Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Programmer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 - 187
Rank change year-on-year - +187 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 - £22,500
10th Percentile £26,250 - £20,200
90th Percentile £56,250 - £23,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +3.70%

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 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
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 £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Birmingham

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Birmingham

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Programmer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Programmer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) GitHub
2 6 (60.00%) NuGet
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) SSDT
3 4 (40.00%) SignalR
3 4 (40.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (40.00%) Akka
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) SOLID
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (40.00%) ReactiveX
3 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) F#
3 4 (40.00%) XAML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) OO

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) NuGet
1 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) Akka
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (40.00%) ReactiveX
3 4 (40.00%) SignalR
3 4 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 4 (40.00%) MVVM
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) SOLID
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) F#
2 4 (40.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Xamarin