The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 42 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.41% 1.41% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.47% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.45% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £26,200 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,400 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 272 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.19% 96.11% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 214 215 183
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Solihull

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) XSD
7 5 (35.71%) XSL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) XPath
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (35.71%) Sass
7 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) Web Design
10 2 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) XSL
4 5 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (35.71%) Sass
4 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) XPath
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Progress
2 1 (7.14%) Capita