Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 278 165
Rank change year-on-year +36 -113 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 74 88 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 0.71% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.73% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 59 78 221
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 8,913 12,087 12,057
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.98% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,870 9,904 9,840
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +47 48 £55,000 +15.79% 13
Hertfordshire +18 17 £40,000 -15.79% 12
Essex +23 4 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Norfolk +23 2 £46,250 +85.00% 2
Suffolk - 2 £48,250 - 2
Bedfordshire -17 1 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 38 (51.35%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 24 (32.43%) Degree
6 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 20 (27.03%) CSS
7 20 (27.03%) HTML
8 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 14 (18.92%) Web Services
9 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
11 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (16.22%) React
11 12 (16.22%) Linux
12 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
13 10 (13.51%) REST
13 10 (13.51%) Android
13 10 (13.51%) OO
13 10 (13.51%) Python
14 9 (12.16%) .NET
14 9 (12.16%) C
14 9 (12.16%) C++
14 9 (12.16%) Docker
14 9 (12.16%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (10.81%) Front End Development
15 8 (10.81%) SDLC

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 3 (4.05%) JBoss
1 3 (4.05%) SAS
1 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Gradle
3 3 (4.05%) Bower
3 3 (4.05%) Grunt
3 3 (4.05%) gulp
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Maven
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 5 (6.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
2 20 (27.03%) CSS
2 20 (27.03%) HTML
3 14 (18.92%) Web Services
4 12 (16.22%) React
5 10 (13.51%) REST
6 9 (12.16%) .NET
7 8 (10.81%) Node.js
7 8 (10.81%) Spring
8 7 (9.46%) HTML5
9 6 (8.11%) Apache Flex
9 6 (8.11%) jQuery
9 6 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (8.11%) SOAP
10 5 (6.76%) CSS3
10 5 (6.76%) Spring Boot
11 4 (5.41%) JSON
12 3 (4.05%) Django
12 3 (4.05%) Java EE
13 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) AS400
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Smart City
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
4 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
5 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.51%) OO
7 8 (10.81%) Front End Development
7 8 (10.81%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) SDLC
7 8 (10.81%) TDD
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
10 5 (6.76%) DevOps
10 5 (6.76%) OOP
10 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.41%) MVC
12 3 (4.05%) PDM
12 3 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (33.78%) SQL
4 10 (13.51%) Python
5 9 (12.16%) C
5 9 (12.16%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.11%) C#
7 6 (8.11%) Java 8
8 5 (6.76%) PHP
8 5 (6.76%) Scala
9 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.05%) RPG
10 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) Go
11 2 (2.70%) Haskell
11 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
1 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) IBM
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Borland
3 1 (1.35%) Google