The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 58 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.18% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +22.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 479 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.35% 97.96% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 444 396 380
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured Programmer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 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
Liverpool +4 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Programmer
North West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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