The median annual salary for a Programmer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Programmer
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 1.16% 1.14% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.16% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £24,000 £26,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. 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
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 152 86 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 87.86% 97.73% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 134 71 122
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Chelmsford

Programmer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Chelmsford

Programmer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Chelmsford region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (9.09%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) MVC

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft