The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 564 575
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 8 87 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 87 63
Median salary £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 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 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 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
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Harrow - 1 £45,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Haskell
8 5 (20.83%) Ruby
8 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Go
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Erlang
9 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) PHP
9 4 (16.67%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) N-Tier

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Moq
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) LINQ
6 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) BBC
2 2 (8.33%) CAN bus
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Robotics
2 2 (8.33%) Spread Betting
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Biometrics
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Haskell
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) Erlang
5 4 (16.67%) Go
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (12.50%) Clojure
6 3 (12.50%) F#
6 3 (12.50%) OCaml
6 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
ColinDale, North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago