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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 95 120 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 0.50% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 0.52% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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
1946 1746 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.86% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1576 1239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 31 (52.54%) Degree
3 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
3 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
4 28 (47.46%) C#
5 26 (44.07%) .NET
6 22 (37.29%) Java
6 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
7 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
8 19 (32.20%) Integration Testing
8 19 (32.20%) Test Planning
8 19 (32.20%) System Integration Testing
9 18 (30.51%) Change Management
10 17 (28.81%) Delphi
11 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
12 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (16.95%) Automotive
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
14 9 (15.25%) XML
15 7 (11.86%) HTML
15 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (11.86%) WPF
16 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (10.17%) RPG
17 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
17 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
17 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (8.47%) MS Excel

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) CICS
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.69%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.47%) ProClarity
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.78%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) Synon
2 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 10 (16.95%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Games
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) .NET
2 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.25%) XML
4 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 7 (11.86%) WPF
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) HTML5
6 3 (5.08%) WCF
7 2 (3.39%) jQuery
7 2 (3.39%) LINQ
7 2 (3.39%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) Silverlight
7 2 (3.39%) Synon Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Web Services
7 2 (3.39%) XSD
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
8 1 (1.69%) Servlets
8 1 (1.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) AS400
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) iSeries
4 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.20%) Integration Testing
2 19 (32.20%) System Integration Testing
2 19 (32.20%) Test Planning
3 18 (30.51%) Change Management
4 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
7 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.08%) MVC
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
8 2 (3.39%) UML
9 1 (1.69%) Data Management
9 1 (1.69%) Data Security
9 1 (1.69%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.69%) OO
9 1 (1.69%) Scrum
9 1 (1.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) C#
3 22 (37.29%) Java
3 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.81%) Delphi
5 6 (10.17%) RPG
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) C++
7 4 (6.78%) RPG IV
7 4 (6.78%) XAML
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Tableau
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.69%) BEA
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
TRG
Salary: 35000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago