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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 107 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.84% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.88% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,850 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £46,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1814 1582 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.08% 94.90% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1309 1627
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 £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 1
Northwich - 3 £37,500 -
Chester +10 2 £31,750 -20.62%
Knutsford - 2 £40,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 46 (80.70%) C#
2 40 (70.18%) .NET
3 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
4 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (54.39%) CSS
5 31 (54.39%) jQuery
6 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 29 (50.88%) HTML
7 29 (50.88%) SQL
8 27 (47.37%) MVC
8 27 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (45.61%) WCF
9 26 (45.61%) Visual Studio
10 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
10 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
11 23 (40.35%) AngularJS
11 23 (40.35%) TDD
11 23 (40.35%) Scrum
12 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (35.09%) Web Services
13 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
14 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
15 18 (31.58%) Finance
15 18 (31.58%) HTML5
16 17 (29.82%) CSS3
17 16 (28.07%) Windows
17 16 (28.07%) SpecFlow
17 16 (28.07%) Selenium
17 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (26.32%) NServiceBus
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) CICS
Applications
1 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (45.61%) Visual Studio
3 16 (28.07%) Selenium
3 16 (28.07%) SpecFlow
4 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
3 31 (54.39%) CSS
3 31 (54.39%) jQuery
4 29 (50.88%) HTML
5 26 (45.61%) WCF
6 23 (40.35%) AngularJS
7 20 (35.09%) Web Services
8 18 (31.58%) HTML5
9 17 (29.82%) CSS3
10 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (26.32%) JSON
11 15 (26.32%) NHibernate
11 15 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
12 11 (19.30%) LINQ
13 10 (17.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
14 6 (10.53%) WPF
15 2 (3.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) STB
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) MVC
3 23 (40.35%) Scrum
3 23 (40.35%) TDD
4 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.79%) SOA
7 7 (12.28%) MVVM
7 7 (12.28%) Build Automation
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) OOP
10 2 (3.51%) OO
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.75%) Web Development
11 1 (1.75%) Data Management
11 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.75%) OOD
11 1 (1.75%) ETL
11 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) C#
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.28%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) COBOL
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.75%) Telerik
2 1 (1.75%) Zend
2 1 (1.75%) Tableau
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago