Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 92 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.41% 1.13% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.16% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 10
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -33.33% +25.00%
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1178 1207 1167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 97.57% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1067 1011
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,650 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -3 2 £35,000 +40.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +20 1 £40,000 -2.44%
Programmer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) MooTools
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) API Integration
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) MooTools
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter