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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 120 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 1.59% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.67% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 28
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £33,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1711 1735 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.67% 95.23% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1527 1345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) C
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Android
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Spring
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) JUnit
10 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (11.76%) J2EE
10 2 (11.76%) C++
10 2 (11.76%) PHP
10 2 (11.76%) UNIX
10 2 (11.76%) JSP
10 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
10 2 (11.76%) Linux
10 2 (11.76%) JBoss

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Informix
3 2 (11.76%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
7 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
7 2 (11.76%) LAMP
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Spring Security
7 2 (11.76%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.88%) Catalyst
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.88%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) C
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) VB6
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Percona
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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