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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 193 191 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 32 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.60% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.62% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 94
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £42,500
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
5986 5141 4993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.15% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4723 4302 4212
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 22 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Coventry +1 7 £41,000 -13.68%
Warwickshire -8 7 £57,500 +27.77%
Staffordshire -8 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £27,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £36,500 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 89 (61.38%) SQL
2 64 (44.14%) .NET
3 54 (37.24%) C#
4 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 48 (33.10%) SQL Server
6 42 (28.97%) Degree
7 33 (22.76%) MVC
8 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
9 29 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 28 (19.31%) MySQL
11 27 (18.62%) Software Engineering
12 26 (17.93%) WPF
12 26 (17.93%) T-SQL
13 24 (16.55%) RPG
13 24 (16.55%) Java
14 22 (15.17%) Change Management
14 22 (15.17%) Integration Testing
14 22 (15.17%) Test Planning
14 22 (15.17%) System Integration Testing
15 20 (13.79%) PL/SQL
15 20 (13.79%) Oracle
16 18 (12.41%) Finance
16 18 (12.41%) XML
16 18 (12.41%) SDLC
17 17 (11.72%) Visual Studio
17 17 (11.72%) HTML
17 17 (11.72%) XAML
17 17 (11.72%) AS400
17 17 (11.72%) TDD

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 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.76%) Apache
2 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.76%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.31%) MySQL
3 14 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.14%) ProClarity
8 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.38%) OLAP
11 2 (1.38%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.83%) Subversion
4 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.38%) Hudson
5 2 (1.38%) Moq
5 2 (1.38%) NUnit
5 2 (1.38%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) ProC
6 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Games
2 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) Law
5 2 (1.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.14%) .NET
2 26 (17.93%) WPF
3 18 (12.41%) XML
4 17 (11.72%) HTML
5 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.66%) jQuery
7 13 (8.97%) .NET Framework
7 13 (8.97%) WCF
8 10 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 10 (6.90%) Spring
9 9 (6.21%) HTML5
10 8 (5.52%) Web Services
11 7 (4.83%) CSS
12 6 (4.14%) EDI
12 6 (4.14%) JSON
12 6 (4.14%) Servlets
13 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.45%) REST
14 4 (2.76%) LINQ
14 4 (2.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.72%) AS400
3 12 (8.28%) iSeries
4 5 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.76%) MVC
2 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.62%) Software Engineering
4 22 (15.17%) Change Management
4 22 (15.17%) Integration Testing
4 22 (15.17%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (15.17%) Test Planning
5 18 (12.41%) SDLC
6 17 (11.72%) TDD
7 11 (7.59%) Open Source
8 10 (6.90%) OOP
9 9 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.21%) Project Management
10 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.14%) BDD
11 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.14%) OO
11 6 (4.14%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (4.14%) Scrum
12 5 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (61.38%) SQL
2 54 (37.24%) C#
3 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 24 (16.55%) Java
5 24 (16.55%) RPG
6 20 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 17 (11.72%) XAML
8 14 (9.66%) C++
9 13 (8.97%) RPG IV
10 12 (8.28%) PHP
11 9 (6.21%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.83%) Delphi
13 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.07%) COBOL
14 3 (2.07%) VC++
15 2 (1.38%) C
15 2 (1.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (1.38%) Scala
16 1 (0.69%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (28.97%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) HND
3 6 (4.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Tableau
4 4 (2.76%) Progress
5 3 (2.07%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.07%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.38%) Cognos
6 2 (1.38%) Netezza
7 1 (0.69%) IDERA
7 1 (0.69%) RedGate
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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