The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 48 52 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.28% 1.56% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.56% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Average salary £36,000 £38,800 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +6.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programmer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
392 385 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 100.00% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 348 324 435
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Leicester

Programmer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (83.33%) OpenEdge
1 10 (83.33%) Progress
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (16.67%) OS/400
2 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) RPG
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) EDI
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (83.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
1 2 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) System Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) RPG
1 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Progress
2 2 (16.67%) IBM