The median annual salary for a Programmer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Programmer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 1.01% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.05% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 499 669 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.52% 96.96% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 411 593 529
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Staffordshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Staffordshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Staffordshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Programmer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Haskell
2 2 (66.67%) Erlang
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Clojure
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 1 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Clojure
2 2 (66.67%) Erlang
2 2 (66.67%) Haskell
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft