Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Programmer
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.80% 2.25% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.30% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Preston median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -0.66%
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% -7.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 232 217 197
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 97.75% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 186 198 175
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £24,266 £22,765 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £49,050
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Preston

Programmer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Preston

Programmer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 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 Preston region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (100.00%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM