Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Programmer
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 277 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -128 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 89 90 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.75% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.77% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70 87 247
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,775 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 9,925 11,690 12,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 96.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,555 9,596 10,708
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the East of England

Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Programmer in the East of England

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the East of England

Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +46 55 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Essex +13 14 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -14 10 £40,000 -17.95% 8
Norfolk +13 6 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Suffolk - 4 £46,500 - 2
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 52 (58.43%) Java
2 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (39.33%) SQL
5 29 (32.58%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (32.58%) AngularJS
6 22 (24.72%) NoSQL
7 21 (23.60%) HTML
7 21 (23.60%) Web Services
8 20 (22.47%) CSS
8 20 (22.47%) Docker
9 19 (21.35%) Python
10 18 (20.22%) REST
11 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
11 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
11 17 (19.10%) TDD
12 15 (16.85%) OO
12 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
13 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
14 13 (14.61%) Degree
14 13 (14.61%) Scrum
15 12 (13.48%) TypeScript
15 12 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (13.48%) SDLC
16 11 (12.36%) Java 8
17 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (11.24%) Finance
17 10 (11.24%) C#
17 10 (11.24%) .NET
18 9 (10.11%) Spring

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (10.11%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.87%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.74%) SAS
4 3 (3.37%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) NoSQL
2 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.11%) Big Data
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.25%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) Power BI
7 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.74%) JIRA
4 4 (4.49%) Gradle
5 3 (3.37%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) Bower
7 1 (1.12%) Grunt
7 1 (1.12%) gulp
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) AngularJS
2 21 (23.60%) HTML
2 21 (23.60%) Web Services
3 20 (22.47%) CSS
4 18 (20.22%) REST
5 10 (11.24%) .NET
6 9 (10.11%) Spring
7 8 (8.99%) React
8 7 (7.87%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (7.87%) SOAP
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.74%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.62%) Dagger
10 5 (5.62%) JSON
10 5 (5.62%) MEAN Stack
10 5 (5.62%) Retrofit
11 4 (4.49%) CSS3
11 4 (4.49%) Django
11 4 (4.49%) HTML5
11 4 (4.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.99%) NHS
5 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.87%) Virtual Team
6 5 (5.62%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (3.37%) AS400
7 3 (3.37%) Biotechnology
7 3 (3.37%) Fintech
8 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.25%) iSeries
8 2 (2.25%) Life Science
8 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Android
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) TDD
3 15 (16.85%) OO
4 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.61%) Scrum
6 12 (13.48%) SDLC
7 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.87%) Microservices
10 6 (6.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
11 5 (5.62%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.62%) MVC
11 5 (5.62%) OOP
11 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Analytics
12 4 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (58.43%) Java
2 43 (48.31%) JavaScript
3 35 (39.33%) SQL
4 19 (21.35%) Python
5 12 (13.48%) TypeScript
6 11 (12.36%) Java 8
7 10 (11.24%) C#
8 9 (10.11%) Scala
9 7 (7.87%) Kotlin
10 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.62%) RPG
11 4 (4.49%) C
11 4 (4.49%) C++
11 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.37%) Delphi
13 2 (2.25%) Go
13 2 (2.25%) RPG IV
13 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
2 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) IBM
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Borland
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) VMware