The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 75 110
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 2.04% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 2.13% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 13
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,250 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.62% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1046 1265 1705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1076 1304
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cheshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Programmer in Cheshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Cheshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Runcorn -1 4 £20,750 +1.21%
Wilmslow - 4 £45,000 - 1
Chester -2 1 £20,000 -60.00%
Programmer
North West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
2 16 (69.57%) JSON
2 16 (69.57%) jQuery
2 16 (69.57%) Dependency Injection
2 16 (69.57%) FxCop
2 16 (69.57%) StyleCop
2 16 (69.57%) HTML5
2 16 (69.57%) CSS3
2 16 (69.57%) Entity Framework
2 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
2 16 (69.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) PMI
4 10 (43.48%) PMI Certification
4 10 (43.48%) Mobile App

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (43.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) FxCop
1 16 (69.57%) StyleCop
2 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) SpecFlow
2 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
1 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
1 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
1 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
1 16 (69.57%) CSS3
1 16 (69.57%) Entity Framework
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
1 16 (69.57%) HTML5
1 16 (69.57%) jQuery
1 16 (69.57%) JSON
1 16 (69.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (43.48%) NHibernate
2 10 (43.48%) SignalR
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) WebSockets
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
1 10 (43.48%) PMI
1 10 (43.48%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) Integration Testing
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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