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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 55 50 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.46% 25.25% 38.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.93% 27.62% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 72
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,800 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
108 181 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.08% 91.41% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 97 155 135
Average salary £36,875 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 79 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 66 (40.74%) HTML
3 65 (40.12%) CSS
3 65 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (37.65%) jQuery
5 58 (35.80%) MVC
6 57 (35.19%) SQL Server
7 55 (33.95%) .NET
8 53 (32.72%) C#
9 48 (29.63%) SQL
10 46 (28.40%) AngularJS
11 44 (27.16%) PHP
12 43 (26.54%) ASP.NET
13 39 (24.07%) Java
14 37 (22.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 37 (22.84%) SQL Server 2014
15 36 (22.22%) TDD
16 34 (20.99%) MySQL
16 34 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (19.75%) BDD
18 31 (19.14%) RESTful
19 30 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (17.28%) HTML5
21 25 (15.43%) KnockoutJS
22 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 23 (14.20%) Web Application Development
23 23 (14.20%) CSS3
24 22 (13.58%) JSON
25 20 (12.35%) WordPress
26 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 20 (12.35%) WordPress
2 8 (4.94%) CMS
3 7 (4.32%) Drupal
4 3 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) Skype
2 2 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (22.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 34 (20.99%) MySQL
4 15 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.32%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.70%) Big Data
8 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.47%) SQLite
9 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.23%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.79%) JUnit
3 9 (5.56%) Subversion
4 7 (4.32%) Grunt
4 7 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.32%) Maven
4 7 (4.32%) Selenium
5 6 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.09%) Ant
6 5 (3.09%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.09%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.09%) JIRA
6 5 (3.09%) Mockito
7 4 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.85%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.23%) GitLab
9 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.62%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (7.41%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Publishing
3 6 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (1.85%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.74%) HTML
2 65 (40.12%) CSS
3 61 (37.65%) jQuery
4 55 (33.95%) .NET
5 46 (28.40%) AngularJS
6 43 (26.54%) ASP.NET
7 37 (22.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (19.14%) RESTful
10 30 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (17.28%) HTML5
12 25 (15.43%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 23 (14.20%) CSS3
15 22 (13.58%) JSON
16 18 (11.11%) Web Services
17 16 (9.88%) Django
18 14 (8.64%) Spring
19 13 (8.02%) SOAP
20 11 (6.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.94%) Telematics
3 6 (3.70%) User Experience
4 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) Linux
2 10 (6.17%) Unix
3 8 (4.94%) Android
4 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.85%) Windows
6 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Debian
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.80%) MVC
3 36 (22.22%) TDD
4 32 (19.75%) BDD
5 23 (14.20%) Web Application Development
6 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.26%) Front End Development
7 15 (9.26%) Web Development
8 14 (8.64%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.64%) OO
9 9 (5.56%) OOP
9 9 (5.56%) Scrum
10 8 (4.94%) SDLC
11 7 (4.32%) OO PHP
11 7 (4.32%) Open Source
11 7 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (3.70%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
12 6 (3.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (48.77%) JavaScript
2 53 (32.72%) C#
3 48 (29.63%) SQL
4 44 (27.16%) PHP
5 39 (24.07%) Java
6 18 (11.11%) Python
7 17 (10.49%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.47%) VB
11 3 (1.85%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.23%) C
12 2 (1.23%) C++
12 2 (1.23%) Delphi
12 2 (1.23%) VBA
13 1 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) ECDL
2 5 (3.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) WAI
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Adobe
2 13 (8.02%) Twitter
3 9 (5.56%) Zend
4 7 (4.32%) Facebook
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.09%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
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