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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 23 8 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Degree 9 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% 17.87% 5.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.62% 74.60% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 18
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
26 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.61% 23.95% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 44
Average salary £44,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Chester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) Games
4 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Billing
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) Social Media
7 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) iPhone
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) CRM

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) WinCC
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Modbus
1 1 (4.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Trainee
4 3 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Recruitment Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) Ajax
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Phalcon
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) SCADA
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
4 1 (4.17%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) C
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) HND
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Vertica
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