Period
to

The median annual salary for a Statistical Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

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

Statistical Programmer
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 542 722 791
Rank change year-on-year +180 +69 +332
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistical Programmer 969 292 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.26% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.28% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 157,044 103,898 61,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84,149 73,476 50,466
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%

Statistical Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Programmer in the UK

Statistical Programmer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Statistical Programmer.

Salary trend for Statistical Programmer in the UK

Statistical Programmer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +237 533 - - 2
England +152 526 - - 3
Work from Home -93 317 - - 2
North of England +105 185 - - 1
Yorkshire +76 108 - - 1
Midlands - 108 - -
Scotland +53 96 - -
South East -24 87 - - 1
London -141 81 - - 1
North West - 72 - -
West Midlands - 68 - -
East Midlands - 43 - -
East of England -49 42 - -
South West - 8 - -
Channel Islands - 7 - -
Wales -13 6 - -
North East - 5 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

Statistical Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, Statistical Programmer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Statistical Programmer in the job title.

1 928 (95.77%) SAS
2 578 (59.65%) Analytical Skills
3 562 (58.00%) Good Clinical Practice
4 547 (56.45%) CDISC
5 531 (54.80%) Finance
6 517 (53.35%) Time Management
7 501 (51.70%) Degree
8 496 (51.19%) Problem-Solving
9 486 (50.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 475 (49.02%) Presentation Skills
11 472 (48.71%) Business Development
12 425 (43.86%) Quality Management
13 406 (41.90%) Project Management
14 386 (39.83%) Social Skills
15 373 (38.49%) Biostatistics
16 272 (28.07%) Statistical Analysis
17 265 (27.35%) Data Management
18 231 (23.84%) Pharmaceutical
19 228 (23.53%) Validation
20 225 (23.22%) Regulatory Compliance
21 220 (22.70%) Marketing
22 215 (22.19%) Resource Allocation
23 214 (22.08%) Statistics
24 189 (19.50%) Mentoring
25 186 (19.20%) Computer Science
26 181 (18.68%) Mathematics
27 156 (16.10%) Life Science
28 148 (15.27%) R
29 126 (13.00%) SAS Macro
30 122 (12.59%) XML

Statistical 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
1 928 (95.77%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (4.75%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.06%) Base SAS
2 18 (1.86%) Cognos Impromptu
3 10 (1.03%) Metadata
4 5 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.52%) Spotfire
5 3 (0.31%) Tableau
6 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.10%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 22 (2.27%) ProC
General
1 578 (59.65%) Analytical Skills
2 531 (54.80%) Finance
3 475 (49.02%) Presentation Skills
4 386 (39.83%) Social Skills
5 231 (23.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 220 (22.70%) Marketing
7 25 (2.58%) Law
8 18 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (0.52%) Social Science
10 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (12.59%) XML
2 6 (0.62%) HTML
2 6 (0.62%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 156 (16.10%) Life Science
2 101 (10.42%) Biotechnology
3 35 (3.61%) Virtual Team
4 20 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.21%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (53.35%) Time Management
2 496 (51.19%) Problem-Solving
3 472 (48.71%) Business Development
4 425 (43.86%) Quality Management
5 406 (41.90%) Project Management
6 373 (38.49%) Biostatistics
7 272 (28.07%) Statistical Analysis
8 265 (27.35%) Data Management
9 228 (23.53%) Validation
10 225 (23.22%) Regulatory Compliance
11 215 (22.19%) Resource Allocation
12 214 (22.08%) Statistics
13 189 (19.50%) Mentoring
14 186 (19.20%) Computer Science
15 181 (18.68%) Mathematics
16 108 (11.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 73 (7.53%) Data Science
18 69 (7.12%) Biometrics
19 61 (6.30%) Performance Metrics
20 46 (4.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (15.27%) R
2 126 (13.00%) SAS Macro
3 40 (4.13%) Python
4 37 (3.82%) SQL
5 22 (2.27%) PROC SQL
6 10 (1.03%) C
6 10 (1.03%) Java
6 10 (1.03%) MATLAB
7 9 (0.93%) C++
8 4 (0.41%) PL/1
8 4 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 501 (51.70%) Degree
2 44 (4.54%) Master's Degree
3 40 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 562 (58.00%) Good Clinical Practice
2 547 (56.45%) CDISC
3 486 (50.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 14 (1.44%) QA
Vendors
1 89 (9.18%) Facebook
2 87 (8.98%) YouTube
3 20 (2.06%) SAP
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (0.52%) Progress