Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 306 318
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -92
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 45 81 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.36% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 91
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,350 £27,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 12,042 14,879 16,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.92% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9,235 12,194 13,434
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +38 28 £37,500 -6.25% 28
West Midlands -12 17 £32,500 -7.14% 29
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (57.78%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 24 (53.33%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) CSS
5 19 (42.22%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) C++
7 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 14 (31.11%) Web Development
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
8 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
9 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
10 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (24.44%) Finance
11 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
12 10 (22.22%) MVC
12 10 (22.22%) EPoS
13 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.00%) Scrum
14 7 (15.56%) jQuery
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (15.56%) HTML5
14 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
14 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (13.33%) Windows
15 6 (13.33%) IIS
15 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
15 6 (13.33%) Ajax

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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.22%) Captiva
3 1 (2.22%) Documentum
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) EngageOne
2 1 (2.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.44%) Xcode
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) HTML
2 22 (48.89%) CSS
3 19 (42.22%) .NET
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
5 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (13.33%) Ajax
7 6 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (11.11%) MFC
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) RESTful
11 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.44%) Spring
12 1 (2.22%) OpenID
12 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) EPoS
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) LIMS
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) iSeries
6 1 (2.22%) AS400
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.11%) Web Development
3 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
4 10 (22.22%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (8.89%) Information Management
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) CAD
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Document Management
9 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) Java
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (4.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.44%) RPG
9 2 (4.44%) VBA
9 2 (4.44%) VBScript
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.22%) RPG IV
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle