Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Programmer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 229 250
Rank change year-on-year -49 +21 -110
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 50 125 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 121 82
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9791 11899 10827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.67% 96.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8258 9457 9037
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the West Midlands

Programmer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Programmer in the West Midlands

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in the West Midlands

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 Programmer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 26 £35,000 - 2
Coventry -6 5 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Sutton Coldfield +4 4 £36,500 -
Staffordshire -11 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Halesowen - 3 £35,000 - 1
Worcestershire -13 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire +5 1 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 23 (46.00%) C#
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
6 15 (30.00%) XML
6 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (28.00%) Subversion
7 14 (28.00%) Linux
8 13 (26.00%) Apache
8 13 (26.00%) C++
8 13 (26.00%) MySQL
8 13 (26.00%) Billing
8 13 (26.00%) Games
8 13 (26.00%) Eclipse
8 13 (26.00%) SMS
8 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
8 13 (26.00%) Redis
8 13 (26.00%) CentOS
8 13 (26.00%) Ubuntu
8 13 (26.00%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (18.00%) Debian
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) RPG
11 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.00%) MVC

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) SMS
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (26.00%) Redis
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.00%) Subversion
3 13 (26.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (26.00%) Billing
1 13 (26.00%) Games
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) XML
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) WPF
6 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
7 4 (8.00%) Middleware
8 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 3 (6.00%) WCF
8 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.00%) Classic ASP
9 2 (4.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (2.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (14.00%) AS400
3 3 (6.00%) BBC
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) iSeries
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) CentOS
2 13 (26.00%) Ubuntu
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Debian
5 5 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.00%) MVC
3 5 (10.00%) ERP
3 5 (10.00%) Scrum
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
4 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) SOLID
5 3 (6.00%) Web Development
6 2 (4.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) C#
2 20 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) C++
4 8 (16.00%) RPG
4 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.00%) XAML
6 6 (12.00%) RPG IV
6 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Java
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.00%) R
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) Clojure
9 2 (4.00%) Erlang
9 2 (4.00%) Haskell
9 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.00%) VBScript
10 1 (2.00%) F#
10 1 (2.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
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