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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 202 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £41,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Coventry - 3 £47,500 - 1
Solihull -5 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Warwickshire -6 2 £27,500 -32.92%
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (93.10%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
6 15 (51.72%) VB.NET
7 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 11 (37.93%) MVC
9 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
10 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (27.59%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) WPF
11 8 (27.59%) XML
12 7 (24.14%) WinForms
12 7 (24.14%) WF
12 7 (24.14%) LINQ
12 7 (24.14%) HTML
12 7 (24.14%) C++
12 7 (24.14%) Workflow
12 7 (24.14%) OO
12 7 (24.14%) CRM
12 7 (24.14%) MS Office
12 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
12 7 (24.14%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
1 7 (24.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQLite
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) WPF
5 7 (24.14%) WF
5 7 (24.14%) LINQ
5 7 (24.14%) WinForms
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.34%) POCO
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) XSD
8 3 (10.34%) XSL
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) SCADA
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.90%) QMS
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 1 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) VB.NET
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) VC++
6 3 (10.34%) XPath
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Twitter
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: 4 days ago