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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 51 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.61% 4.29% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 4.39% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 9
Average salary £35,650 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,150 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
369 547 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.93% 97.68% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 325 464 302
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leicester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) MySQL
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Subversion
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) COBOL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) DB2
7 5 (22.73%) Adabas
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) NATURAL
7 5 (22.73%) JCL
7 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (22.73%) CA Endevor
7 5 (22.73%) WordPress
7 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) XSLT
8 4 (18.18%) CMS
8 4 (18.18%) LAMP
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (22.73%) WebSphere
1 5 (22.73%) WordPress
2 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) Joomla!
2 4 (18.18%) Drupal
3 2 (9.09%) CICS
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) Trello
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) Adabas
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) Liquibase
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) LAMP
6 4 (18.18%) XSLT
6 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) ExpressJS
9 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
9 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (4.55%) Grails
9 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
9 1 (4.55%) Direct3D
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) VSAM
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Android Development
4 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) COBOL
4 5 (22.73%) NATURAL
4 5 (22.73%) JCL
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) PHP5
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Delphi
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Twitter
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Progress