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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 263 163 244
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 446 872 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.04% 1.92% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.04% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 371 802 380
Average salary £52,500 £59,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.01% +31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
40103 42659 41747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33809 35111 35345
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 132 £52,500 -4.54% 20
Docklands, London -3 16 £50,000 -15.25%
Twickenham +5 5 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Enfield - 2 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £50,000 -33.33%
Ealing -5 1 - -
West Drayton -5 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 330 (36.34%) Java
2 321 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (35.13%) SQL
4 298 (32.82%) C#
5 296 (32.60%) .NET
6 280 (30.84%) Finance
7 249 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 214 (23.57%) SQL Server
9 208 (22.91%) HTML
10 205 (22.58%) MVC
11 167 (18.39%) ASP.NET
12 153 (16.85%) C++
13 144 (15.86%) OO
14 138 (15.20%) Computer Science
15 134 (14.76%) Degree
16 124 (13.66%) Microsoft
17 122 (13.44%) TDD
18 121 (13.33%) Web Services
19 119 (13.11%) jQuery
20 117 (12.89%) CSS
21 115 (12.67%) Apple iOS
22 114 (12.56%) XML
23 111 (12.22%) Software Engineering
24 109 (12.00%) Android
25 99 (10.90%) .NET Framework
25 99 (10.90%) Objective-C
25 99 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
26 96 (10.57%) Oracle
26 96 (10.57%) Banking
27 92 (10.13%) UNIX

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (2.97%) Apache
2 25 (2.75%) CMS
3 20 (2.20%) IIS
3 20 (2.20%) CICS
4 18 (1.98%) WordPress
5 17 (1.87%) Drupal
6 16 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.65%) Moodle
8 13 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.32%) Node.js
10 9 (0.99%) SAS
11 8 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.66%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.44%) JBoss
14 3 (0.33%) FileNet
14 3 (0.33%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.88%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) CPLEX
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Agresso
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clinical
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.77%) Heroku
3 4 (0.44%) SaaS
4 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Yammer
6 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.97%) Internet
2 17 (1.87%) Broadband
3 10 (1.10%) HTTP
4 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.88%) SMTP
6 7 (0.77%) SSH
7 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.22%) Multicast
9 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.11%) NFC
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 58 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (6.17%) MySQL
5 53 (5.84%) RDBMS
6 41 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.76%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.54%) QlikView
11 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.43%) Big Data
13 12 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.32%) DB2
13 12 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (7.82%) Xcode
2 67 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 60 (6.61%) Eclipse
4 55 (6.06%) Subversion
4 55 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 21 (2.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 21 (2.31%) Maven
7 17 (1.87%) JIRA
7 17 (1.87%) NetBeans
7 17 (1.87%) PhpStorm
8 16 (1.76%) Android Studio
8 16 (1.76%) JUnit
9 14 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.32%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.88%) Log4j
12 7 (0.77%) NUnit
12 7 (0.77%) JBehave
13 5 (0.55%) Ant
13 5 (0.55%) NuGet
General
1 280 (30.84%) Finance
2 96 (10.57%) Banking
3 79 (8.70%) Front Office
4 49 (5.40%) Investment Banking
5 43 (4.74%) Retail
6 34 (3.74%) Publishing
7 25 (2.75%) Advertising
8 22 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.20%) Games
10 19 (2.09%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.43%) Back Office
12 9 (0.99%) Law
13 5 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.55%) Marketing
13 5 (0.55%) French Language
14 3 (0.33%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.33%) Legal
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (32.60%) .NET
2 208 (22.91%) HTML
3 167 (18.39%) ASP.NET
4 121 (13.33%) Web Services
5 119 (13.11%) jQuery
6 117 (12.89%) CSS
7 114 (12.56%) XML
8 99 (10.90%) .NET Framework
9 88 (9.69%) Ajax
10 80 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (8.81%) HTML5
11 77 (8.48%) Spring
12 64 (7.05%) J2EE
13 62 (6.83%) JSON
14 52 (5.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 49 (5.40%) WCF
16 44 (4.85%) Hibernate
17 32 (3.52%) AngularJS
18 31 (3.41%) Silverlight
18 31 (3.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (15.20%) Computer Science
2 99 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.39%) Equities
4 44 (4.85%) Hedge funds
5 40 (4.41%) Derivative
6 38 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (3.85%) Open Source
8 33 (3.63%) Visualisation
9 32 (3.52%) Algorithms
10 31 (3.41%) Mobile App
11 28 (3.08%) Data Structures
12 27 (2.97%) Social Media
12 27 (2.97%) Mathematics
13 20 (2.20%) Fixed Income
13 20 (2.20%) Grid Computing
14 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.98%) SWIFT
15 18 (1.98%) Mainframe
16 17 (1.87%) W3C
17 15 (1.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.67%) Apple iOS
2 109 (12.00%) Android
3 92 (10.13%) UNIX
4 84 (9.25%) Linux
5 68 (7.49%) Windows
6 10 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.77%) CentOS
8 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.33%) HPUX
9 3 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (22.58%) MVC
3 144 (15.86%) OO
4 122 (13.44%) TDD
5 111 (12.22%) Software Engineering
6 89 (9.80%) OOP
6 89 (9.80%) Scrum
7 85 (9.36%) Multithreading
7 85 (9.36%) iOS Development
8 70 (7.71%) Android Development
9 65 (7.16%) E-Commerce
10 64 (7.05%) Unit Testing
11 58 (6.39%) Mentoring
12 54 (5.95%) Waterfall
13 51 (5.62%) BDD
14 47 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.63%) Business Analysis
16 40 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (4.30%) Electronic Trading
18 37 (4.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 330 (36.34%) Java
2 319 (35.13%) SQL
3 298 (32.82%) C#
4 249 (27.42%) JavaScript
5 153 (16.85%) C++
6 99 (10.90%) Objective-C
7 76 (8.37%) Python
8 44 (4.85%) PHP
9 42 (4.63%) C
10 35 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 32 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.98%) VBA
13 18 (1.98%) Scala
14 15 (1.65%) Perl
15 13 (1.43%) Ruby
16 12 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.21%) Lua
17 11 (1.21%) COBOL
17 11 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (14.76%) Degree
2 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.10%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.99%) PhD
5 5 (0.55%) MCAD
5 5 (0.55%) MCSD
6 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.64%) QA
2 10 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.99%) EMIR
4 6 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) GAAP
5 2 (0.22%) CDISC
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) RACF
3 1 (0.11%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 124 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.57%) Oracle
3 27 (2.97%) Google
4 23 (2.53%) IBM
5 13 (1.43%) Sybase
6 11 (1.21%) Appcelerator
7 9 (0.99%) Tableau
8 8 (0.88%) Cognos
8 8 (0.88%) Adobe
8 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 7 (0.77%) Zend
10 6 (0.66%) Telerik
10 6 (0.66%) hybris
11 5 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.44%) Siebel
12 4 (0.44%) Apple
12 4 (0.44%) Teradata
12 4 (0.44%) Yahoo!
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stanmore, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33,000 - 37,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum £60 - £80K - AVP C# Developer - Lond
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits and unlimited holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: banking benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago