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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 148 144 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 23 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.83% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.86% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 38
Average salary £31,250 £34,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.42% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 18 (62.07%) C#
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
6 12 (41.38%) XML
7 11 (37.93%) UML
7 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
7 11 (37.93%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) MVC
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) C++
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) jQuery
11 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
11 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.69%) XSD
11 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (17.24%) PHP
12 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (17.24%) HTML5
12 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
13 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
13 4 (13.79%) Windows

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.34%) IIS
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) XSD
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) WinForms
9 3 (10.34%) JSON
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) Sass
10 2 (6.90%) LESS
10 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 1 (3.45%) LAMP
11 1 (3.45%) ADO
11 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) LIMS
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) UML
2 10 (34.48%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) MVVM
7 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) ERD
7 2 (6.90%) Use Case
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) C++
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) VB
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.45%) VB6
9 1 (3.45%) PHP5
9 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
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