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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 335 283 199
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 860 1227 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.11% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.16% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1082 1644
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -52 817 £42,960 -2.36% 74
London -69 280 £55,000 +5.76% 25
South East -16 202 £40,000 - 14
East of England -9 118 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire +42 61 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Surrey +19 57 £50,000 +20.48% 5
West Yorkshire +34 50 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Cambridgeshire -7 47 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South West -5 46 £35,000 -12.50% 7
North West +20 44 £40,000 +11.93% 4
Buckinghamshire +39 42 £40,000 +6.66%
West Sussex +12 39 £37,500 +66.66% 2
West Midlands -6 39 £36,500 -8.75% 8
Cambridge -2 37 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Essex -5 37 £42,500 +18.05%
City of London -24 34 £75,000 +36.36% 7
Scotland +5 31 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Milton Keynes +24 29 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire +7 23 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxfordshire -38 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Crawley -5 20 £55,000 +144.44%
Glasgow -4 18 £40,000 - 2
Leeds +31 17 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Colchester +2 17 £62,500 +150.00%
East Midlands -13 17 £42,500 +16.43%
Bristol +11 16 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hampshire +5 16 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -15 15 £38,500 +11.59% 2
Staffordshire +4 14 £27,500 -26.66%
Cheshire +34 13 £40,000 +3.15% 2

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 785 (43.73%) SQL
2 743 (41.39%) C#
3 663 (36.94%) .NET
4 601 (33.48%) JavaScript
5 557 (31.03%) HTML
6 533 (29.69%) SQL Server
7 517 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
8 514 (28.64%) Java
9 431 (24.01%) MVC
10 420 (23.40%) CSS
11 415 (23.12%) Degree
12 413 (23.01%) Software Engineering
13 412 (22.95%) ASP.NET
14 390 (21.73%) Finance
15 350 (19.50%) C++
16 286 (15.93%) Computer Science
17 279 (15.54%) Oracle
18 256 (14.26%) Microsoft
19 247 (13.76%) TDD
20 243 (13.54%) OO
21 235 (13.09%) jQuery
22 216 (12.03%) Web Services
23 209 (11.64%) Linux
24 201 (11.20%) Python
25 190 (10.58%) HTML5
26 177 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
27 176 (9.81%) AngularJS
27 176 (9.81%) WCF
28 165 (9.19%) MySQL
29 160 (8.91%) 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 70 (3.90%) Tomcat
2 64 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 62 (3.45%) JBoss
4 40 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 39 (2.17%) CMS
6 34 (1.89%) IIS
7 31 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 29 (1.62%) Apache
9 28 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (1.39%) SAS
12 22 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.67%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.50%) CICS
14 9 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.45%) WordPress
16 6 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 107 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.33%) MS Project
5 5 (0.28%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.056%) MS Office
8 1 (0.056%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.33%) Magento
2 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.11%) Odoo
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos Globus
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.056%) Exstream
6 1 (0.056%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.056%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.56%) GitHub
4 27 (1.50%) SaaS
5 22 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.45%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.22%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.11%) Google Play
10 2 (0.11%) Office 365
10 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.056%) Force.com
11 1 (0.056%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.056%) Heroku
11 1 (0.056%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.23%) Internet
2 31 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.39%) FTP
4 20 (1.11%) HTTP
5 10 (0.56%) Network Security
5 10 (0.56%) SSL
6 8 (0.45%) DNS
6 8 (0.45%) Firewall
7 7 (0.39%) Intranet
8 6 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.17%) IPv4
9 3 (0.17%) IPv6
10 2 (0.11%) Extranet
10 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.11%) SMTP
10 2 (0.11%) SNA
11 1 (0.056%) NAS
11 1 (0.056%) SAN
11 1 (0.056%) Skype
11 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 165 (9.19%) MySQL
3 109 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 94 (5.24%) NoSQL
5 71 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 68 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 68 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 50 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 49 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (2.67%) Redis
11 43 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (1.84%) Big Data
15 32 (1.78%) RDBMS
16 30 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (1.39%) DB2
18 23 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 157 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 119 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.01%) Subversion
4 57 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (2.95%) JUnit
6 38 (2.12%) TeamCity
7 34 (1.89%) Selenium
8 30 (1.67%) Maven
9 26 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 24 (1.34%) JIRA
11 20 (1.11%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.00%) Mockito
13 17 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 15 (0.84%) NUnit
16 13 (0.72%) Mercurial
17 12 (0.67%) Hamcrest
17 12 (0.67%) jMock
17 12 (0.67%) ReSharper
General
1 390 (21.73%) Finance
2 132 (7.35%) Banking
3 97 (5.40%) Games
4 61 (3.40%) Marketing
5 56 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.62%) Front Office
7 45 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 42 (2.34%) Retail
9 31 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.06%) Back Office
11 18 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.89%) Advertising
12 16 (0.89%) Legal
13 13 (0.72%) Automotive
14 10 (0.56%) Electronics
14 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.39%) Law
17 4 (0.22%) Billing
18 1 (0.056%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (36.94%) .NET
2 557 (31.03%) HTML
3 420 (23.40%) CSS
4 412 (22.95%) ASP.NET
5 235 (13.09%) jQuery
6 216 (12.03%) Web Services
7 190 (10.58%) HTML5
8 177 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 176 (9.81%) AngularJS
9 176 (9.81%) WCF
10 148 (8.25%) XML
11 138 (7.69%) WPF
12 135 (7.52%) Spring
13 129 (7.19%) .NET Framework
14 112 (6.24%) Hibernate
15 96 (5.35%) Ajax
16 93 (5.18%) REST
17 86 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
18 82 (4.57%) Entity Framework
19 78 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 286 (15.93%) Computer Science
2 88 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.85%) iSeries
3 87 (4.85%) Mathematics
4 83 (4.62%) AS400
5 80 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 77 (4.29%) Mobile App
7 70 (3.90%) Derivative
8 65 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 64 (3.57%) User Experience
10 58 (3.23%) Equities
11 57 (3.18%) Fixed Income
11 57 (3.18%) Visualisation
12 51 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (2.12%) Client/Server
14 36 (2.01%) Algorithms
15 25 (1.39%) Physics
16 24 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
17 20 (1.11%) Data Structures
18 18 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 209 (11.64%) Linux
2 157 (8.75%) Unix
3 152 (8.47%) Windows
4 77 (4.29%) Android
5 72 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.22%) MVS
9 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.17%) OS/400
10 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.17%) zOS
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (24.01%) MVC
3 413 (23.01%) Software Engineering
4 247 (13.76%) TDD
5 243 (13.54%) OO
6 160 (8.91%) OOP
7 145 (8.08%) Web Development
8 142 (7.91%) Multithreading
9 131 (7.30%) Scrum
10 125 (6.96%) SDLC
10 125 (6.96%) Unit Testing
11 102 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (4.35%) Mentoring
13 64 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (3.51%) Open Source
15 62 (3.45%) Analytics
15 62 (3.45%) SOA
16 61 (3.40%) E-Commerce
17 58 (3.23%) BDD
18 51 (2.84%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 785 (43.73%) SQL
2 743 (41.39%) C#
3 601 (33.48%) JavaScript
4 514 (28.64%) Java
5 350 (19.50%) C++
6 201 (11.20%) Python
7 119 (6.63%) PL/SQL
8 117 (6.52%) RPG
9 112 (6.24%) T-SQL
10 101 (5.63%) PHP
11 95 (5.29%) VB.NET
12 88 (4.90%) C
13 60 (3.34%) RPG IV
14 57 (3.18%) Perl
15 45 (2.51%) Objective-C
16 43 (2.40%) Scala
17 28 (1.56%) Assembly Language
17 28 (1.56%) F#
17 28 (1.56%) Ruby
18 22 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 415 (23.12%) Degree
2 21 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.11%) PhD
4 12 (0.67%) HND
4 12 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.45%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.28%) MCSD
7 2 (0.11%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.056%) MCITP
8 1 (0.056%) MCSE
8 1 (0.056%) MCTS
8 1 (0.056%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.056%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.45%) QA
2 5 (0.28%) HL7
3 4 (0.22%) RosettaNet
3 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.056%) MiFID
5 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.06%) Docker
2 9 (0.50%) HDFS
3 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.11%) RACF
6 1 (0.056%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 12 (0.67%) Ansible
2 9 (0.50%) WMI
3 7 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.33%) Puppet
4 6 (0.33%) Salt
5 3 (0.17%) Control-M
5 3 (0.17%) logstash
6 2 (0.11%) Kibana
6 2 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.056%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.056%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.056%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.056%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.056%) Marathon
Vendors
1 279 (15.54%) Oracle
2 256 (14.26%) Microsoft
3 24 (1.34%) Google
4 22 (1.23%) Tableau
5 18 (1.00%) Telerik
6 16 (0.89%) Apple
6 16 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 13 (0.72%) SAP
8 12 (0.67%) Cognos
8 12 (0.67%) IBM
8 12 (0.67%) Sybase
9 11 (0.61%) Infor
10 10 (0.56%) IFS
11 7 (0.39%) Cegedim Rx
11 7 (0.39%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.33%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.28%) Autodesk
13 5 (0.28%) Perforce
14 4 (0.22%) Remedy
14 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60-70k + 25 days holiday + Stats + Buy/Sell 5 days + Flexi + more!
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £180000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Health care, Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £37454.00 - £43656.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Pension 3% + 23 days holiday + Private health care + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k plus excellent benefits 25 days holiday, bank holidays + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago