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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 6.10% 2.22% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 2.22% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
81 90 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 98.78% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 91
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Magento
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) QUnit
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) QUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree