The median annual salary for a Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 128 125
Rank change year-on-year -61 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 72 131 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 1.92% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.00% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 75 125 176
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 5998 6560 7914
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.29% 96.27% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22680 25471 33112
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -28 28 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Hertfordshire -2 22 £56,250 +18.42% 4
Essex -23 22 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 93 (56.71%) C#
2 85 (51.83%) SQL Server
3 82 (50.00%) MVC
4 75 (45.73%) .NET
5 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
6 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET
7 59 (35.98%) HTML
8 56 (34.15%) Java
9 50 (30.49%) Software Engineering
10 47 (28.66%) AngularJS
11 45 (27.44%) CSS
12 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (26.22%) Degree
13 38 (23.17%) OO
14 36 (21.95%) Web Services
14 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (21.34%) Computer Science
16 33 (20.12%) Oracle
17 31 (18.90%) SQL
18 30 (18.29%) Relational Database
18 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 29 (17.68%) WCF
20 28 (17.07%) HTML5
21 27 (16.46%) E-Commerce
21 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
22 26 (15.85%) OOP
23 24 (14.63%) CSS3
23 24 (14.63%) C++
24 23 (14.02%) MySQL

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 10 (6.10%) JBoss
2 7 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.27%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.05%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.83%) CMS
6 2 (1.22%) Apache
6 2 (1.22%) Kentico
6 2 (1.22%) SAS
6 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) GIMP
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Movex
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.22%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) RS-232
2 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (51.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.29%) Relational Database
3 23 (14.02%) MySQL
4 13 (7.93%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.61%) Informix
10 1 (0.61%) MS Access
10 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.10%) GoogleTest
3 7 (4.27%) Android Studio
3 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.05%) Gradle
5 5 (3.05%) Grunt
5 5 (3.05%) Maven
5 5 (3.05%) Subversion
6 4 (2.44%) MSTest
6 4 (2.44%) NUnit
7 3 (1.83%) Ant
7 3 (1.83%) Selenium
8 2 (1.22%) Bower
8 2 (1.22%) gulp
9 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (7.32%) Automotive
1 12 (7.32%) Retail
2 8 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Military
5 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.73%) .NET
2 63 (38.41%) ASP.NET
3 59 (35.98%) HTML
4 47 (28.66%) AngularJS
5 45 (27.44%) CSS
6 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (21.95%) Web Services
7 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (17.68%) WCF
9 28 (17.07%) HTML5
10 24 (14.63%) CSS3
11 23 (14.02%) jQuery
12 22 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (11.59%) Spring
13 19 (11.59%) Swing
14 17 (10.37%) .NET Framework
14 17 (10.37%) Java EE
14 17 (10.37%) REST
15 16 (9.76%) React
16 15 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.88%) NHS
3 8 (4.88%) User Experience
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.83%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.59%) Android
2 16 (9.76%) Windows
3 12 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (50.00%) MVC
2 50 (30.49%) Software Engineering
3 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (23.17%) OO
5 27 (16.46%) E-Commerce
6 26 (15.85%) OOP
7 21 (12.80%) Web Development
8 18 (10.98%) TDD
9 15 (9.15%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.93%) SOA
11 12 (7.32%) Microservices
12 11 (6.71%) Logistics
13 10 (6.10%) UML
14 9 (5.49%) Android Development
14 9 (5.49%) Scrum
15 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.88%) Workflow
16 7 (4.27%) Analytics
16 7 (4.27%) Mobile Development
16 7 (4.27%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.71%) C#
2 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
3 56 (34.15%) Java
4 31 (18.90%) SQL
5 24 (14.63%) C++
6 11 (6.71%) Apple Swift
7 9 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.88%) PHP
9 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.66%) Perl
10 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.66%) Python
11 5 (3.05%) XAML
12 3 (1.83%) C
12 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.22%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (26.22%) Degree
2 15 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (20.12%) Oracle
2 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.10%) Google
4 5 (3.05%) Retek
4 5 (3.05%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) SAP
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