The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 51 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 16 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.66% 2.68% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.74% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 511 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.00% 97.89% 98.69%
Number of salaries quoted 536 451 454
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 5 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +5 4 £36,250 +3.57%
Burton-upon-Trent -6 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
West Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
6 7 (33.33%) WPF
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (33.33%) SDLC
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) RPG
7 5 (23.81%) AS400
7 5 (23.81%) RPG IV
7 5 (23.81%) iSeries
8 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Back Office
8 4 (19.05%) VB
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (19.05%) VB6
8 4 (19.05%) WinForms

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Back Office
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 7 (33.33%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) WinForms
6 3 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) AS400
1 5 (23.81%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) API Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
1 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) RPG
4 5 (23.81%) RPG IV
5 4 (19.05%) VB
5 4 (19.05%) VB6
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) C++
8 1 (4.76%) C
8 1 (4.76%) Java
8 1 (4.76%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
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