The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 162 160 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 16 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.58% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.60% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 24
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3222 3519 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.15% 97.21% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 2796 1903
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Programmer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Leeds

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (69.77%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) .NET
4 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 23 (53.49%) Degree
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (37.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (34.88%) Retail
7 15 (34.88%) NHS
7 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (34.88%) Informatics
7 15 (34.88%) LINQ
7 15 (34.88%) SNOMED CT
8 14 (32.56%) WinForms
8 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
9 13 (30.23%) XML
10 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (23.26%) OOP
12 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
12 9 (20.93%) Apache Flex
13 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
13 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.60%) HTML
14 6 (13.95%) CSS
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Exstream Dialogue
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Exstream
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.65%) OLAP
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (37.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (34.88%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) LINQ
3 14 (32.56%) WinForms
4 13 (30.23%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) Apache Flex
7 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 5 (11.63%) jQuery
10 4 (9.30%) HTML5
10 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.98%) CSS3
11 3 (6.98%) XSD
12 2 (4.65%) Web Services
12 2 (4.65%) MDX
13 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
13 1 (2.33%) WCF
13 1 (2.33%) JPA
13 1 (2.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) NHS
1 15 (34.88%) Informatics
2 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) OOP
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) TDD
4 5 (11.63%) OO
5 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.30%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (6.98%) UML
6 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Web Design
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) RUP
7 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) COBOL
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus