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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 412 276 290
Rank change year-on-year
-136 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 608 1247 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 1.16% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.20% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 531 1081 1058
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -141 553 £47,500 +5.55% 88
London -108 195 £62,500 +13.63% 25
East of England -26 124 £42,500 +6.25% 21
South East -37 111 £45,000 +6.50% 12
North West -1 47 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 47 £41,250 - 13
Hertfordshire -22 36 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +37 35 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wales +12 31 £33,173 -12.70% 1
Berkshire +36 28 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Cambridge -26 26 £50,000 +14.28% 11
Essex +7 25 £52,500 +31.71% 2
West Midlands -52 23 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Scotland +33 22 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Milton Keynes +19 21 £40,000 -11.11% 2
City of London -57 21 £60,000 - 3
South West +4 19 £50,000 +19.04% 12
Yorkshire -66 19 £36,500 -14.11% 4
South Wales +5 17 £33,173 -12.70%
Surrey -16 17 £37,500 -9.63%
Cardiff +14 16 £33,173 -12.70%
West Sussex +15 14 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Chiswick +6 13 £50,000 -16.66%
East Midlands -14 13 £42,500 +18.05% 1
West Yorkshire -53 13 £37,500 +2.04% 4
Crawley +14 12 £62,500 +31.57%
St Albans +6 12 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Cheshire +5 12 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Peterborough -1 12 £36,750 -6.36%
Flint - 12 £45,000 -

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 555 (39.03%) SQL
2 553 (38.89%) C#
3 468 (32.91%) .NET
4 446 (31.36%) Java
5 440 (30.94%) JavaScript
6 404 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
7 394 (27.71%) HTML
8 365 (25.67%) SQL Server
9 335 (23.56%) Degree
10 323 (22.71%) Finance
11 318 (22.36%) MVC
12 298 (20.96%) CSS
13 291 (20.46%) Software Engineering
14 290 (20.39%) ASP.NET
15 276 (19.41%) C++
16 221 (15.54%) Linux
17 209 (14.70%) Computer Science
18 204 (14.35%) Oracle
19 197 (13.85%) TDD
20 184 (12.94%) Microsoft
21 183 (12.87%) OO
22 176 (12.38%) XML
23 175 (12.31%) Web Services
24 164 (11.53%) AngularJS
25 158 (11.11%) jQuery
26 153 (10.76%) Python
27 146 (10.27%) Banking
28 139 (9.77%) HTML5
29 138 (9.70%) WCF
30 134 (9.42%) Scrum

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 56 (3.94%) Apache
2 49 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 47 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 46 (3.23%) JBoss
5 33 (2.32%) WebLogic
6 32 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 30 (2.11%) IIS
8 24 (1.69%) CMS
8 24 (1.69%) SAS
9 23 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.55%) CICS
11 21 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.34%) NServiceBus
12 19 (1.34%) Umbraco
13 17 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.56%) Confluence
15 8 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 95 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.63%) GIMP
3 8 (0.56%) MS Office
4 7 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) MS Project
6 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.14%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.070%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.76%) SaaS
4 12 (0.84%) GitHub
5 8 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.21%) Heroku
7 3 (0.21%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.14%) Office 365
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.070%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.070%) Force.com
9 1 (0.070%) G Suite
9 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.60%) Internet
2 22 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.05%) Ethernet
4 14 (0.98%) RS-232
5 11 (0.77%) HTTP
6 9 (0.63%) DNS
6 9 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.42%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.42%) Firewall
8 5 (0.35%) DSL
8 5 (0.35%) FTP
9 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 3 (0.21%) DHCP
10 3 (0.21%) SNMP
11 2 (0.14%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.14%) IPv4
11 2 (0.14%) IPv6
11 2 (0.14%) SNA
11 2 (0.14%) VoIP
11 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.35%) MySQL
3 115 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 99 (6.96%) MongoDB
5 86 (6.05%) NoSQL
6 57 (4.01%) Big Data
7 55 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 53 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 51 (3.59%) Redis
10 40 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 30 (2.11%) DB2
14 30 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.27%) Base SAS
17 18 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 115 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 98 (6.89%) Git (software)
3 88 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (3.80%) Subversion
5 45 (3.16%) JUnit
6 40 (2.81%) Maven
7 36 (2.53%) Jenkins
7 36 (2.53%) Selenium
8 30 (2.11%) SpecFlow
9 23 (1.62%) Eclipse
10 20 (1.41%) FxCop
10 20 (1.41%) Mockito
10 20 (1.41%) StyleCop
11 19 (1.34%) JIRA
12 16 (1.13%) Gradle
13 15 (1.05%) NUnit
13 15 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.98%) Codeship
14 14 (0.98%) Protractor
15 13 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 323 (22.71%) Finance
2 146 (10.27%) Banking
3 97 (6.82%) Games
4 58 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.76%) Marketing
8 22 (1.55%) Retail
9 19 (1.34%) Advertising
10 13 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.84%) Back Office
11 12 (0.84%) Legal
11 12 (0.84%) Publishing
12 9 (0.63%) Law
13 8 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.56%) Electronics
13 8 (0.56%) Front Office
14 7 (0.49%) Billing
15 6 (0.42%) Automotive
16 5 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (32.91%) .NET
2 394 (27.71%) HTML
3 298 (20.96%) CSS
4 290 (20.39%) ASP.NET
5 176 (12.38%) XML
6 175 (12.31%) Web Services
7 164 (11.53%) AngularJS
8 158 (11.11%) jQuery
9 139 (9.77%) HTML5
10 138 (9.70%) WCF
11 133 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 102 (7.17%) REST
13 101 (7.10%) Spring
14 90 (6.33%) .NET Framework
15 89 (6.26%) Hibernate
16 83 (5.84%) RESTful
17 79 (5.56%) SOAP
18 78 (5.49%) J2EE
19 73 (5.13%) JSON
20 70 (4.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 209 (14.70%) Computer Science
2 94 (6.61%) Mathematics
3 77 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.22%) iSeries
6 58 (4.08%) Derivative
7 47 (3.31%) AS400
8 46 (3.23%) Fixed Income
9 45 (3.16%) Equities
10 44 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (2.67%) Data Structures
11 38 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
11 38 (2.67%) Mainframe
12 37 (2.60%) Algorithms
12 37 (2.60%) Hedge funds
12 37 (2.60%) OTC Derivatives
13 36 (2.53%) Client/Server
13 36 (2.53%) User Experience
14 29 (2.04%) Fintech
15 25 (1.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.54%) Linux
2 125 (8.79%) Unix
3 119 (8.37%) Windows
4 63 (4.43%) Apple iOS
5 59 (4.15%) Android
6 13 (0.91%) MVS
7 9 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.42%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.35%) zOS
11 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.070%) Solaris
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (22.36%) MVC
3 291 (20.46%) Software Engineering
4 197 (13.85%) TDD
5 183 (12.87%) OO
6 134 (9.42%) Scrum
7 131 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (8.30%) SDLC
9 114 (8.02%) Unit Testing
10 104 (7.31%) Multithreading
11 87 (6.12%) OOP
12 83 (5.84%) Web Development
13 80 (5.63%) Analytics
14 76 (5.34%) Mentoring
15 73 (5.13%) SOA
16 59 (4.15%) Open Source
17 55 (3.87%) E-Commerce
18 52 (3.66%) SOLID
19 51 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 555 (39.03%) SQL
2 553 (38.89%) C#
3 446 (31.36%) Java
4 440 (30.94%) JavaScript
5 276 (19.41%) C++
6 153 (10.76%) Python
7 90 (6.33%) C
8 73 (5.13%) PHP
9 69 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 64 (4.50%) RPG
11 62 (4.36%) Scala
12 59 (4.15%) Perl
13 51 (3.59%) PL/SQL
14 46 (3.23%) T-SQL
15 44 (3.09%) VB
16 42 (2.95%) Haskell
17 37 (2.60%) RPG IV
18 31 (2.18%) F#
19 29 (2.04%) COBOL
20 27 (1.90%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 335 (23.56%) Degree
2 28 (1.97%) PhD
3 19 (1.34%) PMI Certification
4 18 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.28%) MCSD
6 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.070%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.23%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) SLA
3 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.070%) Basel III
5 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 27 (1.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.35%) LXC
2 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.28%) HDFS
4 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.21%) RACF
5 2 (0.14%) ACF2
5 2 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.070%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 21 (1.48%) Ansible
2 9 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.49%) Puppet
5 5 (0.35%) Salt
6 4 (0.28%) Control-M
7 1 (0.070%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.070%) Kibana
7 1 (0.070%) logstash
7 1 (0.070%) zSecure
Vendors
1 204 (14.35%) Oracle
2 184 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.04%) IBM
4 19 (1.34%) Adobe
5 16 (1.13%) Perforce
6 13 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (0.91%) SAP
6 13 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 12 (0.84%) Google
8 10 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 10 (0.70%) Sybase
8 10 (0.70%) TIBCO
9 9 (0.63%) Telerik
10 8 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.56%) Tableau
10 8 (0.56%) webMethods
11 7 (0.49%) Unisys
12 6 (0.42%) Infor
13 5 (0.35%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.35%) Splunk
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-39k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 5% Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Healthcare and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + Life Assurance + more
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 40k + Pension, Healthcare and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45k + 3% Pension, 24 days and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + 25 days, Healthcare and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 25k + 10% bonus, training budget, 25 days and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Remote Working and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per day + bonus, gym membership, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-40k + 25 Days holiday + 12% Pension + Flexi Time + Health care + D
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + pension, holidays, cycle to work scheme and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago