The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 67 61 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.85% 26.07% 28.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.88% 26.87% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 38 65
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,357
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
160 227 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.56% 97.01% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 145 122 171
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 77 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (36.81%) CSS
4 50 (34.72%) HTML
5 42 (29.17%) MVC
6 41 (28.47%) C#
7 37 (25.69%) jQuery
8 35 (24.31%) SQL
8 35 (24.31%) MySQL
9 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 32 (22.22%) Web Development
11 31 (21.53%) Web Services
11 31 (21.53%) .NET
11 31 (21.53%) Python
12 30 (20.83%) Django
12 30 (20.83%) AngularJS
13 26 (18.06%) Degree
14 25 (17.36%) PHP
15 24 (16.67%) Java
16 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET
16 23 (15.97%) Finance
17 22 (15.28%) Linux
18 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (12.50%) OO
19 18 (12.50%) TDD
20 17 (11.81%) Software Engineering
21 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
21 15 (10.42%) Front End Development
22 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
23 13 (9.03%) BDD

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.25%) WordPress
2 6 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.08%) Drupal
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.08%) MS Office
1 3 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (1.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) MySQL
2 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.47%) Big Data
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) MS Access
9 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.69%) QlikView
11 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.86%) JUnit
4 5 (3.47%) Selenium
5 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.78%) Grunt
5 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.08%) GitLab
6 3 (2.08%) gulp
6 3 (2.08%) Maven
6 3 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.08%) Subversion
7 2 (1.39%) Ant
7 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.39%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.39%) JIRA
7 2 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Advertising
3 3 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.81%) CSS
2 50 (34.72%) HTML
3 37 (25.69%) jQuery
4 31 (21.53%) .NET
4 31 (21.53%) Web Services
5 30 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 30 (20.83%) Django
6 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.33%) HTML5
9 11 (7.64%) CSS3
9 11 (7.64%) Spring
9 11 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (6.94%) REST
10 10 (6.94%) RESTful
11 9 (6.25%) ADO
12 8 (5.56%) J2EE
12 8 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.86%) AS400
2 7 (4.86%) iSeries
3 6 (4.17%) User Experience
4 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Social Media
7 2 (1.39%) Telematics
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.28%) Linux
2 7 (4.86%) Android
2 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.86%) Unix
3 5 (3.47%) Windows
4 3 (2.08%) Debian
4 3 (2.08%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.17%) MVC
3 32 (22.22%) Web Development
4 18 (12.50%) OO
4 18 (12.50%) TDD
5 17 (11.81%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.42%) Front End Development
7 14 (9.72%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.03%) BDD
8 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.03%) OOP
9 11 (7.64%) Open Source
10 10 (6.94%) DevOps
10 10 (6.94%) SDLC
11 9 (6.25%) Web Application Development
12 7 (4.86%) High Availability
13 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.17%) Scrum
14 5 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.47%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.47%) C#
3 35 (24.31%) SQL
4 31 (21.53%) Python
5 25 (17.36%) PHP
6 24 (16.67%) Java
7 9 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.86%) RPG
9 5 (3.47%) VB
9 5 (3.47%) VBA
10 4 (2.78%) PHP 5
11 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.39%) Delphi
12 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.69%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Zend
3 6 (4.17%) Yahoo!
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle
5 3 (2.08%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.69%) Progress
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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