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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 343 288 192
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -96
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 868 1204 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.09% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.13% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1091 1805
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 £31,350 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -53 834 £45,000 +5.88% 71
London -43 291 £55,000 +10.00% 29
South East -8 222 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East of England -2 128 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Surrey +40 77 £48,750 +17.46% 2
Yorkshire +9 56 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Essex +9 44 £42,500 +21.42% 2
West Yorkshire +8 44 £37,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire -17 44 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +54 42 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West +22 42 £38,500 +10.00% 5
City of London -4 41 £70,000 +29.62% 13
Cambridge -10 37 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -26 32 £36,250 -9.37% 5
West Midlands -26 32 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex +8 28 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Milton Keynes +36 26 £40,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire +23 26 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Scotland +4 24 £40,000 - 4
Leeds +17 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Colchester +7 20 £62,500 +150.00%
Berkshire -3 20 £36,250 -19.44% 1
East Midlands -9 20 £42,500 +18.88% 2
Oxfordshire -36 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire +11 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Horley - 17 £35,000 -
Birmingham 0 14 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Glasgow -10 14 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire +43 13 £23,500 -36.48% 1
Crawley -9 13 £55,000 +144.44% 1

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 815 (44.37%) SQL
2 749 (40.77%) C#
3 668 (36.36%) .NET
4 617 (33.59%) JavaScript
5 562 (30.59%) SQL Server
6 558 (30.38%) HTML
7 553 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
8 514 (27.98%) Java
9 440 (23.95%) Software Engineering
10 432 (23.52%) CSS
11 426 (23.19%) MVC
12 416 (22.65%) Degree
13 407 (22.16%) ASP.NET
14 400 (21.77%) Finance
15 317 (17.26%) C++
16 294 (16.00%) Computer Science
17 292 (15.90%) Microsoft
18 281 (15.30%) Oracle
19 262 (14.26%) OO
20 248 (13.50%) TDD
21 239 (13.01%) jQuery
22 229 (12.47%) Web Services
23 196 (10.67%) Python
24 191 (10.40%) Linux
25 184 (10.02%) HTML5
26 182 (9.91%) WCF
27 181 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
28 170 (9.25%) OOP
29 168 (9.15%) MySQL
30 166 (9.04%) AngularJS

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 (3.81%) JBoss
2 69 (3.76%) Tomcat
3 56 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.23%) CMS
5 37 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 35 (1.91%) IIS
7 34 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 32 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (1.58%) Apache
10 26 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 23 (1.25%) SAS
12 21 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.76%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.49%) CICS
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.49%) WordPress
15 6 (0.33%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
16 5 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 124 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.27%) 3ds Max
5 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) MS Office
8 1 (0.054%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.38%) Magento
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.33%) Temenos Globus
4 6 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.27%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.11%) Odoo
9 1 (0.054%) Exstream
9 1 (0.054%) FastStats
9 1 (0.054%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.054%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.054%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.74%) SaaS
4 25 (1.36%) GitHub
5 24 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.49%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.38%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.22%) Google Play
11 2 (0.11%) Office 365
11 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.054%) Force.com
12 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.054%) Heroku
12 1 (0.054%) iTunes
12 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.91%) Internet
2 33 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.58%) FTP
4 21 (1.14%) HTTP
5 17 (0.93%) Network Security
6 10 (0.54%) Intranet
6 10 (0.54%) SSL
7 6 (0.33%) DNS
7 6 (0.33%) Firewall
8 5 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.22%) NAS
9 4 (0.22%) SAN
10 3 (0.16%) IPv4
10 3 (0.16%) IPv6
10 3 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.16%) SMTP
11 2 (0.11%) Extranet
12 1 (0.054%) Skype
12 1 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 168 (9.15%) MySQL
3 120 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 98 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 85 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 72 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 70 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 45 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 45 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 44 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (2.23%) Redis
14 38 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 32 (1.74%) Big Data
15 32 (1.74%) RDBMS
16 26 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 144 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 111 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 69 (3.76%) Subversion
4 60 (3.27%) JUnit
5 42 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (2.12%) TeamCity
7 29 (1.58%) Eclipse
8 28 (1.52%) Selenium
9 27 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 26 (1.42%) Maven
11 23 (1.25%) JIRA
12 21 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (0.93%) Mockito
15 16 (0.87%) Hamcrest
15 16 (0.87%) Jenkins
15 16 (0.87%) jMock
16 15 (0.82%) Ant
16 15 (0.82%) NUnit
17 14 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 400 (21.77%) Finance
2 133 (7.24%) Banking
3 85 (4.63%) Games
4 66 (3.59%) Marketing
5 63 (3.43%) Front Office
6 61 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 45 (2.45%) Retail
8 40 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.09%) Back Office
11 19 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.87%) Legal
13 14 (0.76%) Advertising
13 14 (0.76%) Automotive
14 11 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.49%) Electronics
15 9 (0.49%) Law
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
17 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (36.36%) .NET
2 558 (30.38%) HTML
3 432 (23.52%) CSS
4 407 (22.16%) ASP.NET
5 239 (13.01%) jQuery
6 229 (12.47%) Web Services
7 184 (10.02%) HTML5
8 182 (9.91%) WCF
9 181 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 166 (9.04%) AngularJS
11 150 (8.17%) WPF
12 139 (7.57%) Spring
13 135 (7.35%) XML
14 127 (6.91%) .NET Framework
15 120 (6.53%) Hibernate
16 103 (5.61%) Ajax
17 95 (5.17%) REST
18 88 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 72 (3.92%) CSS3
19 72 (3.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 294 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 97 (5.28%) AS400
3 94 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (4.63%) Hedge funds
5 82 (4.46%) iSeries
6 70 (3.81%) Mathematics
6 70 (3.81%) Visualisation
7 66 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (3.48%) Derivative
9 63 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 63 (3.43%) Mobile App
10 60 (3.27%) User Experience
11 59 (3.21%) Equities
12 55 (2.99%) Fixed Income
13 42 (2.29%) Client/Server
14 32 (1.74%) Algorithms
15 24 (1.31%) iPad
16 23 (1.25%) iPhone
17 22 (1.20%) Data Structures
18 20 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 191 (10.40%) Linux
2 159 (8.66%) Unix
3 150 (8.17%) Windows
4 80 (4.35%) Android
5 69 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.22%) OS/400
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (23.95%) Software Engineering
3 426 (23.19%) MVC
4 262 (14.26%) OO
5 248 (13.50%) TDD
6 170 (9.25%) OOP
7 166 (9.04%) Web Development
8 132 (7.19%) Multithreading
9 126 (6.86%) SDLC
10 124 (6.75%) Scrum
11 116 (6.31%) Unit Testing
12 101 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (3.97%) Mentoring
14 67 (3.65%) Open Source
15 65 (3.54%) BDD
16 59 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (3.21%) E-Commerce
17 58 (3.16%) Analytics
18 56 (3.05%) SOA
19 55 (2.99%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 815 (44.37%) SQL
2 749 (40.77%) C#
3 617 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 514 (27.98%) Java
5 317 (17.26%) C++
6 196 (10.67%) Python
7 135 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 127 (6.91%) RPG
9 121 (6.59%) T-SQL
10 111 (6.04%) PHP
11 80 (4.35%) VB.NET
12 77 (4.19%) C
13 68 (3.70%) RPG IV
14 52 (2.83%) Perl
15 49 (2.67%) Objective-C
16 44 (2.40%) Scala
17 34 (1.85%) F#
17 34 (1.85%) Ruby
18 25 (1.36%) Assembly Language
19 24 (1.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 416 (22.65%) Degree
2 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (0.93%) PhD
4 12 (0.65%) HND
5 9 (0.49%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.22%) MCITP
7 4 (0.22%) MCSE
8 3 (0.16%) MCSD
9 2 (0.11%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.054%) MCTS
10 1 (0.054%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.72%) QA
2 5 (0.27%) HL7
2 5 (0.27%) RosettaNet
3 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.11%) MiFID
4 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (0.60%) Docker
2 6 (0.33%) HDFS
3 5 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (0.87%) WMI
2 7 (0.38%) Ansible
3 5 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.11%) Control-M
6 2 (0.11%) logstash
6 2 (0.11%) Mesos
6 2 (0.11%) Puppet
6 2 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.054%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.054%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.054%) Kibana
7 1 (0.054%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.054%) Marathon
Vendors
1 292 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 281 (15.30%) Oracle
3 31 (1.69%) Google
4 28 (1.52%) Tableau
5 23 (1.25%) Apple
6 16 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 15 (0.82%) SAP
7 15 (0.82%) Telerik
8 12 (0.65%) Sybase
9 11 (0.60%) Infor
9 11 (0.60%) JD Edwards
10 10 (0.54%) Cegedim Rx
10 10 (0.54%) Cognos
10 10 (0.54%) IFS
11 9 (0.49%) IBM
12 6 (0.33%) Adobe
12 6 (0.33%) jBASE
12 6 (0.33%) Temenos
13 5 (0.27%) Blue Martini
13 5 (0.27%) BMC
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus+career
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum FantasticRole
Posted: Yesterday
Newbridge, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 5% Pension, 25 days, Health Care and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum bonus (10%+), Health, Pension,shares
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum & benefits & up to 20% annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k Life Assurance + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Pension 3% + 23 days holiday + Private health care + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k plus excellent benefits 25 days holiday, bank holidays + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago