Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 273 261
Rank change year-on-year -57 -12 -140
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 67 166 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.43% 0.87% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.90% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 63 159 153
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,450 £23,100 £26,000
90th Percentile £46,150 £49,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15235 18425 18051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.80% 96.64% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12698 14727 14983
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
West Midlands -54 50 £35,000 - 7
East Midlands +4 17 £40,000 - 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
4 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
5 19 (28.36%) XML
6 17 (25.37%) C++
7 16 (23.88%) HTML
7 16 (23.88%) CSS
7 16 (23.88%) Apache
8 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 15 (22.39%) Linux
8 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
8 15 (22.39%) Subversion
9 14 (20.90%) MySQL
9 14 (20.90%) NoSQL
9 14 (20.90%) Redis
10 13 (19.40%) CentOS
10 13 (19.40%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
10 13 (19.40%) Eclipse
10 13 (19.40%) SMS
10 13 (19.40%) Games
10 13 (19.40%) Billing
10 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
11 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
12 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
12 11 (16.42%) Windows
12 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework

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 16 (23.88%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Jetty
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) SMS
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) MongoDB
2 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.90%) MySQL
3 14 (20.90%) NoSQL
3 14 (20.90%) Redis
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.39%) Subversion
3 13 (19.40%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.97%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 13 (19.40%) Billing
1 13 (19.40%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) XML
3 16 (23.88%) CSS
3 16 (23.88%) HTML
4 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.43%) HTML5
7 8 (11.94%) Web Services
7 8 (11.94%) WPF
8 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.45%) CSS3
8 7 (10.45%) jQuery
9 6 (8.96%) SOAP
10 5 (7.46%) J2EE
10 5 (7.46%) REST
10 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.97%) Java SE
11 4 (5.97%) Node.js
11 4 (5.97%) RESTful
11 4 (5.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) AS400
3 6 (8.96%) User Experience
4 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Web 2.0
6 3 (4.48%) BBC
7 2 (2.99%) iSeries
8 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.49%) Fintech
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) CentOS
2 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.43%) Debian
6 4 (5.97%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.43%) MVC
3 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.45%) TDD
5 6 (8.96%) ERP
5 6 (8.96%) OO
5 6 (8.96%) SDLC
5 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) Scrum
6 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
7 4 (5.97%) BDD
7 4 (5.97%) Microservices
7 4 (5.97%) OOD
7 4 (5.97%) SOLID
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) High Availability
8 3 (4.48%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) SQL
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 17 (25.37%) C++
4 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.43%) Java
7 8 (11.94%) RPG
7 8 (11.94%) VB.NET
8 7 (10.45%) XAML
9 6 (8.96%) RPG IV
10 5 (7.46%) C
11 3 (4.48%) Perl
11 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.48%) R
12 2 (2.99%) Clojure
12 2 (2.99%) Erlang
12 2 (2.99%) Haskell
12 2 (2.99%) VBScript
13 1 (1.49%) VB
13 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
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