The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 28 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.28% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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 Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 199 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.86% 96.60% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 169 240
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Programmer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
(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
Worcester -8 6 £35,000 +59.09%
Evesham - 2 £28,500 -
Programmer
West Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
7 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (23.53%) Physics
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) PHP
9 2 (11.76%) J2EE
9 2 (11.76%) Perl
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) LAMP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (11.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) QUnit
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
1 4 (23.53%) Physics
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle