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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 152 151 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 26 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.82% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 18
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
3518 3282 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.86% 96.25% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2856 2562 2333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £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 26 February 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
4 19 (57.58%) C#
5 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 16 (48.48%) SQL
7 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (36.36%) XML
9 11 (33.33%) UML
9 11 (33.33%) Java
10 10 (30.30%) CSS
10 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
11 9 (27.27%) MVC
12 7 (21.21%) XSD
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (21.21%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
12 7 (21.21%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
12 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
12 7 (21.21%) jQuery
13 6 (18.18%) HTML5
14 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (12.12%) Finance
15 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
15 4 (12.12%) PHP
15 4 (12.12%) Mobile App

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) Exstream Dialogue
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) XSD
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.06%) CSS3
8 2 (6.06%) Sass
8 2 (6.06%) LESS
8 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.06%) WinForms
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) ADO
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 2 (6.06%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Use Case
6 2 (6.06%) ERD
6 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
6 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.03%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 19 (57.58%) C#
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
6 7 (21.21%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (9.09%) VB
9 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.03%) VB6
10 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
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