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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 182 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 47 54 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.00% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.04% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 76
Median salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5469 5206 5456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.95% 96.28% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4342 4332 4555
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -28 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Warwickshire +8 10 £41,250 -2.94%
Staffordshire +11 9 £27,500 -31.25%
Solihull +17 3 £38,750 +28.09%
Worcestershire +17 3 £32,500 +30.00% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £36,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (48.10%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) C++
3 30 (37.97%) Games
4 29 (36.71%) C#
4 29 (36.71%) XML
5 26 (32.91%) JSON
6 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
7 21 (26.58%) TDD
8 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
8 18 (22.78%) .NET
9 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.52%) HTML
10 16 (20.25%) Degree
10 16 (20.25%) REST
11 15 (18.99%) Java
11 15 (18.99%) Linux
11 15 (18.99%) Subversion
12 14 (17.72%) MySQL
12 14 (17.72%) MVC
13 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
14 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
14 12 (15.19%) Redis
15 11 (13.92%) HTML5
15 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
15 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
16 10 (12.66%) Web Services
16 10 (12.66%) Apache

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 10 (12.66%) Apache
2 6 (7.59%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.27%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.19%) Redis
4 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
4 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.53%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.99%) Subversion
3 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.59%) gulp
4 6 (7.59%) Maven
5 4 (5.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) Hudson
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (37.97%) Games
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) XML
2 26 (32.91%) JSON
3 18 (22.78%) .NET
4 17 (21.52%) HTML
5 16 (20.25%) REST
6 11 (13.92%) HTML5
7 10 (12.66%) CSS
7 10 (12.66%) Web Services
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.39%) Flash
8 9 (11.39%) jQuery
9 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.86%) SOAP
10 7 (8.86%) WPF
11 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.59%) JPA
11 6 (7.59%) Node.js
11 6 (7.59%) Sass
11 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (6.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) TDD
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) MVC
4 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.39%) Prototyping
7 9 (11.39%) Web Development
8 8 (10.13%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.13%) Scrum
9 6 (7.59%) Content Management
9 6 (7.59%) Mobile Development
9 6 (7.59%) SEO
10 5 (6.33%) BDD
10 5 (6.33%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.33%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.33%) Wireframes
11 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.10%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) C++
3 29 (36.71%) C#
4 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.99%) Java
6 9 (11.39%) ActionScript
6 9 (11.39%) Lua
7 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.86%) PHP
9 6 (7.59%) Apple Swift
9 6 (7.59%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.33%) C
10 5 (6.33%) Python
10 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.33%) XAML
11 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
11 4 (5.06%) RPG
12 3 (3.80%) Perl
12 3 (3.80%) Ruby
13 2 (2.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Adobe
1 9 (11.39%) Perforce
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Percona
4 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Informatica
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Siebel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps Worcester
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago