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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 58 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.41% 1.43% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.45% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 14
Average salary £36,000 £27,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
675 692 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.88% 99.14% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 588 548 683
Average salary £41,543 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +4 9 £36,000 -7.21%
Hinckley - 1 £47,500 -
Loughborough - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) OpenEdge
2 10 (45.45%) Progress
3 7 (31.82%) AS400
3 7 (31.82%) RPG
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) RPG/400
5 4 (18.18%) RPG IV
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) EDI
6 3 (13.64%) OS/400
6 3 (13.64%) FTP
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) EDI
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.09%) Breeze.js
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) J2ME
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) OS/400
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) MVVM
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) RPG
3 4 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 4 (18.18%) RPG/400
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) COBOL
6 1 (4.55%) Korn
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Progress
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware