The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 68 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.44% 3.71% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 3.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 12
Average salary £27,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.02% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 862 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.00% 96.85% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 582 753 634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,166 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Programmer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 7 £32,500 -10.95%
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 17 (39.53%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
6 16 (37.21%) PHP
6 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.88%) MySQL
8 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
9 12 (27.91%) XML
10 11 (25.58%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (25.58%) ERP
10 11 (25.58%) LINQ
10 11 (25.58%) FMCG
11 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.60%) PHP5
12 8 (18.60%) jQuery
13 7 (16.28%) C#
13 7 (16.28%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) OOP
13 7 (16.28%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (16.28%) HTML5
13 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
13 7 (16.28%) OO PHP
13 7 (16.28%) Liquibase
14 6 (13.95%) Subversion
14 6 (13.95%) Git (software)

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (11.63%) WordPress
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 4 (9.30%) Joomla!
2 4 (9.30%) Drupal
3 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 2 (4.65%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) MySQL
3 11 (25.58%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.63%) DB2
5 5 (11.63%) Adabas
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (16.28%) Liquibase
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) LINQ
6 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 8 (18.60%) jQuery
8 7 (16.28%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (16.28%) HTML5
9 6 (13.95%) CSS3
10 4 (9.30%) XSLT
10 4 (9.30%) LAMP
10 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.98%) Ajax
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.65%) ExpressJS
13 1 (2.33%) Direct3D
13 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
13 1 (2.33%) Grails
13 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) FMCG
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) VSAM
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) ERP
3 7 (16.28%) OOP
3 7 (16.28%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) OO PHP
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) MVC
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.33%) Android Development
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.33%) Logistics
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) PHP
3 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
4 8 (18.60%) PHP5
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) NATURAL
6 5 (11.63%) JCL
6 5 (11.63%) COBOL
7 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.33%) Delphi
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Twitter
3 3 (6.98%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Progress
4 2 (4.65%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft