The median annual salary for a Programmer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans 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
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 5.68% 2.08% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 2.08% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £60,000
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 St Albans. 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
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170 96 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 96.59% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 89 144
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in St Albans

Programmer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Programmer in St Albans

Programmer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

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

Salary histogram for Programmer in St Albans

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans

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 St Albans region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) AngularJS
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 16 (64.00%) MVC
3 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (64.00%) Sass
4 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) SEO
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) CMS
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (40.00%) WebSockets
5 10 (40.00%) Web Development
5 10 (40.00%) Spread Betting
5 10 (40.00%) Selenium
5 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Umbraco
5 10 (40.00%) SignalR
5 10 (40.00%) Grunt
5 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
5 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Node.js

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 (40.00%) CMS
1 10 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Grunt
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (64.00%) Sass
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) SignalR
3 10 (40.00%) WebSockets
4 6 (24.00%) Classic ASP
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (24.00%) Node.js
4 6 (24.00%) React
5 3 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (40.00%) SEO
2 10 (40.00%) Web Development
2 10 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
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