The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 84 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 35 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 1.27% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.34% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 23
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1637 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.67% 94.62% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1338 1959
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Nantwich - 14 £30,000 -
Chester +2 7 £52,500 +66.66%
Knutsford +8 6 £40,000 +26.98%
Warrington -12 4 £35,000 -
Crewe +8 2 £26,500 -24.28%
Wilmslow - 2 £41,250 - 2
Runcorn +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 61 (89.71%) C#
2 54 (79.41%) .NET
3 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 31 (45.59%) SQL
4 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 31 (45.59%) CSS
5 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
6 28 (41.18%) jQuery
7 24 (35.29%) Web Services
7 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
8 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
9 19 (27.94%) HTML
10 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
11 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (19.12%) MVC
13 12 (17.65%) WCF
14 11 (16.18%) LINQ
14 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
14 11 (16.18%) C++
15 10 (14.71%) IIS
15 10 (14.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (13.24%) QA
17 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
17 8 (11.76%) Scrum
17 8 (11.76%) TDD
17 8 (11.76%) SOA
18 7 (10.29%) T-SQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.71%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (79.41%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) CSS
3 28 (41.18%) jQuery
4 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.29%) Web Services
5 19 (27.94%) HTML
6 12 (17.65%) WCF
7 11 (16.18%) LINQ
7 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
8 10 (14.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.82%) WPF
11 5 (7.35%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) HTML5
12 4 (5.88%) JSON
12 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
13 2 (2.94%) CSS3
13 2 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
1 2 (2.94%) W3C
1 2 (2.94%) Social Media
1 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Debian
2 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 13 (19.12%) MVC
3 8 (11.76%) Scrum
3 8 (11.76%) TDD
3 8 (11.76%) SOA
3 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.82%) MVVM
4 6 (8.82%) Build Automation
5 5 (7.35%) Web Development
6 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.94%) OOD
7 2 (2.94%) User Stories
7 2 (2.94%) Refactoring
7 2 (2.94%) Search Engine Marketing
7 2 (2.94%) Display Advertising
7 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.94%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) C++
4 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) IBM
3 1 (1.47%) Telerik
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago