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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 120 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.35% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.37% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
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
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 3 July 2015. 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
Chester - 2 - -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Software Programmer
North West

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) JDBC
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (50.00%) JPA
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) Struts
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) JPA
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle