The median annual salary for a Programmer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Programmer
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 374 323
Rank change year-on-year +16 -51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 282 296 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.74% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.77% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 242 253 394
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £99,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34605 38566 43117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.94% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28096 33532 36409
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in London

Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Programmer in London

Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in London

Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +5 25 £50,000 -28.57% 4
Twickenham - 10 £32,500 - 1
Chiswick 0 9 £57,500 +4.54%
Canary Wharf -11 2 £72,500 -27.50%
West End of London - 1 £34,500 - 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 189 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (34.86%) Finance
3 164 (32.67%) Java
4 152 (30.28%) SQL
5 148 (29.48%) C#
6 125 (24.90%) MySQL
7 108 (21.51%) TDD
8 101 (20.12%) Python
8 101 (20.12%) Apple iOS
9 99 (19.72%) Banking
10 98 (19.52%) OO
11 96 (19.12%) Android
12 94 (18.73%) Mobile App
13 92 (18.33%) Fintech
14 89 (17.73%) .NET
15 88 (17.53%) JavaScript
16 87 (17.33%) Software Engineering
17 79 (15.74%) Degree
18 76 (15.14%) iOS Development
19 74 (14.74%) SQL Server
20 73 (14.54%) Android Development
21 67 (13.35%) Web Services
21 67 (13.35%) Data Structures
22 64 (12.75%) Mobile Development
22 64 (12.75%) Apple Swift
23 62 (12.35%) Linux
24 61 (12.15%) Objective-C
25 59 (11.75%) User Experience
26 56 (11.16%) Django
26 56 (11.16%) Spring

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.39%) Apache
3 12 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.79%) JBoss
6 8 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.20%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.80%) CMS
8 4 (0.80%) Drupal
8 4 (0.80%) SAS
8 4 (0.80%) WordPress
9 3 (0.60%) nginx
10 2 (0.40%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Jetty
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.40%) InDesign
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.99%) Misys Equation
2 4 (0.80%) Endur
3 3 (0.60%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.37%) SaaS
2 18 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.60%) Google Play
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.17%) Internet
2 19 (3.78%) Skype
3 18 (3.59%) DSL
4 4 (0.80%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (24.90%) MySQL
2 74 (14.74%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.16%) NoSQL
4 43 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 36 (7.17%) Hadoop
6 35 (6.97%) MongoDB
7 31 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (5.58%) Redis
9 26 (5.18%) Big Data
10 24 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.99%) MS Access
12 8 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.80%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.60%) Base SAS
16 3 (0.60%) Impala
16 3 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 46 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.98%) Gradle
3 17 (3.39%) Xcode
4 16 (3.19%) JUnit
5 15 (2.99%) Maven
6 14 (2.79%) Android Studio
7 13 (2.59%) gulp
7 13 (2.59%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.19%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.79%) Hamcrest
9 9 (1.79%) jMock
10 8 (1.59%) Subversion
11 6 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.80%) Codeship
13 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.80%) Mockito
13 4 (0.80%) Protractor
13 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 175 (34.86%) Finance
2 99 (19.72%) Banking
3 42 (8.37%) Financial Institution
4 36 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.37%) Games
6 24 (4.78%) Retail
7 19 (3.78%) Front Office
8 14 (2.79%) Law
9 12 (2.39%) Billing
9 12 (2.39%) Legal
10 11 (2.19%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.79%) Marketing
12 8 (1.59%) Back Office
13 7 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Advertising
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (17.73%) .NET
2 67 (13.35%) Web Services
3 56 (11.16%) Django
3 56 (11.16%) Spring
4 52 (10.36%) CSS
4 52 (10.36%) HTML
5 48 (9.56%) Hibernate
5 48 (9.56%) RESTful
6 46 (9.16%) REST
7 31 (6.18%) WCF
7 31 (6.18%) WPF
8 24 (4.78%) AngularJS
8 24 (4.78%) JSON
9 22 (4.38%) ASP.NET
10 21 (4.18%) jQuery
11 20 (3.98%) HTML5
12 14 (2.79%) Node.js
12 14 (2.79%) React
12 14 (2.79%) XML
13 13 (2.59%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.73%) Mobile App
2 92 (18.33%) Fintech
3 67 (13.35%) Data Structures
4 59 (11.75%) User Experience
5 51 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (8.37%) mHealth
7 41 (8.17%) Computer Science
8 40 (7.97%) Equities
9 36 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (6.37%) Algorithms
10 32 (6.37%) Derivative
11 30 (5.98%) Fixed Income
12 26 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (4.78%) OTC Derivatives
14 10 (1.99%) e-Learning
14 10 (1.99%) Learning Management System
14 10 (1.99%) SCORM
15 9 (1.79%) Virtual Team
16 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.12%) Apple iOS
2 96 (19.12%) Android
3 62 (12.35%) Linux
4 32 (6.37%) Windows
5 14 (2.79%) Windows Phone
6 11 (2.19%) Unix
7 8 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.51%) TDD
3 98 (19.52%) OO
4 87 (17.33%) Software Engineering
5 76 (15.14%) iOS Development
6 73 (14.54%) Android Development
7 64 (12.75%) Mobile Development
8 53 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (9.96%) Mentoring
10 43 (8.57%) Scrum
11 41 (8.17%) Data Modelling
12 38 (7.57%) Functional Programming
12 38 (7.57%) Microservices
13 37 (7.37%) Analytics
14 36 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (7.17%) Data Integration
14 36 (7.17%) Loose Coupling
14 36 (7.17%) Process Improvement
15 33 (6.57%) E-Commerce
16 32 (6.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 164 (32.67%) Java
2 152 (30.28%) SQL
3 148 (29.48%) C#
4 101 (20.12%) Python
5 88 (17.53%) JavaScript
6 64 (12.75%) Apple Swift
7 61 (12.15%) Objective-C
8 54 (10.76%) Scala
9 43 (8.57%) C++
9 43 (8.57%) PHP
10 40 (7.97%) Perl
11 37 (7.37%) F#
11 37 (7.37%) Haskell
12 25 (4.98%) OCaml
13 20 (3.98%) ML
14 18 (3.59%) Clojure
14 18 (3.59%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.59%) VBA
15 15 (2.99%) C
16 13 (2.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 79 (15.74%) Degree
2 26 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.00%) PhD
4 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.59%) Ansible
2 6 (1.20%) Terraform
3 5 (1.00%) Kibana
3 5 (1.00%) logstash
3 5 (1.00%) Packer
4 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) Puppet
6 2 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (5.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.58%) Oracle
3 16 (3.19%) Bloomberg
4 15 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.99%) Misys
6 8 (1.59%) iManage
7 7 (1.39%) Apple
7 7 (1.39%) Google
8 5 (1.00%) ATG
8 5 (1.00%) FactSet
8 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.80%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.80%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.60%) Adobe
10 3 (0.60%) Facebook
10 3 (0.60%) Tableau
10 3 (0.60%) Twitter
11 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.20%) Informatica
12 1 (0.20%) Murex
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