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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 195 220 194
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 51 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.67% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.69% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 67
Median salary £40,000 £35,484 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5864 6482 7151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.96% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 5387 5759
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 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester -16 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire +35 13 £40,000 -4.50% 1
Lancashire +7 1 £40,000 +21.21%
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 35 (39.33%) AS400
2 35 (39.33%) RPG
2 35 (39.33%) iSeries
3 34 (38.20%) C#
4 33 (37.08%) .NET
5 28 (31.46%) RPG IV
6 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
8 24 (26.97%) MVC
9 21 (23.60%) CSS
10 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
10 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
10 20 (22.47%) WCF
10 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (21.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.22%) HTML
12 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
13 17 (19.10%) Windows
13 17 (19.10%) XML
13 17 (19.10%) jQuery
13 17 (19.10%) JSON
14 16 (17.98%) SQL
14 16 (17.98%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (17.98%) HTML5
14 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
15 15 (16.85%) PMI

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 12 (13.48%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) SNA
1 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (15.73%) Selenium
4 13 (14.61%) SpecFlow
5 12 (13.48%) FxCop
5 12 (13.48%) StyleCop
6 5 (5.62%) JIRA
7 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.25%) NUnit
9 1 (1.12%) Ant
9 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.12%) JUnit
9 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.12%) Maven
9 1 (1.12%) Moq
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.60%) CSS
4 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
4 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (22.47%) WCF
5 19 (21.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (20.22%) HTML
7 17 (19.10%) jQuery
7 17 (19.10%) JSON
7 17 (19.10%) XML
8 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
8 16 (17.98%) HTML5
9 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
9 14 (15.73%) NHibernate
10 13 (14.61%) CSS3
11 12 (13.48%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (13.48%) SignalR
11 12 (13.48%) WebSockets
12 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) AS400
1 35 (39.33%) iSeries
2 15 (16.85%) PMI
3 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
4 12 (13.48%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) EPoS
7 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) MVS
2 2 (2.25%) zOS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) MVC
3 16 (17.98%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (15.73%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) TDD
5 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.48%) Integration Testing
6 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.49%) OO
8 4 (4.49%) OOP
9 2 (2.25%) Coaching
9 2 (2.25%) People Management
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.25%) SDLC
10 1 (1.12%) API Design
10 1 (1.12%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (1.12%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.12%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) RPG
2 34 (38.20%) C#
3 28 (31.46%) RPG IV
4 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.98%) SQL
6 13 (14.61%) C++
7 11 (12.36%) Java
8 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.25%) C
9 2 (2.25%) JCL
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (2.25%) RACF
1 2 (2.25%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Progress
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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