The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 172 162 152
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Senior 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
3573 3346 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.32% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2634 2275
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 £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%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Leeds region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Leeds

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) VCP4
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Maven
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) ADO
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) ADO
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VCP4