The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 204 178
Rank change year-on-year -29 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 32 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.62% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.63% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 64
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
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 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Somerset -3 3 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £51,500 +19.76% 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Dorset +2 1 - -
Bristol -24 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) MVC
3 13 (30.95%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) Spring
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 8 (19.05%) C#
7 8 (19.05%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) XML
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) Maven
8 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (16.67%) Ant
8 7 (16.67%) JUnit
8 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (16.67%) MySQL
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
8 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 7 (16.67%) Selenium
8 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) FTP
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Ant
1 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (16.67%) JUnit
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.52%) Gradle
3 4 (9.52%) IntelliJ
3 4 (9.52%) JMeter
3 4 (9.52%) Liquibase
3 4 (9.52%) Mockito
3 4 (9.52%) Robot Framework
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) Spring
3 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 8 (19.05%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.52%) JPA
6 4 (9.52%) JSF
6 4 (9.52%) JSP
6 4 (9.52%) Lambda Expressions
6 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
6 4 (9.52%) Spring Security
6 4 (9.52%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.76%) REST
9 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.76%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
4 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) MVC
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Analytics
5 6 (14.29%) Logistics
5 6 (14.29%) Statistics
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (11.90%) Mathematical Modelling
6 5 (11.90%) Operations Research
6 5 (11.90%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) AOP
7 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) C#
4 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.29%) R
6 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) Clojure
8 2 (4.76%) RPG
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) XMPie
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
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