The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 193 190 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 20 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.23% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Software 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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Software 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 Software Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Staffordshire -7 11 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Solihull 0 5 £40,000 +40.35%
Worcestershire -4 2 £35,000 +55.55%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 29 (87.88%) .NET
3 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
4 22 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
5 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
6 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) HTML
7 13 (39.39%) CSS
8 12 (36.36%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
10 9 (27.27%) jQuery
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (24.24%) XML
11 8 (24.24%) WPF
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (21.21%) WF
12 7 (21.21%) LINQ
12 7 (21.21%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (18.18%) Workflow
13 6 (18.18%) WinForms
13 6 (18.18%) MS Office
13 6 (18.18%) CRM
13 6 (18.18%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) WPF
5 8 (24.24%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) WF
6 7 (21.21%) LINQ
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) WinForms
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.15%) XSD
8 5 (15.15%) XSL
8 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (15.15%) Sass
8 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) SCADA
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Workflow
4 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) MVVM
6 1 (3.03%) Game Development
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) VB.NET
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) XPath
6 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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