The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 353 286 186
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 856 1184 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.11% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.15% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1057 1824
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer within the UK.

Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Programmer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 829 £45,000 +5.88% 94
London -32 308 £55,000 +4.76% 39
South East -24 199 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England -10 137 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Surrey +27 70 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 57 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +4 51 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -27 49 £35,000 -6.66% 14
City of London 0 47 £75,000 +36.36% 7
Cambridge -12 46 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +26 37 £35,000 -9.73% 3
Essex -1 37 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire -7 35 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Buckinghamshire +39 34 £46,250 +23.33% 10
Hertfordshire +5 27 £46,000 +0.54%
Birmingham +9 25 £35,000 +16.66% 3
South West -29 25 £41,500 +6.41% 4
Leeds +12 21 £37,500 -3.22% 4
West Sussex -2 21 £55,000 +144.44% 1
Colchester +16 20 £62,500 +150.00%
Cheshire +36 19 £33,125 -14.57% 1
Scotland -20 19 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Milton Keynes +27 18 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire -3 17 £35,000 -28.57%
Kent +1 16 £37,500 -
Hampshire -8 15 £37,500 - 1
Crawley -3 13 £55,000 +144.44%
East Midlands -26 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Horley - 13 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +4 12 £43,000 +22.85%

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 814 (42.98%) SQL
2 757 (39.97%) C#
3 688 (36.33%) .NET
4 629 (33.21%) JavaScript
5 587 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
6 578 (30.52%) SQL Server
7 545 (28.78%) HTML
8 514 (27.14%) Java
9 451 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 435 (22.97%) CSS
11 431 (22.76%) Degree
12 417 (22.02%) ASP.NET
13 410 (21.65%) MVC
14 401 (21.17%) Finance
15 318 (16.79%) C++
16 313 (16.53%) Microsoft
17 303 (16.00%) Computer Science
18 281 (14.84%) Oracle
19 280 (14.78%) OO
20 250 (13.20%) jQuery
21 241 (12.72%) Web Services
22 236 (12.46%) TDD
23 212 (11.19%) Python
24 203 (10.72%) Linux
25 195 (10.30%) HTML5
26 187 (9.87%) WCF
27 178 (9.40%) OOP
28 175 (9.24%) MySQL
28 175 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
29 165 (8.71%) Web Development

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 71 (3.75%) JBoss
3 55 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.22%) Node.js
5 40 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (2.01%) IIS
7 34 (1.80%) CMS
7 34 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 32 (1.69%) Apache
10 27 (1.43%) SAS
11 24 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.74%) OpenEdge
14 10 (0.53%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.48%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.48%) WordPress
16 7 (0.37%) CICS
17 5 (0.26%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 125 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.16%) MS Office
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.053%) MS Project
7 1 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.42%) Magento
5 6 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.32%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.32%) Temenos Globus
5 6 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.11%) Odoo
8 2 (0.11%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.053%) Exstream
9 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.053%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.053%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.053%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.053%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.01%) SaaS
4 25 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.27%) GitHub
6 21 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.48%) Google App Engine
9 8 (0.42%) Sage Pay
10 7 (0.37%) Google Play
11 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.053%) Heroku
12 1 (0.053%) iTunes
12 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.74%) FTP
3 29 (1.53%) Internet
4 27 (1.43%) Network Security
5 18 (0.95%) HTTP
6 12 (0.63%) Intranet
6 12 (0.63%) SSL
7 5 (0.26%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.21%) DNS
8 4 (0.21%) Firewall
8 4 (0.21%) LDAP
8 4 (0.21%) NAS
8 4 (0.21%) SAN
8 4 (0.21%) SMTP
9 3 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.11%) Extranet
11 1 (0.053%) S/MIME
11 1 (0.053%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 175 (9.24%) MySQL
3 131 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 98 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 92 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 80 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 72 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 46 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 46 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 43 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (2.01%) Redis
15 36 (1.90%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.85%) Big Data
17 34 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 127 (6.71%) Visual Studio
2 102 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 83 (4.38%) Subversion
4 58 (3.06%) JUnit
5 36 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 36 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 29 (1.53%) JIRA
8 28 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 24 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (1.11%) Hamcrest
11 21 (1.11%) jMock
12 19 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 17 (0.90%) Maven
13 17 (0.90%) Selenium
14 15 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (0.74%) NUnit
16 12 (0.63%) Android Studio
17 11 (0.58%) Ant
General
1 401 (21.17%) Finance
2 125 (6.60%) Banking
3 91 (4.80%) Games
4 75 (3.96%) Front Office
5 68 (3.59%) Marketing
6 59 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 49 (2.59%) Retail
7 49 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (0.95%) Back Office
11 16 (0.84%) Legal
12 13 (0.69%) Advertising
12 13 (0.69%) Electronics
13 11 (0.58%) Automotive
14 7 (0.37%) Law
15 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.26%) Billing
17 4 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (36.33%) .NET
2 545 (28.78%) HTML
3 435 (22.97%) CSS
4 417 (22.02%) ASP.NET
5 250 (13.20%) jQuery
6 241 (12.72%) Web Services
7 195 (10.30%) HTML5
8 187 (9.87%) WCF
9 175 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 156 (8.24%) AngularJS
11 153 (8.08%) WPF
12 147 (7.76%) XML
13 139 (7.34%) Spring
14 128 (6.76%) .NET Framework
15 127 (6.71%) Hibernate
16 109 (5.76%) Ajax
17 106 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 101 (5.33%) REST
19 87 (4.59%) CSS3
20 70 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 303 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 103 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (5.39%) AS400
4 82 (4.33%) Hedge funds
5 80 (4.22%) iSeries
6 76 (4.01%) Visualisation
7 69 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (3.59%) Mathematics
9 61 (3.22%) User Experience
10 59 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 54 (2.85%) Equities
12 52 (2.75%) Fixed Income
13 50 (2.64%) Derivative
14 44 (2.32%) Mobile App
15 40 (2.11%) Client/Server
16 36 (1.90%) Algorithms
17 25 (1.32%) BYOD
17 25 (1.32%) iPad
18 24 (1.27%) iPhone
19 23 (1.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 203 (10.72%) Linux
2 163 (8.61%) Unix
2 163 (8.61%) Windows
3 93 (4.91%) Android
4 75 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.32%) OS/400
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.053%) AIX
10 1 (0.053%) HPUX
10 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.053%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 410 (21.65%) MVC
4 280 (14.78%) OO
5 236 (12.46%) TDD
6 178 (9.40%) OOP
7 165 (8.71%) Web Development
8 127 (6.71%) Scrum
9 125 (6.60%) Multithreading
9 125 (6.60%) SDLC
10 110 (5.81%) Unit Testing
11 105 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 76 (4.01%) BDD
14 69 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (3.48%) Open Source
16 65 (3.43%) E-Commerce
17 60 (3.17%) Kanban
18 59 (3.12%) SOA
19 58 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 814 (42.98%) SQL
2 757 (39.97%) C#
3 629 (33.21%) JavaScript
4 514 (27.14%) Java
5 318 (16.79%) C++
6 212 (11.19%) Python
7 144 (7.60%) PL/SQL
8 127 (6.71%) RPG
9 120 (6.34%) T-SQL
10 113 (5.97%) PHP
11 81 (4.28%) C
12 75 (3.96%) RPG IV
13 73 (3.85%) VB.NET
14 58 (3.06%) Objective-C
15 48 (2.53%) Perl
16 44 (2.32%) Scala
17 42 (2.22%) Ruby
18 40 (2.11%) F#
19 29 (1.53%) PowerShell
20 26 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 431 (22.76%) Degree
2 20 (1.06%) PhD
3 17 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.63%) HND
5 9 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.26%) SAS Certification
7 5 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) MCITP
8 4 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.053%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.06%) QA
2 6 (0.32%) RosettaNet
3 5 (0.26%) HL7
4 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.58%) Docker
2 9 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.053%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (1.32%) WMI
2 6 (0.32%) logstash
3 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.26%) Kibana
4 4 (0.21%) Grafana
4 4 (0.21%) StatsD
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Control-M
5 2 (0.11%) Mesos
5 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.11%) Puppet
5 2 (0.11%) SCCM
5 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.053%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.053%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.053%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.053%) Salt
Vendors
1 313 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 281 (14.84%) Oracle
3 37 (1.95%) Google
4 32 (1.69%) Apple
5 27 (1.43%) Tableau
6 19 (1.00%) SAP
7 14 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 14 (0.74%) Progress
7 14 (0.74%) Sybase
7 14 (0.74%) Telerik
8 13 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.58%) Infor
10 10 (0.53%) Cegedim Rx
10 10 (0.53%) IBM
10 10 (0.53%) IFS
11 8 (0.42%) Cognos
12 7 (0.37%) Adobe
12 7 (0.37%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.32%) Remedy
13 6 (0.32%) Temenos
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 27k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + 10% bonus, Pension, 25 Days, training budget and more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorset
Proteus Europe
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 10% Pension, 24 days, training, greenfield and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 65k + 10% Bonus, 8% Pension, 28 Days, Flexi Time and More!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + bonus, 24 days, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary Negotiable + 3% Pension, 24 days and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + 3% Pension, 23 days, flex working and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + 3% pension, flexi time, training and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tortworth, Gloucestershire
The Flexible Resource Company
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago