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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / North West
Rank 197 208 210
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 51 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 30 43
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,496 £30,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 0 18 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Cheshire +4 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire -3 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 51 (52.04%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) Finance
3 40 (40.82%) .NET
4 33 (33.67%) iSeries
5 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.65%) TDD
6 31 (31.63%) CSS
6 31 (31.63%) AS400
7 30 (30.61%) HTML
8 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
9 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 26 (26.53%) SQL
11 24 (24.49%) Windows
12 23 (23.47%) Java
12 23 (23.47%) RPG
13 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
13 22 (22.45%) RPG IV
13 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
14 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
15 19 (19.39%) jQuery
16 17 (17.35%) User Experience
16 17 (17.35%) Scrum
16 17 (17.35%) MVC
17 16 (16.33%) WCF
17 16 (16.33%) Apple iOS
18 15 (15.31%) HTML5
18 15 (15.31%) CSS3
18 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
18 15 (15.31%) .NET 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 8 (8.16%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) MySQL
3 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) FxCop
1 14 (14.29%) StyleCop
1 14 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.18%) Selenium
4 8 (8.16%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.08%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Advertising
3 5 (5.10%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) .NET
2 31 (31.63%) CSS
3 30 (30.61%) HTML
4 28 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 19 (19.39%) jQuery
7 16 (16.33%) WCF
8 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
8 15 (15.31%) CSS3
8 15 (15.31%) HTML5
8 15 (15.31%) JSON
9 14 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 14 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (13.27%) NHibernate
11 12 (12.24%) Web Services
12 10 (10.20%) SOAP
13 9 (9.18%) XML
14 8 (8.16%) Ajax
14 8 (8.16%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) iSeries
2 31 (31.63%) AS400
3 17 (17.35%) User Experience
4 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
5 11 (11.22%) PMI
6 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.08%) mHealth
8 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.04%) Physics
10 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.18%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (32.65%) TDD
2 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.35%) MVC
3 17 (17.35%) Scrum
4 14 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (14.29%) SDLC
5 13 (13.27%) iOS Development
6 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.16%) Integration Testing
7 8 (8.16%) Mobile Development
8 7 (7.14%) DevOps
8 7 (7.14%) Kanban
8 7 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (7.14%) OO
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.12%) Android Development
10 4 (4.08%) Web Design
11 3 (3.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) C#
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 23 (23.47%) Java
3 23 (23.47%) RPG
4 22 (22.45%) RPG IV
5 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.22%) Apple Swift
6 11 (11.22%) Objective-C
7 9 (9.18%) C++
8 8 (8.16%) VB
8 8 (8.16%) VB6
9 6 (6.12%) C
9 6 (6.12%) Python
10 5 (5.10%) PHP
11 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) PMI Certification
2 9 (9.18%) Degree
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.06%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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