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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 342 273 172
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 358 485 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.16% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.22% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 320 418 766
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £87,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 57 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Ealing 0 35 £65,000 +26.21% 1
Chiswick - 3 £60,000 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 -
Teddington - 1 £60,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 316 (35.87%) Java
2 315 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (34.17%) SQL
4 286 (32.46%) C#
5 283 (32.12%) Finance
6 260 (29.51%) .NET
7 221 (25.09%) JavaScript
8 197 (22.36%) Degree
9 188 (21.34%) Software Engineering
10 154 (17.48%) HTML
11 150 (17.03%) Microsoft
12 149 (16.91%) SQL Server
12 149 (16.91%) Web Services
13 144 (16.35%) TDD
14 142 (16.12%) ASP.NET
15 131 (14.87%) Unix
15 131 (14.87%) C++
16 130 (14.76%) Linux
16 130 (14.76%) Python
17 123 (13.96%) Banking
18 121 (13.73%) MVC
19 120 (13.62%) CSS
20 115 (13.05%) Spring
21 113 (12.83%) OO
22 112 (12.71%) Objective-C
23 108 (12.26%) Apple iOS
24 106 (12.03%) XML
25 101 (11.46%) Computer Science
26 99 (11.24%) Hibernate
27 97 (11.01%) Continuous Integration

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (6.70%) Tomcat
2 37 (4.20%) Node.js
3 26 (2.95%) Apache Solr
3 26 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.72%) JBoss
5 23 (2.61%) IIS
6 21 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.36%) Confluence
7 12 (1.36%) SAS
7 12 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.25%) CMS
8 11 (1.25%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.91%) Apache
11 6 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (0.57%) nginx
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 61 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.11%) InDesign
4 1 (0.11%) NASTRAN
4 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Temenos Globus
1 7 (0.79%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.45%) FastStats
3 4 (0.45%) SAP hybris
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.34%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 2 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.23%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.11%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.61%) SaaS
4 7 (0.79%) GitHub
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.45%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.45%) Heroku
6 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.54%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.75%) Network Security
3 17 (1.93%) Internet
4 12 (1.36%) LDAP
5 10 (1.14%) Intranet
6 8 (0.91%) HTTP
7 4 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.45%) SMTP
8 3 (0.34%) IPsec
8 3 (0.34%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.23%) SNA
9 2 (0.23%) X.25
10 1 (0.11%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.11%) GSM
10 1 (0.11%) HSPA
10 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.11%) LTE
10 1 (0.11%) Skype
10 1 (0.11%) UMTS
10 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 66 (7.49%) Relational Database
3 56 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 54 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (5.90%) MySQL
6 45 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (4.20%) MongoDB
9 35 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (3.63%) Hadoop
11 28 (3.18%) Redis
12 23 (2.61%) DB2
13 21 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 19 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (2.04%) Big Data
17 14 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (1.36%) Data Mining
19 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (8.06%) JUnit
2 49 (5.56%) Subversion
3 46 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 38 (4.31%) Xcode
5 35 (3.97%) SpecFlow
6 32 (3.63%) Visual Studio
7 31 (3.52%) Eclipse
8 28 (3.18%) Maven
9 26 (2.95%) Cucumber
10 21 (2.38%) Hamcrest
10 21 (2.38%) jMock
11 20 (2.27%) Jenkins
12 17 (1.93%) JIRA
13 15 (1.70%) Ant
14 14 (1.59%) Gradle
15 13 (1.48%) Mockito
15 13 (1.48%) Selenium
16 12 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (1.36%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.25%) EasyMock
General
1 283 (32.12%) Finance
2 123 (13.96%) Banking
3 80 (9.08%) Front Office
4 65 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.61%) Games
6 23 (2.61%) Retail
7 21 (2.38%) Marketing
8 18 (2.04%) Legal
9 15 (1.70%) Publishing
10 13 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.79%) Back Office
12 6 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.34%) Danish Language
14 3 (0.34%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.34%) Law
14 3 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (29.51%) .NET
2 154 (17.48%) HTML
3 149 (16.91%) Web Services
4 142 (16.12%) ASP.NET
5 120 (13.62%) CSS
6 115 (13.05%) Spring
7 106 (12.03%) XML
8 99 (11.24%) Hibernate
9 89 (10.10%) jQuery
10 83 (9.42%) RESTful
11 76 (8.63%) WCF
12 68 (7.72%) WPF
13 62 (7.04%) AngularJS
14 57 (6.47%) HTML5
15 56 (6.36%) REST
16 55 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 54 (6.13%) JSP
18 47 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 45 (5.11%) JSON
20 34 (3.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.46%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (6.02%) Hedge funds
5 48 (5.45%) Equities
6 44 (4.99%) Fixed Income
7 42 (4.77%) Visualisation
8 39 (4.43%) User Experience
9 37 (4.20%) Algorithms
10 36 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (3.75%) BYOD
12 32 (3.63%) Client/Server
13 30 (3.41%) Derivative
14 25 (2.84%) Mathematics
15 24 (2.72%) Data Structures
16 23 (2.61%) Fintech
17 22 (2.50%) Mobile App
18 17 (1.93%) NHS
19 16 (1.82%) Streaming Video
19 16 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 131 (14.87%) Unix
2 130 (14.76%) Linux
3 108 (12.26%) Apple iOS
4 82 (9.31%) Android
5 79 (8.97%) Windows
6 10 (1.14%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.14%) zOS
7 9 (1.02%) CentOS
8 8 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.68%) AIX
9 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.34%) HPUX
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (21.34%) Software Engineering
3 144 (16.35%) TDD
4 121 (13.73%) MVC
5 113 (12.83%) OO
6 97 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (10.78%) BDD
8 84 (9.53%) Scrum
9 83 (9.42%) iOS Development
10 71 (8.06%) Multithreading
11 65 (7.38%) Unit Testing
12 59 (6.70%) Functional Programming
13 56 (6.36%) Kanban
14 54 (6.13%) Android Development
14 54 (6.13%) Low Latency
15 51 (5.79%) OOP
16 49 (5.56%) Mobile Development
17 47 (5.33%) Web Development
18 46 (5.22%) Mentoring
18 46 (5.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 316 (35.87%) Java
2 301 (34.17%) SQL
3 286 (32.46%) C#
4 221 (25.09%) JavaScript
5 131 (14.87%) C++
6 130 (14.76%) Python
7 112 (12.71%) Objective-C
8 58 (6.58%) T-SQL
9 50 (5.68%) C
10 39 (4.43%) VBA
11 38 (4.31%) Ruby
12 35 (3.97%) F#
13 34 (3.86%) Apple Swift
14 33 (3.75%) Scala
15 23 (2.61%) Groovy
16 21 (2.38%) VB
17 18 (2.04%) Clojure
18 17 (1.93%) PHP
19 14 (1.59%) VB.NET
20 13 (1.48%) RPG
Qualifications
1 197 (22.36%) Degree
2 23 (2.61%) PhD
3 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.11%) MCP
5 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) CDISC
3 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (3.75%) WMI
2 11 (1.25%) Grafana
2 11 (1.25%) Kibana
2 11 (1.25%) logstash
2 11 (1.25%) StatsD
3 10 (1.14%) CA Endevor
3 10 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) Control-M
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 150 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.06%) Oracle
3 45 (5.11%) Apple
4 22 (2.50%) Sybase
5 19 (2.16%) Google
6 12 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.25%) Adobe
7 11 (1.25%) New Relic
8 10 (1.14%) CA
8 10 (1.14%) IBM
8 10 (1.14%) SAP
8 10 (1.14%) Tableau
9 7 (0.79%) jBASE
9 7 (0.79%) Temenos
10 5 (0.57%) Cegedim Rx
10 5 (0.57%) Twitter
10 5 (0.57%) Zend
11 4 (0.45%) Epicor
11 4 (0.45%) hybris
11 4 (0.45%) Nokia
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Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent training and career prospects
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
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INPS
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
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West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Big company benefits
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West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
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London
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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West London
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package!
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London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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London
TRG
Salary: 50000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
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London
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Ealing, West London
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