The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 236 185
Rank change year-on-year +37 -51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 30 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.37% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.39% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 51
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +1.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,200 £58,500
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the South West

Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Programmer in the South West

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the South West

Programmer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South West 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
Wiltshire +25 12 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Somerset -9 7 £31,000 -11.42%
Bristol +6 5 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Devon - 5 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Programmer
England

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

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 South West region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) MVC
4 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.81%) TDD
5 16 (25.81%) Finance
6 14 (22.58%) Scrum
6 14 (22.58%) Spring
6 14 (22.58%) .NET
6 14 (22.58%) C#
6 14 (22.58%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) PL/SQL
7 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
8 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.74%) HTML
9 11 (17.74%) Big Data
10 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
10 10 (16.13%) XML
10 10 (16.13%) ERP
10 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
11 9 (14.52%) Maven
11 9 (14.52%) Hibernate
11 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
11 9 (14.52%) Ant
11 9 (14.52%) JUnit
11 9 (14.52%) Mathematics
11 9 (14.52%) Selenium

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) FTP
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 11 (17.74%) Big Data
3 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (14.52%) Couchbase
4 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.68%) MySQL
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Ant
1 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
1 9 (14.52%) JUnit
1 9 (14.52%) Maven
1 9 (14.52%) Selenium
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Gradle
3 5 (8.06%) IntelliJ
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) JMeter
3 5 (8.06%) Liquibase
3 5 (8.06%) Mockito
3 5 (8.06%) Robot Framework
4 4 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.61%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Avionics
4 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
1 14 (22.58%) Spring
2 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.13%) XML
4 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (14.52%) Hibernate
4 9 (14.52%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 6 (9.68%) Spring Boot
7 5 (8.06%) CSS
7 5 (8.06%) JPA
7 5 (8.06%) JSF
7 5 (8.06%) JSP
7 5 (8.06%) Lambda Expressions
7 5 (8.06%) Spring Security
7 5 (8.06%) Thymeleaf
8 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) AS400
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.61%) iSeries
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Unix
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) MVC
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) TDD
4 14 (22.58%) Scrum
5 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) ERP
7 9 (14.52%) Analytics
7 9 (14.52%) Mathematics
7 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.90%) Logistics
8 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) Statistics
9 7 (11.29%) Mathematical Modelling
9 7 (11.29%) Operations Research
9 7 (11.29%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (9.68%) OO
11 5 (8.06%) AOP
11 5 (8.06%) Migration
11 5 (8.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 14 (22.58%) C#
4 13 (20.97%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) RPG
6 7 (11.29%) MATLAB
6 7 (11.29%) R
7 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) C++
9 2 (3.23%) Clojure
9 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) Python
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Infor
3 3 (4.84%) XMPie
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Apigee
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
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