The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 104 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.43% 0.96% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 14
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Programmer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1830 1467 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.56% 93.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1200 1661
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 £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Wilmslow - 12 £40,000 - 2
Knutsford -8 4 £40,000 +26.98%
Crewe -2 3 £26,500 -11.66%
Warrington - 3 £35,000 -
Chester -1 2 £33,000 +7.31% 2
Nantwich - 2 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 59 (89.39%) C#
2 50 (75.76%) .NET
3 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 32 (48.48%) jQuery
4 32 (48.48%) SQL
4 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
4 32 (48.48%) CSS
5 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 24 (36.36%) HTML
8 23 (34.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (33.33%) WCF
9 22 (33.33%) Web Services
9 22 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 22 (33.33%) MVC
9 22 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 20 (30.30%) Scrum
11 20 (30.30%) TDD
12 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
13 18 (27.27%) SharePoint
14 14 (21.21%) Finance
15 12 (18.18%) Windows
15 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (18.18%) SpecFlow
15 12 (18.18%) HTML5
15 12 (18.18%) Selenium
16 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.67%) NServiceBus
3 10 (15.15%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) CICS
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Liferay
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 12 (18.18%) Selenium
4 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (75.76%) .NET
2 32 (48.48%) jQuery
2 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
2 32 (48.48%) CSS
3 24 (36.36%) HTML
4 22 (33.33%) WCF
4 22 (33.33%) Web Services
5 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
6 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (18.18%) HTML5
7 11 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (16.67%) CSS3
7 11 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (16.67%) NHibernate
7 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 11 (16.67%) LINQ
7 11 (16.67%) JSON
8 10 (15.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (9.09%) WPF
10 2 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) MVC
2 22 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (30.30%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) TDD
4 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.15%) SOA
6 8 (12.12%) MVVM
6 8 (12.12%) Build Automation
7 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.52%) Web Development
10 1 (1.52%) Project Management
10 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) C++
5 9 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) COBOL
6 2 (3.03%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Telerik
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
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