The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 30 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.78% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £38,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 157 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.94% 98.13% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79 123 142
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the Midlands

Programmer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM