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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 223 210 205
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
5454 5133 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.47% 94.50% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4346 4298
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram 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 1 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
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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 - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham -11 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
7 1 (11.11%) POCO
7 1 (11.11%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQLite
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) POCO
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) DOM
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VC++
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin