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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 219 209 242
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 32
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £32,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +4 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Lancashire -1 10 £37,500 -
Manchester -13 9 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Merseyside -13 4 - - 1
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 58 (60.42%) Finance
2 52 (54.17%) C#
3 45 (46.88%) .NET
4 36 (37.50%) CSS
5 35 (36.46%) SQL Server
6 34 (35.42%) HTML
6 34 (35.42%) iSeries
7 33 (34.38%) AS400
7 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 30 (31.25%) Windows
10 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
11 27 (28.13%) Microsoft
12 26 (27.08%) RPG
13 25 (26.04%) TDD
13 25 (26.04%) RPG IV
14 24 (25.00%) jQuery
14 24 (25.00%) Scrum
15 23 (23.96%) SQL
15 23 (23.96%) MVC
16 22 (22.92%) WCF
17 21 (21.88%) HTML5
17 21 (21.88%) CSS3
17 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
17 21 (21.88%) JSON
18 20 (20.83%) NHibernate
18 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
18 20 (20.83%) Entity Framework
18 20 (20.83%) FxCop
18 20 (20.83%) StyleCop

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 15 (15.63%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.04%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SNA
1 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) FxCop
1 20 (20.83%) StyleCop
1 20 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 16 (16.67%) Selenium
4 15 (15.63%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (60.42%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Advertising
3 5 (5.21%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (46.88%) .NET
2 36 (37.50%) CSS
3 34 (35.42%) HTML
4 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 24 (25.00%) jQuery
7 22 (22.92%) WCF
8 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 21 (21.88%) CSS3
8 21 (21.88%) HTML5
8 21 (21.88%) JSON
9 20 (20.83%) Entity Framework
9 20 (20.83%) NHibernate
9 20 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (17.71%) XML
12 15 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
12 15 (15.63%) SignalR
12 15 (15.63%) WebSockets
13 11 (11.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) iSeries
2 33 (34.38%) AS400
3 18 (18.75%) PMI
4 16 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 15 (15.63%) User Experience
6 9 (9.38%) Mainframe
7 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.04%) Physics
10 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Android
2 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.08%) MVS
3 2 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.04%) TDD
3 24 (25.00%) Scrum
4 23 (23.96%) MVC
5 20 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 15 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.46%) SDLC
9 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) DevOps
10 7 (7.29%) Kanban
10 7 (7.29%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (7.29%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.17%) Web Design
12 3 (3.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 3 (3.13%) OOP
12 3 (3.13%) Web Development
13 2 (2.08%) Coaching
13 2 (2.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) C#
2 26 (27.08%) RPG
3 25 (26.04%) RPG IV
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.75%) Java
7 10 (10.42%) C++
8 7 (7.29%) VB
8 7 (7.29%) VB6
9 6 (6.25%) C
10 4 (4.17%) PHP
11 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.08%) JCL
11 2 (2.08%) Python
11 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (2.08%) RACF
1 2 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 27 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
3 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Progress
4 1 (1.04%) Teradata
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