The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 58 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.59% 1.87% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.93% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 10
Average salary £31,825 £31,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.83% +30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 569 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.56% 96.60% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 608 491 405
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Programmer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Coventry

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (89.47%) SQL
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
5 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (31.58%) C#
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (31.58%) Middleware
9 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) HND
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) WCF
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 1 (5.26%) SOA
11 1 (5.26%) UML
11 1 (5.26%) XML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 5 (26.32%) WCF
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 11 (57.89%) PL/SQL
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) HND
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Software AG
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods