The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 134 123
Rank change year-on-year -26 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 94 152 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 2.04% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.12% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 92 131 148
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Cambridgeshire -22 31 £45,000 - 9
Hertfordshire +7 28 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Essex +16 27 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Norfolk -11 4 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Suffolk +12 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Bedfordshire +23 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 105 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 102 (45.95%) C#
3 91 (40.99%) .NET
4 86 (38.74%) SQL Server
5 85 (38.29%) MVC
6 78 (35.14%) HTML
6 78 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 73 (32.88%) Java
8 72 (32.43%) Degree
9 67 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (29.28%) Software Engineering
11 62 (27.93%) Computer Science
11 62 (27.93%) CSS
12 58 (26.13%) AngularJS
13 56 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (23.87%) SQL
15 41 (18.47%) WCF
16 36 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (15.77%) HTML5
18 33 (14.86%) Oracle
19 32 (14.41%) Relational Database
20 31 (13.96%) C++
20 31 (13.96%) E-Commerce
21 30 (13.51%) OO
21 30 (13.51%) Web Services
21 30 (13.51%) Web Development
21 30 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (13.06%) OOP
23 27 (12.16%) Microsoft

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 22 (9.91%) JBoss
2 18 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.50%) CMS
5 9 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.70%) Apache
7 4 (1.80%) SAS
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Kentico
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) GIMP
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Movex
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) Internet
2 7 (3.15%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.15%) RS-232
3 5 (2.25%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.35%) iBeacon
4 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.95%) MySQL
5 8 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.35%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.35%) DocumentDB
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.45%) Informix
11 1 (0.45%) MS Access
11 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.95%) Grunt
3 10 (4.50%) Selenium
4 8 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.15%) GoogleTest
6 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.35%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.35%) Gradle
8 3 (1.35%) MSTest
8 3 (1.35%) NUnit
8 3 (1.35%) Subversion
9 2 (0.90%) Ant
9 2 (0.90%) Maven
9 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.90%) webpack
10 1 (0.45%) Bower
10 1 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 20 (9.01%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Retail
3 7 (3.15%) Banking
4 6 (2.70%) Marketing
5 5 (2.25%) Automotive
5 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Games
6 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (40.99%) .NET
2 78 (35.14%) ASP.NET
2 78 (35.14%) HTML
3 62 (27.93%) CSS
4 58 (26.13%) AngularJS
5 56 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (18.47%) WCF
7 36 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (15.77%) HTML5
9 30 (13.51%) Web Services
10 27 (12.16%) CSS3
11 25 (11.26%) SignalR
12 22 (9.91%) .NET Framework
12 22 (9.91%) Ajax
12 22 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 20 (9.01%) Swing
14 19 (8.56%) J2EE
15 18 (8.11%) React
16 17 (7.66%) jQuery
16 17 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.93%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.31%) NHS
3 10 (4.50%) Internet of Things
3 10 (4.50%) Spread Betting
3 10 (4.50%) User Experience
4 5 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.35%) Fintech
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.90%) iPad
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.45%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.36%) Windows
2 10 (4.50%) Android
3 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.15%) Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.29%) MVC
2 67 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (29.28%) Software Engineering
4 31 (13.96%) E-Commerce
5 30 (13.51%) OO
5 30 (13.51%) Web Development
6 29 (13.06%) OOP
7 23 (10.36%) TDD
8 19 (8.56%) Workflow
9 16 (7.21%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.31%) Scrum
10 14 (6.31%) SDLC
11 13 (5.86%) Open Source
12 12 (5.41%) Informatics
12 12 (5.41%) SOA
13 11 (4.95%) Analytics
13 11 (4.95%) Bioinformatics
14 10 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (4.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 102 (45.95%) C#
3 73 (32.88%) Java
4 53 (23.87%) SQL
5 31 (13.96%) C++
6 19 (8.56%) Python
7 17 (7.66%) Perl
8 13 (5.86%) C
9 11 (4.95%) PHP
10 10 (4.50%) TypeScript
11 9 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.15%) Apple Swift
13 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.25%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.35%) VB
16 3 (1.35%) XAML
17 2 (0.90%) XQuery
18 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 72 (32.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (14.86%) Oracle
2 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.15%) Google
3 7 (3.15%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.25%) Retek
5 4 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.80%) Unisys
6 3 (1.35%) SAP
7 2 (0.90%) Blue Martini
7 2 (0.90%) BMC
7 2 (0.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.45%) EMC
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
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