The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 8 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Degree 42 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.67% 15.14% 10.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.15% 44.71% 52.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 21
Average salary £27,750 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
Degree
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 85 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.49% 33.86% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 40
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,796 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Degree
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Degree Salary Trend in Chester

Degree
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Chester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 48 (53.33%) Finance
2 35 (38.89%) SAS
3 32 (35.56%) Data Analysis
4 29 (32.22%) SQL
5 25 (27.78%) Analytics
6 23 (25.56%) Retail
7 21 (23.33%) Marketing
8 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 16 (17.78%) Windows
9 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.33%) Business Development
11 11 (12.22%) Project Management
11 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (12.22%) Banking
12 10 (11.11%) Firewall
12 10 (11.11%) UNIX
12 10 (11.11%) Performance Management
13 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.00%) vSphere
13 9 (10.00%) Web Development
13 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
13 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
13 9 (10.00%) VMware
13 9 (10.00%) Information Security
14 8 (8.89%) Data Mining
14 8 (8.89%) VB
14 8 (8.89%) Mathematics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (38.89%) SAS
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.11%) Route 53
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (6.67%) VPN
3 5 (5.56%) Network Security
3 5 (5.56%) ADSL
4 4 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.44%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.11%) CTI
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Mining
2 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) QlikView
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) Hudson
2 1 (1.11%) ChangeMan
General
1 48 (53.33%) Finance
2 23 (25.56%) Retail
3 21 (23.33%) Marketing
4 11 (12.22%) Banking
5 7 (7.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Analyst
2 33 (36.67%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Strategy Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Senior Data Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Data Mining Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Graduate
6 7 (7.78%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Incident Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Head of IT
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
1 7 (7.78%) CSS
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) HTML5
3 5 (5.56%) CSS3
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.22%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.11%) ISPF
5 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.11%) MDX
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.11%) Sass
5 1 (1.11%) LESS
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.56%) Statistics
5 5 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 5 (5.56%) Physics
6 4 (4.44%) LIMS
7 3 (3.33%) Social Media
8 1 (1.11%) Open Source
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) UNIX
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Data Analysis
2 25 (27.78%) Analytics
3 12 (13.33%) Business Development
4 11 (12.22%) Project Management
4 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 9 (10.00%) Web Development
6 9 (10.00%) Information Security
7 7 (7.78%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.56%) Service Management
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.44%) MVC
10 4 (4.44%) Scrum
10 4 (4.44%) Change Control
10 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.44%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) VB
3 6 (6.67%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.56%) Python
5 4 (4.44%) C
5 4 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) C++
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) CEH
1 4 (4.44%) CISSP
1 4 (4.44%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) vSphere
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 3 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.11%) Dundas
8 1 (1.11%) Tableau
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