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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 188 175 149
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.00% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.05% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 77
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5470 5453 5312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.60% 95.80% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4506 4409
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Staffordshire +12 13 £25,000 -42.85%
Birmingham -34 13 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire +15 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Worcestershire +15 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Dudley -4 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Coventry -11 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £36,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
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 28 August 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 50 (54.35%) SQL
2 36 (39.13%) C#
3 29 (31.52%) .NET
4 27 (29.35%) XML
4 27 (29.35%) Degree
5 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 25 (27.17%) C++
7 24 (26.09%) Games
8 22 (23.91%) JSON
9 21 (22.83%) TDD
9 21 (22.83%) MVC
10 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (20.65%) HTML
11 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
12 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
12 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
13 16 (17.39%) Java
13 16 (17.39%) MySQL
14 15 (16.30%) Finance
15 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.13%) HTML5
17 12 (13.04%) WPF
17 12 (13.04%) jQuery
17 12 (13.04%) Web Services
17 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
18 11 (11.96%) Linux
18 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
18 11 (11.96%) CSS
18 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
18 11 (11.96%) Subversion

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 7 (7.61%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) MySQL
3 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.61%) Redis
4 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.17%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.17%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.09%) Big Data
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.09%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.96%) Subversion
3 6 (6.52%) gulp
3 6 (6.52%) Maven
4 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) JIRA
7 2 (2.17%) Hudson
7 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) ProC
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (26.09%) Games
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) XML
3 22 (23.91%) JSON
4 19 (20.65%) HTML
5 13 (14.13%) HTML5
6 12 (13.04%) jQuery
6 12 (13.04%) Web Services
6 12 (13.04%) WPF
7 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
7 11 (11.96%) CSS
7 11 (11.96%) REST
8 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.78%) Flash
10 7 (7.61%) EDI
10 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.52%) JPA
11 6 (6.52%) Node.js
11 6 (6.52%) Sass
11 6 (6.52%) SOAP
11 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.52%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) AS400
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) iSeries
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Unix
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) MVC
1 21 (22.83%) TDD
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
5 10 (10.87%) Prototyping
6 9 (9.78%) Change Management
6 9 (9.78%) Integration Testing
6 9 (9.78%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (9.78%) Test Planning
6 9 (9.78%) Web Development
7 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.70%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) SDLC
9 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.52%) Content Management
9 6 (6.52%) Mobile Development
9 6 (6.52%) People Management
9 6 (6.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) SQL
2 36 (39.13%) C#
3 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (27.17%) C++
5 16 (17.39%) Java
6 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 10 (10.87%) XAML
8 9 (9.78%) ActionScript
8 9 (9.78%) Lua
8 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
9 8 (8.70%) PHP
9 8 (8.70%) RPG
9 8 (8.70%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.52%) Apple Swift
10 6 (6.52%) Objective-C
11 5 (5.43%) C
11 5 (5.43%) Python
12 3 (3.26%) Perl
12 3 (3.26%) Ruby
13 2 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) HND
2 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Adobe
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Perforce
3 2 (2.17%) Percona
3 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.09%) IDERA
4 1 (1.09%) RedGate
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Siebel
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago