The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 44 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.14% 1.66% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.72% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 290 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 94.66% 96.35% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 207 223 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Programmer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Solihull

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
6 6 (46.15%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) XSD
7 5 (38.46%) XSL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) XPath
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (38.46%) Sass
7 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
9 2 (15.38%) PHP
9 2 (15.38%) Web Design

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) XSD
4 5 (38.46%) XSL
4 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (38.46%) Sass
4 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) WPF
7 1 (7.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) XPath
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Progress