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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 96 123 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.45% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.48% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 37
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1841 2081 2035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.12% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1764 1822
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) RPG
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) iSeries
5 8 (22.22%) Synon Analyst Programmer
5 8 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) Synon
5 8 (22.22%) JD Edwards
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) MySQL
6 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 6 (16.67%) CSS
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) LAMP
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) C++
8 5 (13.89%) PHP
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
9 4 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.78%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Synon
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 3 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 6 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) LAMP
4 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.11%) Symfony
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) XSD
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.78%) JMS
8 1 (2.78%) WSDL
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware
8 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) iSeries
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SDLC
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) SOA
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) CAD
3 2 (5.56%) UML
3 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) BDD
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.78%) MVC
4 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) RPG
4 8 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) PHP
6 5 (13.89%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) MUMPS
8 2 (5.56%) Delphi
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) XAML
9 1 (2.78%) VB6
9 1 (2.78%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) InterSystems
4 4 (11.11%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
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