The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 225 222 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 9 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.10% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 31
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
5585 5484 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4516 4434
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Staffordshire - 6 £33,750 -
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £25,000 -
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (10.00%) Java

Software 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Xamarin