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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 178 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 44 102 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.89% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.00% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 93 78
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 £26,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
5484 5105 5135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 94.48% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4570 4308 4311
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +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 £57,500
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 3 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 3 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 16 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Staffordshire -11 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Warwickshire -13 9 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Coventry -9 6 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Herefordshire -7 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 35 (43.75%) .NET
3 32 (40.00%) C#
4 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 24 (30.00%) HTML
6 22 (27.50%) MVC
7 21 (26.25%) CSS
8 20 (25.00%) Java
8 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 19 (23.75%) PHP
10 17 (21.25%) MySQL
11 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (20.00%) C++
12 14 (17.50%) WCF
12 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
12 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.25%) Degree
14 12 (15.00%) Oracle
14 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.75%) Games
15 11 (13.75%) Windows
15 11 (13.75%) Ajax
16 10 (12.50%) jQuery
16 10 (12.50%) OO
16 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
16 10 (12.50%) VB.NET
16 10 (12.50%) SDLC
17 9 (11.25%) Finance
18 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) Node.js
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.50%) Informix
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) SQLite
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (3.75%) Synon
3 3 (3.75%) NUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.50%) Moq
4 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 11 (13.75%) Games
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) .NET
2 24 (30.00%) HTML
3 21 (26.25%) CSS
4 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.50%) WCF
6 11 (13.75%) Ajax
7 10 (12.50%) jQuery
8 8 (10.00%) Web Services
8 8 (10.00%) Middleware
9 7 (8.75%) LAMP
9 7 (8.75%) XML
9 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (6.25%) REST
10 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.00%) JSP
11 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5
11 4 (5.00%) Spring
12 3 (3.75%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) iSeries
3 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) MVC
2 20 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) OO
4 10 (12.50%) SDLC
5 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.50%) TDD
7 5 (6.25%) SOA
8 4 (5.00%) UML
8 4 (5.00%) OOP
8 4 (5.00%) Web Development
8 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.75%) QMS
9 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.75%) Game Development
9 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.75%) Scrum
10 2 (2.50%) Web Design
10 2 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) JavaScript
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 32 (40.00%) C#
4 20 (25.00%) Java
5 19 (23.75%) PHP
6 16 (20.00%) C++
7 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
8 10 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 6 (7.50%) ABAP
10 5 (6.25%) Python
10 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
11 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.75%) RPG
13 2 (2.50%) COBOL
13 2 (2.50%) Perl
13 2 (2.50%) MUMPS
13 2 (2.50%) Haskell
13 2 (2.50%) Erlang
13 2 (2.50%) Scala
13 2 (2.50%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) HND
2 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.75%) Zend
4 3 (3.75%) Twitter
5 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.50%) Facebook
5 2 (2.50%) Software AG
5 2 (2.50%) webMethods
5 2 (2.50%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus scheme and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, Benefits, travel expenses
Posted: 12 days ago