The median annual salary for a Programmer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 28 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 Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.09% 2.44% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.44% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Median salary £24,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +10.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 92 164 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 296 836 682
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Wakefield

Programmer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Wakefield

Programmer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wakefield region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft