The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 109 76 99
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 2.32% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 2.48% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 47 11
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1836 1895 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 93.67% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1670 1406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) OO
3 21 (42.86%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) C#
5 18 (36.73%) Java
6 15 (30.61%) Delphi
7 12 (24.49%) RPG
7 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.45%) Degree
8 11 (22.45%) MS Office
9 10 (20.41%) C++
10 9 (18.37%) C
10 9 (18.37%) XML
10 9 (18.37%) AS400
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) Banking
11 8 (16.33%) iSeries
12 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 7 (14.29%) Web Services
13 6 (12.24%) .NET
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) Investment Management
13 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.20%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (10.20%) CA Endevor
14 5 (10.20%) QA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (10.20%) CICS
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.04%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) DB2
3 4 (8.16%) Informix
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Hudson
2 2 (4.08%) PVCS
3 1 (2.04%) Synon
3 1 (2.04%) ProC
3 1 (2.04%) WebSpeed
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.16%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.08%) WCF
6 2 (4.08%) WPF
6 2 (4.08%) EDI
7 1 (2.04%) EDIFACT
7 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) Java EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSP
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
7 1 (2.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) AS400
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) iSeries
3 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.20%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) OO
2 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Investment Management
4 5 (10.20%) OOD
5 3 (6.12%) MVC
5 3 (6.12%) ERP
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security
5 3 (6.12%) OOP
6 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) System Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Web Development
7 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) Delphi
5 12 (24.49%) RPG
6 10 (20.41%) C++
7 9 (18.37%) C
8 8 (16.33%) T-SQL
9 5 (10.20%) JCL
9 5 (10.20%) COBOL
10 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.08%) XAML
11 2 (4.08%) VB
11 2 (4.08%) RPG IV
12 1 (2.04%) ABAP
12 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
12 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Progress
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) QAD
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Facebook
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe