Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 222 199
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 16 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.29% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 51
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,750 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4849 5340 6703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 98.04% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4608 5385
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 6 (60.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 6 (60.00%) Systematic Trading
2 6 (60.00%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) Java EE
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) Struts
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Quantitative Research
1 6 (60.00%) Systematic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) webMethods