The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 57 97 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.56% 42.54% 59.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.40% 44.29% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 148
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,640
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +0.98%
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
208 219 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.27% 96.05% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 175 169 214
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 80 (60.61%) HTML
2 71 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 71 (53.79%) CSS
3 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (42.42%) jQuery
4 56 (42.42%) MVC
5 52 (39.39%) SQL
5 52 (39.39%) .NET
6 45 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 44 (33.33%) C#
8 41 (31.06%) Java
9 40 (30.30%) ASP.NET
10 33 (25.00%) Web Services
11 26 (19.70%) Spring
11 26 (19.70%) JIRA
11 26 (19.70%) XML
11 26 (19.70%) HTML5
11 26 (19.70%) Relational Database
12 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 24 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (17.42%) CSS3
14 23 (17.42%) Oracle
14 23 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (16.67%) MySQL
16 21 (15.91%) Finance
16 21 (15.91%) .NET Framework
16 21 (15.91%) TDD
17 20 (15.15%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (14.39%) WordPress
2 12 (9.09%) CMS
3 11 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.33%) Drupal
4 10 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.06%) IIS
5 8 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (6.06%) Umbraco
6 6 (4.55%) Confluence
6 6 (4.55%) concrete5
6 6 (4.55%) Commerce Server
7 5 (3.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.27%) Apache
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) SAS
10 1 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.70%) Relational Database
3 24 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (16.67%) MySQL
5 17 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (9.85%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.79%) Redis
11 5 (3.79%) Informix
12 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.52%) DTS
14 2 (1.52%) QlikView
14 2 (1.52%) SQLite
15 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.70%) JIRA
2 24 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 23 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.88%) JUnit
5 13 (9.85%) Selenium
6 12 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.82%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.06%) Ant
10 6 (4.55%) Mockito
10 6 (4.55%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.79%) NUnit
11 5 (3.79%) Introscope
11 5 (3.79%) Maven
11 5 (3.79%) MSTest
11 5 (3.79%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (3.79%) Moq
12 3 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.76%) Local Government
3 1 (0.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (60.61%) HTML
2 71 (53.79%) CSS
3 56 (42.42%) jQuery
4 52 (39.39%) .NET
5 40 (30.30%) ASP.NET
6 33 (25.00%) Web Services
7 26 (19.70%) XML
7 26 (19.70%) Spring
7 26 (19.70%) HTML5
8 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (17.42%) CSS3
11 21 (15.91%) .NET Framework
12 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (12.88%) Spring MVC
13 17 (12.88%) J2EE
13 17 (12.88%) JDBC
14 16 (12.12%) Ajax
15 15 (11.36%) JSP
16 14 (10.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) User Experience
2 12 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.58%) Open Source
4 7 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.55%) W3C
5 6 (4.55%) FMCG
6 5 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.27%) Social Media
7 3 (2.27%) Life Science
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) Replication
8 2 (1.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) Statistics
9 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Android
1 13 (9.85%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.58%) Windows
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.42%) MVC
3 21 (15.91%) TDD
4 17 (12.88%) Scrum
4 17 (12.88%) Web Development
4 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.61%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.09%) OO
7 11 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (8.33%) Kanban
8 10 (7.58%) Android Development
8 10 (7.58%) iOS Development
9 8 (6.06%) Validation
9 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.30%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (5.30%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.55%) Refactoring
11 6 (4.55%) OOP
11 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.79%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.79%) JavaScript
2 52 (39.39%) SQL
3 44 (33.33%) C#
4 41 (31.06%) Java
5 20 (15.15%) PHP
5 20 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.09%) Python
6 12 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.55%) Perl
7 6 (4.55%) VB
7 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.79%) VBA
8 5 (3.79%) VB6
9 3 (2.27%) C
10 2 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) PHP5
11 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.85%) Sitecore
4 11 (8.33%) IBM
5 6 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.55%) ATG
6 5 (3.79%) Perforce
6 5 (3.79%) F5
6 5 (3.79%) Compuware
6 5 (3.79%) HP
7 3 (2.27%) Zend
7 3 (2.27%) VMware
8 2 (1.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) Telerik
9 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!
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