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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.49% 1.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £34,000 £34,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
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
178 96 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 100.00% 93.20% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 155 84 145
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (75.00%) C++
2 23 (71.88%) Games
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) Android
4 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
5 18 (56.25%) Objective-C
6 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.88%) COBOL
7 7 (21.88%) Adabas
7 7 (21.88%) IBM
7 7 (21.88%) NATURAL
7 7 (21.88%) JCL
8 5 (15.63%) DB2
8 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
8 5 (15.63%) zOS
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
10 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
10 2 (6.25%) CICS
10 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Retail
10 2 (6.25%) VSAM
10 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (6.25%) CA Endevor
11 1 (3.13%) jQuery
11 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
11 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.13%) Game Development
11 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.13%) Facebook

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.25%) CICS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Adabas
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 23 (71.88%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.25%) VSAM
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Android
1 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
2 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
2 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
4 1 (3.13%) Game Development
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C++
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Objective-C
4 7 (21.88%) NATURAL
4 7 (21.88%) JCL
4 7 (21.88%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook
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