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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 19 11 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing Degree 11 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.40% 19.18% 4.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 75.81% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 17
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 £24,750 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,850 £43,500
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
33 62 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.19% 25.31% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 46
Average salary £44,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £42,000
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 27 March 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Chester

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (42.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) C++
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Games
5 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) C
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (11.54%) Android
8 3 (11.54%) iPhone
8 3 (11.54%) SQLite
8 3 (11.54%) Social Media
8 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
8 3 (11.54%) Billing
8 3 (11.54%) Ajax

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) Modbus
1 1 (3.85%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQLite
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
General
1 6 (23.08%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Graduate
3 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Trainee
5 4 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Trainee Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Recruitment Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Trainee Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) Sass
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Phalcon
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) iPhone
3 3 (11.54%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) SCADA
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (3.85%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Research
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Management
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Siemens
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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