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 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 48 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.52% 1.87% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.93% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 12
Average salary £38,800 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.30% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £39,150 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
391 517 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 96.82% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 436 337
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 £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 6 (35.29%) MySQL
4 6 (35.29%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) COBOL
5 5 (29.41%) DB2
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Adabas
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) NATURAL
5 5 (29.41%) JCL
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 5 (29.41%) WordPress
5 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
5 5 (29.41%) CA Endevor
6 4 (23.53%) Joomla!
6 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
6 4 (23.53%) Drupal
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter
6 4 (23.53%) GitHub

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) WordPress
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Joomla!
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JDE World
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) Adabas
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) Liquibase
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) XSLT
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 2 (11.76%) ExpressJS
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.88%) AWT
8 1 (5.88%) Swing
8 1 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
8 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) VSAM
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) COBOL
4 5 (29.41%) NATURAL
4 5 (29.41%) JCL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) RPG
5 1 (5.88%) Delphi
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) RPG/400
5 1 (5.88%) RPG IV
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards