The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 53 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.66% 0.77% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.80% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £26,381
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +22.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,950 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 626 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.03% 96.31% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 471 548 560
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Programmer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Programmer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +17 9 £35,000 - 1
St Helens +11 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) C#
4 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
4 12 (46.15%) UNIX
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) CorVu
7 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) Games
9 5 (19.23%) C
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) SOAP
11 3 (11.54%) Java
11 3 (11.54%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) XSLT
11 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (11.54%) XPath
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (34.62%) CorVu
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.85%) Ingres
7 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) ODBC
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) LINQ
7 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Qt
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Data Management
2 2 (7.69%) Release Management
2 2 (7.69%) Android Development
2 2 (7.69%) CRM
2 2 (7.69%) UML
2 2 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) OOP
3 1 (3.85%) OO
3 1 (3.85%) OOD
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) XPath
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) SAS Macro
7 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) AWK
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik
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