The median annual salary for a Programmer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcester during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Programmer
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 25 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 0.65% 2.52% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 2.58% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester. 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
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 154 155 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 99.35% 97.48% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 148 87
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Worcester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Worcester

Programmer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester

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

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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 3 (100.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle