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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
UK
Rank 366 289 275
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 648 1041 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 1.05% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 551 921 1086
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -92 598 £47,500 +5.55% 71
London -45 229 £60,000 +1.26% 21
East of England +1 126 £43,750 -2.77% 12
South East -12 108 £47,500 +5.55% 9
North West +10 52 £40,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -7 51 £45,000 - 3
South West +37 40 £45,000 - 7
Berkshire +31 38 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cambridge -12 36 £45,000 - 2
Essex +32 35 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Hertfordshire -4 28 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Wales +17 27 £33,173 +18.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 25 £45,000 - 4
City of London -24 24 £60,000 - 7
Scotland +26 23 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Milton Keynes +29 20 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Manchester -7 19 £48,750 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire -64 18 £28,500 -24.00% 2
Edinburgh +22 17 £40,000 +73.91% 1
St Albans +8 17 £52,500 +23.52% 2
West Midlands -50 17 £38,782 -3.04% 8
South Wales +18 16 £33,173 +8.45%
Chiswick +5 16 £57,500 -4.16%
Cardiff +16 15 £33,173 -
Cheshire +4 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey +24 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Sussex -10 13 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Colchester +10 12 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Bristol +14 11 £70,000 +86.66% 4
Crawley +4 11 £62,500 +28.20%

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 482 (36.54%) SQL
2 444 (33.66%) C#
3 423 (32.07%) Java
4 404 (30.63%) JavaScript
5 402 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (29.64%) .NET
7 338 (25.63%) HTML
8 307 (23.28%) SQL Server
9 298 (22.59%) Degree
10 295 (22.37%) Software Engineering
11 288 (21.83%) Finance
12 269 (20.39%) MVC
13 260 (19.71%) CSS
14 249 (18.88%) ASP.NET
15 217 (16.45%) TDD
16 211 (16.00%) Computer Science
17 200 (15.16%) OO
18 197 (14.94%) C++
19 187 (14.18%) Linux
20 178 (13.50%) Web Services
21 172 (13.04%) Oracle
22 170 (12.89%) Microsoft
23 161 (12.21%) AngularJS
24 156 (11.83%) Python
25 149 (11.30%) MySQL
26 141 (10.69%) XML
27 139 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
28 130 (9.86%) Banking
29 125 (9.48%) WCF
30 122 (9.25%) jQuery

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 53 (4.02%) Apache
2 48 (3.64%) JBoss
3 45 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 42 (3.18%) WebSphere
5 35 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 32 (2.43%) IIS
7 30 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 25 (1.90%) CICS
9 24 (1.82%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (1.59%) Umbraco
12 19 (1.44%) SAS
13 18 (1.36%) CMS
14 14 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.83%) NServiceBus
17 8 (0.61%) Confluence
18 7 (0.53%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 89 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.76%) MS Office
3 9 (0.68%) GIMP
4 7 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.38%) InDesign
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.076%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.076%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) Movex
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.076%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.90%) SaaS
4 7 (0.53%) GitHub
4 7 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (0.30%) Heroku
7 3 (0.23%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.15%) Google Play
9 1 (0.076%) G Suite
9 1 (0.076%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.56%) Internet
2 16 (1.21%) Skype
3 15 (1.14%) DSL
4 14 (1.06%) RS-232
5 13 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 12 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.68%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.53%) DNS
9 6 (0.45%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.45%) HTTP
10 4 (0.30%) SMTP
11 3 (0.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.23%) Firewall
11 3 (0.23%) FTP
11 3 (0.23%) SNMP
12 2 (0.15%) iBeacon
12 2 (0.15%) VoIP
13 1 (0.076%) Broadband
13 1 (0.076%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.076%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 149 (11.30%) MySQL
3 112 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 101 (7.66%) MongoDB
5 86 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 61 (4.62%) Big Data
7 56 (4.25%) Oracle Database
8 53 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 42 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (3.03%) Redis
11 37 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (2.05%) DB2
14 25 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 24 (1.82%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 15 (1.14%) QlikView
20 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (6.07%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (5.53%) Visual Studio
4 36 (2.73%) Subversion
5 32 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 32 (2.43%) JUnit
5 32 (2.43%) Maven
6 31 (2.35%) Selenium
7 23 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 21 (1.59%) JIRA
9 19 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 17 (1.29%) Gradle
11 16 (1.21%) Mockito
11 16 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.06%) FxCop
