The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 153 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 58 63 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.21% 1.47% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.54% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 66
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4667 4089 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 95.54% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3235 3273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Wakefield - 28 £30,000 - 3
Leeds -29 15 £32,500 -17.19% 1
Halifax +1 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Bradford -21 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Pontefract - 2 £33,000 -
Otley -8 1 £40,000 +28.00%
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 62 (62.63%) C++
2 57 (57.58%) Games
3 52 (52.53%) Java
3 52 (52.53%) Android
3 52 (52.53%) Apple iOS
4 44 (44.44%) Objective-C
5 28 (28.28%) Mentoring
6 20 (20.20%) .NET
7 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
8 18 (18.18%) HTML
9 17 (17.17%) SQL
10 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.12%) C#
11 12 (12.12%) MVC
12 11 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 11 (11.11%) CSS
12 11 (11.11%) XML
12 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 9 (9.09%) UML
14 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.08%) Windows
14 8 (8.08%) Retail
15 7 (7.07%) CICS
15 7 (7.07%) Mainframe
15 7 (7.07%) Assembly Language
15 7 (7.07%) Game Development
15 7 (7.07%) IBM
16 6 (6.06%) PHP
16 6 (6.06%) T-SQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (7.07%) CICS
2 5 (5.05%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.04%) SAS
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
4 2 (2.02%) MS Access
4 2 (2.02%) Adabas
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (57.58%) Games
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Finance
5 4 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) .NET
2 18 (18.18%) HTML
3 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.11%) CSS
4 11 (11.11%) XML
5 6 (6.06%) Middleware
5 6 (6.06%) jQuery
6 5 (5.05%) JSON
6 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (4.04%) HTML5
8 3 (3.03%) WinForms
8 3 (3.03%) XSD
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.02%) Sass
9 2 (2.02%) LESS
9 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.01%) D3.js
10 1 (1.01%) Ajax
10 1 (1.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.05%) Online Banking
2 5 (5.05%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Xbox
3 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) VSAM
5 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) LIMS
6 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (52.53%) Android
1 52 (52.53%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Mentoring
2 12 (12.12%) MVC
3 9 (9.09%) UML
4 8 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) Game Development
6 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.05%) MVVM
6 5 (5.05%) OOP
6 5 (5.05%) Migration
6 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.03%) Change Management
7 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.03%) Android Development
7 3 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 3 (3.03%) Use Case
8 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.02%) ERD
8 2 (2.02%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (2.02%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) C++
2 52 (52.53%) Java
3 44 (44.44%) Objective-C
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.17%) SQL
6 12 (12.12%) C#
7 11 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.07%) Assembly Language
9 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.06%) PHP
10 4 (4.04%) VB
11 3 (3.03%) VB6
12 2 (2.02%) NATURAL
12 2 (2.02%) JCL
12 2 (2.02%) VBA
12 2 (2.02%) COBOL
13 1 (1.01%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (7.07%) IBM
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) Apple
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Facebook
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
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