The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 239 248 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 30
Median salary £28,250 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.39% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £28,000 £28,775
10% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £38,150 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Software 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
5719 6375 6813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.69% 96.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5191 5469
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 £25,000 £22,500
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% -

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the North West region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in the North West

Software Programmer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in the North West

Software 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 Software Programmer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -8 2 £28,250 -13.07%
Software Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) JDBC
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Struts
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Mockito
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle