The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 209 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 43 91 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 1.36% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.42% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 40 80 112
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +1 20 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Manchester -41 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lancashire -23 4 £39,000 +21.87%
Merseyside +4 1 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (51.46%) .NET
2 50 (48.54%) C#
2 50 (48.54%) SQL Server
3 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (43.69%) jQuery
5 43 (41.75%) HTML
5 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
6 41 (39.81%) CSS
7 39 (37.86%) Visual Studio
8 38 (36.89%) MVC
9 37 (35.92%) MS Excel
10 35 (33.98%) SQL
10 35 (33.98%) Finance
11 31 (30.10%) WCF
12 30 (29.13%) Windows
13 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
13 29 (28.16%) TDD
14 28 (27.18%) Scrum
14 28 (27.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (27.18%) HTML5
14 28 (27.18%) AngularJS
15 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (26.21%) CSS3
16 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (23.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (22.33%) JSON
18 23 (22.33%) Selenium
18 23 (22.33%) SpecFlow

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (21.36%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) JBoss
4 3 (2.91%) CICS
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Node.js
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (35.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (48.54%) SQL Server
2 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) MySQL
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.94%) CorVu
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.97%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) DTS
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) Visual Studio
2 28 (27.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (22.33%) Selenium
3 23 (22.33%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.80%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.91%) Redmine
6 3 (2.91%) JUnit
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (33.98%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (51.46%) .NET
2 47 (45.63%) ASP.NET
3 45 (43.69%) jQuery
4 43 (41.75%) HTML
5 41 (39.81%) CSS
6 31 (30.10%) WCF
7 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (27.18%) HTML5
7 28 (27.18%) AngularJS
8 27 (26.21%) CSS3
9 24 (23.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (22.33%) JSON
11 22 (21.36%) NHibernate
11 22 (21.36%) Web Services
11 22 (21.36%) Castle Windsor
12 11 (10.68%) XML
13 10 (9.71%) Ajax
14 7 (6.80%) J2EE
15 6 (5.83%) SOAP
15 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) FMCG
4 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.88%) Open Source
6 3 (2.91%) Social Media
6 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.94%) LIMS
7 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.94%) STB
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) UNIX
3 7 (6.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Android
5 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.89%) MVC
3 29 (28.16%) TDD
4 28 (27.18%) Scrum
5 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.74%) OOP
8 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 6 (5.83%) OO
11 5 (4.85%) CRM
11 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.85%) OOD
11 5 (4.85%) SOA
12 4 (3.88%) MVVM
12 4 (3.88%) Build Automation
13 3 (2.91%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) C#
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) Java
5 10 (9.71%) VB
6 7 (6.80%) PHP
6 7 (6.80%) VBA
7 6 (5.83%) Python
7 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.85%) Perl
8 5 (4.85%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) COBOL
10 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.94%) XPath
10 2 (1.94%) Scala
10 2 (1.94%) VB6
11 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.97%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
1 3 (2.91%) CFEngine
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) Zend
4 1 (0.97%) Tableau
4 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) Cognos
4 1 (0.97%) Progress
4 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.97%) Teradata
4 1 (0.97%) Telerik
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago