Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 187 144
Rank change year-on-year +12 -43 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.53% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.55% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 38
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +27.66% -9.62%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) GitHub
4 7 (41.18%) NuGet
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Apache
6 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
6 5 (29.41%) SMS
6 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Games
6 5 (29.41%) Debian
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (29.41%) Billing
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
6 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (29.41%) CentOS
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
1 5 (29.41%) Redis
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SSDT
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) NuGet
2 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
3 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Akka
4 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (23.53%) ReactiveX
4 4 (23.53%) SignalR
4 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) CentOS
2 5 (29.41%) Debian
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Programming
4 4 (23.53%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) F#
3 4 (23.53%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Xamarin