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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 49 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.16% 3.26% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 3.38% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,250 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
776 680 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.86% 96.45% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 670 618 576
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,925 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 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 19 September 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 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) .NET
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
6 18 (37.50%) LINQ
6 18 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
6 18 (37.50%) ERP
6 18 (37.50%) FMCG
7 15 (31.25%) HTML
7 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (20.83%) PHP
9 10 (20.83%) MySQL
10 8 (16.67%) C#
11 7 (14.58%) jQuery
11 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
13 5 (10.42%) XML
13 5 (10.42%) MVC
13 5 (10.42%) Time Management
14 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 4 (8.33%) Subversion
14 4 (8.33%) CA Endevor
14 4 (8.33%) PHP5
14 4 (8.33%) IBM
14 4 (8.33%) CICS
14 4 (8.33%) JCL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.33%) CICS
2 3 (6.25%) WordPress
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
3 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 2 (4.17%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
1 2 (4.17%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (20.83%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.33%) DB2
5 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.17%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Subversion
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) LINQ
3 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) jQuery
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.42%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (6.25%) CSS3
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (4.17%) LAMP
10 2 (4.17%) Ajax
10 2 (4.17%) ExpressJS
10 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
11 1 (2.08%) Direct3D
11 1 (2.08%) REST
11 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) FMCG
2 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.25%) VSAM
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) ERP
3 5 (10.42%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Time Management
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (6.25%) OOP
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) TDD
7 1 (2.08%) Business Development
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) SEO
7 1 (2.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) PHP
5 8 (16.67%) C#
6 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.33%) JCL
7 4 (8.33%) PHP5
7 4 (8.33%) COBOL
7 4 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.17%) NATURAL
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Delphi
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Progress