Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 241 149
Rank change year-on-year -3 -92 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 99 114 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.98% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.00% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 111 233
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 10,699 11,349 12,726
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 97.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,064 9,298 10,670
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +25 57 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Essex +19 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -29 11 £47,500 -7.77% 7
Norfolk +21 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Suffolk - 5 £46,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +3 1 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.48%) SQL
2 48 (48.48%) Java
3 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.29%) TDD
5 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
6 25 (25.25%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (24.24%) Web Services
8 22 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
10 20 (20.20%) Docker
11 18 (18.18%) Python
11 18 (18.18%) HTML
11 18 (18.18%) REST
12 17 (17.17%) CSS
13 16 (16.16%) RPG
13 16 (16.16%) IBM
13 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
14 15 (15.15%) iSeries
14 15 (15.15%) BDD
14 15 (15.15%) RPG IV
15 14 (14.14%) Finance
15 14 (14.14%) C#
16 13 (13.13%) SDLC
16 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
17 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (12.12%) Scrum
18 11 (11.11%) .NET
18 11 (11.11%) OO
18 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

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 11 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.08%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.06%) SAS
4 3 (3.03%) OpenEdge
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) JBoss
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.02%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.11%) Big Data
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
5 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.01%) Power BI
9 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.05%) Gradle
3 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) Maven
4 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Bower
5 1 (1.01%) Grunt
5 1 (1.01%) gulp
5 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
2 24 (24.24%) Web Services
3 18 (18.18%) HTML
3 18 (18.18%) REST
4 17 (17.17%) CSS
5 11 (11.11%) .NET
6 8 (8.08%) Spring
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.07%) JSON
7 7 (7.07%) React
7 7 (7.07%) SOAP
8 6 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (5.05%) Java EE
9 5 (5.05%) Spring Boot
9 5 (5.05%) XML
10 4 (4.04%) Django
10 4 (4.04%) HTML5
10 4 (4.04%) jQuery
10 4 (4.04%) Spring MVC
10 4 (4.04%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.15%) iSeries
3 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (8.08%) NHS
7 5 (5.05%) Virtual Team
8 4 (4.04%) Fintech
9 3 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (3.03%) Biotechnology
10 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.02%) Internet of Things
10 2 (2.02%) Life Science
10 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.01%) AS400
11 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Linux
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) TDD
3 15 (15.15%) BDD
4 13 (13.13%) SDLC
5 12 (12.12%) Scrum
6 11 (11.11%) OO
6 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.10%) MVC
7 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 8 (8.08%) Microservices
10 7 (7.07%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (7.07%) ETL
10 7 (7.07%) Innovative Thinking
11 6 (6.06%) Coaching
11 6 (6.06%) DevOps
11 6 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.06%) Time Management
12 5 (5.05%) Analytics
13 4 (4.04%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.48%) Java
1 48 (48.48%) SQL
2 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.18%) Python
4 16 (16.16%) RPG
5 15 (15.15%) RPG IV
6 14 (14.14%) C#
7 11 (11.11%) Scala
8 10 (10.10%) Java 8
9 9 (9.09%) TypeScript
10 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
11 6 (6.06%) Kotlin
12 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
12 4 (4.04%) C
13 3 (3.03%) C++
13 3 (3.03%) Delphi
13 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.02%) Groovy
14 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
1 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) IBM
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Borland
4 3 (3.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) VMware