The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 228 229 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 9 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.036% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5781 5618 5169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.84% 95.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4574 4611 4325
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire +7 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Birmingham -5 4 £45,000 - 1
Senior Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) C++
1 9 (52.94%) Games
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
3 6 (35.29%) People Management
3 6 (35.29%) Virtual Team
3 6 (35.29%) EDI
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (35.29%) RPG
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Redis
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe
6 3 (17.65%) ActionScript

Senior 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Redis
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Moq
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Games
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) EDI
2 6 (35.29%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) People Management
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
3 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) RPG
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
4 3 (17.65%) Lua
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
1 3 (17.65%) Perforce
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday