Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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

Programmer
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 333 251
Rank change year-on-year +3 -82 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 56 56 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.38% 0.36% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 53 186
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £48,322 £50,000
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 Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14,244 14,904 18,283
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.92% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,394 12,356 14,663
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Programmer in the Midlands

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the Midlands

Programmer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
East Midlands +25 29 £50,000 +21.21% 10
West Midlands -1 27 £33,750 -3.57% 19
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 23 (41.07%) Games
2 18 (32.14%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 17 (30.36%) C++
4 14 (25.00%) Game Development
5 12 (21.43%) MySQL
6 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) PHP
6 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
7 9 (16.07%) Python
7 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.29%) Perl
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Ruby
8 8 (14.29%) CryEngine
8 8 (14.29%) 3D Programming
9 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 7 (12.50%) Subversion
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) HTML
10 6 (10.71%) Mobile Games
11 5 (8.93%) Web Development
11 5 (8.93%) MVC
11 5 (8.93%) SQL
11 5 (8.93%) Linux
11 5 (8.93%) CSS
11 5 (8.93%) XML
12 4 (7.14%) OO
12 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) CICS
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Jetty
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) EPLAN
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SMS
2 2 (3.57%) Profibus
2 2 (3.57%) RFID
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) MorphX
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (41.07%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (17.86%) .NET
3 8 (14.29%) CryEngine
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 5 (8.93%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.36%) Mason
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (5.36%) Visualforce
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile Games
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) BBC
4 2 (3.57%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) LIMS
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) CentOS
2 3 (5.36%) Debian
2 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Game Development
2 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 8 (14.29%) 3D Programming
3 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) MVC
4 5 (8.93%) Web Development
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) OO
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.57%) A/B Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.57%) OOP
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.57%) SDLC
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) C++
3 10 (17.86%) PHP
4 9 (16.07%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) Perl
5 8 (14.29%) Ruby
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Apex Code
8 3 (5.36%) C
8 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.57%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) COBOL
10 1 (1.79%) JCL
10 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.79%) RPG
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
10 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Perforce
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe