The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Programmer
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 590 628
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 20 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 50
Median salary £52,500 £75,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +57.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £120,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in London

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in London

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in London

Software 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 Software Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £72,500 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) PHP
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) C++
6 9 (32.14%) Analytics
7 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) MySQL
7 8 (28.57%) Ruby
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) Subversion
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) LAMP
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Scala
9 6 (21.43%) SDLC
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
10 5 (17.86%) OOP
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
10 5 (17.86%) Release Management

Software 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 4 (14.29%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) WordPress
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
2 2 (7.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.29%) MS Access
4 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Grunt
4 3 (10.71%) gulp
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Moq
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Games
4 4 (14.29%) Law
5 3 (10.71%) Billing
5 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 3 (10.71%) Retail
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) LAMP
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) STL
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (10.71%) Lucene
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Programming
5 5 (17.86%) OOP
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 3 (10.71%) API Design
7 3 (10.71%) API Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Document Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) Ruby
5 6 (21.43%) Scala
6 5 (17.86%) Clojure
6 5 (17.86%) Erlang
6 5 (17.86%) F#
6 5 (17.86%) Haskell
6 5 (17.86%) OCaml
7 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) VBA
8 3 (10.71%) VB
9 2 (7.14%) C
10 1 (3.57%) Go
10 1 (3.57%) Python
10 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) iManage
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
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