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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 52 92 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.40% 41.26% 63.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.38% 42.79% 63.56%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
177 215 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.85% 96.41% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 155 140 297
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 55 (53.40%) HTML
2 49 (47.57%) SQL
3 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
4 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (41.75%) jQuery
5 41 (39.81%) Java
6 40 (38.83%) CSS
6 40 (38.83%) MVC
7 31 (30.10%) .NET
8 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
9 27 (26.21%) C#
9 27 (26.21%) Web Services
10 23 (22.33%) Oracle
11 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
11 22 (21.36%) HTML5
12 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
13 20 (19.42%) JSP
14 19 (18.45%) TDD
14 19 (18.45%) XML
14 19 (18.45%) MySQL
14 19 (18.45%) JIRA
14 19 (18.45%) CSS3
14 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
15 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (17.48%) J2EE
15 18 (17.48%) Spring
16 17 (16.50%) PHP
17 16 (15.53%) PL/SQL
17 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
17 16 (15.53%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.77%) WordPress
3 6 (5.83%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) Apache
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) MySQL
2 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.65%) MongoDB
6 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
8 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.85%) Redis
10 4 (3.88%) DataStage
11 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.91%) SQLite
11 3 (2.91%) DTS
11 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) JIRA
3 14 (13.59%) JUnit
3 14 (13.59%) Eclipse
4 11 (10.68%) Ant
5 10 (9.71%) Selenium
5 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (6.80%) Moq
6 7 (6.80%) NUnit
7 6 (5.83%) JMeter
7 6 (5.83%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.88%) Maven
9 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.91%) MSTest
General
1 7 (6.80%) Games
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.40%) HTML
2 43 (41.75%) jQuery
3 40 (38.83%) CSS
4 31 (30.10%) .NET
5 27 (26.21%) Web Services
6 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
6 22 (21.36%) HTML5
7 20 (19.42%) JSP
8 19 (18.45%) XML
8 19 (18.45%) CSS3
9 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (17.48%) J2EE
9 18 (17.48%) Spring
10 16 (15.53%) Ajax
11 15 (14.56%) Hibernate
11 15 (14.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (13.59%) .NET Framework
12 14 (13.59%) WCF
12 14 (13.59%) JPA
12 14 (13.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) User Experience
1 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.91%) Life Science
3 3 (2.91%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.91%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.91%) Social Media
3 3 (2.91%) W3C
3 3 (2.91%) Replication
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.83%) MVC
3 19 (18.45%) TDD
4 13 (12.62%) Scrum
4 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.74%) ETL
6 8 (7.77%) Migration
6 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.77%) OO
6 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.77%) BDD
6 8 (7.77%) Web Development
7 7 (6.80%) Kanban
8 6 (5.83%) DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (5.83%) Refactoring
9 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.88%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) SQL
2 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.81%) Java
4 27 (26.21%) C#
5 17 (16.50%) PHP
6 16 (15.53%) PL/SQL
7 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.88%) Python
9 3 (2.91%) C
9 3 (2.91%) C++
10 2 (1.94%) PHP5
11 1 (0.97%) VB
11 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.88%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.88%) Informatica
5 4 (3.88%) Talend
5 4 (3.88%) Zend
6 1 (0.97%) Vertica
6 1 (0.97%) Facebook
6 1 (0.97%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.97%) Google
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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