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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 116 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 1.70% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.82% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 13
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (70.73%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) OO
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 12 (29.27%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) C++
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (24.39%) MS Office
5 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) Degree
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
7 8 (19.51%) Delphi
7 8 (19.51%) RPG
8 7 (17.07%) C
8 7 (17.07%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) CICS
9 6 (14.63%) JCL
9 6 (14.63%) IBM
9 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
9 6 (14.63%) COBOL
9 6 (14.63%) DB2
9 6 (14.63%) .NET
9 6 (14.63%) Banking
9 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (14.63%) Investment Management
9 6 (14.63%) iSeries
9 6 (14.63%) CA Endevor

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (14.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.44%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) DB2
3 4 (9.76%) Informix
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Hudson
2 2 (4.88%) PVCS
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Synon
3 1 (2.44%) ProC
3 1 (2.44%) WebSpeed
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 7 (17.07%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 2 (4.88%) WCF
6 2 (4.88%) WPF
6 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.44%) Synon Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) LINQ
7 1 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (2.44%) Ajax
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
1 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (14.63%) iSeries
2 5 (12.20%) AS400
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.44%) AIX
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) OO
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) OOD
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.32%) OOP
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) C++
5 8 (19.51%) Delphi
5 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.51%) RPG
6 7 (17.07%) C
7 6 (14.63%) COBOL
7 6 (14.63%) JCL
8 2 (4.88%) XAML
8 2 (4.88%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) ABAP
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Progress
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.44%) QAD
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
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