The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 213 203 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 19 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 12
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Senior 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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the West Midlands region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Warwickshire - 6 £41,500 - 2
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +2 4 £40,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 9 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) OpenEdge
3 7 (30.43%) Progress
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) REST
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) Symfony
7 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (8.70%) WCF
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
8 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Symfony
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) API Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Progress
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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