Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 233 155
Rank change year-on-year -27 -78 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 104 141 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.86% 1.13% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.17% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 142 249
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,350 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,875 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11,725 12,060 13,648
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 97.05% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,986 9,736 11,326
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -5 48 £47,500 - 16
Essex +22 28 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -26 25 £47,500 -13.64% 7
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £57,500 - 2
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (49.04%) Java
3 43 (41.35%) SQL
4 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
5 27 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
5 27 (25.96%) Relational Database
6 25 (24.04%) C#
6 25 (24.04%) TDD
7 24 (23.08%) Web Services
8 23 (22.12%) .NET
8 23 (22.12%) MVC
9 21 (20.19%) Docker
10 18 (17.31%) HTML
10 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET
10 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
11 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
11 17 (16.35%) CSS
11 17 (16.35%) Python
11 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.42%) RPG
13 15 (14.42%) IBM
13 15 (14.42%) Finance
13 15 (14.42%) RPG IV
13 15 (14.42%) BDD
13 15 (14.42%) REST
13 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
13 15 (14.42%) iSeries
13 15 (14.42%) 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 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.81%) JBoss
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.88%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Movex
2 3 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.92%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Extranet
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.35%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.73%) Big Data
4 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.77%) MySQL
6 4 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.88%) MS Access
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Power BI
9 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.58%) Gradle
3 7 (6.73%) Maven
3 7 (6.73%) Vagrant
3 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.85%) Bower
4 4 (3.85%) Grunt
4 4 (3.85%) gulp
4 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.77%) Automotive
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
5 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Military
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
2 24 (23.08%) Web Services
3 23 (22.12%) .NET
4 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET
4 18 (17.31%) HTML
5 17 (16.35%) CSS
6 15 (14.42%) REST
7 11 (10.58%) React
8 10 (9.62%) HTML5
9 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (8.65%) CSS3
9 9 (8.65%) jQuery
9 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (7.69%) Java EE
10 8 (7.69%) Spring
11 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.77%) JSON
11 6 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (5.77%) XML
12 5 (4.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.42%) iSeries
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.69%) NHS
5 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.92%) Fintech
7 2 (1.92%) Life Science
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.96%) Kinect
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Android
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.73%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) TDD
3 23 (22.12%) MVC
4 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (14.42%) BDD
5 15 (14.42%) SDLC
6 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.58%) Multithreading
7 11 (10.58%) Scrum
8 10 (9.62%) OO
9 9 (8.65%) Web Development
10 8 (7.69%) Coaching
10 8 (7.69%) Microservices
11 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.73%) Data Science
11 7 (6.73%) ETL
11 7 (6.73%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (6.73%) Machine Learning
12 6 (5.77%) Logistics
12 6 (5.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.04%) Java
2 43 (41.35%) SQL
3 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.04%) C#
5 17 (16.35%) Python
6 15 (14.42%) RPG
6 15 (14.42%) RPG IV
7 14 (13.46%) Scala
8 10 (9.62%) Java 8
9 7 (6.73%) C++
9 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.77%) Apple Swift
10 6 (5.77%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.81%) C
12 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.88%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.92%) Go
14 2 (1.92%) Groovy
14 2 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) IBM
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.96%) Cognos
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) Xamarin