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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 78 43 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.09% 24.16% 44.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.82% 24.86% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 73 35 106
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
178 173 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.34% 97.19% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 160 124 189
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (54.35%) JavaScript
2 64 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (39.13%) MVC
4 51 (36.96%) CSS
5 50 (36.23%) C#
5 50 (36.23%) HTML
6 46 (33.33%) .NET
7 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
8 40 (28.99%) AngularJS
9 39 (28.26%) jQuery
10 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
11 35 (25.36%) SQL
12 30 (21.74%) Java
12 30 (21.74%) Python
12 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (21.01%) PHP
14 28 (20.29%) MySQL
14 28 (20.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (20.29%) Django
15 27 (19.57%) TDD
16 26 (18.84%) Web Development
17 23 (16.67%) BDD
18 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (15.22%) Software Engineering
20 20 (14.49%) Linux
20 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2014
21 19 (13.77%) Web Services
21 19 (13.77%) RESTful
22 18 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
23 17 (12.32%) Web Application Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (6.52%) Drupal
2 8 (5.80%) WordPress
3 6 (4.35%) CMS
4 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) VPN
2 2 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.29%) MySQL
3 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.07%) Big Data
5 7 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.90%) MS Access
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.25%) JUnit
2 10 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.07%) Selenium
5 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.62%) Maven
7 4 (2.90%) Ant
7 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.90%) GitLab
7 4 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.90%) JIRA
7 4 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.90%) Mockito
8 3 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.45%) Grunt
9 2 (1.45%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (12.32%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Publishing
3 6 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.96%) CSS
2 50 (36.23%) HTML
3 46 (33.33%) .NET
4 40 (28.99%) AngularJS
5 39 (28.26%) jQuery
6 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
7 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (20.29%) Django
8 28 (20.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (13.77%) RESTful
10 19 (13.77%) Web Services
11 18 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (9.42%) CSS3
13 13 (9.42%) HTML5
14 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
15 11 (7.97%) Spring
16 10 (7.25%) Hibernate
16 10 (7.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.45%) AS400
4 2 (1.45%) iSeries
4 2 (1.45%) Telematics
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) Android
2 9 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.90%) Windows
5 3 (2.17%) Debian
5 3 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.13%) MVC
3 27 (19.57%) TDD
4 26 (18.84%) Web Development
5 23 (16.67%) BDD
6 21 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.32%) Web Application Development
8 14 (10.14%) Open Source
9 13 (9.42%) OO
9 13 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.97%) DevOps
11 7 (5.07%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.07%) OOP
12 6 (4.35%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.35%) Mobile Development
12 6 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (3.62%) Android Development
13 5 (3.62%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.62%) iOS Development
13 5 (3.62%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 75 (54.35%) JavaScript
2 50 (36.23%) C#
3 35 (25.36%) SQL
4 30 (21.74%) Java
4 30 (21.74%) Python
5 29 (21.01%) PHP
6 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.17%) VB
7 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.17%) VBA
8 2 (1.45%) Delphi
8 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.45%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.45%) RPG
9 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) HND
3 5 (3.62%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) WAI
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) Adobe
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) Twitter
4 4 (2.90%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.17%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.17%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.45%) Zend
7 1 (0.72%) Progress
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