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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 362 274 255
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 756 1233 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 1.12% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 664 1061 1218
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -95 714 £45,000 +5.88% 67
London -77 286 £55,000 - 20
South East -63 122 £40,000 - 8
East of England -28 121 £48,000 +20.00% 23
Cambridgeshire -16 56 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West +30 48 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 47 £36,750 -2.00% 5
Cambridge -8 41 £50,000 +17.64% 7
West Sussex +31 34 £33,173 +47.43%
Yorkshire +1 33 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 31 £40,000 -15.78% 7
South West -10 29 £41,250 -1.78% 2
Scotland +25 27 £40,711 +1.77% 4
Hertfordshire -13 27 £50,000 +25.00% 7
City of London -37 27 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Essex +5 26 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -1 26 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes +21 22 £40,000 -16.66% 6
Surrey -22 22 £52,000 +30.00% 1
Crawley +15 21 £33,173 +47.43%
East Midlands -1 19 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Bristol +3 18 £47,500 - 2
Manchester -9 17 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Birmingham -28 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wales +2 14 £33,173 -
Nottinghamshire +13 13 £38,750 +10.71%
Nottingham +13 13 £38,750 +10.71%
Kent -1 13 £40,000 +35.59%
Cheshire +35 12 £42,500 -10.52%
Chiswick - 12 £55,000 -

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 698 (43.01%) SQL
2 677 (41.71%) C#
3 597 (36.78%) .NET
4 523 (32.22%) JavaScript
5 483 (29.76%) HTML
6 480 (29.57%) Java
7 457 (28.16%) SQL Server
8 453 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
9 386 (23.78%) MVC
10 369 (22.74%) ASP.NET
11 362 (22.30%) Software Engineering
12 351 (21.63%) Finance
13 348 (21.44%) CSS
14 339 (20.89%) Degree
15 327 (20.15%) C++
16 254 (15.65%) Oracle
17 237 (14.60%) TDD
18 236 (14.54%) Computer Science
19 234 (14.42%) OO
20 223 (13.74%) Linux
21 211 (13.00%) Web Services
22 206 (12.69%) Microsoft
23 203 (12.51%) jQuery
24 190 (11.71%) Python
25 163 (10.04%) XML
25 163 (10.04%) AngularJS
26 161 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
27 156 (9.61%) HTML5
28 154 (9.49%) Unix
29 148 (9.12%) MySQL

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 66 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 48 (2.96%) IIS
3 48 (2.96%) JBoss
4 41 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 39 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (2.28%) Apache
6 37 (2.28%) CMS
7 36 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 31 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.73%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.42%) SAS
13 12 (0.74%) NServiceBus
14 10 (0.62%) CICS
14 10 (0.62%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.31%) JCAPS
Applications
1 104 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.37%) MS Project
3 6 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.25%) MS Office
5 3 (0.18%) GIMP
5 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.062%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.062%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.25%) Magento
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.062%) Exstream
6 1 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.062%) Odoo
6 1 (0.062%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.062%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.062%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.42%) GitHub
3 23 (1.42%) SaaS
4 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) IaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Office 365
8 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.062%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.062%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.062%) Force.com
9 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.062%) Heroku
9 1 (0.062%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.16%) Internet
2 27 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.17%) HTTP
4 13 (0.80%) FTP
5 11 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 10 (0.62%) DNS
6 10 (0.62%) Firewall
7 7 (0.43%) SSL
8 6 (0.37%) RS-232
9 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.18%) IPv4
10 3 (0.18%) IPv6
10 3 (0.18%) SMTP
10 3 (0.18%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.12%) SNA
11 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.062%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.062%) Broadband
12 1 (0.062%) DSL
12 1 (0.062%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (28.16%) SQL Server
2 148 (9.12%) MySQL
3 114 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 80 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 70 (4.31%) MongoDB
6 65 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 55 (3.39%) Redis
8 53 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.28%) Big Data
12 34 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (1.91%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (1.42%) DB2
19 16 (0.99%) Base SAS
20 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 139 (8.56%) Visual Studio
2 128 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 77 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (4.00%) Subversion
5 47 (2.90%) JUnit
6 39 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.16%) Maven
8 29 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.60%) Selenium
10 25 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (1.48%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.36%) JIRA
12 22 (1.36%) Mockito
13 18 (1.11%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.99%) Cucumber
15 15 (0.92%) Mercurial
15 15 (0.92%) NUnit
16 13 (0.80%) Gradle
17 12 (0.74%) FxCop
17 12 (0.74%) StyleCop
General
1 351 (21.63%) Finance
2 127 (7.83%) Banking
3 102 (6.28%) Games
4 49 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 43 (2.65%) Marketing
6 40 (2.46%) Retail
7 36 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 33 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.42%) Front Office
9 23 (1.42%) Legal
10 16 (0.99%) Back Office
11 12 (0.74%) Advertising
11 12 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.74%) Law
12 11 (0.68%) Automotive
13 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.37%) Billing
14 6 (0.37%) Electronics
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (36.78%) .NET
2 483 (29.76%) HTML
3 369 (22.74%) ASP.NET
4 348 (21.44%) CSS
5 211 (13.00%) Web Services
6 203 (12.51%) jQuery
7 163 (10.04%) AngularJS
7 163 (10.04%) XML
8 161 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 156 (9.61%) HTML5
10 147 (9.06%) WCF
11 131 (8.07%) Spring
12 101 (6.22%) Hibernate
13 100 (6.16%) REST
14 96 (5.91%) .NET Framework
15 86 (5.30%) WPF
16 79 (4.87%) J2EE
17 77 (4.74%) SOAP
18 76 (4.68%) RESTful
19 74 (4.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 236 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 101 (6.22%) Mathematics
3 83 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 70 (4.31%) iSeries
6 62 (3.82%) AS400
6 62 (3.82%) Derivative
7 60 (3.70%) Hedge funds
8 52 (3.20%) User Experience
9 51 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 46 (2.83%) Client/Server
11 44 (2.71%) Fixed Income
12 40 (2.46%) Equities
13 38 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (2.28%) Algorithms
15 35 (2.16%) Visualisation
16 34 (2.09%) OTC Derivatives
17 29 (1.79%) Physics
18 23 (1.42%) Data Structures
19 17 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 223 (13.74%) Linux
2 154 (9.49%) Unix
3 138 (8.50%) Windows
4 71 (4.37%) Android
5 68 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.25%) MVS
10 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.25%) zOS
11 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.062%) OS/400
13 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (23.78%) MVC
3 362 (22.30%) Software Engineering
4 237 (14.60%) TDD
5 234 (14.42%) OO
6 138 (8.50%) Scrum
7 133 (8.19%) OOP
8 130 (8.01%) SDLC
9 126 (7.76%) Multithreading
10 122 (7.52%) Unit Testing
11 110 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (6.53%) Web Development
13 86 (5.30%) SOA
14 84 (5.18%) Mentoring
15 68 (4.19%) Analytics
16 62 (3.82%) SOLID
17 61 (3.76%) Open Source
18 59 (3.64%) E-Commerce
19 50 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
20 49 (3.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 698 (43.01%) SQL
2 677 (41.71%) C#
3 523 (32.22%) JavaScript
4 480 (29.57%) Java
5 327 (20.15%) C++
6 190 (11.71%) Python
7 98 (6.04%) VB.NET
8 89 (5.48%) RPG
9 87 (5.36%) PHP
10 82 (5.05%) C
11 79 (4.87%) PL/SQL
12 67 (4.13%) T-SQL
13 59 (3.64%) Perl
14 50 (3.08%) RPG IV
15 47 (2.90%) Scala
16 36 (2.22%) Haskell
16 36 (2.22%) VB
17 30 (1.85%) F#
18 28 (1.73%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.54%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 339 (20.89%) Degree
2 21 (1.29%) PhD
3 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.37%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.31%) MCSD
7 2 (0.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.062%) MCTS
8 1 (0.062%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.97%) QA
2 15 (0.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.062%) Basel III
7 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.062%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 32 (1.97%) Docker
2 6 (0.37%) HDFS
3 5 (0.31%) LXC
4 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.12%) RACF
7 1 (0.062%) ACF2
7 1 (0.062%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 19 (1.17%) Ansible
2 9 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.43%) Puppet
4 5 (0.31%) Salt
5 2 (0.12%) logstash
6 1 (0.062%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.062%) Control-M
6 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.062%) Kibana
6 1 (0.062%) Mesos
Vendors
1 254 (15.65%) Oracle
2 206 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.05%) Google
4 16 (0.99%) Telerik
5 14 (0.86%) Xamarin
6 13 (0.80%) Adobe
6 13 (0.80%) Perforce
7 11 (0.68%) Cognos
7 11 (0.68%) IBM
7 11 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.68%) Tableau
8 10 (0.62%) Sybase
9 9 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.49%) IFS
10 8 (0.49%) Infor
10 8 (0.49%) webMethods
11 6 (0.37%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.31%) Rally
12 5 (0.31%) SAP
13 4 (0.25%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k + 5% Pension, 26 Days, flexi time and more
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% bonus, 5% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + bonus, 5% Pension, 25 days, flexi time, shares and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + 25 days holiday + Flexi Time + Life Assurance + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k + Pension, 24 Days and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £58000 - £60000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits + up to 20% annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60000
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Irox Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60k + 25 days holiday + Stats + Buy/Sell 5 days + Flexi + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k + Pension, Healthcare, 25days, life assurance, flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + very good benefits (see advert)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + a generous bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 5 days ago