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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 192 214 171
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 43 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.67% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.70% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 80
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,950 £52,500
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
5397 6184 6861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.78% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 5042 5525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 June 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 June 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
Cheshire +43 13 £23,500 -36.48% 1
Manchester -12 10 £38,500 +10.79% 4
Lancashire +14 4 - - 1
Programmer
England

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

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

1 41 (51.25%) Finance
2 36 (45.00%) AS400
2 36 (45.00%) RPG
2 36 (45.00%) iSeries
3 30 (37.50%) RPG IV
4 26 (32.50%) C#
5 25 (31.25%) .NET
6 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
8 20 (25.00%) MVC
9 18 (22.50%) jQuery
10 17 (21.25%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) C++
12 14 (17.50%) WCF
12 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
13 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
13 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (15.00%) JSON
14 12 (15.00%) HTML
14 12 (15.00%) CSS
15 11 (13.75%) XML
15 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
16 10 (12.50%) TDD
17 9 (11.25%) HTML5
17 9 (11.25%) Selenium
17 9 (11.25%) AngularJS

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 6 (7.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.25%) Selenium
3 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
4 6 (7.50%) FxCop
4 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.50%) StyleCop
4 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) Ant
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.75%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) JUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (3.75%) Maven
5 3 (3.75%) Mockito
6 1 (1.25%) Moq
6 1 (1.25%) NUnit
6 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
General
1 41 (51.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.50%) jQuery
4 14 (17.50%) WCF
5 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
5 13 (16.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (15.00%) CSS
6 12 (15.00%) HTML
6 12 (15.00%) JSON
7 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (13.75%) XML
8 10 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.25%) HTML5
10 7 (8.75%) NHibernate
11 6 (7.50%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (7.50%) CSS3
11 6 (7.50%) SignalR
11 6 (7.50%) WebSockets
12 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) AS400
1 36 (45.00%) iSeries
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.50%) PMI
2 6 (7.50%) User Experience
3 5 (6.25%) Social Media
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (12.50%) TDD
4 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.50%) Integration Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Scrum
4 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Web Development
5 5 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (6.25%) Kanban
5 5 (6.25%) Online Marketing
6 4 (5.00%) OOP
7 3 (3.75%) BDD
7 3 (3.75%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (3.75%) OO
8 2 (2.50%) SDLC
9 1 (1.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) RPG
2 30 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 26 (32.50%) C#
4 17 (21.25%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) C++
6 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.75%) Java
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.50%) Python
11 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
1 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) SAP
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