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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.73% 1.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
238 245 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.97% 94.96% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 164 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Chester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (81.82%) SharePoint
5 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 19 (57.58%) CSS
6 19 (57.58%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) UNIX
10 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.06%) MySQL
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 2 (6.06%) PHP
10 2 (6.06%) Java
10 2 (6.06%) C++
10 2 (6.06%) Linux
10 2 (6.06%) Apache
10 2 (6.06%) Python
10 2 (6.06%) XHTML
10 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 2 (6.06%) Debian
10 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (6.06%) W3C
10 2 (6.06%) Web Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) CSS
2 19 (57.58%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) XHTML
6 2 (6.06%) Django
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) W3C
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Debian
1 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) MVC
1 2 (6.06%) Web Development
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik