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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 163 182 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.30% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 31
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 £35,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
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 £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (60.53%) C#
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Degree
4 18 (47.37%) .NET
5 16 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (42.11%) Informatics
6 15 (39.47%) Retail
6 15 (39.47%) LINQ
6 15 (39.47%) SNOMED CT
6 15 (39.47%) NHS
7 14 (36.84%) WinForms
7 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
8 12 (31.58%) XML
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (26.32%) OOP
11 9 (23.68%) Apache Flex
12 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 6 (15.79%) Finance
13 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 5 (13.16%) HTML
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle
14 5 (13.16%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (7.89%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Exstream
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) OLAP
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 16 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (39.47%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) LINQ
3 14 (36.84%) WinForms
4 12 (31.58%) XML
5 9 (23.68%) Apache Flex
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (7.89%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.26%) Java EE
9 2 (5.26%) MDX
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
10 1 (2.63%) JPA
10 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Informatics
2 15 (39.47%) NHS
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.89%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Life Science
6 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.63%) W3C
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) OOP
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) RUP
8 2 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (2.63%) User Stories
9 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.63%) SDLC
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
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