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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 146 150 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 20 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.88% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,750 £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
3082 3535 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.52% 97.20% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2453 2867 2001
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 2 June 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (76.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (65.22%) C#
3 29 (63.04%) .NET
4 24 (52.17%) SQL
5 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (41.30%) Degree
7 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) HTML
10 13 (28.26%) XML
10 13 (28.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
12 11 (23.91%) NHS
12 11 (23.91%) WinForms
12 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (21.74%) Retail
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (21.74%) Informatics
13 10 (21.74%) LINQ
13 10 (21.74%) SNOMED CT
14 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
14 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
14 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
15 8 (17.39%) Java
15 8 (17.39%) CSS
15 8 (17.39%) UML
15 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
16 7 (15.22%) jQuery
16 7 (15.22%) MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Exstream Dialogue
2 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Exstream
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (76.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (4.35%) OLAP
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (28.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) XML
5 11 (23.91%) WinForms
6 10 (21.74%) LINQ
7 8 (17.39%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 6 (13.04%) HTML5
10 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.87%) XSD
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (8.70%) Apache Flex
12 3 (6.52%) CSS3
13 2 (4.35%) MDX
14 1 (2.17%) JSON
14 1 (2.17%) WCF
14 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
14 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
14 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) NHS
2 10 (21.74%) Informatics
3 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.52%) User Experience
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) UML
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
6 5 (10.87%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.52%) Web Design
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) RUP
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) Change Management
9 2 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
5 8 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.87%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 3 (6.52%) VB
9 2 (4.35%) COBOL
10 1 (2.17%) VB6
10 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus