The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 178 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 47 89 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.65% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.74% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 23 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Coventry -12 8 £30,500 +1.66%
Staffordshire -12 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Warwickshire -19 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Herefordshire -4 1 £40,000 +20.16%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 35 (40.70%) .NET
3 29 (33.72%) C#
4 27 (31.40%) HTML
5 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
7 21 (24.42%) CSS
7 21 (24.42%) Java
8 20 (23.26%) MVC
9 19 (22.09%) PHP
9 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
10 17 (19.77%) C++
10 17 (19.77%) MySQL
10 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
11 16 (18.60%) Oracle
12 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
13 14 (16.28%) Finance
13 14 (16.28%) Degree
13 14 (16.28%) WCF
14 13 (15.12%) Games
14 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
15 12 (13.95%) SDLC
16 10 (11.63%) XML
16 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
16 10 (11.63%) Ajax
17 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
17 9 (10.47%) Windows
17 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Informix
7 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) ProClarity
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.81%) Hudson
3 5 (5.81%) Synon
4 3 (3.49%) NUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.33%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Moq
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Xcode
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) .NET
2 27 (31.40%) HTML
3 21 (24.42%) CSS
4 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.28%) WCF
6 10 (11.63%) Ajax
6 10 (11.63%) XML
7 9 (10.47%) Middleware
8 8 (9.30%) Web Services
8 8 (9.30%) jQuery
9 7 (8.14%) LAMP
9 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.81%) HTML5
11 5 (5.81%) Synon Analyst Programmer
11 5 (5.81%) REST
12 4 (4.65%) Symfony
12 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.65%) JSP
13 3 (3.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.81%) iSeries
3 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.49%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) MVC
2 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.95%) SDLC
4 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.98%) OO
7 5 (5.81%) UML
7 5 (5.81%) SOA
7 5 (5.81%) Web Development
8 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.65%) OOP
8 4 (4.65%) TDD
8 4 (4.65%) Game Development
9 3 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.49%) Analytics
9 3 (3.49%) Web Design
10 2 (2.33%) OOD
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 29 (33.72%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) Java
4 19 (22.09%) PHP
5 17 (19.77%) C++
6 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.63%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.98%) ABAP
10 5 (5.81%) Objective-C
10 5 (5.81%) RPG
11 4 (4.65%) Python
11 4 (4.65%) MUMPS
12 2 (2.33%) COBOL
12 2 (2.33%) Haskell
12 2 (2.33%) Erlang
12 2 (2.33%) Scala
12 2 (2.33%) HLSL
13 1 (1.16%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) HND
2 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) JD Edwards
5 4 (4.65%) InterSystems
5 4 (4.65%) Zend
6 3 (3.49%) Facebook
6 3 (3.49%) Twitter
6 3 (3.49%) Adobe
7 2 (2.33%) Software AG
7 2 (2.33%) webMethods
7 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (1.16%) Tableau
8 1 (1.16%) VMware
8 1 (1.16%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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