The median annual salary for a Programmer was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 28 25 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.73% 5.06% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 5.13% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £20,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 156 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.62% 98.73% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 113 138 110
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 3 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago