The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 18 April 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 20 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 25 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.29% 1.21% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.69% 1.28% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 390 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.91% 94.66% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 134
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Programmer
Cheshire

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Chester

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Chester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 19 (52.78%) jQuery
5 14 (38.89%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 7 (19.44%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) Java
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) XML
11 4 (11.11%) JUnit
11 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 3 (8.33%) JPA
12 3 (8.33%) REST
12 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle
12 3 (8.33%) C++
12 3 (8.33%) PHP
12 3 (8.33%) Linux
13 2 (5.56%) Apache
13 2 (5.56%) UNIX

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JUnit
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) jQuery
3 14 (38.89%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) JPA
8 3 (8.33%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.56%) XHTML
9 2 (5.56%) Django
10 1 (2.78%) Spring
10 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.78%) Ajax
10 1 (2.78%) OpenGL
10 1 (2.78%) J2EE
10 1 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) GPGPU
2 1 (2.78%) CUDA
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Debian
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) MVC
2 2 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
3 1 (2.78%) Image Processing
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (2.78%) 3D Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) TDD
3 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
3 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.78%) Scrum
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle