Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Programmer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 225 192
Rank change year-on-year -20 -33 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 20 55 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.72% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.73% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 54 95
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £62,500 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £35,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.67% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6605 7543 9095
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5568 6507 7348
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,220
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,600 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer 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 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Programmer in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +13 10 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Bingley - 4 - -
Bradford 0 3 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Dewsbury - 2 £34,750 -
Batley - 1 £24,000 -
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (30.00%) SAP
4 6 (30.00%) JSP
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) ABAP
4 6 (30.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) Struts
4 6 (30.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 6 (30.00%) Java EE
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (30.00%) Systematic Trading
4 6 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.00%) AS400
7 2 (10.00%) Finance

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
1 6 (30.00%) Java EE
1 6 (30.00%) JSP
1 6 (30.00%) Spring
1 6 (30.00%) Struts
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (30.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
2 6 (30.00%) Systematic Trading
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) ABAP
3 6 (30.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (10.00%) COBOL
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods