The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - 123 109
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.056% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.058% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £37,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
Software 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
1995 1714 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.78% 96.29% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1544 1220
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% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Birmingham region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft