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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
UK
Rank 385 314 285
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 610 1042 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.06% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 511 932 1057
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
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 £41,500 £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 February 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 February 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 -80 575 £47,500 +5.55% 70
London -18 232 £60,000 - 29
East of England -3 111 £45,000 - 11
South East -42 85 £45,000 +3.49% 11
North West +9 53 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire -18 44 £45,000 - 7
South West +29 39 £45,000 +9.75% 3
Cambridge -8 35 £45,000 - 7
Essex +29 31 £43,750 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire +12 27 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Scotland +25 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Berkshire +20 24 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Yorkshire -39 23 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 22 £45,000 - 6
Manchester -7 22 £50,000 +53.84% 4
West Midlands -46 22 £36,500 +4.28% 6
Milton Keynes +30 21 £42,500 +6.25% 4
City of London +7 19 £50,000 -21.56% 3
Edinburgh +15 18 £40,000 -3.03% 1
West Yorkshire -17 17 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Surrey +26 16 £47,500 +14.45%
West Sussex +4 14 £55,000 +10.00% 1
St Albans +4 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Chiswick +3 13 £57,500 -4.16%
Colchester +7 11 £52,500 -16.00%
Cheshire +5 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lancashire -4 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Leeds -24 11 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Preston - 11 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +17 10 £45,000 +9.75%

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 441 (35.62%) SQL
2 399 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (32.07%) Java
4 394 (31.83%) C#
5 382 (30.86%) JavaScript
6 349 (28.19%) .NET
7 324 (26.17%) HTML
8 283 (22.86%) Finance
9 270 (21.81%) Software Engineering
10 265 (21.41%) SQL Server
11 258 (20.84%) CSS
12 253 (20.44%) Degree
13 230 (18.58%) MVC
14 219 (17.69%) ASP.NET
15 212 (17.12%) TDD
16 193 (15.59%) OO
17 183 (14.78%) Computer Science
18 167 (13.49%) Oracle
19 164 (13.25%) AngularJS
20 163 (13.17%) Web Services
21 154 (12.44%) C++
22 153 (12.36%) Microsoft
23 152 (12.28%) Linux
24 146 (11.79%) MySQL
25 136 (10.99%) Python
26 130 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
27 122 (9.85%) Scrum
28 119 (9.61%) Banking
28 119 (9.61%) HTML5
29 118 (9.53%) Spring

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 (4.28%) Apache
2 48 (3.88%) JBoss
3 45 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 40 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 33 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 26 (2.10%) CICS
7 25 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.94%) CMS
8 24 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.62%) Apache Spark
10 17 (1.37%) IIS
10 17 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.29%) SAS
12 15 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.97%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.65%) Confluence
15 8 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 76 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.89%) MS Office
3 10 (0.81%) GIMP
4 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) InDesign
5 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.081%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.40%) Movex
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.24%) OpenText Process Suite
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP VC
7 1 (0.081%) Magento
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.081%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.34%) SaaS
4 7 (0.57%) GitHub
5 6 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.32%) Heroku
8 3 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.16%) Google Play
10 1 (0.081%) G Suite
10 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.28%) Internet
2 21 (1.70%) DSL
3 18 (1.45%) Skype
4 12 (0.97%) Ethernet
4 12 (0.97%) RS-232
5 11 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.73%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.48%) HTTP
8 5 (0.40%) DNS
9 4 (0.32%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.32%) iBeacon
9 4 (0.32%) SMTP
10 3 (0.24%) DHCP
10 3 (0.24%) FTP
10 3 (0.24%) SNMP
11 2 (0.16%) VoIP
12 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.081%) LDAP
12 1 (0.081%) SSL
12 1 (0.081%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 146 (11.79%) MySQL
3 106 (8.56%) Relational Database
4 97 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 91 (7.35%) NoSQL
6 60 (4.85%) Big Data
7 55 (4.44%) Oracle Database
8 51 (4.12%) Hadoop
9 41 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 36 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.91%) Redis
11 30 (2.42%) DB2
12 29 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.13%) QlikView
16 14 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 75 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 61 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 38 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 38 (3.07%) Selenium
5 37 (2.99%) Maven
6 33 (2.67%) JUnit
7 31 (2.50%) Subversion
8 22 (1.78%) Gradle
9 18 (1.45%) Mockito
9 18 (1.45%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.37%) Ant
