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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 63 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.81% 27.80% 26.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.88% 30.00% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 64 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
226 240 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.17% 92.66% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 122 170 167
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) SQL
3 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 47 (44.76%) HTML
4 47 (44.76%) CSS
5 43 (40.95%) .NET
6 41 (39.05%) jQuery
7 40 (38.10%) C#
7 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 38 (36.19%) MVC
9 35 (33.33%) Java
10 34 (32.38%) TDD
11 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 24 (22.86%) Scrum
13 22 (20.95%) Pair Programming
13 22 (20.95%) HTML5
13 22 (20.95%) SDLC
14 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (18.10%) AngularJS
15 19 (18.10%) Ajax
16 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (17.14%) Web Services
17 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
17 17 (16.19%) OO
17 17 (16.19%) WCF
18 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
19 15 (14.29%) MySQL
19 15 (14.29%) PHP
19 15 (14.29%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (10.48%) Node.js
2 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) WordPress
4 3 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) MS Project
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.90%) DataStage
9 2 (1.90%) Redis
9 2 (1.90%) Big Data
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.95%) QlikView
10 1 (0.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Subversion
3 9 (8.57%) JUnit
3 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.67%) NUnit
6 6 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (4.76%) JIRA
8 4 (3.81%) Selenium
8 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.81%) Moq
8 4 (3.81%) Ant
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.86%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.90%) Maven
11 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Retail
3 5 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) HTML
1 47 (44.76%) CSS
2 43 (40.95%) .NET
3 41 (39.05%) jQuery
4 40 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 22 (20.95%) HTML5
6 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (18.10%) AngularJS
7 19 (18.10%) Ajax
8 18 (17.14%) Web Services
9 17 (16.19%) WCF
10 15 (14.29%) Spring
11 12 (11.43%) CSS3
12 11 (10.48%) J2EE
13 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.52%) Entity Framework
14 9 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (8.57%) JSON
14 9 (8.57%) XHTML
15 8 (7.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) User Experience
2 8 (7.62%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.62%) Tandem
3 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
7 1 (0.95%) Telematics
7 1 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) UNIX
2 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.19%) MVC
3 34 (32.38%) TDD
4 24 (22.86%) Scrum
5 22 (20.95%) Pair Programming
5 22 (20.95%) SDLC
6 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.19%) OO
8 16 (15.24%) Mentoring
9 14 (13.33%) SEO
10 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
10 13 (12.38%) BDD
11 12 (11.43%) Web Application Development
12 11 (10.48%) OOP
13 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.62%) ETL
14 8 (7.62%) Content Management
14 8 (7.62%) Market Research
14 8 (7.62%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 40 (38.10%) C#
4 35 (33.33%) Java
5 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 15 (14.29%) PHP
7 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.86%) R
9 1 (0.95%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.95%) XAML
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) HDFS
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle
3 10 (9.52%) Adobe
4 6 (5.71%) Talend
5 5 (4.76%) Tableau
6 4 (3.81%) Vertica
6 4 (3.81%) Zend
6 4 (3.81%) Informatica
7 2 (1.90%) ATG
7 2 (1.90%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.90%) hybris
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
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