The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 117 57 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 98.32% 96.61% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 46 61
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 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 Preston region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) SDLC
2 18 (85.71%) iSeries
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) AS400
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) DB2
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) IBM
4 10 (47.62%) ERP
4 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 10 (47.62%) RPG
5 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
5 8 (38.10%) RESTful
5 8 (38.10%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (38.10%) VB6
5 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Advertising
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (47.62%) DB2
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (38.10%) Advertising
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) CSS
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) Ajax
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) RESTful
2 8 (38.10%) SOAP
2 8 (38.10%) WCF
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 3 (14.29%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) AS400
1 18 (85.71%) iSeries
2 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) SDLC
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) ERP
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) RPG
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) VB
4 8 (38.10%) VB6
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Xamarin