The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 26 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.92% 3.08% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 3.43% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Programmer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 175 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.08% 89.74% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 105
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Programmer
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Wakefield

Programmer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 8 (61.54%) Adabas
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) zOS
1 8 (61.54%) COBOL
1 8 (61.54%) NATURAL
1 8 (61.54%) JCL
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
3 5 (38.46%) Games
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) Xbox

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Adabas
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) zOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) COBOL
1 8 (61.54%) NATURAL
1 8 (61.54%) JCL
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM