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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 63 64 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.42% 28.07% 51.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.51% 28.83% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
229 222 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.76% 97.37% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 170 179 151
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (53.69%) HTML
2 79 (53.02%) CSS
3 69 (46.31%) JavaScript
3 69 (46.31%) .NET
4 64 (42.95%) C#
5 54 (36.24%) MVC
6 52 (34.90%) SQL
7 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (34.23%) jQuery
8 46 (30.87%) ASP.NET
8 46 (30.87%) SQL Server
9 31 (20.81%) MySQL
9 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (18.79%) Python
11 27 (18.12%) Web Services
12 26 (17.45%) Java
12 26 (17.45%) WordPress
13 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (14.77%) Django
14 22 (14.77%) Finance
15 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio
15 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
16 20 (13.42%) Spring
16 20 (13.42%) XML
17 19 (12.75%) CMS
17 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (12.75%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (17.45%) WordPress
2 19 (12.75%) CMS
3 18 (12.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.72%) Umbraco
6 11 (7.38%) Drupal
6 11 (7.38%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.03%) concrete5
7 6 (4.03%) Confluence
7 6 (4.03%) Commerce Server
8 5 (3.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.36%) IIS
9 4 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.87%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.81%) MySQL
3 22 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
5 19 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.36%) Informix
11 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.68%) Redis
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.68%) QlikView
13 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.34%) OLAP
14 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio
1 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (12.75%) JIRA
3 12 (8.05%) JUnit
4 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.04%) Selenium
5 7 (4.70%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.36%) Introscope
6 5 (3.36%) NUnit
6 5 (3.36%) MSTest
6 5 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.36%) Moq
6 5 (3.36%) Mockito
6 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.68%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.68%) Maven
8 3 (2.01%) Ant
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (14.77%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Publishing
3 5 (3.36%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (53.69%) HTML
2 79 (53.02%) CSS
3 69 (46.31%) .NET
4 51 (34.23%) jQuery
5 46 (30.87%) ASP.NET
6 31 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (18.12%) Web Services
8 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 22 (14.77%) Django
10 20 (13.42%) Spring
10 20 (13.42%) XML
11 18 (12.08%) .NET Framework
11 18 (12.08%) HTML5
11 18 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (8.72%) Spring MVC
12 13 (8.72%) WCF
12 13 (8.72%) PhoneGap
13 12 (8.05%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (8.05%) Ajax
13 12 (8.05%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) W3C
2 10 (6.71%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.71%) Open Source
3 9 (6.04%) User Experience
4 7 (4.70%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.03%) FMCG
6 5 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.34%) Statistics
8 2 (1.34%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Economics
9 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.67%) Physics
9 1 (0.67%) iSeries
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Windows
1 11 (7.38%) Android
1 11 (7.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.01%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) MVC
2 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.75%) TDD
4 18 (12.08%) Scrum
5 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.38%) Kanban
9 10 (6.71%) Android Development
9 10 (6.71%) iOS Development
9 10 (6.71%) Web Development
9 10 (6.71%) OO
10 9 (6.04%) Validation
11 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (4.70%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.36%) OOP
13 5 (3.36%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.31%) JavaScript
2 64 (42.95%) C#
3 52 (34.90%) SQL
4 28 (18.79%) Python
5 26 (17.45%) Java
6 18 (12.08%) T-SQL
7 16 (10.74%) PHP
8 7 (4.70%) VB
8 7 (4.70%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.03%) Perl
10 5 (3.36%) VBA
10 5 (3.36%) VB6
11 3 (2.01%) C
12 2 (1.34%) Erlang
12 2 (1.34%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
13 1 (0.67%) Delphi
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Firmware
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.08%) Sitecore
3 15 (10.07%) Oracle
4 13 (8.72%) IBM
5 6 (4.03%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.03%) ATG
6 5 (3.36%) Perforce
6 5 (3.36%) Compuware
6 5 (3.36%) HP
6 5 (3.36%) F5
7 3 (2.01%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.01%) Yahoo!
7 3 (2.01%) Tableau
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase
9 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.67%) Telerik
9 1 (0.67%) Dundas
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 26 days ago