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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 122 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.17% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 20
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,293 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.32% +15.71%
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
1733 1662 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.67% 94.92% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1349 1726
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 £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
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%

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 26 November 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
Northwich - 3 £37,500 - 1
Chester +13 1 £32,500 -16.12%
Software Programmer
North West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) MVVM
5 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
5 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Intranet
7 2 (20.00%) STB
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (20.00%) N-Tier

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago