The median annual salary for a Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans 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
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 1.42% 3.42% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 3.42% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
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 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 140 117 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 99.29% 100.00% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 131 113 190
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

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 St Albans region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (75.00%) Sass
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (41.67%) Classic ASP
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Grunt
9 3 (25.00%) SignalR
9 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) SEO
9 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) CMS

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 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Grunt
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) Sass
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (41.67%) Classic ASP
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) SignalR
6 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
7 2 (16.67%) Node.js
7 2 (16.67%) React
8 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (25.00%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) SEO
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef