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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 111 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 2.18% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 2.32% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 11
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) C
6 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) COBOL
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) Logistics
9 4 (18.18%) Android
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Back Office
9 4 (18.18%) Borland
9 4 (18.18%) FTP
9 4 (18.18%) UNIX
9 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.09%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
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%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) C
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) COBOL
6 4 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (4.55%) JCL
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Borland
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Percona
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle