The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 31 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 1.35% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.55% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Configuration Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 193 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.79% 86.55% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 119 256
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Chester region.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft