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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 342 304 181
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -123
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 900 1169 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.06% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.10% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1025 1853
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 £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 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 5 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 -44 872 £45,000 +5.88% 93
London -32 318 £55,000 +4.76% 43
South East -23 195 £45,000 +12.50% 14
East of England -11 144 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands +11 67 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 60 £45,000 +6.50% 3
Yorkshire -22 59 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Surrey +8 57 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Cambridge -2 49 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London -16 46 £75,000 +36.36% 11
North West +27 42 £36,000 -4.00% 3
West Yorkshire -1 40 £35,000 +0.71% 5
Essex +5 37 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Birmingham +12 31 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Hertfordshire +9 30 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Leeds +6 27 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire +36 25 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 25 £46,250 +23.33% 1
West Sussex +8 24 £55,000 +144.44% 1
South West -40 24 £41,000 +5.12% 7
Kent +12 23 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Berkshire +4 23 £50,000 +2.04% 3
Hampshire -4 19 £45,482 +21.28% 2
Scotland -18 18 £45,000 - 1
Colchester +18 17 £62,500 +165.95% 1
Crawley +4 17 £55,000 +144.44%
Ealing - 16 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands -10 15 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Suffolk +4 13 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire +2 13 £43,000 +16.21%

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 808 (41.56%) SQL
2 761 (39.15%) C#
3 697 (35.85%) .NET
4 622 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 619 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
6 593 (30.50%) SQL Server
7 550 (28.29%) Java
8 544 (27.98%) HTML
9 448 (23.05%) Software Engineering
9 448 (23.05%) Degree
10 436 (22.43%) CSS
11 427 (21.97%) Finance
12 414 (21.30%) ASP.NET
13 396 (20.37%) MVC
14 323 (16.62%) Microsoft
15 315 (16.20%) C++
15 315 (16.20%) Computer Science
16 296 (15.23%) Oracle
17 287 (14.76%) OO
18 263 (13.53%) jQuery
19 257 (13.22%) Web Services
20 233 (11.99%) TDD
21 218 (11.21%) Linux
22 213 (10.96%) Python
23 207 (10.65%) HTML5
24 202 (10.39%) WCF
25 178 (9.16%) MySQL
26 176 (9.05%) Windows
27 172 (8.85%) Unix
27 172 (8.85%) OOP

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 76 (3.91%) Tomcat
2 72 (3.70%) JBoss
3 54 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 52 (2.67%) Node.js
5 43 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.11%) IIS
7 37 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.80%) Apache
9 34 (1.75%) CMS
9 34 (1.75%) SAS
9 34 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 21 (1.08%) OpenEdge
11 20 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.67%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.46%) WordPress
15 7 (0.36%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.31%) Confluence
16 6 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 128 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.21%) MS Office
7 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) InDesign
8 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.51%) Magento
5 7 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.36%) SAP SRM
5 7 (0.36%) Temenos Globus
5 7 (0.36%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.21%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.10%) Odoo
7 2 (0.10%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.051%) FastStats
8 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.051%) PlanetPress Connect
8 1 (0.051%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.051%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.26%) SaaS
4 26 (1.34%) GitHub
5 25 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.62%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.41%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.41%) Sage Pay
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.051%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.051%) Heroku
10 1 (0.051%) Office 365
10 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 31 (1.59%) FTP
3 30 (1.54%) Network Security
4 27 (1.39%) Internet
5 16 (0.82%) HTTP
6 14 (0.72%) Intranet
7 12 (0.62%) SSL
8 6 (0.31%) LDAP
9 5 (0.26%) DNS
9 5 (0.26%) Firewall
9 5 (0.26%) SMTP
10 4 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.21%) NAS
10 4 (0.21%) SAN
11 3 (0.15%) Extranet
11 3 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.051%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.051%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.051%) S/MIME
12 1 (0.051%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 178 (9.16%) MySQL
3 138 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 100 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 91 (4.68%) Oracle Database
7 85 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 76 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 59 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (2.62%) Hadoop
12 48 (2.47%) MongoDB
13 43 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 41 (2.11%) Big Data
16 40 (2.06%) Redis
16 40 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 39 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (1.85%) RDBMS
19 28 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 121 (6.22%) Visual Studio
2 100 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 87 (4.48%) Subversion
4 67 (3.45%) JUnit
5 46 (2.37%) Eclipse
6 43 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (1.90%) JIRA
8 32 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 32 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 31 (1.59%) SpecFlow
10 27 (1.39%) jMock
11 26 (1.34%) Hamcrest
12 22 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (1.08%) Selenium
14 19 (0.98%) Maven
15 18 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
16 17 (0.87%) Mercurial
17 16 (0.82%) Android Studio
18 15 (0.77%) NUnit
19 14 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 427 (21.97%) Finance
2 129 (6.64%) Banking
3 95 (4.89%) Games
4 75 (3.86%) Front Office
5 64 (3.29%) Marketing
6 58 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.52%) Retail
9 24 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (0.87%) Electronics
13 15 (0.77%) Legal
14 14 (0.72%) Back Office
15 12 (0.62%) Advertising
16 10 (0.51%) Automotive
17 8 (0.41%) Publishing
18 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.31%) Law
20 5 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (35.85%) .NET
2 544 (27.98%) HTML
3 436 (22.43%) CSS
4 414 (21.30%) ASP.NET
5 263 (13.53%) jQuery
6 257 (13.22%) Web Services
7 207 (10.65%) HTML5
8 202 (10.39%) WCF
9 170 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 169 (8.69%) XML
11 162 (8.33%) WPF
12 156 (8.02%) AngularJS
13 154 (7.92%) Spring
14 143 (7.36%) Hibernate
15 135 (6.94%) .NET Framework
16 116 (5.97%) REST
17 109 (5.61%) Ajax
18 107 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 103 (5.30%) CSS3
20 73 (3.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 315 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 113 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.94%) AS400
4 79 (4.06%) Visualisation
5 78 (4.01%) Hedge funds
6 75 (3.86%) Mathematics
7 73 (3.76%) iSeries
8 71 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
9 60 (3.09%) User Experience
10 53 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 51 (2.62%) Equities
12 48 (2.47%) Fixed Income
13 47 (2.42%) Mobile App
14 42 (2.16%) Algorithms
15 41 (2.11%) Client/Server
15 41 (2.11%) Derivative
16 28 (1.44%) BYOD
17 25 (1.29%) Data Structures
17 25 (1.29%) iPad
17 25 (1.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 218 (11.21%) Linux
2 176 (9.05%) Windows
3 172 (8.85%) Unix
4 108 (5.56%) Android
5 86 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 10 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.31%) OS/400
7 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.10%) AIX
9 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.10%) HPUX
9 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.051%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (23.05%) Software Engineering
3 396 (20.37%) MVC
4 287 (14.76%) OO
5 233 (11.99%) TDD
6 172 (8.85%) OOP
6 172 (8.85%) Web Development
7 131 (6.74%) Scrum
8 119 (6.12%) SDLC
9 118 (6.07%) Multithreading
10 115 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (5.92%) Unit Testing
11 79 (4.06%) BDD
11 79 (4.06%) Mentoring
12 76 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (3.60%) SOA
14 69 (3.55%) E-Commerce
15 68 (3.50%) Open Source
16 60 (3.09%) Kanban
17 59 (3.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 808 (41.56%) SQL
2 761 (39.15%) C#
3 622 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 550 (28.29%) Java
5 315 (16.20%) C++
6 213 (10.96%) Python
7 150 (7.72%) PL/SQL
8 125 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 117 (6.02%) RPG
10 110 (5.66%) PHP
11 81 (4.17%) C
12 71 (3.65%) Objective-C
12 71 (3.65%) RPG IV
13 69 (3.55%) VB.NET
14 47 (2.42%) Ruby
15 45 (2.31%) Perl
16 44 (2.26%) Scala
17 39 (2.01%) F#
18 31 (1.59%) PowerShell
19 26 (1.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 448 (23.05%) Degree
2 25 (1.29%) PhD
3 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.67%) HND
5 10 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.46%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.26%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.21%) MCITP
9 4 (0.21%) MCSE
10 2 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.051%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.34%) QA
2 7 (0.36%) RosettaNet
3 5 (0.26%) HL7
3 5 (0.26%) SLA
4 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.051%) CDISC
System Software
1 14 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.46%) Docker
3 4 (0.21%) HDFS
3 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.051%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 28 (1.44%) WMI
2 8 (0.41%) logstash
3 7 (0.36%) Kibana
4 6 (0.31%) Grafana
4 6 (0.31%) StatsD
5 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.26%) Puppet
6 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.10%) Control-M
7 2 (0.10%) Mesos
7 2 (0.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.051%) Ansible
8 1 (0.051%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.051%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.051%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.051%) Salt
8 1 (0.051%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 323 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 296 (15.23%) Oracle
3 38 (1.95%) Google
4 36 (1.85%) Apple
5 27 (1.39%) Tableau
6 22 (1.13%) SAP
7 21 (1.08%) Progress
8 15 (0.77%) IBM
8 15 (0.77%) JD Edwards
9 14 (0.72%) Sybase
9 14 (0.72%) Telerik
10 10 (0.51%) Cegedim Rx
10 10 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.46%) Adobe
11 9 (0.46%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.41%) Infor
12 8 (0.41%) Remedy
13 7 (0.36%) Blue Martini
13 7 (0.36%) IFS
13 7 (0.36%) jBASE
Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum +PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum +PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40k to £45K
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + 3% Pension, 23 days, flex working and more
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum shares and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum +bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £31500 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £52000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago