The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 180 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 99 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.93% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 2.03% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 91 65
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,600 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 West 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Programmer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -8 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Staffordshire -9 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Coventry -5 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Birmingham -35 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 44 (54.32%) C#
1 44 (54.32%) .NET
2 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
3 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 33 (40.74%) SQL
5 26 (32.10%) CSS
5 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
6 24 (29.63%) HTML
7 23 (28.40%) MVC
8 21 (25.93%) Java
8 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
9 20 (24.69%) PHP
10 18 (22.22%) MySQL
10 18 (22.22%) OO
10 18 (22.22%) jQuery
11 17 (20.99%) C++
11 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 13 (16.05%) WCF
14 13 (16.05%) Ajax
15 12 (14.81%) VB.NET
15 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
16 11 (13.58%) XML
16 11 (13.58%) Windows
17 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
18 8 (9.88%) Games

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.47%) Node.js
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (3.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.22%) MySQL
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.17%) SQLite
7 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.47%) Redis
8 2 (2.47%) RavenDB
8 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.47%) Informix
8 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.23%) Big Data
9 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Hudson
3 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Moq
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Xcode
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.88%) Games
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (54.32%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) CSS
3 24 (29.63%) HTML
4 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 18 (22.22%) jQuery
6 13 (16.05%) WCF
6 13 (16.05%) Ajax
7 11 (13.58%) XML
8 8 (9.88%) Web Services
9 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (7.41%) Entity Framework
10 6 (7.41%) JSON
10 6 (7.41%) Middleware
10 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.41%) LAMP
11 5 (6.17%) Spring
11 5 (6.17%) POCO
11 5 (6.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (4.94%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.40%) MVC
3 18 (22.22%) OO
4 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.88%) TDD
6 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 6 (7.41%) QMS
7 6 (7.41%) Project Management
7 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 6 (7.41%) OOP
7 6 (7.41%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.17%) SOA
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.70%) UML
11 2 (2.47%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) C#
2 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.74%) SQL
4 21 (25.93%) Java
5 20 (24.69%) PHP
6 17 (20.99%) C++
7 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
8 12 (14.81%) VB.NET
9 7 (8.64%) C
10 6 (7.41%) Python
11 5 (6.17%) VC++
11 5 (6.17%) Objective-C
12 4 (4.94%) ABAP
12 4 (4.94%) Perl
13 2 (2.47%) HLSL
13 2 (2.47%) PHP5
13 2 (2.47%) COBOL
14 1 (1.23%) Delphi
14 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Twitter
4 4 (4.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) Google
5 2 (2.47%) webMethods
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) Software AG
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Zend
6 1 (1.23%) Percona
6 1 (1.23%) Facebook
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Progression/ Training Opportunities
Posted: 17 days ago