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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 219 198 196
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 13
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
5416 5115 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4277 4429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
(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
Warwickshire -19 2 £34,500 -18.82% 1
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (53.85%) Middleware
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (46.15%) Windows
8 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
10 3 (23.08%) Degree
10 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (23.08%) HTML
10 3 (23.08%) CSS
10 3 (23.08%) REST
10 3 (23.08%) SDLC
11 2 (15.38%) CSS3
11 2 (15.38%) HTML5
11 2 (15.38%) SOAP
11 2 (15.38%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) QMS
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
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