
9 14 (1.41%) MQSeries
10 12 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.21%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.11%) JBoss
12 8 (0.81%) Moodle
12 8 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.71%) Confluence
13 7 (0.71%) Jetty
13 7 (0.71%) SAS
13 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.61%) Kentico
15 5 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 59 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.82%) MS Office
3 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.10%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.21%) SaaS
2 6 (0.61%) PaaS
2 6 (0.61%) Heroku
3 4 (0.40%) GitHub
3 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) IaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.84%) Internet
2 14 (1.41%) Broadband
3 12 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.71%) HTTP
5 5 (0.51%) SSH
6 4 (0.40%) AMQP
6 4 (0.40%) Intranet
6 4 (0.40%) RTP
7 1 (0.10%) RFID
7 1 (0.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.10%) SMTP
7 1 (0.10%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) Multicast
7 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 80 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 79 (7.98%) MySQL
4 65 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (5.05%) RDBMS
6 38 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.73%) Big Data
10 27 (2.73%) NoSQL
11 25 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.52%) QlikView
15 15 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (1.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 77 (7.78%) Subversion
2 61 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 34 (3.43%) Eclipse
5 33 (3.33%) Xcode
6 25 (2.53%) Maven
7 23 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.92%) JUnit
9 18 (1.82%) JIRA
10 16 (1.62%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.31%) PhpStorm
11 13 (1.31%) NetBeans
12 11 (1.11%) Selenium
12 11 (1.11%) Ant
12 11 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.91%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.71%) FishEye
15 6 (0.61%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.61%) IntelliJ
15 6 (0.61%) VisualVM
General
1 326 (32.93%) Finance
2 109 (11.01%) Banking
3 76 (7.68%) Front Office
4 74 (7.47%) Investment Banking
5 58 (5.86%) Retail
6 33 (3.33%) Advertising
7 30 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 24 (2.42%) Games
9 22 (2.22%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.92%) Back Office
11 11 (1.11%) Marketing
12 10 (1.01%) Law
13 8 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.51%) Publishing
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) Legal
17 2 (0.20%) Electronics
17 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (35.05%) .NET
2 253 (25.56%) HTML
3 211 (21.31%) ASP.NET
4 168 (16.97%) CSS
5 163 (16.46%) Web Services
6 157 (15.86%) XML
7 133 (13.43%) jQuery
8 117 (11.82%) HTML5
9 110 (11.11%) Spring
10 94 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (7.98%) J2EE
12 66 (6.67%) .NET Framework
13 60 (6.06%) Ajax
14 59 (5.96%) WCF
15 58 (5.86%) JSON
16 55 (5.56%) CSS3
17 53 (5.35%) Hibernate
18 43 (4.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 41 (4.14%) AngularJS
19 41 (4.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 73 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (6.77%) Derivative
5 58 (5.86%) Equities
6 49 (4.95%) Fixed Income
7 46 (4.65%) Algorithms
8 45 (4.55%) Mathematics
9 40 (4.04%) Mobile App
10 38 (3.84%) Data Structures
10 38 (3.84%) Hedge funds
11 33 (3.33%) Open Source
12 19 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
12 19 (1.92%) Credit Risk
13 18 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
13 18 (1.82%) User Experience
14 16 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 16 (1.62%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 15 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.44%) UNIX
2 137 (13.84%) Linux
3 63 (6.36%) Windows
3 63 (6.36%) Android
4 60 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.11%) HPUX
6 6 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.40%) Solaris
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) zOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (21.41%) MVC
3 179 (18.08%) OO
4 178 (17.98%) Software Engineering
5 163 (16.46%) TDD
6 91 (9.19%) Multithreading
7 90 (9.09%) OOP
8 88 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 69 (6.97%) Scrum
10 60 (6.06%) BDD
11 58 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 55 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 45 (4.55%) iOS Development
14 44 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (4.24%) SOA
16 39 (3.94%) Business Analysis
16 39 (3.94%) Analytics
17 35 (3.54%) Low Latency
18 31 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 420 (42.42%) C#
2 394 (39.80%) SQL
3 352 (35.56%) Java
4 263 (26.57%) JavaScript
5 208 (21.01%) C++
6 102 (10.30%) Python
7 72 (7.27%) C
8 54 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 53 (5.35%) PL/SQL
10 46 (4.65%) PHP
10 46 (4.65%) Objective-C
11 38 (3.84%) Shell Script
12 37 (3.74%) Scala
13 32 (3.23%) VBA
14 28 (2.83%) VB
15 26 (2.63%) VB.NET
16 20 (2.02%) Perl
16 20 (2.02%) Ruby
17 14 (1.41%) Lua
18 13 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 173 (17.47%) Degree
2 20 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.41%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.61%) PhD
6 3 (0.30%) MCSD
7 2 (0.20%) HND
7 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.20%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.20%) MCPD
8 1 (0.10%) CFA
8 1 (0.10%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.84%) QA
2 19 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (1.82%) EMIR
4 7 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) RACF
3 1 (0.10%) ACF2
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 140 (14.14%) Oracle
2 127 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.73%) Google
4 18 (1.82%) Telerik
5 17 (1.72%) Sybase
6 15 (1.52%) Business Objects
7 14 (1.41%) Murex
7 14 (1.41%) Calypso
8 13 (1.31%) TIBCO
9 11 (1.11%) webMethods
10 9 (0.91%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.81%) IBM
12 6 (0.61%) Apple
12 6 (0.61%) Perforce
12 6 (0.61%) Facebook
13 4 (0.40%) Twitter
13 4 (0.40%) hybris
13 4 (0.40%) Tableau
14 3 (0.30%) JD Edwards
City, London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £46000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ace European Group
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified £Good + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens +
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago