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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 124 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 1.77% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.87% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 23
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 £23,600 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £47,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +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
1742 1713 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.46% 95.01% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1497 1337
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 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 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) C
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Android
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) J2EE
9 2 (14.29%) JUnit
9 2 (14.29%) Perl
9 2 (14.29%) JBoss
9 2 (14.29%) Informix
9 2 (14.29%) JSP
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 2 (14.29%) HTTP
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) UNIX

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) RavenDB
3 2 (14.29%) Informix
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
6 1 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Catalyst
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) C
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
7 1 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Percona