The median annual salary for a Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
London / City of London
Rank 210 235 190
Rank change year-on-year +25 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 39 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.55% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.58% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 114
Median salary £50,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £110,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the City of London

Programmer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Programmer in the City of London

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the City of London

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the City of London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Scala
5 12 (32.43%) Hadoop
5 12 (32.43%) BDD
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Degree
6 11 (29.73%) SDLC
7 10 (27.03%) Spring
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Python
8 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
8 9 (24.32%) Scrum
8 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
8 9 (24.32%) Apache Spark
8 9 (24.32%) Analytics
9 8 (21.62%) MapReduce
9 8 (21.62%) Impala
9 8 (21.62%) RESTful
9 8 (21.62%) Kanban
9 8 (21.62%) Apache Hive
9 8 (21.62%) Data Extraction
9 8 (21.62%) Retail
10 7 (18.92%) ATG
10 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (24.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Hadoop
2 8 (21.62%) Apache Hive
2 8 (21.62%) Impala
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) Power BI
4 3 (8.11%) PowerPivot
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) OLTP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Retail
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Spring
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.62%) RESTful
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) .NET
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) REST
7 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.41%) XHTML
7 2 (5.41%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) XSL
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) CSS3
8 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (2.70%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) BDD
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
4 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Data Extraction
5 8 (21.62%) Kanban
5 8 (21.62%) MapReduce
6 7 (18.92%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Microservices
8 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Scala
4 9 (24.32%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) R
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) ACF2
1 1 (2.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) ATG
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Redback
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