The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 104 148 138
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 100 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.13% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 95 54 49
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £16,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Programmer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 39 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Staffordshire +2 25 £35,000 +118.75% 1
Worcestershire +9 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull +7 8 £32,500 +44.44%
Warwickshire +9 7 £30,000 -6.97%
Coventry +13 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Dudley - 3 £42,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,750 -
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Walsall 0 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 84 (51.53%) C#
2 81 (49.69%) .NET
3 79 (48.47%) SQL
4 64 (39.26%) SQL Server
5 59 (36.20%) OO
6 46 (28.22%) ASP.NET
7 42 (25.77%) Degree
8 39 (23.93%) Software Engineering
9 38 (23.31%) T-SQL
10 36 (22.09%) Java
10 36 (22.09%) Microsoft
11 34 (20.86%) HTML
12 33 (20.25%) CSS
13 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
14 30 (18.40%) MVC
14 30 (18.40%) Finance
15 28 (17.18%) C++
16 25 (15.34%) .NET Framework
16 25 (15.34%) Delphi
16 25 (15.34%) VB.NET
17 23 (14.11%) Windows
18 21 (12.88%) MS Office
18 21 (12.88%) WPF
19 20 (12.27%) TDD
19 20 (12.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 19 (11.66%) jQuery
20 19 (11.66%) RPG
21 18 (11.04%) Web Development
22 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
23 15 (9.20%) AS400

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (6.13%) CMS
2 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) CICS
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (12.88%) MS Office
2 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Misys Midas
1 2 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.23%) Lawson
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) DNS
1 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.61%) Modbus
1 1 (0.61%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (39.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.91%) MySQL
5 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.84%) MS Access
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) Informix
8 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) OLAP
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.45%) NUnit
4 2 (1.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.61%) PVCS
5 1 (0.61%) ProC
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Games
4 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) International Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (49.69%) .NET
2 46 (28.22%) ASP.NET
3 34 (20.86%) HTML
4 33 (20.25%) CSS
5 25 (15.34%) .NET Framework
6 21 (12.88%) WPF
7 20 (12.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (11.66%) jQuery
9 15 (9.20%) XML
9 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (6.75%) HTML5
11 10 (6.13%) Web Services
12 8 (4.91%) Ajax
13 7 (4.29%) CSS3
14 5 (3.07%) LAMP
14 5 (3.07%) Silverlight
14 5 (3.07%) WCF
15 4 (2.45%) J2EE
15 4 (2.45%) ADO.NET
16 3 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) AS400
2 10 (6.13%) Mathematics
2 10 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) SCADA
4 7 (4.29%) iSeries
5 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.84%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.84%) Open Source
7 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Windows
2 4 (2.45%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Solaris
4 2 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.20%) OO
2 39 (23.93%) Software Engineering
3 30 (18.40%) MVC
4 20 (12.27%) TDD
5 18 (11.04%) Web Development
6 15 (9.20%) OOD
6 15 (9.20%) OOP
7 14 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.75%) Scrum
9 10 (6.13%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (4.91%) Information Security
11 7 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (3.68%) Investment Management
12 6 (3.68%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (3.07%) Web Design
13 5 (3.07%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.07%) Project Management
13 5 (3.07%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (2.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) C#
2 79 (48.47%) SQL
3 38 (23.31%) T-SQL
4 36 (22.09%) Java
5 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
6 28 (17.18%) C++
7 25 (15.34%) Delphi
7 25 (15.34%) VB.NET
8 19 (11.66%) RPG
9 10 (6.13%) C
9 10 (6.13%) PHP
10 4 (2.45%) RPG IV
10 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.45%) VB
10 4 (2.45%) VBA
11 3 (1.84%) VBScript
12 2 (1.23%) VB6
12 2 (1.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 42 (25.77%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) HND
3 3 (1.84%) HNC
3 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) MCSD
5 1 (0.61%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 36 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.84%) Sony
4 3 (1.84%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) Facebook
5 2 (1.23%) Twitter
5 2 (1.23%) Telerik
5 2 (1.23%) Sun
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Sybase
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Sage
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Siemens
6 1 (0.61%) Progress
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) Capita
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including bonus, 23 da
Posted: Yesterday
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
TRG
Salary: 4500-45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago