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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 180 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.92% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 2.01% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
3646 2490 2640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.71% 95.51% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 1915 2153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (65.91%) MVC
2 26 (59.09%) HTML
3 24 (54.55%) Java
4 22 (50.00%) Spring
5 21 (47.73%) jQuery
6 20 (45.45%) J2EE
6 20 (45.45%) JUnit
6 20 (45.45%) XML
7 19 (43.18%) Servlets
7 19 (43.18%) Spring MVC
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) CSS
11 8 (18.18%) C#
11 8 (18.18%) Web Services
11 8 (18.18%) Windows
11 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.91%) OOP
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
13 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
14 5 (11.36%) OO
14 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (11.36%) HTML5
14 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) JUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) MorphX
5 1 (2.27%) Mockito
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) HTML
2 22 (50.00%) Spring
3 21 (47.73%) jQuery
4 20 (45.45%) J2EE
4 20 (45.45%) XML
5 19 (43.18%) Servlets
5 19 (43.18%) Spring MVC
6 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
6 15 (34.09%) .NET
7 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 8 (18.18%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) HTML5
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (6.82%) JSON
10 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.82%) Classic ASP
10 3 (6.82%) JMS
10 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.55%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.91%) OOP
4 5 (11.36%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.82%) MVVM
6 3 (6.82%) UML
7 2 (4.55%) Use Case
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) X++
7 2 (4.55%) PHP5
8 1 (2.27%) VBScript
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Percussion
4 1 (2.27%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Ektron