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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 84 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 18 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 1.14% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Runcorn +11 3 £20,500 -54.44%
Chester +5 1 £45,000 - 2
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (55.56%) RPG
1 20 (55.56%) AS400
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
1 20 (55.56%) iSeries
1 20 (55.56%) RPG IV
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) JSON
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) JPA
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (13.89%) REST
5 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.89%) Mockito
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) JUnit
5 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) SOAP
5 5 (13.89%) Struts
5 5 (13.89%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Spring

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
1 5 (13.89%) JUnit
1 5 (13.89%) Maven
1 5 (13.89%) Mockito
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) JSON
2 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
2 5 (13.89%) Django
2 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) JPA
2 5 (13.89%) jQuery
2 5 (13.89%) REST
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 5 (13.89%) Spring
2 5 (13.89%) Struts
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (11.11%) JDBC
3 4 (11.11%) JSP
3 4 (11.11%) Spring Integration
3 4 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) AS400
1 20 (55.56%) iSeries
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) SDLC
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) RPG
1 20 (55.56%) RPG IV
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago