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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 42 77 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.28% 37.02% 56.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.75% 38.89% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 177
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
157 198 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.75% 95.19% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 129 129 292
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (53.00%) HTML
2 47 (47.00%) SQL
3 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (42.00%) jQuery
5 41 (41.00%) CSS
5 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (38.00%) Java
7 36 (36.00%) MVC
8 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 28 (28.00%) .NET
10 25 (25.00%) C#
10 25 (25.00%) HTML5
11 24 (24.00%) Web Services
11 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
12 22 (22.00%) Oracle
13 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
14 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 20 (20.00%) XML
14 20 (20.00%) Ajax
15 19 (19.00%) JSP
15 19 (19.00%) MySQL
15 19 (19.00%) CSS3
16 18 (18.00%) JIRA
16 18 (18.00%) J2EE
16 18 (18.00%) TDD
17 17 (17.00%) PHP
17 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
18 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
19 15 (15.00%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (17.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.00%) IIS
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (7.00%) WordPress
4 4 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.00%) MySQL
3 14 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (6.00%) DataStage
10 4 (4.00%) Redis
11 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.00%) DTS
11 3 (3.00%) SQLite
12 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) JIRA
3 12 (12.00%) JUnit
3 12 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.00%) Ant
5 9 (9.00%) Selenium
6 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.00%) JMeter
7 7 (7.00%) NUnit
7 7 (7.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (7.00%) Moq
8 6 (6.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (3.00%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (10.00%) Games
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (53.00%) HTML
2 42 (42.00%) jQuery
3 41 (41.00%) CSS
4 28 (28.00%) .NET
5 25 (25.00%) HTML5
6 24 (24.00%) Web Services
6 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (20.00%) XML
7 20 (20.00%) Ajax
8 19 (19.00%) CSS3
8 19 (19.00%) JSP
9 18 (18.00%) J2EE
10 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (15.00%) Spring
12 14 (14.00%) .NET Framework
12 14 (14.00%) WCF
13 12 (12.00%) JPA
13 12 (12.00%) Hibernate
13 12 (12.00%) Struts
13 12 (12.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.00%) W3C
3 3 (3.00%) Replication
3 3 (3.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Life Science
3 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.00%) Social Media
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) Android
2 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) MVC
3 18 (18.00%) TDD
4 12 (12.00%) Scrum
5 11 (11.00%) ETL
5 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.00%) BDD
6 9 (9.00%) Web Development
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.00%) DevOps
8 7 (7.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.00%) OO
8 7 (7.00%) Kanban
9 6 (6.00%) Refactoring
9 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.00%) SEO
10 4 (4.00%) OOP
10 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) SQL
2 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (38.00%) Java
4 25 (25.00%) C#
5 17 (17.00%) PHP
6 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (14.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.00%) C++
7 3 (3.00%) C
7 3 (3.00%) Python
8 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.00%) PHP5
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) Talend
4 6 (6.00%) Informatica
4 6 (6.00%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.00%) Zend
5 4 (4.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.00%) Facebook
6 1 (1.00%) Vertica
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.00%) Google
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