Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 144 119
Rank change year-on-year -130 -25 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 81 254 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 2.04% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.11% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 241 312
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £63,750 £58,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 11,466 12,033 14,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.78% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,416 9,928 11,782
East of England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -87 43 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Hertfordshire -21 32 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Bedfordshire +30 3 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Essex -39 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Norfolk +10 1 £25,000 -7.41% 2
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 40 (49.38%) C#
2 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.21%) .NET
4 33 (40.74%) Java
5 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 28 (34.57%) SQL
7 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (24.69%) MVC
10 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
11 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
12 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
12 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (17.28%) Web Services
13 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (16.05%) Scala
14 13 (16.05%) Oracle
14 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.81%) Docker
15 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.58%) C++
16 11 (13.58%) HTML
17 10 (12.35%) XML
17 10 (12.35%) Windows
17 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
17 10 (12.35%) WCF
17 10 (12.35%) SDLC
18 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
18 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.47%) IIS
1 2 (2.47%) JBoss
1 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (4.94%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) HTTP
1 6 (7.41%) SSL
2 5 (6.17%) FTP
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.47%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.47%) RS-232
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.41%) MySQL
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.47%) SQLite
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) Gradle
3 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.17%) webpack
5 4 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Chocolatey
7 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.23%) Ant
8 1 (1.23%) GoogleTest
8 1 (1.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Military
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
3 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 14 (17.28%) Web Services
5 11 (13.58%) HTML
6 10 (12.35%) WCF
6 10 (12.35%) XML
7 9 (11.11%) CSS
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (9.88%) jQuery
9 7 (8.64%) JSON
9 7 (8.64%) SOAP
9 7 (8.64%) WPF
9 7 (8.64%) XSLT
10 6 (7.41%) Angular 2
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.41%) JDBC
10 6 (7.41%) Middleware
10 6 (7.41%) REST
11 5 (6.17%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.47%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Android
4 5 (6.17%) Unix
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) MVC
3 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.35%) SDLC
5 7 (8.64%) Microservices
5 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.64%) Web Development
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
6 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.17%) B2B
7 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Data Mapping
7 5 (6.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
8 4 (4.94%) ITIL
8 4 (4.94%) ITSM
8 4 (4.94%) Machine Learning
8 4 (4.94%) OO
8 4 (4.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) C#
2 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.74%) Java
4 28 (34.57%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) Scala
6 11 (13.58%) C++
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
7 9 (11.11%) Python
8 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.17%) Go
9 5 (6.17%) Haskell
9 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.17%) XQuery
10 4 (4.94%) C
10 4 (4.94%) XPath
11 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) Google
3 4 (4.94%) Remedy
4 2 (2.47%) DevExpress