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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 39 91 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.00% 35.00% 28.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.86% 36.25% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 84 62
Average salary £39,500 £36,250 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.96% +14.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £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
187 251 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.90% 96.54% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109 183 172
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £55,000
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 30 June 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (55.56%) SQL
2 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
4 35 (43.21%) HTML
5 34 (41.98%) CSS
6 32 (39.51%) jQuery
7 31 (38.27%) .NET
8 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
9 28 (34.57%) C#
9 28 (34.57%) MVC
10 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
11 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.93%) TDD
12 21 (25.93%) Java
13 20 (24.69%) HTML5
14 19 (23.46%) Scrum
15 15 (18.52%) Ajax
16 14 (17.28%) PHP
16 14 (17.28%) Web Services
16 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
17 13 (16.05%) WCF
17 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
17 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
17 13 (16.05%) SEO
18 12 (14.81%) Pair Programming
18 12 (14.81%) ETL
18 12 (14.81%) OO
18 12 (14.81%) Oracle
18 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (14.81%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (9.88%) Node.js
2 7 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) WordPress
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.17%) MS Project
3 5 (6.17%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (6.17%) DataStage
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.70%) Big Data
8 2 (2.47%) Redis
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.64%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (7.41%) JIRA
4 6 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (7.41%) Moq
4 6 (7.41%) NUnit
5 5 (6.17%) Ant
5 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.70%) Selenium
7 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.47%) JMeter
8 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Games
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) HTML
2 34 (41.98%) CSS
3 32 (39.51%) jQuery
4 31 (38.27%) .NET
5 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
6 20 (24.69%) HTML5
7 15 (18.52%) Ajax
8 14 (17.28%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
9 13 (16.05%) WCF
10 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (13.58%) Spring
12 10 (12.35%) J2EE
12 10 (12.35%) CSS3
13 9 (11.11%) Entity Framework
13 9 (11.11%) XML
13 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.88%) JSP
15 7 (8.64%) XHTML
15 7 (8.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.41%) User Experience
3 5 (6.17%) Tandem
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) MVC
3 21 (25.93%) TDD
4 19 (23.46%) Scrum
5 13 (16.05%) SEO
5 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.81%) OO
6 12 (14.81%) ETL
6 12 (14.81%) Pair Programming
6 12 (14.81%) BDD
7 11 (13.58%) Web Application Development
8 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.11%) SDLC
9 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.88%) OOP
10 8 (9.88%) Mobile Development
10 8 (9.88%) Market Research
11 7 (8.64%) Migration
11 7 (8.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) SQL
2 37 (45.68%) JavaScript
3 28 (34.57%) C#
4 21 (25.93%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) PHP
6 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) XAML
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) Adobe
4 7 (8.64%) Talend
5 6 (7.41%) Informatica
6 5 (6.17%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.70%) Zend
7 3 (3.70%) Vertica
8 2 (2.47%) Tableau
8 2 (2.47%) VMware
9 1 (1.23%) Google
9 1 (1.23%) hybris
9 1 (1.23%) ATG
9 1 (1.23%) Facebook
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