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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 52 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.61% 0.69% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.73% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
422 548 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.24% 95.14% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 362 471 364
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 10 (76.92%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Liquibase
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) OO PHP
5 4 (30.77%) PHP5
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) COBOL
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) NATURAL
5 4 (30.77%) JCL
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Adabas
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (23.08%) CA Endevor
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (30.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Adabas
3 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Liquibase
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) OO PHP
1 4 (30.77%) OOP
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) PHP5
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) COBOL
3 4 (30.77%) NATURAL
3 4 (30.77%) JCL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) RPG
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
5 1 (7.69%) RPG/400
5 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards