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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 294 175 258
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 429 867 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.96% 1.76% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.87% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 358 803 403
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.72%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +9 120 £55,000 +10.00% 21
Docklands, London -10 13 £50,000 -15.25%
Twickenham +2 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £40,000 -40.74%
Mayfair - 3 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £50,000 -16.66%
West Drayton -7 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Croydon -21 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Enfield - 1 £40,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 333 (37.25%) Java
2 313 (35.01%) SQL
3 310 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (31.99%) C#
5 283 (31.66%) .NET
6 258 (28.86%) Finance
7 242 (27.07%) JavaScript
8 210 (23.49%) SQL Server
9 204 (22.82%) HTML
10 193 (21.59%) MVC
11 155 (17.34%) ASP.NET
12 151 (16.89%) C++
13 139 (15.55%) Computer Science
14 134 (14.99%) OO
15 131 (14.65%) Microsoft
16 129 (14.43%) Apple iOS
17 127 (14.21%) Degree
18 120 (13.42%) Android
18 120 (13.42%) TDD
19 117 (13.09%) CSS
20 111 (12.42%) jQuery
20 111 (12.42%) Web Services
21 110 (12.30%) XML
22 108 (12.08%) Objective-C
22 108 (12.08%) Software Engineering
23 99 (11.07%) .NET Framework
24 97 (10.85%) Multithreading
25 96 (10.74%) Banking
25 96 (10.74%) iOS Development
26 95 (10.63%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (2.80%) Apache
2 21 (2.35%) CMS
3 19 (2.13%) IIS
4 17 (1.90%) CICS
5 16 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.68%) WordPress
7 14 (1.57%) Drupal
7 14 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.34%) Moodle
9 12 (1.34%) Node.js
10 9 (1.01%) SAS
11 8 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.45%) JBoss
14 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.34%) FileNet
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.34%) WorkSite
Applications
1 45 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.22%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clinical
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Equation
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Agresso
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.78%) Heroku
4 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.22%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Yammer
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.02%) Internet
2 14 (1.57%) Broadband
3 11 (1.23%) HTTP
4 8 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.89%) SMTP
5 7 (0.78%) SSH
6 4 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.22%) Multicast
8 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.11%) Unicast
8 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 53 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (5.70%) MySQL
5 48 (5.37%) RDBMS
6 47 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.57%) QlikView
14 13 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.45%) Big Data
15 12 (1.34%) DB2
16 11 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (1.01%) FileMaker
17 9 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (8.72%) Xcode
2 68 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 68 (7.61%) Eclipse
3 59 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (4.81%) Subversion
5 33 (3.69%) Git (software)
6 23 (2.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 19 (2.13%) Maven
8 18 (2.01%) Android Studio
9 17 (1.90%) JIRA
9 17 (1.90%) JUnit
10 14 (1.57%) NetBeans
10 14 (1.57%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.57%) PhpStorm
11 12 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.01%) NUnit
13 8 (0.89%) Log4j
13 8 (0.89%) Gradle
14 7 (0.78%) JBehave
15 5 (0.56%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 258 (28.86%) Finance
2 96 (10.74%) Banking
3 80 (8.95%) Front Office
4 50 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.14%) Retail
6 33 (3.69%) Publishing
7 24 (2.68%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.46%) Advertising
9 20 (2.24%) Games
10 19 (2.13%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.90%) Back Office
12 8 (0.89%) Law
13 6 (0.67%) Marketing
14 5 (0.56%) French Language
14 5 (0.56%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.45%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.34%) Legal
17 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (31.66%) .NET
2 204 (22.82%) HTML
3 155 (17.34%) ASP.NET
4 117 (13.09%) CSS
5 111 (12.42%) Web Services
5 111 (12.42%) jQuery
6 110 (12.30%) XML
7 99 (11.07%) .NET Framework
8 85 (9.51%) Ajax
9 72 (8.05%) Spring
10 69 (7.72%) HTML5
11 68 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (7.16%) JSON
13 63 (7.05%) J2EE
14 51 (5.70%) WCF
15 48 (5.37%) Entity Framework
16 44 (4.92%) Hibernate
17 31 (3.47%) AngularJS
18 29 (3.24%) RESTful
19 27 (3.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (15.55%) Computer Science
2 95 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.26%) Equities
4 45 (5.03%) Hedge funds
5 44 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (4.81%) Open Source
7 42 (4.70%) Derivative
8 40 (4.47%) Visualisation
9 35 (3.91%) Mobile App
10 32 (3.58%) Data Structures
11 31 (3.47%) Algorithms
11 31 (3.47%) Mathematics
12 28 (3.13%) Social Media
13 23 (2.57%) Fixed Income
14 19 (2.13%) Grid Computing
14 19 (2.13%) Digital Media
15 18 (2.01%) SWIFT
15 18 (2.01%) User Experience
16 17 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (1.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 129 (14.43%) Apple iOS
2 120 (13.42%) Android
3 92 (10.29%) UNIX
4 83 (9.28%) Linux
5 60 (6.71%) Windows
6 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.78%) CentOS
8 6 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (21.59%) MVC
3 134 (14.99%) OO
4 120 (13.42%) TDD
5 108 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 97 (10.85%) Multithreading
7 96 (10.74%) iOS Development
8 88 (9.84%) Scrum
9 85 (9.51%) OOP
10 84 (9.40%) Android Development
11 73 (8.17%) Mobile Development
12 62 (6.94%) E-Commerce
12 62 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 56 (6.26%) Waterfall
14 52 (5.82%) Mentoring
15 50 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (5.48%) BDD
17 46 (5.15%) Business Analysis
18 43 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (4.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 333 (37.25%) Java
2 313 (35.01%) SQL
3 286 (31.99%) C#
4 242 (27.07%) JavaScript
5 151 (16.89%) C++
6 108 (12.08%) Objective-C
7 70 (7.83%) Python
8 44 (4.92%) PHP
9 42 (4.70%) C
10 36 (4.03%) T-SQL
11 26 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.13%) VBA
12 19 (2.13%) Scala
13 17 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.45%) Ruby
15 11 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.12%) Lua
16 10 (1.12%) VB
16 10 (1.12%) COBOL
16 10 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 127 (14.21%) Degree
2 15 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.01%) Sun Certification
3 9 (1.01%) PhD
4 6 (0.67%) MCAD
4 6 (0.67%) MCSD
5 1 (0.11%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.46%) QA
2 14 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (1.45%) EMIR
4 2 (0.22%) CDISC
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) GAAP
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) RACF
3 1 (0.11%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.28%) Oracle
3 28 (3.13%) Google
4 23 (2.57%) IBM
5 13 (1.45%) Tableau
5 13 (1.45%) Appcelerator
6 11 (1.23%) Sybase
7 10 (1.12%) Cognos
8 9 (1.01%) TIBCO
9 8 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.89%) Adobe
10 7 (0.78%) Zend
11 6 (0.67%) Telerik
12 5 (0.56%) Apple
12 5 (0.56%) Facebook
12 5 (0.56%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.45%) Yahoo!
13 4 (0.45%) hybris
13 4 (0.45%) Teradata
13 4 (0.45%) Siebel
London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Sheffield
Three People Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Dependent on Experience - Above industry avera
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £28,000 to £45,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago