The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 56 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.96% 1.11% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.13% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 424 444 583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 96.58% 98.67% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1482 2416
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Lancashire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Programmer in Lancashire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Lancashire

Programmer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Preston - 9 £40,000 -
Chorley +4 3 - -
Burnley - 1 £18,500 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) RPG
2 20 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 20 (83.33%) AS400
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) DB2
2 20 (83.33%) ITIL
2 20 (83.33%) ERP
2 20 (83.33%) IBM
2 20 (83.33%) iSeries
2 20 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 20 (83.33%) SDLC
2 20 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.50%) EPoS
3 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) VB6
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) LINQ
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) AS400
1 20 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
1 20 (83.33%) iSeries
2 3 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (83.33%) ERP
1 20 (83.33%) ITIL
1 20 (83.33%) SDLC
1 20 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 20 (83.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) RPG
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft