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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 67 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.62% 2.95% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 3.04% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 12
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £40,000 £46,750
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
635 691 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.69% 96.91% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 545 550 549
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £62,500 +117.39%
Programmer
West Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) ABAP
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) DOM
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
1 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
1 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
1 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) ABAP
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Haskell
3 2 (15.38%) Erlang
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Apple