The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 27 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.92% - 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
Software 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
108 174 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.08% 92.55% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 96 148 135
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Chester

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Mockito
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Mockito
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Karma Test Runner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JPA
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: 35,000-55,000
Posted: 5 days ago