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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 46 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 23 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.64% 1.29% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 1.33% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 14
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
599 603 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.78% 97.10% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 514 421
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +3 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Cannock - 1 £27,500 -
Rugeley - 1 £27,500 -
Stafford - 1 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £27,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £20,000 -
Programmer
West Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (90.70%) C#
1 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
3 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
5 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
6 15 (34.88%) PHP
7 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.91%) MVC
9 11 (25.58%) MS Office
10 10 (23.26%) CSS
10 10 (23.26%) HTML
10 10 (23.26%) jQuery
11 9 (20.93%) VB
12 8 (18.60%) XML
12 8 (18.60%) LINQ
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) OO
12 8 (18.60%) HTML5
12 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
13 7 (16.28%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
13 7 (16.28%) CRM
13 7 (16.28%) Workflow
13 7 (16.28%) C++

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.28%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (11.63%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
4 8 (18.60%) HTML5
4 8 (18.60%) XML
4 8 (18.60%) LINQ
5 7 (16.28%) WinForms
5 7 (16.28%) WCF
5 7 (16.28%) WPF
5 7 (16.28%) WF
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 4 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (9.30%) iOS SDK
7 4 (9.30%) CSS3
7 4 (9.30%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.65%) Sass
8 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
1 4 (9.30%) SCADA
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Android
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) MVC
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 7 (16.28%) Workflow
6 6 (13.95%) Web Design
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) OOP
8 4 (9.30%) Time Management
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) TDD
10 2 (4.65%) Content Management
10 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.65%) QMS
10 2 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
5 15 (34.88%) PHP
6 9 (20.93%) VB
7 7 (16.28%) C++
8 6 (13.95%) VBA
9 4 (9.30%) Java
9 4 (9.30%) VBScript
10 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.65%) COBOL
11 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Epicor
4 2 (4.65%) Google
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
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