The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 119 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Software 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
1824 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Cheshire region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Knutsford - 4 £40,000 -
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
Software Programmer
North West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) MVVM
4 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
6 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) SOA
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) MVVM
2 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Display Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft