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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 16 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.93% 7.63% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 8.29% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
88 217 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.48% 91.95% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 159 144
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft