The median annual salary for a Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Programmer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 337 284
Rank change year-on-year -96 -53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 541 836 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.92% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.95% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 466 764 1049
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in England

Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Programmer in England

Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in England

Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +7 282 £57,500 +4.54% 24
South East -43 98 £41,500 -2.35% 11
East of England -53 70 £50,000 +11.11% 12
North West -42 36 £40,000 +3.89% 1
West Midlands +2 20 £35,500 -11.25% 7
Yorkshire -44 17 £38,500 +10.00% 7
South West -29 11 £40,000 +10.34% 4
East Midlands +9 7 £41,250 -2.94% 3
North East 0 1 £21,000 -6.66%
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 372 (34.70%) SQL
2 371 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (33.02%) C#
4 331 (30.88%) Java
5 273 (25.47%) .NET
6 247 (23.04%) JavaScript
7 240 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 239 (22.29%) Software Engineering
9 225 (20.99%) Finance
10 220 (20.52%) HTML
11 200 (18.66%) MySQL
12 192 (17.91%) OO
13 185 (17.26%) TDD
14 184 (17.16%) MVC
15 180 (16.79%) CSS
16 160 (14.93%) Degree
17 148 (13.81%) ASP.NET
18 143 (13.34%) Android
18 143 (13.34%) Mobile App
19 142 (13.25%) Apple iOS
20 132 (12.31%) Python
21 124 (11.57%) Web Services
22 122 (11.38%) C++
23 117 (10.91%) Oracle
24 110 (10.26%) Unit Testing
25 109 (10.17%) Microsoft
26 106 (9.89%) Android Development
27 104 (9.70%) iOS Development
27 104 (9.70%) Linux
27 104 (9.70%) Banking

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (3.26%) Apache
2 26 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (2.05%) JBoss
5 21 (1.96%) CMS
5 21 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.68%) Drupal
8 13 (1.21%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.21%) WordPress
9 12 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.93%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.84%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.75%) SAS
13 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.65%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) InDesign
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.19%) Mathcad
5 2 (0.19%) Simulink
5 2 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.093%) GIMP
6 1 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Misys Equation
1 10 (0.93%) Movex
2 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.37%) Endur
3 4 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.19%) Odoo
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.093%) BASE24
5 1 (0.093%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.64%) SaaS
3 30 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.28%) Google Play
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.093%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.093%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.64%) Internet
2 25 (2.33%) Skype
3 16 (1.49%) DSL
4 13 (1.21%) DNS
5 10 (0.93%) HTTP
6 7 (0.65%) SMS
7 6 (0.56%) iBeacon
7 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.37%) Broadband
8 4 (0.37%) FTP
9 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.19%) RS-232
10 1 (0.093%) CDMA
10 1 (0.093%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.093%) GSM
10 1 (0.093%) Intranet
10 1 (0.093%) LTE
10 1 (0.093%) Multicast
10 1 (0.093%) SSL
10 1 (0.093%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 200 (18.66%) MySQL
3 87 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 67 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 61 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 39 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 38 (3.54%) Oracle Database
7 38 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (3.26%) Redis
10 33 (3.08%) Big Data
11 30 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.96%) DB2
14 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.21%) MS Access
16 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
18 7 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.26%) Gradle
3 33 (3.08%) Maven
4 32 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (2.89%) Subversion
6 29 (2.71%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.24%) JUnit
7 24 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
7 24 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 22 (2.05%) Android Studio
8 22 (2.05%) Selenium
9 17 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (1.59%) Xcode
10 15 (1.40%) gulp
11 14 (1.31%) GoogleTest
12 13 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.12%) JIRA
13 12 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 225 (20.99%) Finance
2 104 (9.70%) Banking
3 58 (5.41%) Games
4 49 (4.57%) Retail
5 41 (3.82%) Financial Institution
6 36 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.80%) Marketing
8 20 (1.87%) Billing
9 19 (1.77%) Front Office
9 19 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.68%) Law
11 15 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.21%) Electronics
12 13 (1.21%) Legal
13 12 (1.12%) Automotive
14 8 (0.75%) Back Office
14 8 (0.75%) Publishing
15 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.19%) Advertising
16 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (25.47%) .NET
2 220 (20.52%) HTML
3 180 (16.79%) CSS
4 148 (13.81%) ASP.NET
5 124 (11.57%) Web Services
6 101 (9.42%) AngularJS
7 93 (8.68%) Spring
8 91 (8.49%) jQuery
9 78 (7.28%) HTML5
10 77 (7.18%) WCF
11 75 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (6.90%) REST
13 66 (6.16%) Hibernate
13 66 (6.16%) XML
14 65 (6.06%) WPF
15 64 (5.97%) Django
16 63 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (5.50%) RESTful
18 48 (4.48%) .NET Framework
19 44 (4.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.34%) Mobile App
2 104 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 99 (9.24%) User Experience
4 89 (8.30%) Fintech
5 85 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
7 71 (6.62%) Data Structures
8 55 (5.13%) AS400
9 51 (4.76%) Algorithms
10 48 (4.48%) mHealth
11 46 (4.29%) iSeries
12 40 (3.73%) Equities
13 36 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (2.89%) Derivative
15 30 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (2.80%) Fixed Income
16 24 (2.24%) Client/Server
16 24 (2.24%) OTC Derivatives
17 16 (1.49%) NHS
18 14 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.34%) Android
2 142 (13.25%) Apple iOS
3 104 (9.70%) Linux
4 102 (9.51%) Windows
5 30 (2.80%) Unix
6 16 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.31%) Windows Phone
8 13 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.75%) CentOS
11 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.28%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) OS/400
14 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.093%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (22.29%) Software Engineering
3 192 (17.91%) OO
4 185 (17.26%) TDD
5 184 (17.16%) MVC
6 110 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 106 (9.89%) Android Development
8 104 (9.70%) iOS Development
9 93 (8.68%) Scrum
10 84 (7.84%) Mobile Development
11 77 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (6.25%) SOA
13 66 (6.16%) OOP
14 64 (5.97%) E-Commerce
15 61 (5.69%) SDLC
16 58 (5.41%) Analytics
16 58 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 58 (5.41%) Microservices
17 57 (5.32%) Web Development
18 46 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 372 (34.70%) SQL
2 354 (33.02%) C#
3 331 (30.88%) Java
4 247 (23.04%) JavaScript
5 132 (12.31%) Python
6 122 (11.38%) C++
7 90 (8.40%) Apple Swift
8 83 (7.74%) Objective-C
9 73 (6.81%) PHP
10 66 (6.16%) RPG
11 58 (5.41%) Scala
12 53 (4.94%) PL/SQL
13 49 (4.57%) VB.NET
14 47 (4.38%) C
15 44 (4.10%) Perl
15 44 (4.10%) T-SQL
16 37 (3.45%) Haskell
17 36 (3.36%) F#
18 33 (3.08%) VB
19 32 (2.99%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 160 (14.93%) Degree
2 53 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.75%) PhD
4 6 (0.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.37%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.093%) HND
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.17%) QA
2 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.47%) HL7
4 4 (0.37%) WCAG
5 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.093%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.75%) Ansible
3 6 (0.56%) Terraform
4 5 (0.47%) Kibana
4 5 (0.47%) logstash
4 5 (0.47%) Packer
5 3 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Salt
7 1 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (10.91%) Oracle
2 109 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.08%) IBM
4 22 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 19 (1.77%) Google
6 16 (1.49%) Bloomberg
7 15 (1.40%) SAP
8 11 (1.03%) Adobe
9 10 (0.93%) Apple
9 10 (0.93%) Misys
9 10 (0.93%) VMware
10 9 (0.84%) iManage
10 9 (0.84%) Sun
11 8 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.56%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.47%) ATG
14 5 (0.47%) FactSet
14 5 (0.47%) Retek
15 4 (0.37%) JD Edwards
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £5000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + Share Scheme + 25 days holiday + Flexi time + work from home
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31383.00 - £41373.00 per annum + NHS Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k Contributory Pension, Laptop, Life Insurance, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-45k Contributory pension Life Insurance and 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum, Benefits to 50K Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k + 25 days, 3% Pension, Health Care and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 22 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago