The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 89 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 34 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 1.17% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.23% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 21
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1621 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.68% 94.57% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1320 1938
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Nantwich - 13 £30,000 -
Chester +3 5 £52,500 +70.73% 1
Knutsford +3 5 £40,000 +26.98%
Warrington -17 4 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 4 £41,250 - 2
Crewe +10 3 £26,500 -24.28%
Runcorn 0 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 64 (90.14%) C#
2 57 (80.28%) .NET
3 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
4 33 (46.48%) CSS
5 32 (45.07%) SQL
6 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
7 30 (42.25%) jQuery
8 29 (40.85%) SharePoint
9 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
10 25 (35.21%) Web Services
11 23 (32.39%) Software Engineering
12 21 (29.58%) HTML
13 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
14 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
14 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
16 15 (21.13%) MVC
16 15 (21.13%) WCF
17 12 (16.90%) LINQ
17 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
17 12 (16.90%) C++
18 11 (15.49%) IIS
18 11 (15.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
19 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (14.08%) Scrum
19 10 (14.08%) TDD
20 9 (12.68%) QA
21 8 (11.27%) SOA
22 7 (9.86%) T-SQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 29 (40.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.49%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Advertising
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (80.28%) .NET
2 33 (46.48%) CSS
3 30 (42.25%) jQuery
4 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
5 25 (35.21%) Web Services
6 21 (29.58%) HTML
7 15 (21.13%) WCF
8 12 (16.90%) LINQ
8 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
9 11 (15.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.86%) HTML5
12 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.45%) JSON
12 6 (8.45%) WPF
13 5 (7.04%) XML
14 4 (5.63%) NHibernate
14 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (5.63%) Castle Windsor
14 4 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.82%) W3C
2 2 (2.82%) Social Media
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Debian
2 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Software Engineering
2 15 (21.13%) MVC
3 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (14.08%) Scrum
3 10 (14.08%) TDD
4 8 (11.27%) SOA
5 6 (8.45%) MVVM
5 6 (8.45%) Build Automation
6 5 (7.04%) Web Development
7 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.82%) OOD
8 2 (2.82%) Pair Programming
8 2 (2.82%) Display Advertising
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.82%) Search Engine Marketing
8 2 (2.82%) Refactoring
8 2 (2.82%) User Stories
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) C#
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 31 (43.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) C++
5 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Telerik
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
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