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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 164 131 145
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 41 66 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.49% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.58% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 55
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,450 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Staffordshire +9 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Birmingham -36 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcestershire +18 8 £35,000 +59.09%
Coventry -3 6 £47,500 +27.51% 1
Warwickshire -14 3 £30,500 -18.66% 2
Shropshire -11 1 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £45,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 74 (56.92%) .NET
2 72 (55.38%) C#
3 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
4 51 (39.23%) JavaScript
5 43 (33.08%) CSS
6 41 (31.54%) SQL
7 37 (28.46%) HTML
7 37 (28.46%) ASP.NET
8 35 (26.92%) PHP
9 34 (26.15%) jQuery
10 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
11 29 (22.31%) C++
12 28 (21.54%) OO
12 28 (21.54%) MVC
12 28 (21.54%) Degree
13 26 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (20.00%) MySQL
14 24 (18.46%) Java
15 23 (17.69%) VB.NET
16 18 (13.85%) XML
17 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
17 17 (13.08%) HTML5
18 15 (11.54%) CSS3
18 15 (11.54%) Ajax
18 15 (11.54%) .NET Framework
19 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
19 14 (10.77%) Scrum
20 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 12 (9.23%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) ColdFusion
2 5 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.85%) WordPress
3 4 (3.08%) Joomla!
3 4 (3.08%) Drupal
3 4 (3.08%) CMS
3 4 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (1.54%) OpenEdge
4 2 (1.54%) Node.js
4 2 (1.54%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.77%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.77%) CICS
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.31%) Epicor Vantage
3 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.54%) Magento
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.77%) Line 500
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) SaaS
2 4 (3.08%) GitHub
2 4 (3.08%) Trello
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) HTTP
2 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.08%) FTP
4 3 (2.31%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) WAN
5 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.77%) Intranet
6 1 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.00%) MySQL
3 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.85%) SQLite
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.31%) OLAP
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.54%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.54%) Redis
10 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.15%) Subversion
3 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.54%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.77%) Toad
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.77%) NUnit
6 1 (0.77%) Maven
6 1 (0.77%) Selenium
6 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.77%) QUnit
6 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.15%) Manufacturing
1 8 (6.15%) Games
2 4 (3.08%) Retail
2 4 (3.08%) Back Office
2 4 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.92%) .NET
2 43 (33.08%) CSS
3 37 (28.46%) HTML
3 37 (28.46%) ASP.NET
4 34 (26.15%) jQuery
5 18 (13.85%) XML
6 17 (13.08%) HTML5
7 15 (11.54%) CSS3
7 15 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.54%) Ajax
8 12 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.92%) Web Services
10 8 (6.15%) LAMP
10 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (4.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (4.62%) WinForms
11 6 (4.62%) JSON
11 6 (4.62%) WCF
11 6 (4.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.62%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile Games
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.85%) Physics
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) SCADA
6 2 (1.54%) Open Source
6 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Arduino
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) Robotics
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) Android
3 6 (4.62%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) UNIX
5 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.38%) Software Engineering
2 28 (21.54%) OO
2 28 (21.54%) MVC
3 26 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.77%) Scrum
5 11 (8.46%) OOP
6 10 (7.69%) Project Management
7 9 (6.92%) CRM
7 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.92%) OO PHP
8 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.15%) ERP
8 8 (6.15%) TDD
8 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.62%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.62%) Migration
9 6 (4.62%) Web Design
10 5 (3.85%) Workflow
10 5 (3.85%) Logistics
10 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.38%) C#
2 51 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 41 (31.54%) SQL
4 35 (26.92%) PHP
5 29 (22.31%) C++
6 24 (18.46%) Java
7 23 (17.69%) VB.NET
8 12 (9.23%) C
9 10 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 10 (7.69%) VB
10 7 (5.38%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.38%) COBOL
11 6 (4.62%) VBA
12 5 (3.85%) VC++
12 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.08%) VBScript
13 4 (3.08%) Perl
14 2 (1.54%) Delphi
14 2 (1.54%) Python
14 2 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle
3 9 (6.92%) Twitter
4 5 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.08%) Borland
5 4 (3.08%) Google
6 3 (2.31%) Netezza
6 3 (2.31%) Cognos
6 3 (2.31%) Adobe
6 3 (2.31%) Epicor
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Sage
8 1 (0.77%) Percona
8 1 (0.77%) Facebook
8 1 (0.77%) Intel
8 1 (0.77%) IBM
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