Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Programmer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.29% 1.76% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.79% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Chester median annual salary - £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +28.57%
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 338 280 462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 98.59% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 297 238 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,200 £24,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Chester

Programmer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Chester

Programmer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Chester region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft