The median annual salary for a Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / London
Rank 362 350 282
Rank change year-on-year -12 -68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 218 341 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.85% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 175 295 369
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +25 13 £50,000 -33.33% 7
Chiswick - 10 £57,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £72,500 -
Mayfair 0 1 £90,000 +71.42%
Harrow - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 181 (42.39%) Java
2 177 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (36.77%) SQL
4 146 (34.19%) Finance
5 105 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 100 (23.42%) Banking
7 98 (22.95%) OO
8 97 (22.72%) TDD
9 92 (21.55%) C#
10 89 (20.84%) Degree
11 87 (20.37%) MySQL
12 84 (19.67%) Software Engineering
13 83 (19.44%) Fintech
14 82 (19.20%) Python
15 77 (18.03%) Linux
16 76 (17.80%) Spring
17 74 (17.33%) .NET
18 73 (17.10%) HTML
19 71 (16.63%) Data Structures
20 67 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
21 66 (15.46%) Scala
21 66 (15.46%) Web Services
22 57 (13.35%) Mentoring
23 56 (13.11%) Android
23 56 (13.11%) CSS
23 56 (13.11%) Hibernate
24 54 (12.65%) Mobile App
25 53 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
25 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
25 53 (12.41%) Apple iOS

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 23 (5.39%) Tomcat
2 21 (4.92%) Apache
3 17 (3.98%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.28%) JBoss
5 9 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.41%) Confluence
7 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.17%) CMS
7 5 (1.17%) IIS
7 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.23%) CICS
11 1 (0.23%) Drupal
11 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) Fireworks
2 3 (0.70%) InDesign
2 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.92%) SaaS
3 6 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.70%) GitHub
4 3 (0.70%) Google Play
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.84%) Internet
2 20 (4.68%) DSL
3 17 (3.98%) Skype
4 3 (0.70%) FTP
5 2 (0.47%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.37%) MySQL
2 52 (12.18%) NoSQL
3 41 (9.60%) Relational Database
4 40 (9.37%) Hadoop
4 40 (9.37%) MongoDB
5 38 (8.90%) SQL Server
6 37 (8.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (7.73%) Big Data
8 23 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (4.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (4.45%) Redis
11 12 (2.81%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.87%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.87%) Impala
13 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.94%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.45%) Maven
3 18 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.98%) JUnit
5 13 (3.04%) Gradle
6 12 (2.81%) Babel
6 12 (2.81%) webpack
7 10 (2.34%) Mockito
7 10 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.11%) Codeship
8 9 (2.11%) Protractor
9 7 (1.64%) JIRA
9 7 (1.64%) Selenium
10 6 (1.41%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.41%) Ant
10 6 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.94%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 146 (34.19%) Finance
2 100 (23.42%) Banking
3 43 (10.07%) Financial Institution
3 43 (10.07%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.04%) Retail
5 11 (2.58%) Games
6 10 (2.34%) Front Office
7 8 (1.87%) Publishing
8 5 (1.17%) Law
8 5 (1.17%) Marketing
8 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.94%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.80%) Spring
2 74 (17.33%) .NET
3 73 (17.10%) HTML
4 66 (15.46%) Web Services
5 56 (13.11%) CSS
5 56 (13.11%) Hibernate
6 45 (10.54%) REST
7 42 (9.84%) RESTful
8 40 (9.37%) AngularJS
9 33 (7.73%) Node.js
9 33 (7.73%) WCF
10 31 (7.26%) React
11 29 (6.79%) WPF
12 28 (6.56%) Django
12 28 (6.56%) HTML5
13 27 (6.32%) ASP.NET
14 22 (5.15%) XML
15 17 (3.98%) JSP
15 17 (3.98%) XHTML
16 16 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.44%) Fintech
2 71 (16.63%) Data Structures
3 54 (12.65%) Mobile App
4 53 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
5 47 (11.01%) Derivative
6 36 (8.43%) Equities
7 35 (8.20%) Fixed Income
8 31 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (6.09%) OTC Derivatives
10 24 (5.62%) Algorithms
11 19 (4.45%) mHealth
12 16 (3.75%) User Experience
13 15 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (2.11%) Virtual Team
15 6 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.41%) CMDB
15 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (1.41%) Social Media
16 5 (1.17%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.03%) Linux
2 56 (13.11%) Android
3 53 (12.41%) Apple iOS
4 23 (5.39%) Unix
5 12 (2.81%) Windows
6 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (22.95%) OO
3 97 (22.72%) TDD
4 84 (19.67%) Software Engineering
5 67 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (13.35%) Mentoring
7 51 (11.94%) Data Modelling
8 49 (11.48%) Microservices
9 47 (11.01%) Android Development
10 42 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (9.84%) Data Integration
10 42 (9.84%) Kanban
10 42 (9.84%) Loose Coupling
10 42 (9.84%) Process Improvement
11 41 (9.60%) iOS Development
12 40 (9.37%) Scrum
13 38 (8.90%) Analytics
14 36 (8.43%) SDLC
15 32 (7.49%) MVC
16 30 (7.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 181 (42.39%) Java
2 157 (36.77%) SQL
3 105 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 92 (21.55%) C#
5 82 (19.20%) Python
6 66 (15.46%) Scala
7 49 (11.48%) Perl
8 41 (9.60%) Haskell
9 34 (7.96%) F#
10 32 (7.49%) Apple Swift
10 32 (7.49%) Objective-C
10 32 (7.49%) OCaml
11 28 (6.56%) C++
12 24 (5.62%) PHP
13 23 (5.39%) Go
14 20 (4.68%) ML
15 17 (3.98%) ES6
16 16 (3.75%) Clojure
17 10 (2.34%) C
18 8 (1.87%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 89 (20.84%) Degree
2 12 (2.81%) PhD
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.22%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) ACF2
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) RACF
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.58%) Ansible
3 6 (1.41%) Terraform
4 5 (1.17%) Kibana
4 5 (1.17%) logstash
4 5 (1.17%) Packer
5 3 (0.70%) Control-M
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 34 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.03%) Oracle
3 12 (2.81%) TIBCO
4 8 (1.87%) Adobe
5 7 (1.64%) ATG
5 7 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.41%) Apple
6 6 (1.41%) SAP
7 4 (0.94%) Google
7 4 (0.94%) Solace
7 4 (0.94%) Splunk
7 4 (0.94%) Sybase
8 3 (0.70%) Perforce
9 2 (0.47%) Tableau
9 2 (0.47%) Twitter
10 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.23%) Facebook
10 1 (0.23%) Redback
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Terracotta
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