The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 196 164 156
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 25 61 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.19% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.23% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 82
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5331 4966 5515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.89% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 4181 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -19 12 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Staffordshire -10 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull -7 2 £38,750 +28.09%
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 36 (50.70%) C++
2 34 (47.89%) JSON
3 33 (46.48%) XML
4 31 (43.66%) Games
5 27 (38.03%) SQL
6 24 (33.80%) C#
6 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
7 23 (32.39%) Linux
8 22 (30.99%) MySQL
9 21 (29.58%) REST
10 20 (28.17%) Redis
11 19 (26.76%) HTML
12 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
13 16 (22.54%) Subversion
13 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (21.13%) MongoDB
14 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
15 14 (19.72%) HTML5
15 14 (19.72%) Eclipse
15 14 (19.72%) Apache
15 14 (19.72%) CSS
16 13 (18.31%) TDD
16 13 (18.31%) .NET
16 13 (18.31%) Degree
17 12 (16.90%) jQuery
17 12 (16.90%) MVC
17 12 (16.90%) PHP
17 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
18 11 (15.49%) Java
18 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.72%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.82%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (4.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (5.63%) Google Compute Engine
1 4 (5.63%) Heroku
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) MySQL
2 20 (28.17%) Redis
3 15 (21.13%) MongoDB
3 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
4 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.82%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.54%) Subversion
3 14 (19.72%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.45%) gulp
4 6 (8.45%) Maven
5 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.41%) NUnit
8 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (43.66%) Games
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) JSON
2 33 (46.48%) XML
3 21 (29.58%) REST
4 19 (26.76%) HTML
5 14 (19.72%) CSS
5 14 (19.72%) HTML5
6 13 (18.31%) .NET
7 12 (16.90%) jQuery
8 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
9 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.08%) Sass
9 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (12.68%) Flash
11 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
11 8 (11.27%) Node.js
12 7 (9.86%) SOAP
12 7 (9.86%) Web Services
13 6 (8.45%) CSS3
13 6 (8.45%) JPA
14 4 (5.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Animation
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.31%) TDD
3 12 (16.90%) MVC
4 11 (15.49%) Prototyping
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.27%) Web Development
7 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.45%) Content Management
8 6 (8.45%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.45%) Mobile Development
8 6 (8.45%) SEO
9 5 (7.04%) Wireframes
10 4 (5.63%) Analytics
10 4 (5.63%) ETL
10 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.63%) Web Design
11 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C++
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) C#
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) PHP
6 11 (15.49%) Java
7 9 (12.68%) ActionScript
7 9 (12.68%) Lua
7 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
8 7 (9.86%) C
8 7 (9.86%) Ruby
9 6 (8.45%) Apple Swift
9 6 (8.45%) Objective-C
10 5 (7.04%) Python
11 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
12 3 (4.23%) Perl
12 3 (4.23%) VB
13 2 (2.82%) Scala
14 1 (1.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Perforce
2 9 (12.68%) Adobe
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Percona
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Siebel
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !!!!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
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