The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 126 125
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £61,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Birmingham

Programmer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Programmer in Birmingham

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Birmingham

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (30.43%) SMS
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (30.43%) Games
4 7 (30.43%) XAML
4 7 (30.43%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) MySQL
4 7 (30.43%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Apache
4 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) CentOS
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) Redis
4 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (30.43%) Billing
4 7 (30.43%) Subversion
4 7 (30.43%) Ubuntu
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) WPF
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.04%) RPG
6 3 (13.04%) Debian

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
1 7 (30.43%) Redis
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Billing
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
2 7 (30.43%) WPF
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (13.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) CentOS
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (13.04%) Debian
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
3 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) C++
3 7 (30.43%) XAML
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) R
5 3 (13.04%) RPG
5 3 (13.04%) RPG IV
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago