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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 260 157 223
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 473 835 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.95% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 2.07% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 410 750 477
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% +23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,494 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £32,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -16 146 £50,000 -13.04% 19
Docklands, London +1 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Twickenham +8 7 £35,000 -
Croydon -25 4 £39,000 -13.33%
Ealing +4 3 £51,500 +28.75%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £40,000 -40.74%
Edgware - 2 £48,000 -
Bromley +21 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Mayfair -1 1 £50,000 -
Enfield - 1 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £41,750 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 358 (38.62%) C#
2 339 (36.57%) SQL
3 318 (34.30%) Java
4 312 (33.66%) .NET
5 300 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
6 299 (32.25%) Finance
7 245 (26.43%) SQL Server
8 237 (25.57%) JavaScript
9 217 (23.41%) HTML
10 210 (22.65%) MVC
11 188 (20.28%) C++
12 177 (19.09%) ASP.NET
13 149 (16.07%) Degree
14 147 (15.86%) OO
15 136 (14.67%) Computer Science
16 133 (14.35%) Software Engineering
17 132 (14.24%) CSS
18 129 (13.92%) Web Services
18 129 (13.92%) XML
19 127 (13.70%) TDD
19 127 (13.70%) jQuery
20 110 (11.87%) Microsoft
21 100 (10.79%) UNIX
22 97 (10.46%) HTML5
23 96 (10.36%) Oracle
24 94 (10.14%) Banking
24 94 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
25 92 (9.92%) Python
26 91 (9.82%) OOP
27 90 (9.71%) Linux

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.24%) CMS
3 26 (2.80%) Apache
4 22 (2.37%) WordPress
5 19 (2.05%) IIS
5 19 (2.05%) Drupal
6 18 (1.94%) Node.js
7 17 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.29%) CICS
9 10 (1.08%) Moodle
10 9 (0.97%) SAS
11 8 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.65%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.32%) FileNet
13 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.73%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.32%) CPLEX
4 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.97%) Heroku
1 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.56%) Internet
2 19 (2.05%) Broadband
3 11 (1.19%) HTTP
3 11 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.32%) SMTP
5 2 (0.22%) SSH
5 2 (0.22%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) Multicast
6 1 (0.11%) RTP
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (26.43%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.90%) MySQL
3 63 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 62 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (5.29%) RDBMS
6 43 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.94%) QlikView
11 18 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.83%) Big Data
12 17 (1.83%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.08%) DTS
15 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 66 (7.12%) Subversion
2 58 (6.26%) Visual Studio
2 58 (6.26%) Eclipse
3 57 (6.15%) Xcode
4 46 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 43 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (2.27%) Maven
7 19 (2.05%) PhpStorm
7 19 (2.05%) NetBeans
8 17 (1.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 17 (1.83%) JIRA
9 12 (1.29%) JUnit
9 12 (1.29%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.19%) Android Studio
11 6 (0.65%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.54%) Robolectric
12 5 (0.54%) Ant
12 5 (0.54%) Selenium
13 4 (0.43%) WebStorm
General
1 299 (32.25%) Finance
2 94 (10.14%) Banking
3 86 (9.28%) Front Office
4 57 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 54 (5.83%) Retail
6 27 (2.91%) Advertising
7 24 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.16%) Publishing
9 20 (2.16%) Games
10 13 (1.40%) Back Office
11 12 (1.29%) Law
12 9 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.76%) Marketing
14 5 (0.54%) Legal
14 5 (0.54%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (33.66%) .NET
2 217 (23.41%) HTML
3 177 (19.09%) ASP.NET
4 132 (14.24%) CSS
5 129 (13.92%) Web Services
5 129 (13.92%) XML
6 127 (13.70%) jQuery
7 97 (10.46%) HTML5
8 83 (8.95%) .NET Framework
9 82 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (8.41%) Spring
11 72 (7.77%) Ajax
12 67 (7.23%) J2EE
13 57 (6.15%) JSON
14 52 (5.61%) WCF
15 49 (5.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 48 (5.18%) CSS3
17 36 (3.88%) AngularJS
18 35 (3.78%) Hibernate
19 32 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 94 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.23%) Equities
4 55 (5.93%) Derivative
5 51 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (4.64%) Hedge funds
7 38 (4.10%) Algorithms
8 35 (3.78%) Mathematics
9 34 (3.67%) Fixed Income
10 33 (3.56%) Mobile App
11 31 (3.34%) Data Structures
12 27 (2.91%) Open Source
13 24 (2.59%) Visualisation
14 19 (2.05%) Social Media
14 19 (2.05%) W3C
15 18 (1.94%) Grid Computing
16 17 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.83%) User Experience
17 16 (1.73%) Mainframe
18 14 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 100 (10.79%) UNIX
2 90 (9.71%) Linux
3 85 (9.17%) Apple iOS
4 81 (8.74%) Android
5 59 (6.36%) Windows
6 9 (0.97%) HPUX
7 6 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (22.65%) MVC
3 147 (15.86%) OO
4 133 (14.35%) Software Engineering
5 127 (13.70%) TDD
6 91 (9.82%) OOP
7 75 (8.09%) Scrum
8 74 (7.98%) E-Commerce
9 71 (7.66%) Multithreading
10 61 (6.58%) iOS Development
10 61 (6.58%) Mentoring
11 53 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (4.96%) Unit Testing
13 45 (4.85%) Business Analysis
14 44 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (4.75%) BDD
14 44 (4.75%) Android Development
15 34 (3.67%) Test Automation
15 34 (3.67%) Analytics
16 33 (3.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 358 (38.62%) C#
2 339 (36.57%) SQL
3 318 (34.30%) Java
4 237 (25.57%) JavaScript
5 188 (20.28%) C++
6 92 (9.92%) Python
7 79 (8.52%) Objective-C
8 55 (5.93%) C
9 48 (5.18%) PHP
10 41 (4.42%) T-SQL
11 36 (3.88%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.02%) Scala
13 26 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.59%) VB.NET
14 24 (2.59%) VBA
15 19 (2.05%) VB
16 16 (1.73%) Perl
17 13 (1.40%) Ruby
18 12 (1.29%) Lua
19 9 (0.97%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 149 (16.07%) Degree
2 17 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.29%) PhD
3 12 (1.29%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.32%) MCSD
5 2 (0.22%) MCPD
5 2 (0.22%) HND
5 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.22%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.67%) QA
2 13 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (1.29%) EMIR
4 7 (0.76%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) CDISC
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) ACF2
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 110 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.36%) Oracle
3 23 (2.48%) Google
4 20 (2.16%) Telerik
5 18 (1.94%) Sybase
6 14 (1.51%) IBM
7 12 (1.29%) Business Objects
8 9 (0.97%) webMethods
8 9 (0.97%) Cognos
9 8 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 8 (0.86%) Tableau
10 7 (0.76%) Appcelerator
10 7 (0.76%) Murex
10 7 (0.76%) Calypso
11 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.54%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.54%) Twitter
12 5 (0.54%) Apple
13 4 (0.43%) Adobe
13 4 (0.43%) JD Edwards
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Stott & May
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Public Health England
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits + Equity
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days, pension, private medical
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £47k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago