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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 208 224 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 47 32 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.48% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.49% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 56
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £29,750 £27,613
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £41,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -5 15 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire +31 12 £42,500 -8.10%
Merseyside -18 6 - -
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (55.43%) Finance
2 40 (43.48%) C#
3 35 (38.04%) RPG
3 35 (38.04%) AS400
3 35 (38.04%) iSeries
4 34 (36.96%) .NET
5 28 (30.43%) RPG IV
6 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
9 20 (21.74%) Scrum
9 20 (21.74%) MVC
9 20 (21.74%) TDD
10 19 (20.65%) CSS
10 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
11 18 (19.57%) Visual Studio
11 18 (19.57%) Java
11 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
12 17 (18.48%) WCF
12 17 (18.48%) Windows
12 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
13 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
13 16 (17.39%) HTML
13 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (17.39%) jQuery
14 15 (16.30%) PMI
14 15 (16.30%) PMI Certification

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 (13.04%) NServiceBus
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SNA
1 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.13%) Selenium
4 12 (13.04%) FxCop
4 12 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 12 (13.04%) StyleCop
5 4 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.09%) NUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (55.43%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
3 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (20.65%) CSS
4 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
5 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (18.48%) WCF
6 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
6 16 (17.39%) HTML
6 16 (17.39%) jQuery
7 14 (15.22%) HTML5
7 14 (15.22%) JSON
7 14 (15.22%) NHibernate
7 14 (15.22%) XML
8 13 (14.13%) CSS3
9 12 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (13.04%) SignalR
9 12 (13.04%) WebSockets
10 6 (6.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.04%) AS400
1 35 (38.04%) iSeries
2 15 (16.30%) PMI
3 13 (14.13%) Mobile App
4 12 (13.04%) User Experience
5 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.09%) EPoS
8 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) MVS
2 2 (2.17%) zOS
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.74%) MVC
2 20 (21.74%) Scrum
2 20 (21.74%) TDD
3 16 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.52%) DevOps
6 6 (6.52%) Kanban
6 6 (6.52%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.17%) Coaching
8 2 (2.17%) OO
8 2 (2.17%) OOP
8 2 (2.17%) People Management
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.09%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.48%) C#
2 35 (38.04%) RPG
3 28 (30.43%) RPG IV
4 18 (19.57%) Java
5 14 (15.22%) C++
6 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.96%) SQL
8 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) JCL
9 2 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (2.17%) RACF
1 2 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Progress
4 1 (1.09%) Teradata
Preston, Lancashire
Easton Haines Consultancy
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