The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 80 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.23% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
Software 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
838 673 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.44% 96.70% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 725 611 644
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 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 +1 2 £40,000 -1.23%
Software Programmer
East Midlands

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Google