The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 233 241 240
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 6 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 15
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria - 4 £29,000 -
Cheshire +9 1 £50,000 +48.14%
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Software Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) CMS
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Delphi
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) Ant
7 1 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Software Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) JDBC
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Struts
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) STB
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Delphi
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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