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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 48 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.07% 2.31% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 2.38% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 27
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +35.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
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
838 672 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.44% 96.83% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 726 610 656
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 17 £35,000 -6.66%
Loughborough - 2 £32,500 -
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 30 (66.67%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
4 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (46.67%) VB.NET
6 18 (40.00%) FMCG
6 18 (40.00%) LINQ
6 18 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (40.00%) ERP
7 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
9 10 (22.22%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
11 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
11 7 (15.56%) MySQL
11 7 (15.56%) MVC
12 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.33%) PHP
12 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (11.11%) Time Management
13 5 (11.11%) jQuery
14 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
15 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
15 3 (6.67%) HTML5
15 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (6.67%) Subversion
15 3 (6.67%) Ajax
15 3 (6.67%) Web Development
15 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
15 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.44%) OpenEdge
1 2 (4.44%) CICS
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (15.56%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Subversion
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) LINQ
3 11 (24.44%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.22%) ExpressJS
9 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
9 1 (2.22%) Direct3D
9 1 (2.22%) JSON
9 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.22%) Swing
9 1 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) FMCG
2 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) VSAM
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) ERP
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
4 5 (11.11%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) Business Development
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.22%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.22%) Android Development
8 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) VB.NET
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) JCL
7 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.44%) PHP5
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) COBOL
7 2 (4.44%) Delphi
7 2 (4.44%) Java
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Progress
1 2 (4.44%) IBM
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe