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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 149 171
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 1.32% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.37% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 69 47
Median salary £38,782 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.04% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
4739 5036 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.35% 96.36% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4184 4300
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -9 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -25 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Worcestershire -16 3 £36,500 +12.30%
Warwickshire +4 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 26 (48.15%) C++
2 22 (40.74%) Games
2 22 (40.74%) JSON
3 21 (38.89%) XML
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) MySQL
6 18 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) Redis
8 15 (27.78%) HTML
8 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.93%) C#
9 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.07%) Subversion
11 12 (22.22%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) REST
11 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
12 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
12 11 (20.37%) PHP
12 11 (20.37%) Apache
12 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
12 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
13 10 (18.52%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) TDD
14 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.81%) Oracle
15 8 (14.81%) HTML5
15 8 (14.81%) Prototyping
16 7 (12.96%) CSS
16 7 (12.96%) Perforce

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 11 (20.37%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (5.56%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (7.41%) Google Compute Engine
1 4 (7.41%) Heroku
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) MySQL
2 17 (31.48%) Redis
3 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
10 2 (3.70%) Data Mart
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Subversion
3 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (40.74%) Games
2 6 (11.11%) Publishing
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) JSON
2 21 (38.89%) XML
3 15 (27.78%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 12 (22.22%) REST
5 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 7 (12.96%) CSS
8 6 (11.11%) CSS3
8 6 (11.11%) Flash
8 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) ELK Stack
9 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (7.41%) Sass
9 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.56%) J2EE
10 3 (5.56%) LAMP
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) mHealth
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.67%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) Prototyping
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.26%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) ETL
5 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.41%) Web Design
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) Process Management
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) Wireframes
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) SOA
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C++
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 6 (11.11%) Lua
7 5 (9.26%) C
7 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.56%) Java
9 3 (5.56%) Python
9 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.56%) VB
10 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Perforce
3 6 (11.11%) Adobe
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) Percona
6 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) Siebel
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £26,000 to £31,500 per annum
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