The median annual salary for a Programmer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / East Midlands
Rank 154 131 152
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 1.05% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.07% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 26
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,840 £50,000 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2782 3071 3134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.73% 97.34% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 2450 2548
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £41,250 +17.85%
Derbyshire +7 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Leicestershire -10 1 £48,840 -2.32%
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (18.75%) Android Development
6 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) Apple Swift
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) Games
6 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) LSMW
4 1 (6.25%) NSubstitute
4 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) DirectX
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (12.50%) BAPI
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Apple Swift
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) ABAP
4 2 (12.50%) SAPscript
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) SAP