10 17 (1.37%) JIRA
11 16 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.21%) FxCop
12 15 (1.21%) StyleCop
12 15 (1.21%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (1.13%) webpack
14 13 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 283 (22.86%) Finance
2 119 (9.61%) Banking
3 62 (5.01%) Games
4 46 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 39 (3.15%) Retail
6 35 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 31 (2.50%) Marketing
8 29 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.62%) Publishing
11 18 (1.45%) Advertising
12 16 (1.29%) Front Office
13 10 (0.81%) Electronics
14 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.48%) Back Office
16 5 (0.40%) Automotive
17 4 (0.32%) Law
18 3 (0.24%) Legal
18 3 (0.24%) Military
19 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (28.19%) .NET
2 324 (26.17%) HTML
3 258 (20.84%) CSS
4 219 (17.69%) ASP.NET
5 164 (13.25%) AngularJS
6 163 (13.17%) Web Services
7 119 (9.61%) HTML5
8 118 (9.53%) Spring
9 114 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 113 (9.13%) WCF
11 106 (8.56%) jQuery
12 95 (7.67%) XML
13 92 (7.43%) REST
14 88 (7.11%) Hibernate
15 86 (6.95%) .NET Framework
16 77 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 67 (5.41%) CSS3
17 67 (5.41%) RESTful
18 62 (5.01%) Node.js
19 61 (4.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 100 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 74 (5.98%) Fintech
5 71 (5.74%) Data Structures
6 51 (4.12%) User Experience
7 50 (4.04%) AS400
7 50 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 48 (3.88%) iSeries
9 46 (3.72%) Derivative
10 42 (3.39%) Algorithms
11 38 (3.07%) Equities
12 37 (2.99%) Mainframe
13 31 (2.50%) Fixed Income
13 31 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 27 (2.18%) Client/Server
15 26 (2.10%) OTC Derivatives
16 20 (1.62%) mHealth
17 15 (1.21%) Spread Betting
18 14 (1.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 152 (12.28%) Linux
2 99 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 93 (7.51%) Windows
4 92 (7.43%) Android
5 71 (5.74%) Unix
6 10 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.73%) MVS
8 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.24%) zOS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (21.81%) Software Engineering
3 230 (18.58%) MVC
4 212 (17.12%) TDD
5 193 (15.59%) OO
6 130 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
7 122 (9.85%) Scrum
8 97 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 85 (6.87%) SDLC
10 81 (6.54%) Analytics
11 79 (6.38%) Mentoring
11 79 (6.38%) OOP
12 70 (5.65%) Mathematics
13 67 (5.41%) iOS Development
14 64 (5.17%) Android Development
14 64 (5.17%) Multithreading
15 63 (5.09%) SOA
16 60 (4.85%) E-Commerce
17 59 (4.77%) Web Development
18 58 (4.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 441 (35.62%) SQL
2 397 (32.07%) Java
3 394 (31.83%) C#
4 382 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 154 (12.44%) C++
6 136 (10.99%) Python
7 71 (5.74%) Scala
8 68 (5.49%) PHP
9 66 (5.33%) Perl
10 65 (5.25%) C
11 55 (4.44%) RPG
12 52 (4.20%) Objective-C
13 51 (4.12%) Apple Swift
14 49 (3.96%) VB.NET
15 47 (3.80%) Haskell
16 46 (3.72%) PL/SQL
17 40 (3.23%) F#
18 35 (2.83%) OCaml
19 33 (2.67%) RPG IV
20 32 (2.58%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 253 (20.44%) Degree
2 23 (1.86%) PhD
3 11 (0.89%) PMI Certification
4 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.16%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.081%) HND
8 1 (0.081%) PMP
8 1 (0.081%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.23%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) SLA
3 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.16%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) SDET
6 1 (0.081%) Basel III
6 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (1.37%) Docker
2 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (0.16%) LXC
5 1 (0.081%) ACF2
5 1 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.081%) GridGain
5 1 (0.081%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (1.21%) Ansible
2 12 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.40%) Terraform
4 4 (0.32%) Kibana
4 4 (0.32%) logstash
4 4 (0.32%) Packer
5 3 (0.24%) Control-M
6 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.081%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.081%) zSecure
Vendors
1 167 (13.49%) Oracle
2 153 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.91%) IBM
4 19 (1.53%) SAP
5 18 (1.45%) Google
6 17 (1.37%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.13%) Adobe
7 14 (1.13%) TIBCO
8 11 (0.89%) Apple
8 11 (0.89%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.89%) Sybase
9 8 (0.65%) Sun
10 7 (0.57%) Infor
10 7 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.48%) ATG
11 6 (0.48%) Perforce
11 6 (0.48%) Splunk
12 5 (0.40%) EMC
12 5 (0.40%) Telerik
12 5 (0.40%) Unisys
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
247 Jobline
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + Remote Working, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 5% Pension, 25 Days and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + Pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45k + 3% Pension, 24 days and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10 % Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares 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
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary up to 32k + very good benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Remote Working and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago