The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 25 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.97% 0.57% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 0.59% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 27
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average 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
178 170 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.34% 97.14% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 160 123 193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Chester

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) RPG
1 6 (50.00%) AS400
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) iSeries
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Ant
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Struts
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Ant
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) JPA
1 4 (33.33%) jQuery
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) JSP
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
1 4 (33.33%) Struts
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) AS400
1 6 (50.00%) iSeries
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) RPG
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle