The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 172 159 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 83 100 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.36% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.42% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 93 129
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.48% +2.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 17 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 33 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Manchester -22 32 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Merseyside -18 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Lancashire +1 6 £32,500 +4.83%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 88 (54.66%) C#
2 86 (53.42%) .NET
3 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 61 (37.89%) SQL
5 44 (27.33%) HTML
5 44 (27.33%) CSS
6 42 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 41 (25.47%) Software Engineering
8 40 (24.84%) Microsoft
8 40 (24.84%) ASP.NET
8 40 (24.84%) Java
9 38 (23.60%) jQuery
10 37 (22.98%) MySQL
11 35 (21.74%) PHP
12 29 (18.01%) MVC
13 27 (16.77%) Oracle
13 27 (16.77%) Web Services
14 26 (16.15%) Degree
15 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
16 23 (14.29%) C++
17 22 (13.66%) Linux
17 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (13.04%) Scrum
19 20 (12.42%) XML
20 18 (11.18%) Windows
20 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
20 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (11.18%) HTML5
20 18 (11.18%) Oracle Database
21 17 (10.56%) WCF

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.07%) IIS
3 10 (6.21%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.86%) Jetty
6 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 2 (1.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.24%) SAS
6 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) HTTP
1 2 (1.24%) DNS
1 2 (1.24%) Internet
1 2 (1.24%) RFID
1 2 (1.24%) SSH
2 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 37 (22.98%) MySQL
3 18 (11.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (2.48%) Ingres
8 3 (1.86%) DTS
8 3 (1.86%) Informix
8 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.24%) Big Data
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.35%) Subversion
4 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.48%) JUnit
6 3 (1.86%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.24%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
8 1 (0.62%) JIRA
8 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.62%) Ant
8 1 (0.62%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Games
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
4 3 (1.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) French Language
5 2 (1.24%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (53.42%) .NET
2 44 (27.33%) CSS
2 44 (27.33%) HTML
3 40 (24.84%) ASP.NET
4 38 (23.60%) jQuery
5 27 (16.77%) Web Services
6 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (12.42%) XML
8 18 (11.18%) HTML5
9 17 (10.56%) WCF
10 16 (9.94%) .NET Framework
11 13 (8.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (6.83%) LINQ
13 9 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (5.59%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
13 9 (5.59%) Spring
14 8 (4.97%) Ajax
14 8 (4.97%) REST
15 7 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.11%) Social Media
4 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.86%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.86%) W3C
5 3 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.24%) Replication
6 2 (1.24%) AS400
6 2 (1.24%) Online Games
6 2 (1.24%) Open Source
7 1 (0.62%) CUDA
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) Animation
7 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 17 (10.56%) UNIX
4 11 (6.83%) Android
5 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.24%) Debian
6 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.47%) Software Engineering
2 29 (18.01%) MVC
3 21 (13.04%) Scrum
4 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.07%) TDD
7 8 (4.97%) OO
7 8 (4.97%) Unit Testing
7 8 (4.97%) Android Development
8 7 (4.35%) Pair Programming
9 6 (3.73%) OOP
10 5 (3.11%) Web Development
10 5 (3.11%) ITIL
10 5 (3.11%) OO PHP
10 5 (3.11%) Logistics
11 4 (2.48%) Multithreading
11 4 (2.48%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.48%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.48%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (54.66%) C#
2 63 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 61 (37.89%) SQL
4 40 (24.84%) Java
5 35 (21.74%) PHP
6 23 (14.29%) C++
7 17 (10.56%) Ruby
8 12 (7.45%) Python
8 12 (7.45%) C
9 10 (6.21%) Perl
10 7 (4.35%) VB
11 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.48%) COBOL
12 4 (2.48%) PHP5
12 4 (2.48%) XAML
13 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.86%) Uniface
13 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (16.15%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.77%) Oracle
3 9 (5.59%) Zend
4 3 (1.86%) HP
4 3 (1.86%) JBoss
5 2 (1.24%) IBM
5 2 (1.24%) Sybase
5 2 (1.24%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.24%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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