The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 64 83 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.27% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 753 1075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.12% 93.89% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 474 623 814
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Bedfordshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Bedfordshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript