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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 116 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 1.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 2.02% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
1971 1781 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.17% 94.13% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1587 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) COBOL
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) Borland
6 4 (18.18%) Logistics
6 4 (18.18%) Back Office
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Finance

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.55%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Synon
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) LESS
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Process Management
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) COBOL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) C
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (9.09%) JCL
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) RPG
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Borland
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Percona
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