The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 63 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
529 359 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.96% 97.03% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 466 315 367
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Programmer
Leicestershire

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Leicester

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft