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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / North West
Rank 196 204 213
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 52 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 43
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,800 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
5688 5492 6752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.76% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4747 4621 5587
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -2 24 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Cheshire +4 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lancashire -3 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Merseyside -4 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 44 (43.56%) C#
2 40 (39.60%) iSeries
3 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (37.62%) AS400
5 36 (35.64%) Finance
5 36 (35.64%) TDD
6 35 (34.65%) .NET
7 32 (31.68%) SQL
7 32 (31.68%) HTML
8 30 (29.70%) RPG
8 30 (29.70%) CSS
9 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
10 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET
11 24 (23.76%) Java
12 23 (22.77%) RPG IV
12 23 (22.77%) Software Engineering
13 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
14 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
14 21 (20.79%) Apple iOS
14 21 (20.79%) Windows
15 20 (19.80%) jQuery
15 20 (19.80%) SDLC
16 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
17 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
17 18 (17.82%) User Experience
18 17 (16.83%) WCF
18 17 (16.83%) Scrum
19 16 (15.84%) MVC
19 16 (15.84%) iOS Development
20 15 (14.85%) Entity Framework

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 9 (8.91%) NServiceBus
2 5 (4.95%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) MySQL
3 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.92%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.93%) DB2
5 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) FxCop
1 15 (14.85%) StyleCop
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.91%) Selenium
3 9 (8.91%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Advertising
3 6 (5.94%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.65%) .NET
2 32 (31.68%) HTML
3 30 (29.70%) CSS
4 25 (24.75%) ASP.NET
5 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
6 20 (19.80%) jQuery
7 17 (16.83%) WCF
8 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
8 15 (14.85%) CSS3
8 15 (14.85%) Entity Framework
8 15 (14.85%) HTML5
8 15 (14.85%) JSON
8 15 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (13.86%) NHibernate
10 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.90%) Web Services
12 9 (8.91%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (8.91%) SignalR
12 9 (8.91%) WebSockets
12 9 (8.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (39.60%) iSeries
2 38 (37.62%) AS400
3 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
4 18 (17.82%) User Experience
5 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
6 9 (8.91%) PMI
7 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (7.92%) Mainframe
8 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
8 7 (6.93%) Data Structures
8 7 (6.93%) mHealth
9 2 (1.98%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.98%) HoloLens
9 2 (1.98%) Kinect
10 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Apple iOS
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Android
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.64%) TDD
3 23 (22.77%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.80%) SDLC
5 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
6 17 (16.83%) Scrum
7 16 (15.84%) iOS Development
7 16 (15.84%) MVC
8 15 (14.85%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.91%) Android Development
10 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
10 9 (8.91%) ITIL
10 9 (8.91%) OO
11 8 (7.92%) DevOps
11 8 (7.92%) Kanban
12 7 (6.93%) ERP
12 7 (6.93%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (6.93%) Mobile Development
12 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) C#
2 32 (31.68%) SQL
3 30 (29.70%) RPG
4 24 (23.76%) Java
5 23 (22.77%) RPG IV
6 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.86%) Apple Swift
7 14 (13.86%) Objective-C
8 12 (11.88%) C++
9 9 (8.91%) Python
10 8 (7.92%) VB
10 8 (7.92%) VB6
11 5 (4.95%) C
11 5 (4.95%) PHP
11 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) PMI Certification
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.97%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) IBM
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 5 (4.95%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.99%) Sybase
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