The median annual salary for a Programmer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 40 53 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.03% 3.05% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 3.17% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 6
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 290 567 549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.66% 95.94% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 260 502 448
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Suffolk

Programmer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Suffolk

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Suffolk over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Suffolk

Programmer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Ipswich +18 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 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 Suffolk region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) C
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera