The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 23 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.79% 7.69% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 7.69% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Programmer
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester 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
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 91 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 92.86% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 89 40
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +23.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Worcester

Programmer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP