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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 64 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.90% 28.07% 51.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.41% 28.96% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 59 61 96
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
221 221 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.05% 96.93% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 159 183 162
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 91 (55.15%) HTML
2 86 (52.12%) CSS
3 75 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 74 (44.85%) .NET
5 70 (42.42%) C#
6 56 (33.94%) jQuery
7 54 (32.73%) MVC
8 53 (32.12%) SQL
9 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
10 46 (27.88%) SQL Server
11 35 (21.21%) MySQL
12 31 (18.79%) Python
12 31 (18.79%) WordPress
12 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (16.36%) Web Services
13 27 (16.36%) Java
14 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
15 25 (15.15%) Django
16 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 22 (13.33%) Finance
17 22 (13.33%) PHP
17 22 (13.33%) XML
18 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (12.73%) Spring
19 20 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (12.12%) SharePoint
19 20 (12.12%) Visual Studio
19 20 (12.12%) CMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (18.79%) WordPress
2 20 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.12%) CMS
3 19 (11.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (8.48%) Umbraco
5 11 (6.67%) Drupal
5 11 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.64%) Commerce Server
6 6 (3.64%) Confluence
6 6 (3.64%) concrete5
7 5 (3.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.21%) SAS
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) HTTP
2 5 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.61%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.61%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 35 (21.21%) MySQL
3 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.03%) QlikView
10 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.03%) Informix
11 4 (2.42%) Redis
12 3 (1.82%) OLAP
13 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.52%) JIRA
3 13 (7.88%) JUnit
4 9 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.45%) Selenium
5 8 (4.85%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.24%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.03%) NUnit
7 5 (3.03%) MSTest
7 5 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (3.03%) Moq
7 5 (3.03%) Mockito
7 5 (3.03%) Introscope
8 4 (2.42%) Ant
8 4 (2.42%) Maven
8 4 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.42%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Marketing
4 6 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (55.15%) HTML
2 86 (52.12%) CSS
3 74 (44.85%) .NET
4 56 (33.94%) jQuery
5 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
6 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (16.36%) Web Services
8 25 (15.15%) Django
9 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 22 (13.33%) XML
11 21 (12.73%) Spring
12 19 (11.52%) HTML5
13 17 (10.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (9.70%) .NET Framework
15 14 (8.48%) PhoneGap
16 13 (7.88%) Razor View Engine
16 13 (7.88%) Spring MVC
17 12 (7.27%) JDBC
17 12 (7.27%) WCF
17 12 (7.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) W3C
2 10 (6.06%) Open Source
2 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.45%) User Experience
4 7 (4.24%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.64%) FMCG
6 5 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.21%) Firmware
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.21%) Social Media
9 2 (1.21%) Statistics
9 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) Physics
10 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 11 (6.67%) Android
1 11 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (2.42%) UNIX
2 4 (2.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.73%) MVC
2 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.52%) TDD
4 18 (10.91%) Scrum
5 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.67%) Kanban
8 11 (6.67%) Web Development
9 10 (6.06%) OO
9 10 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.06%) Android Development
9 10 (6.06%) iOS Development
10 9 (5.45%) Validation
11 7 (4.24%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (4.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (4.24%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 75 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 70 (42.42%) C#
3 53 (32.12%) SQL
4 31 (18.79%) Python
5 27 (16.36%) Java
6 22 (13.33%) PHP
7 16 (9.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.24%) VB
9 7 (4.24%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.64%) Perl
11 5 (3.03%) VB6
11 5 (3.03%) VBA
12 4 (2.42%) C
13 3 (1.82%) Erlang
14 2 (1.21%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.61%) PHP5
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.52%) Sitecore
3 16 (9.70%) Oracle
4 13 (7.88%) IBM
5 6 (3.64%) ATG
5 6 (3.64%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.03%) F5
6 5 (3.03%) Perforce
6 5 (3.03%) Compuware
6 5 (3.03%) HP
7 4 (2.42%) Tableau
8 3 (1.82%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.82%) Adobe
9 2 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.61%) Telerik
10 1 (0.61%) Dundas
10 1 (0.61%) Sybase
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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