The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 193 214 167
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 44 46 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.70% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.72% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 80
Median salary £40,000 £35,734 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.93% +2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £29,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5723 6375 6815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.75% 96.84% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 5193 5471
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Programmer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Programmer Salary Trend in the North West

Programmer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in the North West

Programmer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 15 £38,500 +11.59% 2
Cheshire +34 13 £40,000 +3.15% 2
Lancashire +14 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 37 (42.05%) AS400
2 37 (42.05%) RPG
2 37 (42.05%) iSeries
3 30 (34.09%) C#
3 30 (34.09%) .NET
3 30 (34.09%) RPG IV
4 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (28.41%) MVC
6 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 20 (22.73%) WCF
7 20 (22.73%) jQuery
7 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
8 19 (21.59%) CSS
8 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
8 19 (21.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 17 (19.32%) HTML
10 17 (19.32%) XML
10 17 (19.32%) JSON
10 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (18.18%) Entity Framework
11 16 (18.18%) TDD
11 16 (18.18%) SQL
12 15 (17.05%) C++
12 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.05%) HTML5
13 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
13 14 (15.91%) Windows

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.64%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) SNA
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.91%) Selenium
3 13 (14.77%) SpecFlow
3 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (13.64%) FxCop
4 12 (13.64%) StyleCop
5 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.27%) Maven
7 2 (2.27%) Mockito
8 1 (1.14%) Moq
8 1 (1.14%) NUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Advertising
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) .NET
2 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.73%) jQuery
3 20 (22.73%) WCF
4 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
4 19 (21.59%) CSS
4 19 (21.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (19.32%) HTML
5 17 (19.32%) JSON
5 17 (19.32%) XML
6 16 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 15 (17.05%) HTML5
8 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
9 13 (14.77%) NHibernate
10 12 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (13.64%) CSS3
10 12 (13.64%) SignalR
10 12 (13.64%) WebSockets
11 4 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) AS400
1 37 (42.05%) iSeries
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (13.64%) PMI
2 12 (13.64%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) iPad
4 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) MVS
2 2 (2.27%) zOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) MVC
3 16 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (18.18%) TDD
4 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 12 (13.64%) Scrum
4 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.55%) OO
6 4 (4.55%) OOP
7 3 (3.41%) Web Development
8 2 (2.27%) BDD
8 2 (2.27%) CRM
8 2 (2.27%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (2.27%) Kanban
8 2 (2.27%) Online Marketing
8 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.27%) SDLC
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) RPG
2 30 (34.09%) C#
2 30 (34.09%) RPG IV
3 16 (18.18%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) C++
5 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.09%) Java
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.27%) JCL
8 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (2.27%) RACF
1 2 (2.27%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) Progress
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago