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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 45 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.44% 2.92% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.99% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 17
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
395 536 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.34% 97.81% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 320 473 315
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) WinForms
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) WPF
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) COBOL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
6 5 (29.41%) Liquibase
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) JCL
6 5 (29.41%) OOP
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (29.41%) PHP5

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) CICS
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.76%) Adabas
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Liquibase
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) WinForms
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) WPF
4 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Kendo UI
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
2 5 (29.41%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) OO PHP
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) COBOL
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) JCL
5 5 (29.41%) PHP5
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.76%) NATURAL
8 1 (5.88%) VB
8 1 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.88%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy