The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 77 35 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.26% 18.52% 34.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.25% 19.02% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 76 25 84
Median salary £29,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.64% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 184 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.75% 97.35% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 187
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (37.75%) CSS
4 54 (35.76%) HTML
5 46 (30.46%) MVC
6 43 (28.48%) C#
7 38 (25.17%) jQuery
8 36 (23.84%) SQL
8 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
9 35 (23.18%) .NET
10 33 (21.85%) MySQL
11 32 (21.19%) Python
12 31 (20.53%) Web Development
12 31 (20.53%) Django
13 30 (19.87%) AngularJS
13 30 (19.87%) Web Services
14 29 (19.21%) PHP
14 29 (19.21%) Degree
15 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET
16 27 (17.88%) Java
16 27 (17.88%) Finance
17 24 (15.89%) Linux
18 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
18 20 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (11.92%) TDD
20 17 (11.26%) BDD
21 16 (10.60%) OO
21 16 (10.60%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.30%) Drupal
1 8 (5.30%) WordPress
2 6 (3.97%) CMS
3 3 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) VPN
2 2 (1.32%) Skype
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.85%) MySQL
3 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.97%) Big Data
6 5 (3.31%) MS Access
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.65%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) QlikView
9 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.97%) JUnit
4 6 (3.97%) Selenium
5 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.65%) GitLab
6 4 (2.65%) Grunt
6 4 (2.65%) Maven
7 3 (1.99%) Ant
7 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.99%) gulp
7 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.99%) JIRA
7 3 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.99%) Mockito
7 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (17.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Advertising
3 5 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (2.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.75%) CSS
2 54 (35.76%) HTML
3 38 (25.17%) jQuery
4 35 (23.18%) .NET
5 31 (20.53%) Django
6 30 (19.87%) AngularJS
6 30 (19.87%) Web Services
7 28 (18.54%) ASP.NET
8 20 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (9.93%) HTML5
10 14 (9.27%) CSS3
11 12 (7.95%) RESTful
12 11 (7.28%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.28%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (7.28%) Spring
13 10 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (6.62%) REST
13 10 (6.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) AS400
2 6 (3.97%) iSeries
2 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.99%) iPad
4 2 (1.32%) Social Media
4 2 (1.32%) Telematics
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.89%) Linux
2 8 (5.30%) Android
2 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.64%) Unix
4 5 (3.31%) Windows
5 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.99%) Debian
6 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.46%) MVC
3 31 (20.53%) Web Development
4 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.92%) TDD
6 17 (11.26%) BDD
7 16 (10.60%) Front End Development
7 16 (10.60%) OO
8 13 (8.61%) Open Source
8 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.95%) OOP
9 12 (7.95%) Web Application Development
10 11 (7.28%) DevOps
10 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.64%) SDLC
12 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.97%) High Availability
12 6 (3.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (3.97%) Web Design
13 5 (3.31%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) JavaScript
2 43 (28.48%) C#
3 36 (23.84%) SQL
4 32 (21.19%) Python
5 29 (19.21%) PHP
6 27 (17.88%) Java
7 7 (4.64%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.64%) VBA
8 6 (3.97%) RPG
9 5 (3.31%) VB
10 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.99%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.32%) Delphi
12 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.66%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) HND
3 5 (3.31%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) WAI
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) Zend
3 6 (3.97%) Adobe
3 6 (3.97%) Twitter
4 5 (3.31%) Oracle
4 5 (3.31%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.99%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.32%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.66%) Progress
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