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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 108 102 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 19 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 1.12% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.18% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 35
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 £35,500 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
1779 1606 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1293 1862
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 £24,500 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 11 £40,000 -
Northwich - 5 £37,500 -
Chester +5 1 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (75.00%) C#
2 35 (72.92%) .NET
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (68.75%) jQuery
5 32 (66.67%) MVC
6 31 (64.58%) HTML
7 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
8 29 (60.42%) CSS
8 29 (60.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (58.33%) AngularJS
9 28 (58.33%) Scrum
10 27 (56.25%) TDD
10 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
10 27 (56.25%) WCF
10 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio
11 26 (54.17%) MS Excel
11 26 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (52.08%) CSS3
12 25 (52.08%) HTML5
13 24 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (50.00%) Finance
13 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (47.92%) Windows
14 23 (47.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (47.92%) JSON
14 23 (47.92%) SpecFlow
14 23 (47.92%) Selenium
15 22 (45.83%) Castle Windsor
15 22 (45.83%) NServiceBus

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (45.83%) NServiceBus
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 26 (54.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (47.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (56.25%) Visual Studio
3 23 (47.92%) Selenium
3 23 (47.92%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 33 (68.75%) jQuery
4 31 (64.58%) HTML
5 29 (60.42%) CSS
6 28 (58.33%) AngularJS
7 27 (56.25%) WCF
8 25 (52.08%) HTML5
8 25 (52.08%) CSS3
9 24 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (47.92%) JSON
11 22 (45.83%) Castle Windsor
11 22 (45.83%) NHibernate
12 11 (22.92%) Web Services
13 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.42%) LINQ
14 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (8.33%) Ajax
15 2 (4.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) STB
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (66.67%) MVC
3 28 (58.33%) Scrum
4 27 (56.25%) TDD
5 26 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Build Automation
9 4 (8.33%) OOP
9 4 (8.33%) MVVM
10 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
10 2 (4.17%) OO
11 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.08%) OOD
11 1 (2.08%) ETL
11 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) COBOL
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.08%) Telerik
2 1 (2.08%) Zend
2 1 (2.08%) Tableau
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) Cognos
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago