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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 366 320 203
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -117
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 325 414 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.93% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.97% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 286 348 781
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 29 April 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 -15 49 £75,000 +36.36% 9
Ealing - 18 £60,000 - 1
Croydon -2 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Mayfair -3 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Westminster - 2 £42,500 -
Feltham - 1 £41,500 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 272 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
1 272 (39.77%) C#
2 271 (39.62%) Java
3 265 (38.74%) SQL
4 217 (31.73%) .NET
5 205 (29.97%) Finance
6 204 (29.82%) Degree
7 193 (28.22%) Software Engineering
8 167 (24.42%) SQL Server
9 165 (24.12%) JavaScript
10 158 (23.10%) Computer Science
11 139 (20.32%) ASP.NET
12 137 (20.03%) TDD
12 137 (20.03%) HTML
13 134 (19.59%) Web Services
14 125 (18.27%) Microsoft
15 124 (18.13%) Unix
16 123 (17.98%) OO
17 121 (17.69%) Python
18 120 (17.54%) C++
19 115 (16.81%) MVC
20 113 (16.52%) Linux
21 103 (15.06%) CSS
22 95 (13.89%) WCF
23 89 (13.01%) Banking
24 88 (12.87%) Spring
25 84 (12.28%) Hibernate
26 82 (11.99%) WPF
27 77 (11.26%) Hedge funds
28 74 (10.82%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 40 (5.85%) Tomcat
2 36 (5.26%) Node.js
3 24 (3.51%) JBoss
4 16 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.19%) Apache Solr
6 14 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.46%) CMS
7 10 (1.46%) IIS
8 8 (1.17%) SAS
9 7 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.02%) Confluence
10 6 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.73%) Orchard CMS
12 4 (0.58%) Apache
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 62 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.73%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Temenos Globus
1 7 (1.02%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.58%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) FastStats
4 1 (0.15%) ProductWriter
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.39%) SaaS
4 13 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.32%) GitHub
6 8 (1.17%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 29 (4.24%) Network Security
3 7 (1.02%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) LDAP
4 5 (0.73%) SMTP
5 4 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.29%) FTP
6 2 (0.29%) IPsec
6 2 (0.29%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.15%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.15%) SNA
7 1 (0.15%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 58 (8.48%) NoSQL
4 52 (7.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 51 (7.46%) MySQL
6 44 (6.43%) Hadoop
7 37 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (5.26%) Redis
9 32 (4.68%) MongoDB
9 32 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (3.65%) Big Data
11 25 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (2.19%) Data Mining
15 14 (2.05%) Event Store
16 13 (1.90%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (8.63%) JUnit
2 51 (7.46%) Subversion
3 37 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.53%) Eclipse
5 29 (4.24%) SpecFlow
6 28 (4.09%) Hamcrest
6 28 (4.09%) jMock
7 25 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.36%) JIRA
8 23 (3.36%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.34%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.05%) Maven
11 11 (1.61%) Android Studio
12 10 (1.46%) Xcode
13 9 (1.32%) Selenium
14 8 (1.17%) Ant
14 8 (1.17%) Gradle
14 8 (1.17%) Mockito
15 7 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 205 (29.97%) Finance
2 89 (13.01%) Banking
3 68 (9.94%) Front Office
4 59 (8.63%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.82%) Games
6 19 (2.78%) Marketing
7 17 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.34%) Retail
9 8 (1.17%) Back Office
9 8 (1.17%) Publishing
10 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.88%) Legal
12 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Law
13 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (31.73%) .NET
2 139 (20.32%) ASP.NET
3 137 (20.03%) HTML
4 134 (19.59%) Web Services
5 103 (15.06%) CSS
6 95 (13.89%) WCF
7 88 (12.87%) Spring
8 84 (12.28%) Hibernate
9 82 (11.99%) WPF
10 73 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (9.80%) RESTful
12 63 (9.21%) jQuery
13 61 (8.92%) HTML5
14 57 (8.33%) XML
15 52 (7.60%) AngularJS
15 52 (7.60%) REST
16 46 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (4.82%) WinForms
18 32 (4.68%) JSON
19 30 (4.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (23.10%) Computer Science
2 77 (11.26%) Hedge funds
3 55 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (7.89%) Visualisation
5 52 (7.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (7.46%) Equities
7 48 (7.02%) Fixed Income
8 40 (5.85%) Derivative
9 36 (5.26%) Client/Server
10 29 (4.24%) Algorithms
10 29 (4.24%) BYOD
11 26 (3.80%) Mathematics
12 25 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (2.92%) User Experience
14 19 (2.78%) Data Structures
14 19 (2.78%) Fintech
15 17 (2.49%) Mobile App
16 15 (2.19%) Neural Network
17 10 (1.46%) Digital Media
18 7 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.13%) Unix
2 113 (16.52%) Linux
3 74 (10.82%) Windows
4 60 (8.77%) Android
5 57 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 2 (0.29%) HPUX
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (28.22%) Software Engineering
3 137 (20.03%) TDD
4 123 (17.98%) OO
5 115 (16.81%) MVC
6 69 (10.09%) Multithreading
7 67 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (9.50%) BDD
9 63 (9.21%) Scrum
10 52 (7.60%) Kanban
11 48 (7.02%) Unit Testing
12 45 (6.58%) Web Development
13 43 (6.29%) Android Development
14 42 (6.14%) SOA
15 38 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (5.41%) iOS Development
16 37 (5.41%) Low Latency
17 36 (5.26%) Functional Programming
17 36 (5.26%) OOP
18 33 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 272 (39.77%) C#
2 271 (39.62%) Java
3 265 (38.74%) SQL
4 165 (24.12%) JavaScript
5 121 (17.69%) Python
6 120 (17.54%) C++
7 63 (9.21%) Objective-C
8 42 (6.14%) T-SQL
9 41 (5.99%) Ruby
10 37 (5.41%) F#
11 36 (5.26%) C
11 36 (5.26%) Scala
12 22 (3.22%) Groovy
13 16 (2.34%) Apple Swift
14 15 (2.19%) PHP
15 13 (1.90%) Clojure
16 12 (1.75%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.61%) Erlang
18 10 (1.46%) VBA
19 9 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 204 (29.82%) Degree
2 14 (2.05%) PhD
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.15%) MCP
5 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.02%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) HL7
3 2 (0.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) CDISC
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.73%) Docker
3 4 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (4.24%) WMI
2 7 (1.02%) Kibana
2 7 (1.02%) logstash
3 6 (0.88%) Grafana
3 6 (0.88%) Puppet
3 6 (0.88%) StatsD
4 5 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) Control-M
6 2 (0.29%) Mesos
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 125 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.48%) Oracle
3 34 (4.97%) Apple
4 22 (3.22%) Google
5 20 (2.92%) Tableau
6 14 (2.05%) Sybase
7 10 (1.46%) Cegedim Rx
8 8 (1.17%) Adobe
9 7 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.02%) jBASE
9 7 (1.02%) Temenos
10 6 (0.88%) New Relic
10 6 (0.88%) SAP
11 5 (0.73%) Autodesk
12 4 (0.58%) Epicor
12 4 (0.58%) hybris
13 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.44%) Twitter
14 2 (0.29%) TIBCO
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Salary: £28000 - £31500 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 90k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum DOE plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: £38,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Serendipity Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
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London
Ark Workplace Risk
Salary: EMI Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum shares and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Ealing, London, W5
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Auravita.com
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Dependent upon experience
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Canary Wharf, London
AWD online
Salary: £41,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 35000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
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London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago