The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 27 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.57% 1.37% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.44% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,000 £34,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Programmer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 277 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.64% 94.86% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 104 209 163
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Chester

Programmer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) RPG
1 7 (87.50%) AS400
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Advertising
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Advertising
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) AS400
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) RPG
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL