Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Programmer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Data Programmer
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1150 1230
Rank change year-on-year -22 +80 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Programmer 7 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.018% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 68
UK median annual salary £48,750 £70,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.36% +53.85% +1.11%
10th Percentile £18,500 £35,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £99,375 £122,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £70,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +84.21% -3.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Data Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Programmer in the UK

Data Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Programmer in the UK

Data Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Programmer over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Programmer in the UK

Data Programmer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
London -5 7 £48,750 -45.83% 1
England -8 7 £48,750 -30.36% 3

Data Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Data 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 featuring Data Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
4 1 (14.29%) R

Data Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) RStudio
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) D3.js
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet