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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 97 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 20 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.17% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 24
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -
Knutsford +1 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Macclesfield - 2 £40,000 -
Northwich - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington +8 1 - -
Chester +2 1 - -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) jQuery
3 30 (69.77%) MVC
3 30 (69.77%) C#
3 30 (69.77%) HTML
3 30 (69.77%) .NET
4 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
5 28 (65.12%) CSS
5 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
6 27 (62.79%) Scrum
7 26 (60.47%) TDD
7 26 (60.47%) HTML5
7 26 (60.47%) AngularJS
8 25 (58.14%) CSS3
8 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (55.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (55.81%) JSON
9 24 (55.81%) Finance
10 23 (53.49%) Selenium
10 23 (53.49%) WCF
10 23 (53.49%) SpecFlow
11 22 (51.16%) NServiceBus
11 22 (51.16%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (51.16%) NHibernate
11 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
11 22 (51.16%) Visual Studio
11 22 (51.16%) MS Excel

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (51.16%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (51.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (53.49%) Selenium
2 23 (53.49%) SpecFlow
3 22 (51.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) jQuery
2 30 (69.77%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) .NET
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
4 28 (65.12%) CSS
5 26 (60.47%) HTML5
5 26 (60.47%) AngularJS
6 25 (58.14%) CSS3
6 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (55.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (55.81%) JSON
8 23 (53.49%) WCF
9 22 (51.16%) Castle Windsor
9 22 (51.16%) NHibernate
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
11 3 (6.98%) Web Services
11 3 (6.98%) Django
11 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
12 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) STB
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) MVC
3 27 (62.79%) Scrum
4 26 (60.47%) TDD
5 24 (55.81%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) OOP
9 3 (6.98%) SOA
10 2 (4.65%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) MVVM
10 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
10 2 (4.65%) OO
11 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) OOD
11 1 (2.33%) ETL
11 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.33%) Tableau
2 1 (2.33%) Zend
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