12 14 (1.06%) StyleCop
12 14 (1.06%) webpack
13 13 (0.99%) NUnit
14 12 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 288 (21.83%) Finance
2 130 (9.86%) Banking
3 79 (5.99%) Games
4 52 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.50%) Retail
5 33 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.74%) Marketing
9 20 (1.52%) Publishing
10 17 (1.29%) Advertising
11 11 (0.83%) Front Office
12 10 (0.76%) Legal
13 9 (0.68%) Electronics
14 8 (0.61%) Back Office
15 7 (0.53%) Billing
15 7 (0.53%) Law
16 5 (0.38%) Automotive
16 5 (0.38%) French Language
16 5 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (29.64%) .NET
2 338 (25.63%) HTML
3 260 (19.71%) CSS
4 249 (18.88%) ASP.NET
5 178 (13.50%) Web Services
6 161 (12.21%) AngularJS
7 141 (10.69%) XML
8 125 (9.48%) WCF
9 122 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 122 (9.25%) HTML5
9 122 (9.25%) jQuery
10 114 (8.64%) Spring
11 105 (7.96%) REST
12 85 (6.44%) Hibernate
13 80 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 78 (5.91%) .NET Framework
15 77 (5.84%) RESTful
16 68 (5.16%) J2EE
16 68 (5.16%) SOAP
17 67 (5.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 211 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.23%) Mathematics
3 69 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 65 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 59 (4.47%) Fintech
6 50 (3.79%) User Experience
7 49 (3.71%) Derivative
8 48 (3.64%) Algorithms
9 44 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (3.11%) AS400
10 41 (3.11%) Equities
11 39 (2.96%) iSeries
12 38 (2.88%) Mainframe
13 35 (2.65%) Fixed Income
14 34 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (2.43%) Data Integration
16 30 (2.27%) Client/Server
17 29 (2.20%) OTC Derivatives
18 21 (1.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 187 (14.18%) Linux
2 93 (7.05%) Apple iOS
2 93 (7.05%) Unix
3 92 (6.97%) Windows
4 84 (6.37%) Android
5 10 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.68%) MVS
7 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.30%) zOS
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.076%) Solaris
10 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (22.37%) Software Engineering
3 269 (20.39%) MVC
4 217 (16.45%) TDD
5 200 (15.16%) OO
6 139 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (8.87%) Scrum
8 98 (7.43%) SDLC
9 95 (7.20%) Unit Testing
10 88 (6.67%) Analytics
11 85 (6.44%) OOP
12 80 (6.07%) Mentoring
13 78 (5.91%) Multithreading
14 71 (5.38%) SOA
15 60 (4.55%) iOS Development
16 57 (4.32%) Android Development
16 57 (4.32%) Open Source
17 55 (4.17%) Web Development
18 54 (4.09%) Data Modelling
19 53 (4.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 482 (36.54%) SQL
2 444 (33.66%) C#
3 423 (32.07%) Java
4 404 (30.63%) JavaScript
5 197 (14.94%) C++
6 156 (11.83%) Python
7 77 (5.84%) C
8 74 (5.61%) PHP
9 72 (5.46%) Perl
10 67 (5.08%) Scala
11 51 (3.87%) Haskell
12 49 (3.71%) Objective-C
13 48 (3.64%) Apple Swift
14 47 (3.56%) VB.NET
15 43 (3.26%) PL/SQL
15 43 (3.26%) RPG
16 41 (3.11%) F#
17 38 (2.88%) VB
18 32 (2.43%) COBOL
18 32 (2.43%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 298 (22.59%) Degree
2 26 (1.97%) PhD
3 12 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.30%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.076%) HND
7 1 (0.076%) PMP
7 1 (0.076%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.076%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.56%) QA
2 13 (0.99%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) SDET
6 1 (0.076%) Basel III
6 1 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 22 (1.67%) Docker
2 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.38%) LXC
3 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.076%) ACF2
6 1 (0.076%) GridGain
6 1 (0.076%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (1.14%) Ansible
2 12 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.23%) Control-M
4 3 (0.23%) Puppet
5 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.076%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.076%) Salt
6 1 (0.076%) Terraform
6 1 (0.076%) zSecure
Vendors
1 172 (13.04%) Oracle
2 170 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.05%) IBM
4 20 (1.52%) Adobe
5 18 (1.36%) Google
6 16 (1.21%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.06%) SAP
8 13 (0.99%) Perforce
8 13 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 12 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (0.91%) Sybase
10 10 (0.76%) Apple
11 7 (0.53%) Infor
11 7 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.53%) Unisys
12 6 (0.45%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.45%) Splunk
12 6 (0.45%) webMethods
13 5 (0.38%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.38%) Telerik
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 43k + pension, bonus, 25 days and more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + Remote Working, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + Pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Remote Working and more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brecon, Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £40,000+ DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum 15% bonus + Tech Ninja fund worth £1K
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £58000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £150000 - £250000 per annum, Benefits 150K Base 100K Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits 20K Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago