The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 126 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 1.51% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.61% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,800 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2192 1993 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.05% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 1804 1332
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Programmer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) COBOL
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) CA Endevor
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) CICS
8 4 (12.90%) IBM
8 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
8 4 (12.90%) JCL
8 4 (12.90%) UNIX
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) DB2
8 4 (12.90%) Informix

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MFGPRO
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) Informix
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) ProC
2 1 (3.23%) WebSpeed
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Synon
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) JMX
7 1 (3.23%) EDI
7 1 (3.23%) JMS
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) COBOL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) JCL
4 4 (12.90%) Delphi
4 4 (12.90%) RPG
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) XAML
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Progress
4 2 (6.45%) Borland
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) QAD
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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