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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.61% 8.72% 14.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.87% 36.17% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 17
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,200 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £49,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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
23 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.72% 24.10% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 26
Average salary £30,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £44,700 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) WAI
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (22.73%) Drupal
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe
4 5 (22.73%) ECDL
4 5 (22.73%) Web Design
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (22.73%) Twitter

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Sahi
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.55%) WatiN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) CSS3
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) Zurb Foundation
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Telematics
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
2 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (22.73%) Web Design
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Delphi
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ECDL
2 4 (18.18%) HND
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) WAI
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe
1 5 (22.73%) Twitter
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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