Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 98 85
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.50% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.57% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Merseyside median annual salary £37,000 - £33,850
10th Percentile £22,150 - £32,925
90th Percentile £51,450 - £34,775
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 942 1228 902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.17% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 722 885 676
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Merseyside

Programmer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Merseyside

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Merseyside

Programmer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +21 5 £37,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Merseyside region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (60.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com