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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 58 75 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.67% 32.05% 57.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.24% 33.33% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 68 117
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 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
221 225 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.20% 96.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 169 181 169
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 75 (57.25%) HTML
2 72 (54.96%) CSS
3 69 (52.67%) JavaScript
4 59 (45.04%) .NET
5 57 (43.51%) MVC
6 54 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (38.93%) C#
8 50 (38.17%) jQuery
9 49 (37.40%) SQL
10 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
11 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
12 34 (25.95%) Java
13 31 (23.66%) Web Services
14 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (19.08%) Relational Database
16 24 (18.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (17.56%) MySQL
17 23 (17.56%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (17.56%) Spring
18 22 (16.79%) JIRA
18 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
18 22 (16.79%) XML
18 22 (16.79%) HTML5
19 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 21 (16.03%) .NET Framework
19 21 (16.03%) TDD
19 21 (16.03%) WordPress
20 20 (15.27%) T-SQL
20 20 (15.27%) Finance
20 20 (15.27%) Twitter Bootstrap

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 21 (16.03%) WordPress
2 14 (10.69%) CMS
3 13 (9.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (8.40%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.40%) Drupal
5 9 (6.87%) Umbraco
6 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (4.58%) Commerce Server
7 6 (4.58%) Confluence
7 6 (4.58%) concrete5
8 5 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.82%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) JBoss
10 1 (0.76%) Apache
10 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) 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 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 5 (3.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (18.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (17.56%) MySQL
5 18 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (9.16%) MongoDB
8 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.82%) Informix
11 5 (3.82%) Redis
12 3 (2.29%) QlikView
13 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (17.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (16.79%) JIRA
2 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.69%) JUnit
4 11 (8.40%) Selenium
4 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.63%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.87%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.58%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.58%) Mockito
9 5 (3.82%) Maven
9 5 (3.82%) MSTest
9 5 (3.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (3.82%) Moq
9 5 (3.82%) Introscope
9 5 (3.82%) Ant
9 5 (3.82%) NUnit
9 5 (3.82%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.76%) Local Government
3 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.76%) Back Office
3 1 (0.76%) Advertising
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (57.25%) HTML
2 72 (54.96%) CSS
3 59 (45.04%) .NET
4 50 (38.17%) jQuery
5 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
6 31 (23.66%) Web Services
7 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (17.56%) Spring
9 22 (16.79%) XML
9 22 (16.79%) HTML5
10 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 21 (16.03%) .NET Framework
11 20 (15.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (11.45%) CSS3
12 15 (11.45%) WCF
13 14 (10.69%) Spring MVC
13 14 (10.69%) ADO.NET
13 14 (10.69%) JDBC
14 13 (9.92%) Ajax
15 12 (9.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Open Source
1 10 (7.63%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.87%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) W3C
4 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.58%) FMCG
6 5 (3.82%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.29%) Social Media
7 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.29%) Life Science
8 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) Economics
9 1 (0.76%) Statistics
9 1 (0.76%) Physics
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Android
1 12 (9.16%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.40%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Linux
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.51%) MVC
2 54 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.03%) TDD
4 18 (13.74%) Scrum
5 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.92%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.16%) OO
8 11 (8.40%) Web Development
8 11 (8.40%) Kanban
9 10 (7.63%) Android Development
9 10 (7.63%) iOS Development
9 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.87%) Validation
11 7 (5.34%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (5.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.34%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.58%) OOP
12 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.82%) Refactoring
13 5 (3.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 69 (52.67%) JavaScript
2 51 (38.93%) C#
3 49 (37.40%) SQL
4 34 (25.95%) Java
5 20 (15.27%) T-SQL
6 16 (12.21%) Python
7 14 (10.69%) PHP
8 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.58%) Perl
9 6 (4.58%) VB
9 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.82%) VBA
10 5 (3.82%) VB6
11 2 (1.53%) C
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) PHP5
12 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Oracle
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.69%) Sitecore
4 13 (9.92%) IBM
5 6 (4.58%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.58%) ATG
6 5 (3.82%) Perforce
6 5 (3.82%) F5
6 5 (3.82%) Compuware
6 5 (3.82%) HP
7 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.29%) Tableau
7 3 (2.29%) Zend
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Telerik
8 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.76%) Sybase
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe
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