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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 197 188 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 48 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.81% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 81
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
5785 5678 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 95.85% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +6 14 £27,500 -26.66%
Birmingham -19 13 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Warwickshire +10 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Coventry +1 4 £52,500 +72.13% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £36,500 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 72 (57.14%) SQL
2 54 (42.86%) .NET
3 52 (41.27%) C#
4 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 38 (30.16%) Degree
6 36 (28.57%) MVC
7 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (23.81%) MySQL
10 29 (23.02%) XML
11 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 26 (20.63%) HTML
13 25 (19.84%) Computer Science
14 23 (18.25%) TDD
15 22 (17.46%) C++
15 22 (17.46%) T-SQL
15 22 (17.46%) WPF
16 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
17 19 (15.08%) Games
18 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 18 (14.29%) jQuery
18 18 (14.29%) JSON
19 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
19 17 (13.49%) Oracle
19 17 (13.49%) PL/SQL
19 17 (13.49%) Java
20 16 (12.70%) XAML
21 15 (11.90%) SDLC
21 15 (11.90%) Finance
21 15 (11.90%) CSS

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 6 (4.76%) CMS
1 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (23.81%) MySQL
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.38%) ProClarity
8 3 (2.38%) Redis
9 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.59%) OLAP
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.94%) Subversion
4 6 (4.76%) gulp
4 6 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.59%) Hudson
6 2 (1.59%) Moq
6 2 (1.59%) NUnit
6 2 (1.59%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) ProC
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (15.08%) Games
2 15 (11.90%) Finance
3 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.86%) .NET
2 29 (23.02%) XML
3 26 (20.63%) HTML
4 22 (17.46%) WPF
5 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 18 (14.29%) jQuery
5 18 (14.29%) JSON
6 15 (11.90%) CSS
6 15 (11.90%) HTML5
7 14 (11.11%) Web Services
8 12 (9.52%) REST
9 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.14%) WCF
11 7 (5.56%) EDI
11 7 (5.56%) Entity Framework
11 7 (5.56%) SOAP
12 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.76%) Node.js
12 6 (4.76%) Servlets
12 6 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.56%) AS400
3 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.76%) iSeries
4 6 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
2 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) MVC
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.25%) TDD
4 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 15 (11.90%) SDLC
6 14 (11.11%) Change Management
6 14 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 14 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 14 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.73%) Open Source
8 11 (8.73%) Web Development
9 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.94%) OOP
10 8 (6.35%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.35%) OO
10 8 (6.35%) Prototyping
10 8 (6.35%) Scrum
11 6 (4.76%) Content Management
11 6 (4.76%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 72 (57.14%) SQL
2 52 (41.27%) C#
3 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.46%) C++
4 22 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 17 (13.49%) Java
5 17 (13.49%) PL/SQL
6 16 (12.70%) XAML
7 14 (11.11%) RPG
8 10 (7.94%) PHP
9 9 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.76%) Apple Swift
10 6 (4.76%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.76%) RPG IV
11 5 (3.97%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.97%) Lua
12 4 (3.17%) C
12 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.38%) Scala
14 2 (1.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 38 (30.16%) Degree
2 12 (9.52%) HND
3 6 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) Adobe
3 5 (3.97%) Perforce
4 3 (2.38%) Tableau
5 2 (1.59%) Cognos
5 2 (1.59%) Netezza
6 1 (0.79%) IDERA
6 1 (0.79%) RedGate
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago