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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 175 187 114
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 72 40 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.75% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.77% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71 38 91
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
5925 5188 4773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.28% 96.88% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4696 4403 3993
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 4 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 4 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 +15 32 £35,000 +19.65% 3
Warwickshire -8 13 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Staffordshire +6 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry +8 9 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Worcestershire -6 3 £27,500 -21.42%
West Bromwich - 1 £36,500 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 94 (62.25%) SQL
2 72 (47.68%) .NET
3 62 (41.06%) C#
4 54 (35.76%) SQL Server
5 52 (34.44%) JavaScript
6 46 (30.46%) Degree
7 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
8 33 (21.85%) MVC
8 33 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.85%) Computer Science
9 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
10 28 (18.54%) Java
10 28 (18.54%) MySQL
11 27 (17.88%) WPF
12 26 (17.22%) Integration Testing
12 26 (17.22%) T-SQL
12 26 (17.22%) Change Management
12 26 (17.22%) Test Planning
12 26 (17.22%) System Integration Testing
13 25 (16.56%) RPG
14 23 (15.23%) Oracle
15 22 (14.57%) PL/SQL
16 21 (13.91%) Finance
17 19 (12.58%) .NET Framework
18 18 (11.92%) Visual Studio
18 18 (11.92%) SDLC
19 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
19 17 (11.26%) XAML
19 17 (11.26%) AS400
20 16 (10.60%) XML

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 (4.64%) OpenEdge
2 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.65%) Apache
3 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Internet
1 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (35.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.54%) MySQL
3 14 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.61%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.97%) ProClarity
9 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.32%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.31%) Subversion
4 3 (1.99%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.32%) Hudson
5 2 (1.32%) Moq
5 2 (1.32%) NUnit
5 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) ProC
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Toad
6 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (13.91%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.31%) Games
4 3 (1.99%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (47.68%) .NET
2 27 (17.88%) WPF
3 19 (12.58%) .NET Framework
4 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.60%) HTML
5 16 (10.60%) XML
6 14 (9.27%) WCF
7 13 (8.61%) jQuery
8 9 (5.96%) Hibernate
8 9 (5.96%) Spring
9 8 (5.30%) HTML5
10 7 (4.64%) CSS
10 7 (4.64%) Web Services
11 6 (3.97%) JSON
12 5 (3.31%) EDI
12 5 (3.31%) REST
12 5 (3.31%) Servlets
13 4 (2.65%) Classic ASP
13 4 (2.65%) LAMP
13 4 (2.65%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.85%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.26%) AS400
3 13 (8.61%) iSeries
4 5 (3.31%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.66%) Physics
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (21.85%) MVC
2 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.22%) Change Management
3 26 (17.22%) Integration Testing
3 26 (17.22%) System Integration Testing
3 26 (17.22%) Test Planning
4 18 (11.92%) SDLC
5 13 (8.61%) TDD
6 12 (7.95%) OOP
7 11 (7.28%) Open Source
8 10 (6.62%) Project Management
9 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.30%) OO
11 7 (4.64%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.64%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.97%) API Integration
12 6 (3.97%) Performance Optimisation
13 5 (3.31%) People Management
13 5 (3.31%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (62.25%) SQL
2 62 (41.06%) C#
3 52 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.54%) Java
5 26 (17.22%) T-SQL
6 25 (16.56%) RPG
7 22 (14.57%) PL/SQL
8 17 (11.26%) XAML
9 13 (8.61%) RPG IV
10 12 (7.95%) PHP
11 11 (7.28%) C++
11 11 (7.28%) Delphi
11 11 (7.28%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.65%) COBOL
12 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.65%) VC++
13 2 (1.32%) C
13 2 (1.32%) Scala
13 2 (1.32%) VB
13 2 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (30.46%) Degree
2 12 (7.95%) HND
3 5 (3.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.23%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) Progress
4 6 (3.97%) Tableau
5 4 (2.65%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.65%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos
6 2 (1.32%) Netezza
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) IDERA
7 1 (0.66%) RedGate
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