Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 141 122
Rank change year-on-year -119 -19 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 87 264 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.73% 2.01% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.08% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 84 246 339
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £52,500
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 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -24 35 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -101 31 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Essex -11 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire +18 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Norfolk +14 1 £25,000 -7.41%
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
3 44 (50.57%) .NET
4 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
5 32 (36.78%) MVC
6 29 (33.33%) Java
7 27 (31.03%) SQL
7 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 24 (27.59%) HTML
9 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
10 21 (24.14%) CSS
10 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.39%) Web Development
13 16 (18.39%) Web Services
13 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.24%) MySQL
14 15 (17.24%) Oracle
14 15 (17.24%) C++
14 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 15 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (16.09%) jQuery
15 14 (16.09%) Android
16 13 (14.94%) Windows
16 13 (14.94%) React
17 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
17 12 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (13.79%) WCF

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 4 (4.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.30%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Kentico
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Movex
2 4 (4.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.60%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) FTP
2 5 (5.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) RS-232
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQLite
7 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (2.30%) Ant
4 2 (2.30%) Chocolatey
4 2 (2.30%) Gradle
4 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.30%) webpack
5 1 (1.15%) Bower
5 1 (1.15%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.15%) Grunt
5 1 (1.15%) gulp
5 1 (1.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 10 (11.49%) Automotive
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Military
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.57%) .NET
2 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 24 (27.59%) HTML
4 22 (25.29%) AngularJS
5 21 (24.14%) CSS
6 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (18.39%) Web Services
8 14 (16.09%) jQuery
9 13 (14.94%) React
10 12 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (13.79%) WCF
11 10 (11.49%) HTML5
11 10 (11.49%) XML
12 9 (10.34%) SOAP
13 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.20%) CSS3
13 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (8.05%) JSON
14 7 (8.05%) Spring
14 7 (8.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) NHS
3 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) AS400
5 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.30%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Animation
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Android
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.75%) Unix
5 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) MVC
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Web Development
4 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 11 (12.64%) Logistics
6 9 (10.34%) OO
7 7 (8.05%) Microservices
8 5 (5.75%) Android Development
8 5 (5.75%) B2B
8 5 (5.75%) Data Mapping
8 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.75%) OOP
8 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Workflow
9 4 (4.60%) ETL
9 4 (4.60%) ITSM
9 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 40 (45.98%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.33%) Java
4 27 (31.03%) SQL
5 15 (17.24%) C++
6 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
7 8 (9.20%) Apple Swift
8 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.75%) Python
9 5 (5.75%) XQuery
10 4 (4.60%) PHP
10 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.60%) XPath
11 3 (3.45%) C
11 3 (3.45%) Scala
12 2 (2.30%) Haskell
12 2 (2.30%) Perl
12 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.30%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) SAP
4 4 (4.60%) Remedy
5 3 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian