The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 101 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 15 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.82% 1.70% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.78% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 3
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) Games
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (30.43%) XAML
6 7 (30.43%) MySQL
6 7 (30.43%) XML
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Apache
6 7 (30.43%) Subversion
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) WPF
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (30.43%) Redis
7 5 (21.74%) Prototyping
7 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) SMS
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
8 4 (17.39%) JSON
8 4 (17.39%) Billing
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
1 7 (30.43%) Redis
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
2 7 (30.43%) WPF
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) CryEngine
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) MonoGame
4 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.35%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Prototyping
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Game Development
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) XAML
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) R
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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