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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 30 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.37% 1.64% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.69% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 15
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -16.19%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
174 178 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.75% 97.27% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 160 112 190
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (71.43%) RPG
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) AS400
1 10 (71.43%) iSeries
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Advertising
4 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 3 (21.43%) JDBC
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Maven
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) MongoDB

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 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Mockito
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) JDBC
1 3 (21.43%) JPA
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) JSP
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
1 3 (21.43%) Struts
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) AS400
1 10 (71.43%) iSeries
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) RPG
2 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle