The median annual salary for a Programmer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Programmer
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 66 62
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.11% 0.63% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.64% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.42% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 611 622 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.98% 98.42% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 444
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Somerset

Programmer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Somerset

Programmer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 7 £31,000 -17.33%
Programmer
South West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (27.27%) XMPie
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (9.09%) GitLab
6 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle ASCP
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) XMPie
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica