The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 34 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.57% 0.99% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.09% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £27,500 £22,240
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Programmer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 184 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.85% 90.64% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 149 143 168
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Programmer
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Halifax

Programmer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Online Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
1 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Online Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle