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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 66 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.93% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.45% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 12
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,350 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
706 896 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.11% 96.76% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 604 772 605
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £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
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 27 April 2015. 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 +15 7 £33,000 +10.00%
Loughborough +1 2 £35,000 -0.70%
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) PHP
6 9 (39.13%) MySQL
6 9 (39.13%) OOP
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) CodeIgniter
6 9 (39.13%) PHP5
6 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (39.13%) OO PHP
6 9 (39.13%) Liquibase
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) COBOL
8 7 (30.43%) XSLT
8 7 (30.43%) Adabas
8 7 (30.43%) NATURAL
8 7 (30.43%) JCL
8 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
9 6 (26.09%) CA Endevor
9 6 (26.09%) IBM
9 6 (26.09%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) DB2

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) MySQL
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) Adabas
4 6 (26.09%) DB2
5 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Liquibase
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) XML
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) CodeIgniter
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) XSLT
7 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) LINQ
8 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 3 (13.04%) CSS3
9 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 2 (8.70%) RESTful
10 2 (8.70%) WCF
10 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OOP
1 9 (39.13%) OO
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) OO PHP
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) MVVM
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) PHP
4 9 (39.13%) PHP5
5 7 (30.43%) NATURAL
5 7 (30.43%) JCL
5 7 (30.43%) COBOL
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
7 3 (13.04%) VB6
7 3 (13.04%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.35%) Delphi
9 1 (4.35%) RPG
9 1 (4.35%) RPG/400
9 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards