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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 210 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 8 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.38% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.40% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,670
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.67%
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Solihull - 2 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +13 1 £55,000 -
Coventry 0 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Staffordshire -8 1 £55,000 +2.32%
Birmingham -10 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (15.38%) Games
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Toad
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) XSD
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) WordPress
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSD
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Google